News and Announcements





Dear Students, Welcome Point invites you to participate in the events held at the University.


Please see the attached files: Cultural Orientation Events & Events in October

Dr Anna Smogorzewska informs, that due to the excavations in Kuwait, the classes on the Archaeology of the Near East (exercises and proseminar) will restart on the 28th of November, 2018


Dear students, dr hab. R. Chowaniec would like to inform, due to her excavations, that her first classes, e.g. "Museology, conservation and popularisation of archaeology" (3101-AOMUS-2/I) will be held 26th of October (Friday).



Fall field survey "powierzchniowki" will take place in October 15-19th. More information HERE.



Dear Students,
We understand that the registration for courses may be a real challenge, so we are going to assist you with registrations in USOS. We will be waiting for you in the Students’ Union building (in front of the Welcome Point), room 100 (1 st  floor) on 26 th  and 27th  September (Wednesday and Thursday) from 12h00 to 16h00.

As the registration rules differ across all faculties/institutes, please check your options with your faculty before you come to us. It will be much easier to help you if you know which courses you would like to attend.
To access the registration calendars for faculties follow the link:
To check available courses visit:

kind regards
Welcome Point



From September 19th, 2018 ALL individual student bank account numbers, that are used to pay liabilities to UW, will change and the current account numbers will be made invalid. 
New bank account numbers will be visible in the USOS system from September 19th, 2018 after 6 pm (18:00). 
From 19th of September, 2018 transfers of payment (tuition) to current (old) bank account numbers will be returned to the sender. Please make appropriate changes in case of transfer of payment from your bank account. 
Foreign students, who have agreements signed to make payments in EUR, after 19th of September will be make payments to individual bank accounts in that currency. Bank account numbers in EUR will also be available in USOS after September 19th, 2018. 
USOS system as well as other connected services (APD, registration) will not be available on September 19th, 2018 between 12 (noon) and 6 pm (18:00). 


Dear Students,


Classes in the current academic year begin with 03.10.2018.


Dear Students,

We gladly inform you that Welcome Point UW together with Promotion Office UW 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

University of Warsaw Krakowskie Przedmieście 26/28, 00-927 Warsaw

e-mail: +48 22 55 24 080, 24 103


Foreign students are invited on the Welcome Day which will be taking place on Sept 28th in Auditorium Maximum, at 10.00 am (in English) and 12.30 am (in Polish).



Dear Students participating in the excavations. Please remember about "Karta Ćwiczeń Wykopaliskowych" and evaluation of the excavations. More information HERE.




Dear Students, the University of Warsaw is offering a free intensive Polish langugae course for students of MA studies from 17 - 28 September 2018 at the Main Campus. The course is aimed at preparing international students for living, learning, working and
enjoying in Poland. Participants of the course will explore at the elementary level secrets of the Polish language and acquire knowledge of Polish culture essential to reside in Poland. Details are in the file attached below. Dr hab. Agnieszka Tomas Polish language course 2018



Dear students,

The Berlin Graduate School of Ancient Studies (BerGSAS) offers a Travel Award for Master students of archaeological disciplines and Egyptology. The Travel Award is linked to participation in the "International Autumn School: Economic landscapes and their natural and social interdependence in precapitalist societies" of BerGSAS, which will take place from 22-26 October 2018 in Berlin.

A detailed call for applications with details of the required application documents can be found in the attached tender file.

Deadline for applications for the Travel Award is 29 June 2018.

Applications should be sent to:



List of exams for Polish and English students 2017/2018:


Terminy egzaminów w sesji letniej roku akademickiego 2017/2018:


12 czerwca (wtorek) godz. 13:00 łacina - przekład (II semestr)

                                            greka - przekład (II semestr)

13 czerwca (środa)   godz. 12:00 łacina - słówka (II semestr)

                             godz. 13:00 łacina - gramatyka (II semestr)

                                             greka - sprawdzian z aorystu (II semestr)

19 czerwca (wtorek) godz. 12:00 łacina - słówka (II semestr)

                             godz. 13:00 łacina - gramatyka (II semestr)

                                             greka - sprawdzian z aorystu (II semestr)

20 czerwca (środa)   godz. 12:00 łacina - przekład (II semestr)
                                             greka - przekład (II semestr)

 Powyższe sprawdziany odbędą się w sali 1.18. Na zaliczanie zaległych zajęć z I semestru proszę umawiać się indywidualnie. (T. Płóciennik)

Other exams:

