University of Warsaw: Statistics

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Rank Ranking
#266 of 14,134 In the World
#98 of 2,788 In Europe
#1 of 127 In Poland
#1 of 22 In Warsaw
#30 of 1,011 For Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
Top50% For 131 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
25%
Enrollment
42,700
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
www.uw.edu.pl
Languages
Polish

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate25%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (matura) and entrance examination
Academic CalendarOctober to May (October - February; February-May)
Enrollment42,700
Full time employee3,500
Student:staff ratio12:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
54,854
Citations
1,090,338

University of Warsaw majors

by publication & citation count

Physics
13,789 / 537,742
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
8,304 / 42,419
Chemistry
8,241 / 170,345
Biology
5,947 / 139,735
Engineering
5,634 / 97,398
Environmental Science
4,212 / 65,313
Materials Science
3,518 / 54,714
Quantum and Particle physics
2,894 / 160,855
Computer Science
2,847 / 79,887
Atomic and Molecular physics
2,652 / 73,310
Political Science
2,537 / 5,880
Medicine
2,297 / 37,492
Astrophysics and Astronomy
2,051 / 181,299
Business
1,967 / 15,624
Psychology
1,851 / 32,424
Economics
1,808 / 10,708
Nuclear Physics
1,754 / 122,620
Condensed Matter Physics
1,441 / 30,548
Mathematics
1,439 / 17,868
Geology
1,391 / 21,571
Inorganic Chemistry
1,330 / 30,933
Sociology
1,300 / 7,123
Art & Design
1,215 / 3,922
Geography and Cartography
1,183 / 8,557
Demography
1,098 / 17,716
Theoretical Physics
1,080 / 31,217
Optical Engineering
1,024 / 17,308
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
1,001 / 455
Biochemistry
971 / 25,596
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
898 / 35,182
Ecology
836 / 20,187
Organic Chemistry
763 / 17,309
Botany
758 / 15,605
Philosophy
738 / 342
History
692 / 922
Law
666 / 2,174
Linguistics
598 / 2,786
Social Psychology
549 / 14,817
Genetics
545 / 18,801
Paleontology
535 / 10,019

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 521 5474
1992 530 5712
1993 544 5907
1994 512 6649
1995 772 7684
1996 739 8253
1997 828 9013
1998 783 9955
1999 844 11656
2000 841 13064
2001 944 15168
2002 1037 17835
2003 1198 20614
2004 1359 22501
2005 1448 25483
2006 1438 27840
2007 1514 30555
2008 1659 33362
2009 1834 35767
2010 2075 39923
2011 2461 45574
2012 2623 50860
2013 3213 58318
2014 3680 65081
2015 3872 72881
2016 3917 78659
2017 3915 81778
2018 3664 95690
2019 3649 101596
2020 3694 122371
2021 3247 125782

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students $500$500
International students $6,250$6,250

The University of Warsaw has on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

Programs Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities +++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences +++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics +++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine
Engineering | IT
Maths | Natural Sciences +++
Licencjat American Studies, Archaeology, English, Finance, International Relations and Diplomacy, Literature, Philosophy
Magister American Studies, Archaeology, Chemistry, Economics, English, Environmental Management, European Studies, Finance, Geology, International Business, International Relations and Diplomacy, Political Sciences, Psychology, Welfare and Protective Services
Doktor Arts and Humanities, Astronomy and Space Science, Biology, Economics, Literature, Management, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, Physics, Social Sciences

University of Warsaw alumni

  1. Frédéric Chopin

    Frédéric Chopin
    Born in
    Poland Flag Poland
    Years
    1810-1849 (aged 39)
    Occupations
    composerpianistmusic pedagoguevirtuosomusician
    Biography

    Frédéric François Chopin was a Polish composer and virtuoso pianist of the Romantic period who wrote primarily for solo piano. He has maintained worldwide renown as a leading musician of his era, one whose "poetic genius was based on a professional technique that was without equal in his generation."

  2. David Ben-Gurion

    David Ben-Gurion
    Born in
    Poland Flag Poland
    Years
    1886-1973 (aged 87)
    Occupations
    politiciantrade unionist
    Biography

    David Ben-Gurion was the primary national founder of the State of Israel and the first Prime Minister of Israel. Adopting the name of Ben-Gurion in 1909, he rose to become the preeminent leader of the Jewish community in British-ruled Mandatory Palestine from 1935 until the establishment of the State of Israel in 1948, which he led until 1963 with a short break in 1954–55.

  3. Irena Sendler

    Irena Sendler
    Born in
    Poland Flag Poland
    Years
    1910-2008 (aged 98)
    Occupations
    clinical nurse specialistresistance fighter
    Biography

    Irena Stanisława Sendler, also referred to as Irena Sendlerowa in Poland, nom de guerre Jolanta (15 February 1910 – 12 May 2008), was a Polish humanitarian, social worker, and nurse who served in the Polish Underground Resistance during World War II in German-occupied Warsaw. From October 1943 she was head of the children's section of Żegota, the Polish Council to Aid Jews (Polish: Rada Pomocy Żydom).

  4. Jarosław Kaczyński

    Jarosław Kaczyński
    Born in
    Poland Flag Poland
    Years
    1949-.. (age 73)
    Enrolled in the University of Warsaw
    1967-1971 graduated with magister degree in jurisprudence
    Occupations
    politicianactorjuristtrade unionist
    Biography

    Jarosław Aleksander Kaczyński is a Polish politician who is currently serving as leader of the Law and Justice party (known by its Polish acronym PiS), which he co-founded in 2001 with his twin brother, Lech Kaczyński, who served as president of Poland until his death in 2010.

General info

Alternative names UW
Uniwersytet Warszawski
Founded 1816
Accreditation Ministry of Science and Higher Education; Polish Accreditation Committee
Affiliations and memberships European University Association (EUA)

Location and Contacts

Address ul. Krakowskie Przedmiescie 26/28
Warszawa, Masovian Voivodeship, 00-927
Poland
City population 1,791,000
Phone +48 (22) 552 0000
Fax +48 (22) 552 4029

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