Below you can find list of selected visits, events and meetings organised, coorganised or attended by International Relations Office (IRO) staff.
11-13 December 2018
Participation in the Erasmus Without Paper Launch Conference https://www.erasmuswithoutpaper.eu/conference
4 December 2018
Visit of a delegation from West Nusa Tenggara Province, Indonesia, to discuss the possibility of undertaking studies at the UW by Indonesian students.
22 November 2018
Visit of a delegation from Universiti Malaysia Perlis, Malaysia, to discuss the possibilities of academic cooperation.
Participation in the EUF (http://uni-foundation.eu) Coordinations Meeting in Brussels.
29 October 2018
10 October 2018
Visit of prof. Judy Peter, Academic Services Director for Internationalisation, University of Johannesburg (South Africa).
4-5 October 2018
Participation in the kick-off meeting of the Erasmus+ Strategic Partnership project ‘Framework for Erasmus+ Staff Competencies (FESC).
25 September 2018
17 September 2018
Information meeting for Erasmus students taking part in the two-week intensive Polish language course.
6 September 2018
Meeting with a delegation from Jawaharlal Nehru University and Manipal Academy of Higher Education (India), discussion on possible extension of cooperation.
5 September 2018
Participation in meeting with the students of the University of Potsdam.
29 August – 1 September 2018
Participation in the General Assembly of the Silkroad Universities Network, Venice, Italy.
9 July 2018
Meeting to discuss the new version of the on-line registration for short term studies (organized jointly by IRO UW and MUCI).
6 July 2018
Meeting of the Vice Rector with the Ambassador of Bulgaria in Poland.
28-29 June 2018
Participation in the “EMA2 Concluding Workshop: Ten Years of Erasmus Mundus Global Partnerships” organizowanym przez Georg-August-University Goettingen.
27 June 2018
Participation in NAWA Open Day.
14-15 June 2018
Participation in the REALISE project meeting in the University of Coimbra.
6-8 June 2018
Participation in IROICA Conference (European Network of International Relations Officers) entited “Beyond student exchanges: what to do to strengthen collaborations?”. Presentation of the results of the project Erasmus+ Strategic Partnerships REALISE.
6 June 2018
Meeting of Vice Rector with representatives of Korea University concerning further development of cooperation.
5 June 2018
Meeting of Central Administration of the 4EU Alliance in Warsaw, University of Warsaw, with participation of the IRO UW representatives.
Participation in a workshop devoted to international students safety in Poland, organized by the City of Warsaw.
4-8 June 2018
International Staff Training Week for staff members from partner universities – 23 participants from 21 countries (European and non-european); focused on resolution of conflicts in a multi-cultural community. ➡ ➡
30 May 2018
Third Krzysztof Michałek Memorial Lecture, organized jointly by the University of Warsaw and Indiana University Bloomington:
„The Trouble with Refugees: Xenophobia, Populism and the 2016 American Presidential Election” – prof. Elizabeth Dunn, Department of Geography, Indiana University Bloomington.
16-17 May 2018
Participation in the 4EU Meeting of Vice-Rectors for Teaching and Learning in Heidelberg, University of Heidelberg.
26 April 2018
Representatives of the IRO took part in an event celebrating 15 years of Erasmus Student Network UW.
20 April 2018
Visit of the Rector of the European University of Tirana. Discussion on the existing cooperation within projects Erasmus Mundus A2 SIGMA Agile and Erasmus+ KA107 and on possible future developments.
28 March 2018
IRO UW hosted the European University Foundation Erasmus Experts meeting.
27 March 2018
IRO UW hosted the annual European Univiersity Foundation Coordinators meeting.
9 February 2018
Participation in the ACA European Policy Seminar “What’s new in Brussels? Recent developments in European policies and programmes”.
5-9 February 2018
Participation in workshop “Communication strategies of academic international cooperation – experiences and perspectives” within staff week for Central and Eastern European Partners, organized by Humboldt University, Berlin
Giving presentation entitled „How to communicate effectively within a virtual team – example of Erasmus Mundus Action 2 projects for the Western Balkans”.