09.06.2018- Epigrafika Majów, godz. 9:00-12:00, 2.11

11.06.2018 – Historia Kultury Materialnej (T.Scholl) godz. 11:00-15:00 s. 1.14

11.06.2018 – Archeoastronomia OGUN (M. Ziółkowski) godz. 13:00-14:00  s.1.18

11.06.2018 – Zarys archeologii pradziejowej (A. Szela) – godz. 15:00-16:30, s. 2.10

11.06.2018 – Nauki o środowisku (J. Piątkowska-Małecka), godz. 10:00-11:30, s. 2.10

11.06.2018 – Zarys arch. pradziejowej (A. Szela) godz. 15:00-16.30, s. 2.12

12.06.2018 – Archeologia Mody Barbarzyńców (A. Maciałowicz) – godz. 9:45-11:15, s. 2.10

12.06.2018 - Archaeology of the Near East (wykład I roku anglojęzycznych) - godz. 11:00-12:30, s. 2.13

13.06.2018 – Methodology (anglo) – godz. 13:00-14:00 s. 2.07

13.06.2018 – Życie codzienne w cieniu Wezuwiusza (OGUN) (E.Łuszczewska), godz. 11:00-13:00, s.2.12

13.06.2018 - Archeologia protohistoryczna (blok)(P. Szymański) - godz. 11:00-13:00, s. 2.13

13.06.2018 - Od Pompejów do Knossos. Archeologia i kultura popularna (M.Rekowska, A.Ulanowska), godz. 10:00-13:00, p. 3.14

13.09.2018 - Zarys Pradziejów I rok (M. Kot, A. Szela) - godz. 10:00, s. 2.10 i 2.12

14.06.2018 – Historia i kultura Jedwabnego Szlaku (M. Żuchowska) – godz. 10:00-12:00 s. 2.07

15.06.2018 – Konserwatorstwo i muzealnictwo (IIrok) (R. Chowaniec) – godz. 9:45-12:00 s. 2.09

15.06.2018 - Biorcheologia - wykł. blokowy (A. Sołtysiak) - godz. 12:00-14:00, s. 2.12

15.06.2018 - Arch. Egiptu i Nubii Blok (D. Zielińska) poprawka kolokwium, godz. 12:00-13:30, s. 2.06A

18.06.2018 – Archeologia Dalekiego Wschodu – blok (M. Żuchowska) – godz. 12:00-14:00, s. 2.07

18.06.2018 – Archeologia Grecji/Archaeology of Greece - blok (K. Lewartowski) - godz. 11.00, s.3.14

18.06.2018 – Zarys archeologii śródziemnomorskiej – godz. 10:00-11;30, s. 2.09 i 2.10

18.06.2018 -  Metodologia (P. Bieliński) – godz. 13:15-14:30, s. 2.09

19.06.2018 – Jęz. egipski (M. Barwik) – godz. 12:00, s. 2.11

20.06.2018 - Kaukaz arch. na styku kultur (A. Smogorzewska), gdzo. 10:00-11:3-, s. 2.12

21.06.2018 - Dzieje i Kultura Faraońskiego Egiptu (M. Barwik) - godz. 10:00, s. 2.07

22.06.2018 – Łacina (anglo) godz. 9:45-13:00, sala 2.06 A

25.06.2018 – Historia Staroż. Grecji i Rzymu (IIrok zaj. pomocnicze) (J. Żelazowski) - godz. 10:00-12:00 s. 2.09

25.06.2018 - Dolina Królów. Nekropola królewska Nowego Państwa (wykł. mon. M. Barwik) - godz. 12:00, s.1.18

26.06.2018 – Hist. Staroż. Grecji i Rzymu, zaj. pomocnicze do bloku – egzamin ustny (J. Żelazowski), godz. 9:00-15:00, s. 2.13

27.06.2018 - Hist. Staroż. Grecji i Rzymu, zaj. pomocnicze do bloku – egzamin ustny (J. Żelazowski), godz. 9:00-15:00, s. 2.13


Correction exams:

03.09.2018 - Methodology godz. 13:00-14:00 s. 2.07

03.09.2018 – Wstęp do archeologii, godz. 10:00-11:30, s. 2.09

03.09.2018 - Historia Kult. Materialnej Grecji (T.Scholl), godz. 12:00-13:00, s; 1.14

04.09.2018 - Arch. Ameryki, godz. 12:00, s.1.09

04.09.2018 - Archeoastronomia (OGUN). godz. 10:00, s. 1.09

05.09.2018 - Metodologia (P.Bieliński, F. Stępniowski), godz. 10:00, s. 2.12 (lub inna dowolna na I piętrze)

