Institute of English Studies University of Warsaw
Current Students


Cultural orientation workshops

Dear Students,

We would like to invite you to our Cultural Orientation Workshop. At the event you will learn a lot about Poland and Poles, Warsaw, our University, culture shock, and multicultural communication. We hope that it will prove useful during first weeks of your stay in Warsaw.

Each of three workshops (conducted in English) will last two days and will take place from 9 am to 5 pm in the building of the University of Warsaw Library (BUW; 56/66 Dobra Street)on both days.


For whom?


Workshop on 19–20 of October

first-year long term students of the second cycle (MA)

click here to register (registration open until October 14, 12 noon)

Workshop on 16–17 of November

first year long term students of the first cycle (BA)

click here to register (registration open until November 2, 12 noon)

Workshop on 23–24 of November

long term students of 2nd and 3rd year of the first cycle, long term students of the second cycle, long term students of 4th and 5th year of uniform master level studies

click here to register (registration open until November 9, 12 noon)

In order to participate you only need to register.

We will provide coffee and lunch.

Learn more on our website and Facebook group:

Kind regards,

Welcome Point Team

British Periodicals Collection IV

proquest eng

This database provides access to the searchable full text of periodicals: The Field (1853-2005), Tribune (1937-2005), The Highway (1903-1959), War Weekly (1939-1941), Answers to Correspondents (1888-1955), Humorist (1922-1940), Wide World Magazine (1898-1965), The Marvel (1893-1922), and Top Spot (1958-1960). Topics covered include literature, philosophy, history, science, the social sciences, music, art, drama, archaeology and architecture.

access to database

Database will be on trial access until 31st October 2018.

From 31st November 2018 access to the database will be just on library computers.


Auditions! The Cheerful Hamlets 2018/19

Are you fond of theatre?
Do you enjoy performing in English? 
Would you like to showcase your talents to a wider audience?

If any of these statements are true for you, come join us! 

We’re the only English-speaking academic theatre company in Warsaw. 
We're dedicated to bringing British and American theatre to Polish audiences and having a lof of fun.

We're looking for new talents:
- actors
- scenographers
- directors
- stage managers
- makeup artists
- technicians

Learn a 2-3 minute text BY HEART (comedy or drama) or bring us your art portfolio.

We will be waiting for YOU from 6pm to 8pm on the following dates:
15.10 (Monday) - room 129
17.10 (Wednesday) - room 129
19.10 (Friday) - room 129

The only requirement is that you must be a student of the University of Warsaw (any faculty).


Photo Competition results

We are delighted to announce that the First Prize in the Photo Competition organized by IA went to Oliwia Zielińska! The jury also awarded Karolina Perz and Anna Jaworska. Congratulations!

The awarded photos, together with some other submitted for the competition, can be admired in a cabinet near library.

1st prize, Oliwia Zielińska

I nagroda

Honourable mentions:

Karolina Perz

Wyroznienie 1

Anna Jaworska

Wyroznienie 2

Anna Jaworska

Wyroznienie 3

Anna Jaworska

Wyroznienie 4

Karolina Perz

Wyroznienie 5

A facebook group for international students

We gladly inform you that Welcome Point UW together with Promotion Office created a group on Facebook dedicated to international candidates and students (both long and short term). We believe that it is going to be an effective communication platform for the University community. Here you will not only find answers to questions concerning studies at UW but also get to know what’s going on at our University.

Please remember, this site was created with you all in mind. So don’t hesitate to use it whenever you feel like you need help with solving problems related to academic matters. Our team will give you advice and needed support – that’s what we do.

Our Facebook group can be found here:

Kind regards
Welcome Point