29-30 January 2018
Participation in the Conference „International Students in Poland 2018” organized by the Perspektywy Education Foundation
23 January 2018
Participation in the kick-off meeting of the Erasmus Without Paper 2.0 coordinated by the European University Foundation.
11 January 2018
Meeting of Vice-Rector for Research and International Relations with the representatives of Havana University.
12 December 2017
Participation in the „Internationalization strategy development” workshop organized by the Perspektywy Foundation.
30 November 2017
Visit of the Assistant Vice-President of PACE University, New York, USA. Its aim was to discuss cooperation between our institutions.
Visit of the delegation from Fudan University, China, in order to discuss possibilities of further cooperation between our institutions.
20 November 2017
POLONIUM Award for the Polish Library in Paris. Honorary awards went to dr Davida Kolbaia and Polish Studies Center, Indiana University Bloomington, USA.
17-18 November 2017
Participation of the IRO in the DAAD Seminar for Polish and German students and PhD-students: “Europe of many nations: expectations, challenges, prospect”.
14 November 2017
Participation in a conference „Pros and Cons of Central Admission to Higher Education Institutions in Poland” organized by MUCI (Consortium of Polish Higher Education Institutions) together with the University of Warsaw.
31 October 2017
A visit of the Universidad Nacional de Itapúa representative in order to discuss previous cooperation and possibilities for further development.
Visit of the University Lille III representative in order to discuss joint bachelor programme in the field of literature and linguistics.
23 October 2017
UW authorities meet representatives from the Embassy of Israel to discuss the setting up of the School of Israeli Law at the Faculty of Law and Administration.
19-20 October 2017
CENTRAL Coordinators’ Meeting with the participation of an IRO representative took place at Humboldt University in Berlin (Germany). The purpose of the meeting was to discuss details of a further cooperation within the framework of this network .
16 October 2017
Visit of a delegation from the Universitas Airlangga, Indonesia, to discuss the possibilities of academic cooperation.
12-20 October 2017
Participation in “International Visitor Leadership Program” (IVLP), funded by the US Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. Its aim is to provide training to professionals from all over the world. IVLP was established in 1940 and up to now, over 200 000 future leaders have participated in it. Within the project for Poland “Partnership in Higher Education”, representatives of 10 Polish universities were invited, including one person from the International Relations Office of the University of Warsaw. The participants had the opportunity to visit the Department of State and other institutions in Washington DC, as well as a few universities and institutions in Indianapolis, Bloomington, and Chicago. Information on the program
12 October 2017
Visit of the Vice Rector for International Relations, Universidad de Valladolid (Spain) to the UW, meeting with Vice-Rector for Research and International Relations.
4 October 2017
Visit of Vice Rector of National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) for international cooperation, meeting with representatives of UW departments.
28 September 2017
Meeting with representative of University of San Agustin, Arequipa (Peru).
25 September 2017
Start of the Orientation Week for international short-term students. ➡
18 September 2017
Beginning of the intensive Polish language course for Erasmus students.
14 September 2017
Participation in the conference „How Belt & Road Influences China-CEE Relations? Opportunities and Challenges,” organized by the Polish Institute of International Affairs. More information: http://www.pism.pl/Events/Conferences/How-Belt-and-Road-Influences-China-CEE-Relations
1 September 2017
Meeting with representative from Watson School of Engineering and Applied Science, Binghamton University (USA)
30 August 2017
Meeting with representative from Maurer School of Law, Indiana University Bloomington, Milt & Judi Stewart Center on the Global Legal Profession & Stewart Fellows Overseas Externship Program
4-6 July 2017
Participation in Joint Workshop „Mobility, Employability and Internationalization of Indian Higher Education System” and final meeting of 3 projects Erasmus Mundus A2 (EMINTE, EUPHRATES I NAMASTE), BITS Pilani, Goa Campus, India. program ➡
4-5 July 2017
Transnational Meeting of the Partnership Erasmus+ Strategic Partnerships REALISE, University of Warsaw
9-11 June 2017
Participation in the DAAD Alumni Meeting “Poland and Germany together in Europe”.