05.09.2018 - Hist. Staroż. Grecji i Rzymu (J. Żelazowski), godz. 12:00-14:00, s. 2.13

05.09.2018 - History of Ancient Near East (P.Bieliński), godz. 12:30, room 2.07A

07.09.2018 - Język egipski - (M. Barwik) - godz. 11:00
07.09.2018 - Dzieje i kultura faraońskiego Egiptu, OGIN (M. Barwik) - godz. 12:00, p. 305
07.09.2018 - Dolina Królów-nekropola królewska Nowego Państwa, wyk. mon. - (M. Barwik) - godz. 13:00

10.09.2018 -  Egzamin poprawkowy OGUN Od Pompejów do Knossos (M. Rekowska, A. Ulanowska) - godz. 11.00-12.00, s. 314

10.09.2018  - Egzamin poprawkowy OGUN on-line Odkrywanie przeszłości (M. Rekowska) –  godz. 10.00-11.00, s. 31

10.09.2018 - Archeologia mody barbarzyńców (A. Maciałowicz) - godz. 12.30-14:30, s. 2.09

13.09.2018 - Zarys Pradziejów I rok (M. Kot, A. Szela) - godz. 10:00, s. 2.10 i 2.12


LATIN and GREEK  (Ist semester and IInd semester)

05.09.2018 (środa)

godz. 12:00 - słówka

godz. 12:30 - gramatyka

godz. 14:00 - przekład

07.09.2018 (piątek)

godz. 12:00 - słówka

godz. 12:30 - gramatyka

godz. 14:00 - przekład

10.09.2018 (poniedziałek)

godz. 12:00 - słówka

godz. 12:30 - gramatyka

godz. 14:00 - przekład


I would like to inform you that communication regarding student applications for a dormitory place, examination of applications and accommodation in student houses for the academic year 2018/2019 is posted on the Student Affairs Office website in the News section and in the tab Sekcja Socjalna / Domy Studenta / Ubieganie for a place in the Student's House.

Your secretary JC


Excavations - information about the sites and possible participation in the link "field training". 


Dear BA students,

due to a large number of queries regarding the number of hours for the obligatory excavations at the BA English language programme, I would like to announce that there are 600 hours to complete during your 3 year cycle. The rules will change in the next academic year and they will apply to first year students only.

Your secretary JC


I would like to remind you that On Thursday 31st is a Catholic holiday, so the classes are cancelled on Friday June 1st, as well.  The Student Festival (Juwenalia) takes place on the 11th and the 12th of May, therefore there will be no classes during these days.



Prof. J. Miziołek would like to announce that he has to cancel his classes "The Birth of archaeology at the turn of the 18th-19th Century" during this week (23rd-30th of April).

We apologise for the inconvenience.


The Department of Archaeology of the Roman Provinces

Would like to invite for a lecture of our guest, historian and epigraphist

Florian Matei-Popescu (Institute Vasile Parvan, Bucharest)


The Roman auxiliary units on the Lower Danube (1st – 3rd century AD)

The lecture will be held on Monday 16th of April, at 3 p.m. in room 2.09


On Wednesday April 18th from 11.30 a.m. to 2.45 in room 2.10

dr Florian Matei-Popescu will run the workshop entitled

The Roman military diplomas

The workshop is divided into two parts. The first one is an introduction dedicated to students, PhD candidates and all interested in the subject (11.30 a.m. - 1.15 p.m.). The second part will focus on more detailed problems on reading, elaboration and edition of Roman military diplomas, hence it is dedicated also to the scholars. The workshop is opened for all interested in the topic.


The classes "Occupational health and safety" will take place on 9th and 16th of May in room 2.13, at. 3 p.m.

The classes are obligatory


We invite all students to follow classes in Palmyerene Aramaic by Prof. Eleonora CUSSINI (Università Ca’ Foscari di Venezia, Dipartimento di Studi sull’Asia e sull’Africa Mediterranea).  

Title: Palmyrene Inscriptions on Altar: Rediscussing their Formulation and Context


Monday, 23.04.2018, at 9:45 a.m. (lecture hall 207A)


Tuesday 24.04.2018, at 9:45 a.m. (lecture hall 207A)     


Wednesday 25.04.2018, at 1:15 p.m. (lecture hall 207A)     


Thursday 26.04.2018, at 4:45 p.m. (lecture hall 207A) 


I cancel my office hours on April 3-4 due to my participation in a conference, Anna Wodzińska



The dates for the field walking survey ("powierzchniówki") have been set. The are scheduled for the week 9 - 13 of April. This course is obligatory, according to your study program. Please for the details regarding the instructors and contact with them refer to LINK. Feel free to contact me via e-mail. 






