Presentation on theme: "University of Warsaw. History University of Warsaw was founded in 1816. The newly-formed University consisted of the following faculties: Law, Medicine,"— Presentation transcript:
History University of Warsaw was founded in 1816. The newly-formed University consisted of the following faculties: Law, Medicine, Philosophy, Theology, Sciences and Fine Arts. From the beginning, the history of University of Warsaw has been closely linked to the history of Warsaw itself and in great measure – the history of Poland, even in times of partitions, wars and national uprisings. Also in the most difficult times for Poland, the University was a major center of nation’s intellectual life and independent thought.
The political and economic transformation that began in Poland in 1989 resulted in rapid development of higher education, opening up new opportunities but also challenges for University of Warsaw. Thanks to the high standards of research and teaching, University of Warsaw has earned its international distinction as Poland’s leading university. History
University today Today University of Warsaw is the largest public university in Poland and one of the most respected universities in Poland at the same time. University, known for its research and academic staff, offers undergraduate, graduate and doctoral studies, organizes summer schools, postgraduate studies and vocational courses, initiates interdisciplinary programs and introduces new teaching techniques.
Seats of University of Warsaw Main Campus- social sciences, humanities “Ochota” Campus - natural sciences, exact sciences “Służew” Campus - management sciences
Faculties University of Warsaw has 19 faculties, 37 fields of studies, 76 study programs and over 100 specializations in the scope of humanities, social, natural and exact sciences. Faculty of Applied Linguistics and East-Slavonic Philology Faculty of Applied Social Sciences and Resocialization Faculty of Biology Faculty of Chemistry Faculty of Economic Sciences Faculty of Education Faculty of Geography and Regional Studies Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics, and Mechanics Faculty of Geology Faculty of Modern Languages Faculty of Philosophy and Sociology Faculty of Physic Faculty of Polish Studies Faculty of Psychology Faculty of Oriental Studies Faculty of Journalism and Political Science Faculty of Law and Administration Faculty of History Faculty of Management
Academic staff Total number of employees: 5.912 academic staff (professors): 3.096 (859) non – academic staff: 2.816
Students Every year, almost 45.000 young people compete for the students card of University of Warsaw on full-time studies, almost 15.000 compete for part- time studies. Around 18 thousand young people succeed and become students of the University. Total number of students in 2006: 65,462 full-time:30,755 part-time:25,878 post-graduate: 6,574 PhD candidates: 2,255
Faculty of Applied Linguistics and East-Slavonic Philology3 784 Faculty of Applied Social Sciences and Resocialization2 130 Faculty of Biology779 Faculty of Chemistry725 Faculty of Economic Sciences2 046 Faculty of Education2 082 Faculty of History3 756 Faculty of Journalism and Political Science7 170 Faculty of Law and Administration6 804 Faculty of Geography and Regional Studies1 231 Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics, and Mechanics1 411 Faculty of Management5 579 Faculty of Geology681 Faculty of Modern Languages4 064 Faculty of Oriental Studies1 159 Faculty of Philosophy and Sociology1 487 Faculty of Physic612 Faculty of Polish Studies3 868 Faculty of Psychology1 418
University of Warsaw Library The University of Warsaw Library possesses one of the three largest collections of scholarly and scientific books in Poland. Library holdings (end of 2006): books: 1 837 797 vol. journals: 669 729 vol. special collections: 389 105 vol.
University of Warsaw Library Thematic range of collection: universal, with a majority of works in the humanities and social sciences; rich retrospective collections in mathematics and natural sciences as well as medicine and theology.
International co-operation University of Warsaw pursues a broad and varied international co- operation which can be measured by bilateral agreements with 162 partner institutions of higher education in 49 countries and 345 Erasmus program partner institutions. Currently, University of Warsaw actively collaborates with universities and other academic institutions on 5 continents. More than 1000 foreign students are hosted here each year.