The Division of Optics
at the University of Warsaw
The University of Warsaw (UW) is the largest university in Poland. It consists of 21 faculties and a community of over 53,000 students and 3,600 lecturers. It ranks in the top 3% of the Shanghai ranking of universities worldwide and has six Nobel Prize winners among its graduates.
The Faculty of Physics has contributed greatly to the unquestionable success of the UW. Together with the Faculty of Mathematics and Mechanics, as the only two faculties of higher education in Poland, it is ranked in the top 100 of the world ranking. The “Ochota” Campus, which consists of the Faculty of Physics, the Faculty of Chemistry, the Centre for New Technologies and other natural science faculties, creates an excellent environment for conducting scientific research at the highest level, often in cooperation with leading scientific groups from around the world. UW also belongs to the 4EU+ Alliance, which brings together the best universities in Europe.