The Department of Archaeology of the Roman Provinces would like to invite to the lecture of prof. Michael A. Speidel. The lecture (in English) will be held on 22nd of March (Thursday), at 4.45 p.m. in room 2.09


A message from The Director K. Jakubiak:
The class with Prof. P. Bieliński is cancelled on Monday March 19th.
The seminar on Thursday, March 22nd, will however take place as scheduled.


Dear Students (Class Intelectual Property Protection)

I have no access to USOS, in order to obtain topics for your presentations, please contact me via email:

Roksana Chowaniec


Students interested in participation in  the excavations at Akrai, Sicily (in August or/and September), may contact me via email ( Roksana Chowaniec


The lecture "Outline of Archaeology of Americas" will be held in room 1.18 and the lecture "Outline of Prehistoric Archaeology" will be held in room 2.12. 


Senior Manager of Incoming Students informs that recently a Call for Lithuanian State scholarships has been announced  for 2018/2019 academic year and our university‘s students are eligible to apply untill 1st of March 2018

The scholarship is named as Short term (1-2 semesters) studies“:

Please check the printed version on our noticeboard.


The meeting about the excavations at Novae (in August) will take place on 7th March, 1.15 p.m., in room 1.10. Those students, who are not able to come on the meeting, may contact me via email ( Dr Agnieszka Tomas


Dear Students, the lecture "Imports and Immigrants" are held on Tuesdays at 4.45 in room 2.07.


The lecture "Outline of Archaeology of Americas" are held on Mondays at 9.45 in room 1.10.


dr Miron Bogacki, Photography of artefacts, the first meeting will take place on 27th of February, 9.45, room 3.28


Dr Zuzanna Wygnańska due to the excavations will start a lecture Archaeology of the Ancient Near East on the 19th of March


Prof. P. Bieliński due to the illness will start his classes Ancient History-Near East and Seminar Near Eastern Archaeology on the 26th of February


Dr. Roksana Chowaniec informs:

- class Intelectual Property Protection will be held on 14, 21 and 28 of March (Wednesdays, 1.15-2:45 pm at 2.13 room)


Dear Students, classes Archaeology of Rome and the Roman Provinces with dr Martin Lemke will be held in room 2.06. Agnieszka Tomas



Dear Students, those of you who are non-UE citizens should inform our students' office about their Polish address for the correspondence before January 31st. The decission was made by our Rector and treat it as very important AND URGENT. You may send the address via email to our students' office on the address Attached you will find the decission in EN, PL and RU versions. Dr Agnieszka Tomas Address for correspondence Adres dla korrespondencji Adres dla korrespondencji

dr Agnieszka Tomas


Dear Students, in our library you can find a special foreign students' shelf which is dedicated to you and your lecturers. You may find it behind the librarian's desk in the main room. The lecturers will leave their materials and books for you there, and you may also bring your own books or offprints to leave them for others. Each computer in the library has a proper folder dedicated to you, as well, and described properly. You may find there some useful books and articles in pdf version. Dr Agnieszka Tomas




in the summer semester 2017/2018


Registration will be open 1 February – 21 February 2018

 A print version of the offer available in the office IAUW.


Agata Ulanowska kindly informs that she cancels her office hours next Tuesday, 30.01.2018. Instead, she will be available on Wednesday, 31.01.2018, between 11.00-13.00. Agata Ulanowska


Prof. J. Miziołek would like to announce that due to business trips he has to cancel his classes "The Birth of archaeology at the turn of the 18th-19th Century" at the beginning of summer semester: 19th, 21st, 28th of February and 14th of March.

We apologise for the inconvenience.


Dear Students, those of you who are non-UE citizens should inform our students' office about their Polish address for the correspondence before January 31st. The decission was made by our Rector and please, treat it as very important. Attached you will find the decission in EN, PL and RU versions. Dr Agnieszka Tomas Address for correspondence Adres dla korrespondencji Adres dla korrespondencji


Dear Students, I have noticed that many of you did not register for the obligatory courses and classes. Attached you will find the list of these classes, prepared according to the USOS system. We remind you, that registering for the courses according to the programme (which is available on this website For students - Programme) is mandatory. The printed versions of your programme are also available in the students' office. Please, register for these classes and contact our students' office as soon as possible. Dr Agnieszka Tomas The list of missing classes

Dear Students,

Here is the new schedule for the three lectures in summer semester:

- Advanced Human Osteology, Tuesdays, 9.45-11.15, room 0.26- Palaeopathology, Wednesdays, 11.30-13.00), room 0.26- Intellectual property protection, Wednesdays in March: 14th, 21st, 28th, room 2.13. ---------------------------------------------------Dear Students, please note that the ECTS points have changed in the present academic year. Those of you, who started their studies in 2017/18 (BA 1st year, MA 1st year) will receive different number of points than your colleagues from the upper years). The new ECTS points are included in the new programme downloadable on our website (FOR STUDENTS-> PROGRAMME OF STUDIES). The printed copies are available in the students' office. Agnieszka Tomas



Dear Students, it is time to get back to your classes with raised spirits after the Christmas and New Year holidays. May your talents get recognized and hard work pay you. Happy New Year 2018! Dr Agnieszka Tomas



Autor: greetings 2018

Dear students,

The dates of the two MA facultative classes will be changed:

1.  Advanced human osteology, 30 hrs, room 0.26 (E. Jaskulska) Tuesday 9:45-11:15

2. Palaeopathology, 30 hrs, room 0.26 (E. Jaskulska) Wednesday 11:30-13:00


Participants of Basic Human Osteology course - on December 5th, due to the Conference taking place at 2.10, we will gather at 0.26 (osteology lab).

Wiesław Więckowski



Please provide scans of documents entitling you to stay in Poland (ex. residency permit, visa, polish temporary ID, polish card etc.) to room 106

Joanna Chomicz


Beginning with 1 January 2018 a student from abroad who covers health insurance fees personally must know his/her insurance premium account number (NRS), in other words - individual account number. If a student from abroad doesn’t know his/her insurance premium account number then with the beginning of the New Year he/she won’t be able to cover insurance fees. Therefore students from abroad are asked to report to The Polish Social Insurance Institution (ZUS), in order to receive the individual account number.


Dear students,

I would like to remind you again that Techniques of Data Acquisition and Processing is obligatory for those from 3rd year of BA who have not had the subject in the 2016/2017 academic year.


Joanna Chomicz


I would like to invite all students studying in English in our Institute for a meeting concerning the current problems and the future of the studies of Archaeology in English. The meeting will take place on 22nd of November, at 3 p.m. in room 1.18 (22.11.2017, 15.00, room 1.18, first floor). On the meeting we will discuss the present programme of studies and requirements, the current problems concerning organization and courses, as well as your suggestions and expectations. Dr Agnieszka Tomas


Dear students, small changes have been made in the schedule of the 2nd and 3rd BA studies. The following changes were introduced into the downloadable version of the schedule: 

The classes "Marble in Antiquity" by dr Wielgosz-Rondolino in the winter semester will be held on Tuesdays, at 3 p.m. in room 2.13, and in the summer semester on Tuesdays, at 1.15, in room 1.18 by K. Michałowska. The lecturers inform, that still is possible to join the classes!

The lecture on "Museology" by dr Chowaniec will be held in the summer semester on Fridays from 1.15 to 4.30. p.m.

Dr Agnieszka Tomas


Dr Waliszewski would like to announce that due to an unexpected flight he has to cancel his classes between 24th October and 2nd November. We apologise for the inconvenience.


The Volunteer Center of the University of Warsaw and the Inna Przestrzeń Foundation would like to invite you to become a part of the students’ initiatives for the local community. The most important thing is to be motivated to act on the Ochota Campus and make changes in the Ochota Students’ Dorms Community. The obligatory programme consists of 3 meetings  – Multicultural Workshops (4, 5 November, 2 December). The aim of the initiative is to create a space for the experience and ideas exchange so no matter what do you study – the more diverse, the better!
The requirements are good English skills (at least B2 level), and availability to attend the abovementioned meetings.

For more information, visit the UCW website site:


Joanna Chomicz


Important!!! Following the decision of the Dean all of the classes between Tuesday (31 October) 1:00pm and Thursday (2 November) 1:00pm are cancelled. November the 1st is the national holiday in Poland.