12 June 2017
Visit of a delegation from Xianyang Normal University, China, to discuss the possibilities of academic cooperation and exchange of students.
Meeting with Deaprtmental (mobility) Coordinators of the University of Warsaw.
9 June 2017
Visit of a delegation from China University of Political Science and Law, China, to discuss the possibilities of academic cooperation.
Visit of a delegation from Zhejiang University, China, to discuss the possibilities of academic cooperation and exchange of PhD students
8-9 June 2017
Participation in the IROs Forum Council Meeting in Łódź.
2 June 2017
Meeting with the students qualified for Erasmus + 2017/2018.
26 May 2017
2nd Krzysztof Michałek Memorial Lecture “Banning Bibles, Constituting the People” by Winnifred F. Sullivan, Professor and Chair Department of Religious Studies, Maurer School of Law, Indiana University Bloomington. ➡ ➡ ➡
Participation in the celebration of the 30th Anniversitary of the Erasmus programme at the University of Granada.
29 May – 02 June 2017
International Staff Training Week – organized by IRO in cooperation with the Centre for Conflicts Resolution within the Faculty of Law and Administration. The training was aimed at administrative staff from partner universities and it was devoted to intercultural communication and resolution of conflicts in an international environment. The participants (14 in total) came from Albania, Bosnia and Hercegovina, Bulgaria, Iraq, Israel, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain, United Kingdom, and Turkey. ➡ ➡ ➡ ➡
19 May 2017
Participation in the European University Foundation Erasmus Experts Meeting.
18 May 2017
Participation in the European University Foundation Coordinators meeting.
17-19 May 2017
Participation of an IRO representative in the final meeting of the FELLOW-MUNDUS project in Florianópolis (Brazil). The project, financed by the Erasmus Mundus Action 2 programme in the years 2013-17, made exchange of university staff and students possible between partner universities from the European Union and Latin America.
17 May 2017
Meeting with the students qualified for Erasmus + 2017/2018 ➡
16 May 2017
Meeting with the students from the Technical University of Berlin.
10 May 2017
6 May 2017
Participation in a Seminar „Youth in the European Labour Market” organized by the Centre for Europe, European Court of Auditors and the Polish Robert Schuman Foundation.
27-28 April 2017
A summary meeting dedicated to Erasmus Mundus Action 2 projects (SALAM, SALAM 2, SIGMA & SIGMA Agile) coordinated by the University of Warsaw between 2012 and 2018. The meeting with the participation of representatives of international partner universities and UW was accompanied by a workshop for the EM A2 scholarship holders. The event was organized under the patronage of the Foundation for the Development of the Education System and Radio Kampus. Attached programme of the meeting.
26 April 2017
22 April 2017
21 April 2017
Meeting with the students from the Faculty of Management, qualified for Erasmus+ short term studies 2017/2018. ➡
Visit of a representative from National University of Singapore to discuss the possibilities of student exchange.
4 April 2017
A visit of the Nakhchivan State University at the University of Warsaw.
3rd April 2017
Visit of the delegation of the Science, Engineering and Technology Group of Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium) – meeting with representatives of UW, talks on possible cooperation.
01-04 April 2017
Participation in the final Erasmus Mundus EMMA E14 meeting at the Yangoon Technical University.
31 March 2017
Meeting concerning the procedure of business trips and cooperation with WhyNotTRAVEL Ltd.
29 March 2017
Participation in the “ITEC Day. International Students Day” organized by the Embassy of India in Warsaw.
20 March 2017
A meeting of IRO representatives with a delegation from Chinese universities.
13-14 March 2017
Participation in a conference UDL: It’s Time to Talk About the ‚Why’ organized by AHEAD (Association for Higher Education Access & Disability) in Dublin. The conference aimed to promote an idea of UDL (Universal Design for Learning) among educators in order to create better learning environment for all students.
