Uniwersytet Warszawski - University of Warsaw
Erasmus+ coordinator:Éva Rozália Hölzle
Study cycle: Bachelor and Master
Language of instruction: Polish. Some courses will be offered in English. A good knowledge of Polish is necessary. The minium desirable level of instruction is B1 following the Common European Frame of Reference (CEFR).
Erasmus+ partner: Wydział filosofii I Socjologii(Faculty of Philosophy and Sociology)
General information: Located in central Poland, Warsaw is the largest and most populous city in the country. The Vistula River runs through the city, making it a strategic location for traffic, economy, and trade in Eastern Europe. Since it´s founding in the 9th century, Warsaw has constantly grown and developed as a cultural and educational destination. Important historical landmarks from all eras can be found in its urban landscape. Founded in 1816, the University of Warsaw is one of eight universities in the city, and with almost 60,000 students (including 3,000 international students) it is the largest institution of higher education in Poland. The university’s public campus is divided into 20 faculties and 29 research centers. The Institute of Sociology is one of the leading sociology departments among Polish universities that have courses in the Social Sciences. Its twelve chairs offer theoretical, methodological and empirical research in the widespread field of the Social Sciences. Problems of transforming political and social systems, social consciousness as well as ethnic questions of societies are especially popular topics.
NOTE: The listed study programs shall provide you an overview and thematic orientation of our partner. They are not binding so that contents of your study during the exchange may differ from the given information, but they may help you to get a first impression of the partner. It is highly recommended to obtain more detailed information on the Website of the corresponding partner insititution.
- BA Sociology
- MA Sociology
- MA Language and Society: interdisciplinary studies of discourse
The Institute of Sociology is part of the Philosophy and Sociology Department at the University of Warsaw. It comprises 12 chairs: General Sociology; History of Sociological Thought; Sociology of Culture; Social Anthropology; Methodology of Sociological Research; Statistics, Demography, and Mathematical Sociology; Sociology of Politics; Rural and Urban Sociology; Sociology of Labor and Organizations; Sociology of Education and Upbringing; Social Problems and Social Planning; and Social Psychology. It conducts theoretical inquiry and methodological and empirical research into many fields of sociology, with a special focus on transformations of the political system, social awareness, issues in ethnicity, and problems of minorities in Poland. More information is available on the faculty’s website. All study programmes in English are available in the course finder. You may check, which courses are applicable to you as an Erasmus+ student.
Study terms: The winter term starts regularly at the beginning of October and ends in mid-February. The summer term starts regularly in mid February and ends at the beginning of July. Exams are held respectively at the end of the semester in early February and mid-June.
Other information: The University of Warsaw offers incoming students numerous support services, including assistance in finding housing and language courses. Additional information for Erasmus+ students is available on the University´s website.
Events & Deadlines
Erasmus+ Sprechstunde/ Office hours:
Dienstags/ Tuesday 10-12 Uhr
Raum/ Room: X-D2-207
Alle Kurse für das kommende Wintersemester 2019/20 sind auch im eKVV online einsehbar! Englischsprachige Veranstaltungen finden Sie HIER.
All courses for the upcoming winter semester 2019/20 are also available online in the eKVV. You can find an overview of courses in English HERE.
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