Attention! The following students are asked to come to the students' office (room 1.06) in the next week: J. Manzano, X. Zhang, Vl. Chuikov (to receive their student's cards), J. Olszewski, A. Axelsson, A. Konrad, R. Ashaya, D. Manlaibaatar, K. Świtkiewicz (to receive their documents of admission). Dr Agnieszka Tomas


The following changes have been made in the schedule: The lecture "Introduction to Bioarchaeology" will be held in the winter semester on Wednesdays, 13.15-14.45, room 0.26 and the classes "Basic human osteology" will be held in room 2.10. The changes were made at the request of the students and lecturers. The printable versions of the schedules have been corrected. Dr Agnieszka Tomas


Dear Students, we apologize for the delays with the opening the USOSweb registration for lectures and classes. The work on it has already started and we kindly ask for your patience. Please remember, that the valid schedule of your classes is on the website (For students -> Course schedule), not in the USOSweb system, which is being updated now. At present, you can attend the lectures and classes you have chosen. For any other questions and problems, please come during my office hours on Monday and Wednesday or write an email on my address I am very sorry that such inconvenience occurs. Still, I can't do anything more to fasten the process. Dr Agnieszka Tomas 


Attention, the Welcome Point invites students who are non-EU citizens for the meeting concerning legalization of residence in Poland, procedures, temporary residence permit and taking a job in Poland. Those who are interested are asked to register for the meeting. For more see Legalization meeting. Dr Agnieszka Tomas


Dear Students, the lecture History of Rome will start in the winter semester, Monday, 3 p.m. The change is now visible in the schedule. We apologize for the inconvenience. Dr Agnieszka Tomas


City game for foreign students

Are you curious about places you are passing by every day on your way to university? Do you like exploring interesting places, hidden right behind the corner? Or maybe you just like to have fun with your Erasmus friends?This city game will provide you with all these things, whether you want to extend your knowledge or to hang out with your friends, playing some creative and unconventional games!



Attention, students of the 2nd year of the BA studies. The classes "Archaeology of Greece" will be held from 11th of October to 2nd of November by Anna Filipek, PhD cand., and later by dr Dagmara Wielgosz-Rondolino.


Dear Students, the Artes Liberales Department invites students from the East on the workshop dedicated to those who are interested in the cultural dialalogue between the West and the East. The knowledge of Polish is required. For more see here: Spotkania międzycywilizacyjne opis Spotkania międzycywilizacyjne


Dr Więckowski would like to announce that due to unexpected flight delay he will not be able to start his courses before 11th of October. Thus tomorrow's (10th Oct.) Basic Human Osteology (1st year of MA, starts Tuesdays 9:45 AM room 0.26) and Paleoanthropology (2nd year of MA, starts Tuesdays 1:15 PM room 2.06A) are cancelled.



6th of October 2017

Dear Students,

I'm in Egypt till the end of October however do not hesitate to write to me in case of problems ( of Dr. Agnieszka Tomas ( The current issues please address to Joanna Chomicz ( and in the student sekretariat when she is back to work after long ilness (hopefully on Monday).

Prof. Anna Wodzińska

Director of student affairs



Some useful and practical information provides the website Study in Poland


The Volunteer Center of the University of Warsaw invites all foreign students for a walk around the Main Campus and its neghbourhood. The guide from the Center will present useful places on the Campus. The meeting starts on the 7th of October at 3 p.m. in front of the Welcome Point pavilion on the Main Campus. For more see University area tour. Dr Agnieszka Tomas


Attention, students of the BA 1st year. Another change has been made in the schedule: the  additional lecture Ancient history - Egypt held in the summer semester will be in the room 2.06A. The corrected schedule is downloadable now. I apologize for the inconvenience. Dr Agnieszka Tomas


The Orientation hangout and all necessary information for the new BA and MA students is available now in the description of the programme of studies here: Programme and orientation hangout


Dear Students, due to the archaeological investigations carried in October dr M. Starski inform that the first lecture of Photography and Drawing will take place on 17th of October at 9.45 in room 0.36


Dear Students, the schedule for the MA 1st year of studies has been corrected. The classes From documentation to reconstruction are held in the winter semester. I am sorry for the inconvenience. Dr Tomas


Attention, students of the 2nd yera of the MA studies. The seminar "New Eastern archaeology" will be held in the summer semester only, on Mondays and Thursdays. The schedule our website has been corrected now. Dr Agnieszka Tomas


Dear Students, due to the archaeological investigations carried in the autum months, the classes and lectures listed below will be given as follows:

- dr Anna Smogorzewska, Archaeology of the Near East - dr Smogorzewska is on excavations from 2nd Oct to 5th Nov (the students will be informed about the additional classes and lectures organized in the winter semester)

- dr F. Stępniowski, Introduction to Archaeology - the first lecture in the winter semester will be given by dr W. Wróblewski

- dr Miron Bogacki, Photography of artefacts, the first meeting  in summer semester will take place on 27th of February, 9.45, room 3.28

- dr Dagmara Wielgosz-Rondolino, Marble in Antiquity will start after 6th of November

- dr Wiesław Więckowski, Palaeoanthropology and Basic human osteology will start on 10th of October


The autumn field surveys are available for the students of the BA 1st year and MA 2nd year of studies. In 2017 the autumn field surveys will be conducted from 9-13 of October. For any questions and registering please contact dr Wiesław Więckowski 

Dr Agnieszka Tomas



Dear Students, in case of any problems with the USOSweb system concerning registration system, you may come to the Welcome Point assistance, which is in the Students' Union Building (in front of the Welcome Point), room 106 on the 1st floor on 27th and 28th of September, from 11.00 a.m. to 3 p.m. Of course, our students' office offers help, as well. Dr Agnieszka Tomas. 