14 March 2017
Meeting with the students from the Institute of European Studies.
10 March 2017
Meeting with the delegates from Indiana University Bloomington, School of Public and Environmental Affairs.
27-28 February 2017
Participation in the INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS IN POLAND 2017. ➡
26 February 2017
Participation in the IROS Forum meeting at the AGH University of Science and Technology.
15 February 2017
Information meeting for all incoming short-term students.
8-9 February 2017
IRO staff members participated at the conference entitled “10 Years of Erasmus Mundus Partnerships (2007-2017): Worldwide Bridges Towards the Future” organised in Brussels by The Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency of the European Commission on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of Erasmus Mundus Action 2 programme. The conference served as an occasion to sum up activities undertaken in the programme as well as to discuss future cooperation of partner institutions initiated under the framework of Erasmus Mundus programme. UW currently coordinates two EMA2 projects – SALAM and SIGMA Agile (Two other projects coordinated by UW ended in 2016.) – and has participated in more than 30 projects as a partner institution.
6 February 2017
A visit of the University of Cambridge delegation at the University of Warsaw.
26 January 2017
24 January 2017
A visit of the University of Montpellier representative at the University of Warsaw.
19-20 January 2017
Participation in the IROs Forum Council Meeting at the University of Wroclav. ➡
16-20 January 2017
Delegation from Universidad Católica de Santa Maria at Arequipa (Peru) visited the UW. The delegation was composed by: Dr. Manuel Alberto Briceño Ortega (Rector) and prof. Gonzalo Davila del Carpio (Vice-Rector) accompanied by their wives. The guests visited Centre of Biological and Chemical Sciences, and Centre of Pre-colombian Studies, as well as had a meeting with Rector, Prof. Marcin Pałys, with whom they talked i.a. about cooperation and a possibility of signing a bilateral agreement.
13-16 January 2017
Exploratory visit of a representative of National University of Singapore.
13 January 2017
11 January 2017
Participation of three IRO representatives in the meeting on new developments in the online application for studies and other IT services offered by MUCI.
Meeting with students from the Faculty of Political Sciences and International Sciences, concerning qualification for Erasmus+ short term studies 2017/2018 and traineeships 2016/25017. ➡
13 -14 December 2016
Visit of a delegation from Sichuan University, China, to discuss the details of the study programs.
1 December 2016
Meeting with students from the Faculty of Management, concerning qualification for Erasmus+ short term studies 2017/2018 and traineeships 2016/2017.
30 November 2016
Visit of a delegation from Communication University of China to discuss cooperation concerning exchange of academic staff, exchange of students and joint research projects.
Participation in a seminar: Internationalization of Polish educational institutions and their relations with business and social environment, organized by the Foundation for the Development of Education System (FRSE) and the Ministry of Science and Higher Education.
25 November 2016
Participation of the IRO in the Closing conference of the II edition of the Scholarship and Training Fund ” EEA and Norway Grants for international mobility, cooperation and development in education”.
22 November 2016
Meeting with students from the Faculty of Law and Administration, concerning qualification for Erasmus+ short term studies 2017/2018 and traineeships 2016/25017. ➡
21-23 November 2016
An information meeting devoted to the CENTRAL project was organized for representatives of the partner higher education institutions on 21st – 23rd November 2016 at Humboldt University in Berlin. The meeting was dedicated to raising research funds from different EU and non-EU sources. More information on the CENTRAL project is available in German on https://www.projekte.hu-berlin.de/de/central/
4-6 November 2016
Participation of the IRO in the DAAD Seminar for Polish and German students and PhD-students: “ Together in Europe – 25 years of the German-Polish agreement about good neighbourhood”.
2-4 November 2016
Participation in the consortium meeting of the project REALISE (Erasmus+, Strategic Partnerships), coordinated by Université Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3.
3 November 2016
A meeting of the IRO and the Faculty of Oriental Studies staff with a representative of Jordanian Erasmus + Office. It was devoted to possibilities of further cooperation between the UW and higher education institutions from Jordan within the framework of Erasmus + programme.
