Information for candidates - Institute of English Studies UW

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Why study with us?

What do you actually study in the Institute of English Studies, University of Warsaw? What do we teach? How does it feel to be a student of the Institute? What scholarly (and also social) activity can you engage in? What is it like to be a foreign student in Poland, and what can you do after you've graduated? In this short video, we present a selection of answers to those questions.

Degree programmes


Online UW Open Day - 24 April


During Online UW Open Day we will present our programs of studies, show possibilities to develop your passions, explain the recruitment process and indicate where to find information. You will find the answers to your questions about studies at the UW and you will have a possibility to meet students and academic teachers.



Under this link you will find multimedia materials created by our lecturers, including:

- inaugural lectures for 1st year students

- our Institute's podcast IAmP

and many other recordings.

Important dates

The Admissions Office will be closed until further notice.

Please contact the Office via email:


First cycle studies (full-time) - the admission process has been completed.



Second cycle studies (full-time) and part-time (extramural) the second round

Registration: 10.08.2021 – 6.09.2021

Dates of Online Exams:

C1 exam - September 14th, 2021

Entrance exam - September 16th, 2021


Our classes

Language-and-Culture Teaching in the Era of Globalization

How much language in a culture? How much culture in a language? From language policy to language and politics.

American Ecocriticism

Read the theory that keeps changing the world!

A History of English Words

The secret life of English words