We would like to invite our students to the presentation of a book entitled "The Past Societies". The presentation will take place on 10th of October, at 12.30 p.m. in the Institute of History, in the Column Hall (Sala Kolumnowa).The book presents results of a research project entitled "The Past Societies. Polish lands from the first evidence of human presence to the Eerly Middle Ages". This synthetic study in English offers an overview of the prehistory of Polish lands. The authors - Adam Cieśliński, Marcin Rudnicki, Tomasz Nowakiewicz, Andrzej Maciałowicz i Bartosz Kontny - are researchers from the Institute of Archaeology, University of Warsaw. Dr Agnieszka Tomas

Dear Students, the Welcome Point invites foreign students who start their studies at our University to the Cultural Orientation Workshop which will take place on 25th - 26th of September and 27th - 28th of September from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the University Main Campus. Specialists from the International Organization for Migration will present information about Poland that you can't google and teach you cross-cultural communication. The students interested in participation are kindly asked to register by filling in the form available on the Welcome Point website. For more see Workshop on Cultural Orientation.

Dr Agnieszka Tomas



Dear Students, due to official inauguration of the new academic year on October, 3 at the Faculty of History, we inform you that classes in the Institute of Archaeology will begin on October, 4, Wednesday.



Dear students, tomorrow, 19th of September, exceptionally I will be in my office between 1 and 3 pm.

Anna Wodzińska


Dear Students, we inform that the new office dedicated to the foreign students has been opened at the University. The Welcome Point will be officially opened on Friday. September 15th. at 9.00 a.m. on the Main Campus.

The Welcome Point is the central information service point for international students – both those who come to the UW for one semester exchange and to pursue the whole cycle of their studies. We cooperate closely with the Admissions Office, the International Relations Office, the Office for Student Affairs and other University units to provide you with relevant and up-to-date information in matters related to the University, student activities, and everyday life.

For more, see

dr Agnieszka Tomas


We kindly inform that Agnieszka Tomas, PhD is the new adviser for the students studying in English and Ms. Joanna Chomicz is the new office secretary. In case of any questions or requests, please contact us on the following emails or


Secretariat of student affairs will be closed till the and of August 2017


Dear Students,

I am in my office till the end of July and later from September, 4th onwards – Tuesday till Thursday, 10–12am.

Anna Wodzińska



Dr. Piotr Jaworski cancels proseminar "Classical Archaeology" on May, 26 due to his participation in the conference "Poles in the Middle East".


Building of the Institute of Archaeology will be closed on the 14.04.2017.

On the 18.04.2017 will be open between 9am and 5pm.


Dr. Elzbieta Jaskulska cancels class on Advanced Human Osteology on 20th of March.


Students of dr. Dobrochna Zielińska, From documentation to reconstruction

Our last meeting will take place on the 8th of February, at 11 o’clock, in room 2.12.

Please bring all of your works.

See you,

Dobrochna Zielińska




Future participants of "Basic Human Osteology" and "Taphonomy of Human Remains" classes - the first meeting will take place on October 11th, after my return from excavations. For the hours please refer to the schedule.

dr Wiesław Więckowski




Dear students,

I would like to ask you to place all of your request in the student secretary's office. I will answer them in due time. Please note my student hours:

Tuesday–Thursday 10–12am in the student secretary's office (room 1.05)

Please also remember that I will be in Egypt between 15ht of September and 17th of October 2016. Prof. Krzysztof Jakubiak and dr. Andrzej Szela will respond to your needs during my absence.

Prof. Anna Wodzińska 

Director of students' affairs



Ancient Near East - Summer session exams:

Archaeology: 13.06, 12.00,

History: 17.06, 12.00, both in room 207.

                             Dorota Ławecka


Dr Anna Smogorzewska cancels her classes on the 6th of April (Archaeology of the Ancient Near East) due to the illness


Due to the participation in UE project  the Museum Studies lecture on April 7th is cancelled. We will meet on March 14th. 