2 November 2016
Meeting with the representative from „StudyPortals” (one of the best higher education portals), we were talking about a possibility of cooperation.
28 October 2016
26 October 2016
Participation in the Annual Forum Baltic Sea Region University Network (BSRUN) 2016 “University Branding and Rankings” organized at the University of Warsaw.
24 October 2016
Meeting with students concerning DAAD scholarships in the academic year 2017/2018.
18-21 October 2016
Visit of a delegation from Sichuan University, China, to discuss the possibilities of student exchange.
14 October 2016
Participation in the Erasmus Without Paper WP3 Workshop (Warsaw).
27 September 2016
Profesor Maciej Duszczyk, Vice Rector for Research and International Relations, welcomed more than 700 international short-term students starting their studies at the University of Warsaw. Incoming students were also provided with practical information by the International Relations Office, POLONICUM, Students’ Union and ESN UW. ➡
26-27 September 2016
Participation in a conference „Erasmus+ Regional Seminar for Latin America. Academic cooperation and mobility”, organised by Directorate General for Education and Culture in Lima (Peru).
19-30 September 2016
A two week Intensive Polish Language Course for more than 160 Erasmus+ students.
13-16 September 2016
Participation in the Conference of the European Association of International Education (EAIE).
Providing presentations regarding the management of international, multi-cultural projects, on the basis of Erasmus Mundus A2: „How to make your dream project a reality” and „How to survive in the world of virtual teams”
7 September 2016
Visit of students and polish language teacher from the University of Potsdam – 20 persons.
5 September 2016
Meeting with the Dean of the School of Education, Indiana University Bloomington, USA. Its purpose was to discuss possible extension of cooperation in the field of education and social sciences.
12 July 2016
Visit of a delegation from the University of Pretoria, South Africa, to discuss the possibilities of academic cooperation.
6 July 2016
Visit of HE Ambassador of Mexico to Rector Marcin Palys. During the meeting they signed an agreement between the University of Warsaw and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mexico on establishment of the Visiting Professor Programme.
4 July 2016
The IRO Staff participated in the inauguration of French – German – Polish Summer School „United in diversity?”, an annual event organised by the universities from Bonn, Strasbourg, Paris and Warsaw. This year the Summer School took place at the University of Warsaw from the 2nd till the 8th of July. There were 32 students and 11 lecturers.
1 July 2016
Meeting with the representatives from the three polish Universities concerning USOS-BWZ&IRK-BWZ (mobility).
Visit of a representative from Waseda University, Japan, to discuss cooperation in the exchange of students, faculty staff and research.
23 June 2016
Visit of a representative from Dalian University of Technology, China, to discuss cooperation in the exchange of students, faculty staff and research.
22 June 2016
Meeting with a representative of Aeroflot airlines negotating framework agreement on cooperation.
15 June 2016
Visit of President of Gakushuin Women’s College, Japan, to discuss cooperation in the exchange of students.
14 June 2016
The IRO staff took part in an international conference “The University and Social Development in a World of Global Changes” organised by the Institute for Social Studies UW and devoted to the role of universities in social development.
Meeting with the students qualified for the Erasmus+ short term studies 2016/2017.
6-10 June 2016
International Staff Training Week – organized by IRO in cooperation with the Centre for Conflicts Resolution within the Faculty of Law and Administration. It was a workshop for administrative staff from partner universities devoted to intercultural communication and resolution of conflicts in international environment. The participants (13 in total) were from Albania, Austria, Bulgaria, Spain, Kosovo, Indonesia, Serbia, Palestine, Romania, United Kingdom. They participated actively in the workshop and were very satisfied with the training. ➡
6 June 2016
Visit of a delegation from Zhejiang University, China, to discuss cooperation in the exchange of students, faculty staff and research.
