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University of Warsaw

Warszawa, Mazowieckie, Poland

# 344 QS World University Rankings 2015
10 Undergraduate programs
0 Postgraduate programs


Institution type Public
Year established
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Student population Large (More than 10,000)
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About University of Warsaw

University of Warsaw has been acknowledge by international ranking system, such as the Times Higher Education World University Ranking and the Academic Ranking of World Universities, which also known as the Shanghai Ranking. The University of Warsaw is among the top two percent  of the world’s best universities from the total number of research universities that reaches 20 thousand. It is known as the best university in Poland and one of the leading institution in Europe. University of Warsaw holds a very good standing in comparative evaluations of the quality of education in particular study programmes, such as the Quacquarelli Symonds World University Ranking and Eduniversal Best Masters and MBA Worldwide.

The annual appraisals conducted by the university has been confirmed of its high quality education at Warsaw which reveal that the majority of the students are satisfied with their selection of the university and the education programme. University Warsaw’s strong points are:

  • Its prestige,
  • Developed opportunities,
  • The study environment.

The highest quality of education are also proved by researches that are conducted by the aUniversity’s graduates where they conduct the largest research enterprise of its kind in Europe by monitoring the careers of former students . Attaining diploma from University of Warsaw is a strong asset in the job market with over 80% of our alumni find the job after their graduation.





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Residence halls / dormitories
The University of Warsaw has 2800 places in six residence halls in various parts of Warsaw. Each hall has a study lounge, a TV room, a computer room and a laundry facility. The monthly rent ranges from EUR 75 to 140 (PLN 300-580) per person, depending on the type of the room.

The students and staff who come to UW under various grant programmes are assigned accommodation from the places available in residence halls. You can also apply for a place in a residence hall if you are a non-Polish national who enrols in a long-term course at UW or – subject to availability – if you participate in a faculty conference or have no relationship to UW. During the summer months, some rooms are available to tourists.

UW guest houses
Our University has two guest houses in which UW guests – including faculty conference attendees or visiting professors – are offered discount accommodation rates. Discounts are also available to organised groups and for longer stays.

The Sokrates Guest House is situated a 10-minute bus ride from Warsaw Chopin Airport and a ca. 20-minute metro ride from central Warsaw. It offers single, double and three-person rooms. A double room will cost UW guests EUR 33 (PLN 141), while people not related to the University will pay EUR 45 (PLN 190). The Hera Guest House is located at Warsaw’s flagship thoroughfare – the Royal Route. It offers single, double and three-person rooms of various standard. A double suite will cost UW guests EUR 66 (PLN 278) and an en suite room EUR 39 (PLN 166). The Hera provides Wi-Fi internet access and two conference rooms accommodating 25 people each.


The University of Warsaw had 5 faculties when it was established in the early 1800s.

Today, the faculties have been increased to 20, with the new ones – the Faculty of Oriental Studies and the Faculty of Liberal Arts (Artes Liberales) – established in 2008 and 2012 respectively. The latter is also the smallest, educating fewer than 200 students annually.

The three largest faculties – of Journalism and Political Studies, of Law and Administration, and of Management – have more than 5,500 students each.

The University is located in the capital of Poland, one of the most dynamically developing European cities. Warsaw is the centre of political and economic life and has a lively social and cultural scene.

Student population

Large (More than 10,000)

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