The University at a glance

 

Facts & Figures 2016

1.

Established in 1816
The best and the largest institution of higher education in Poland
Located in the heart of Europe and in the capital of the country
Public and comprehensive university
Accredited by the Polish Accreditation Committee
7 new spin-off companies, in 2015-2016 alone
Cooperation with business, e.g. Google – the Digital Economy Lab (DELab)
94% employability rate, according to the largest European monitoring careers project

2.

21 faculties
30 research and educational centres
5,9 million library’s holdings
310 million euro budget
 
47.700 students , incl. 3.200 PhD and 4.200 international students
3.400 students of post-diploma and vocational courses
7.150 employees, incl. 3.700 teaching and research staff
 
800 international partner universities and institutions
Leader among Polish institutions in a number of grants within the EU Horizon 2020 programme

3.

First (Bachelor), second (Master) and third (PhD) cycle degree programmes
in humanities, social and natural sciences
Post-diploma programmes and specialized training
3 MBA programmes
Over 20 first and second cycle degree programmes in English
Over 20 joint international degree programmes 
Large selection of courses in foreign languages, incl. around 1.500 courses in English
Visiting Students Programme
E-learning
Summer education
Open University

4.

Research oriented and mobility friendly 
Erasmus Success Story and Golden Erasmus Programme awards
HR Excellence in Research awarded by the European Commission
The European Language Label award
13 prestigious European Research Council grants

 
The most active Polish institution of higher education
 within Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility project with programme countries:
420 partner institutions
1.100 interinstitutional agreements;
3.000 incoming & outgoing students and staff mobilities per project;
budget up to 3,8 million euro per project;
within EU Erasmus Mundus (EM) programme:
2 EM Action 1 Joint Master Degree Erasmus Mundus projects (GEM, ADVANCES)
32 EM Action 2 projects, incl. 4 coordinated by UW  (SIGMA, SIGMA Agile, SALAM, SALAM2)
 
July 2016