1 June 2016
Celebration of the 40th anniversary of cooperation and friendship between the University of Warsaw and Indiana University Bloomington, USA; meeting of Indiana University Bloomington Alumni and Friends Association. On this occasion, the University of Warsaw hosted the President of Indiana University Bloomington. The institutions renewed bilateral agreements and initiated an annual event entitled Krzysztof Michałek Memorial Lecture in American Studies. The Rector of the University of Warsaw received prestigious Thomas Hart Benton Medallion, while the President of Indiana University Bloomington was granted the University of Warsaw Bicentenary Medal. ➡
30-31 May 2016
Visit of the delegation from the University of Bonn to discuss further cooperation possibilities. Rector of the University of Bonn was granted the University of Warsaw Bicentenary Medal. The delegation also participated in the conference “Europe and its Intellectuals”.
30 May 2016
Visit of a delegation from Josai International University, Japan, to interview the candidates for the Mizuta scholarship 2016/2017.
25 May 2016
Visit of the representatives from the Bonn University.
Workshop entitled „Information Search Strategies and Methods” for Erasmus Mundus Action 2 beneficiaries.
24 May 2016
Visit of the representatives from Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church in Hungary.
23 May 2016
Visit of the representatives from Universidad de Murcia.
Participation in a conference Employability for Tomorrow. Human Capital for the Future, organized by Luminar Foundation within the framework of Leadership Forum in Higher Education.
Visit of a delegation from Graduate School of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, China, to discuss cooperation in the exchange of faculty staff, graduate and doctoral students as well as administrative staff. A Memorandum of Understanding is to be signed.
21 May 2016
Trip to Chęciny organized for Erasmus Mundus Action 2 scholarship holders. Its programme comprised a visit to the European Centre of Geological Education, Raj cave and the ruins of the local Royal Castle.
20 May 2016
Meeting with the representatives from Pázmány Peter Catholic University.
11 May 2016
Visit of a delegation from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to discuss study possibilities for students of Saudi Arabia.
10 May 2016
Visit of Dutch students and lecturers from NHL University of Applied Sciences in Leeuwarden – 60 persons.
9 May 2016
Visit of Lynn Schoch – Director of Information Resources, Indiana University Bloomington, USA. Mr. Schoch visited the American Studies Center and met academic staff who took part in academic exchange between UW a Indiana University Bloomington.
Visit of Dutch students from Groningen (representatives of COMMOTIE – communication students’ association) – 50 persons.
6 May 2016
Visit of Dutch students from Saxion University of Applied Sciences (representatives of a student association CEMENTI) – 30 persons.
5 May 2016
Meeting with Ms. Mariella Hernández – director of International Relations at the Universidad del Pacífico in Lima (Peru) – took place in the IRO. It was devoted to possibilities of further cooperation between the two institutions, including its financial aspect. Universidad del Pacífico is the UW’s partner in the Fellow-Mundus project (within the framework of the Erasmus Mundus Action 2 programme).
5-6 May 2016
Visit of Rita Koryan – Assistant Vice-President for International Affairs, Indiana University Bloomington, USA. The purpose of the visit was to discuss future academic cooperation between UW and IU Bloomigton, visit to the American Studies Center, meetings with the representatives of UW departments. In addition, Ms. Koryan had a meeting with prof. Alojzy Z. Nowak, Vice-Rector for Research and Liaison.
27 April 2016
Visit of Dutch students and lecturers from Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences to UW – 30 persons.
23 April 2016
Participation in Open Day at UW.
22 April 2016
Meeting with Deaprtmental (mobility) Coordinators of the University of Warsaw.
20 April 2016
Participation in the conference and workshop „Study Abroad. Partnerships between Polish and American Universities in Practice”. The event was organized by Polish-American Fulbright Commission and Education USA. Patronage: Ministry of Science and Higher Education and the Embassy of the United States of America.
19 April 2016
Meeting at the Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona, with the scholarship holders of Erasmus Mundus SIGMA Agile project, coordinated by the University of Warsaw. ➡
14 April 2016
Meeting with the students from the Faculty of Management, qualified for Erasmus+ short term studies 2016/2017. ➡
- Interdisciplinary conference Erasmus Mundus opens your minds. ➡