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About us

UKSW is a young, dynamically developing public university with rich traditions.

We educate 11 000 students in 95 fields of study, including medicine, psychology, law, journalism, environmental engineering, Italian philology and economics. Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw is distinguished by its experienced, highly specialized academic staff and modern scientific facilities.

The roots of UKSW go back to the Academy of Catholic Theology, which in 1999 turned into a broad-profile university. Currently, it has 12 faculties: Biology and Environmental Sciences, Mathematics and Natural Sciences. School of Exact Sciences, Faculty of Medicine. Collegium Medicum, Historical Sciences, Humanities, Pedagogical Sciences, Law and Administration, Faculty of Social and Economic Studies and four so-called church faculties – Theology, Canon Law, Family Studies and Christian Philosophy, which, in addition to the supervision of the Ministry of Education and Science, are subject to the authority of the ecclesiastical authorities. The youngest unit is the UKSW Faculty of Medicine. Collegium Medicum.

UKSW students acquire knowledge in the full-time and part-time system, in uniform master’s studies and first- and second-cycle studies. The University also gives you the opportunity to improve your professional qualifications at postgraduate studies and at the Doctoral School.

The teaching and research staff of UKSW consists of about 760 academic teachers, many of whom annually receive prestigious awards for scientific, research and teaching activities. UKSW has 14 authorizations to confer doctoral degrees and 10 authorizations to award habilitation degrees.

In recent years, the Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University has transformed into a modern scientific and research center. UKSW’s infrastructure consists of three campuses: in Bielany at 5 Dewajtis Street, in Młociny at 1/3 Wóycickiego Street and in Dziekanów Leśny near Warsaw.

On the Wóycickiego campus in the Mazovian Laboratory Center for Natural Sciences, which is equipped with the most modern equipment for conducting analyses and experiments, practical classes for students of exact and medical sciences are held. The latest investment on the Wóycickiego campus is the modern Collegium Medicum building, opened in spring 2022. On the campus in Dziekanów Leśny, which is of a research and scientific nature, a Multidisciplinary Research Center has been launched. Its purpose is to implement innovative solutions of digital and IT technologies to the social and economic environment. The university also has a modern Sports Hall with an auditorium for 230 seats and a radio and television studio.

Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw is both state-owned and Catholic at the same time, due to its roots and current vocation. Our identity stems from the search for the truth about man and the search for God in all dimensions of the functioning of modern society. The mission of the University is to conduct research and educate future intellectual elites for the state, the world and the Church.