Dr Roksana Chowaniec


Dear members of the seminar group, 

Instead of our meeting in the morning on Monday 22.02 I would like to invite you (those who have no classes in the same time) to the lecture by Jose M. Bastante "Archaeological research at Machu Picchu" which will take place in Sala Kolumnowa (History building) on Monday 22.02 at 16.45.

Dorota Ławecka


Proseminar "Classical archaeology" will start on Friday, Febr. 26th.


Paleoanthropology and Basic Human Osteology classes participants! On Wednesday, December 2nd both classes are cancelled. More infomation in your e-mail.

Feel invited to take part in the conference - there are a lot of interesting presentations!


Per the decree of the Rector no classes will be taking palce on the 2nd of November.

I'd also like to remind you that 11th of November is National Holiday and no clasees will take place on that day either.


Due to the elections to the Faculty of History Board the Basic Human Osteology class is cancelled. We will meet on Nov. 4th. 

Dr Wiesław Więckowski


Due to celebration of Professor Tadeusz Sarnowski jubilee, all participants of proseminar "Classical Archaeology" are asked for joining the ceremony, which will commence on Friday, 23rd October 2015 at 11.00 in Columned Hall, Institute of History (opposite to Institute of Archaeology).


Basic Human Osteology class change in schedule! 

New hours: Wed. 13:15 - 14:45, at 0.26 room.


Proseminar "Classical Archaeology" will start on Friday, 17th October 2015.

Piotr Jaworski


History exam (Ist year, Ancient Near East) will take place on Thursday 18.06 at 3 p.m. in the room 207.

Dorota Ławecka


I cancel my classes on May 26th and May 28th 2015 due to my participation in the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Mobility Fellowship Master Class in the CTR, Copenhagen. Agata Ulanowska


I cancel my classes on May 5th 2015, due to my participation in the conference. Agata Ulanowska


I cancel my classes on April 16th 2015, due to my participation in the conference. Agata Ulanowska


My office hours will change in the week before Easter Holidays. I will be available on Tuesday (31.03.2015), between 13.00-14.00, instead of my regular office hours on Thursday (2.04.2015). Agata Ulanowska


Classes 3D scanning in archaeology has change a day from Wednesday to Tuesday. First classes will be at 24.02.2015, at 8:00 am, room 1.11 - all students (BA and MA) can register on them.

Aleksandra Kubiak will start her classes Aramaic Epigraphy. An Introduction from 27.02.2015. First classes will be held at 8.00 a.m.



The class "Museology, conservation and popularisation of archaeology" on 19th of February will be cancelled (dr Roksana Chowaniec)


For he duration of the Science Seminar, from the 1st to the 3rd of December, all classes are suspended. Classes will start again on Thursday the 4th of December.


I will be out of office on Tuesday the 18th of November 2014

- Michał Dąbrowski


Prof. Kazimierz Lewartowski cancelled all classes on 12th and 13th of November due to his illness.


The Insitue will closed on the 10th Novemeber pre thr decree of the Dean. The 11th of Novemeber is a Public Holiday.


Lecture on bioarchaeology by Arkadiusz Sołtysiak (MA, 1st year; BA, 3rd year), scheduled for 28 October 2014, will be cancelled


The class on the Archaeology of the Near East will be led by Dr K.Jakubiak during my excavations in Kuwait (29.10-3.12. 2014). The class on the 22nd of October is canceled. Anna Smogorzewska


Due to the illness of dr. Piotr Jaworski proseminar "Classical archaeology" will commence on 17th October.


Due to her abscence Dr. Zuchowska has cancled the "Archeology of the Silk Road" classes.

The next "Archeology of the Silk Road" will take place on the 4th of November


Due to the absence (participation in excavations in Sicily) dr Roksana Chowaniec must cancel her lectures till 3rd of November ("Museum studies"). Regular classes will start after 3rd of November.


Due to the absence (participation in excavations in Sicily) Monika Rekowska must cancel her lectures  on 7the and 14th October 2014 ("Archaeology of Rome and Roman provinces"). Regular classes will start on 21st October.


First office hours will start at 8th of October, if you need meeting before these day please contact via email.

Marta Bura
Erasmus Coordinator


Because of archaeological work in Turkey Dr Dagmara Wielgosz needs to cancel her courses till the end of October 2014.

Lookout for new office hours for: Office for Student Affairs - English-speaking students:

(Ground floor, room 1.06, Director of Student Affairs Office, Joanna Szyszłło and Prof. Anna Wodzińska)



Phone: (+48) 22 55 22 812

Fax: (+48) 22 55 22 811

Office hours: Tuesday-Friday 9 AM – 3 PM


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