Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw

4.0 out of 5 (13 ratings / 12 reviews) Warsaw, Poland
The UKSW is a public university, and as such is a vital link of the public system of science and higher education in Poland. We see our Homeland as the superior common good of all citizens and we want to bring in our contribution to it according to our capabilities. The UKSW is an active participant of the assessment process of its scientific and teaching activity.



On 1st October 1999 the Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw began its existence as a state-owned university, currently consisting of four ecclesiastical faculties: 1. Theology; 2. Canon Law; 3. Christian Philosophy; 4. Family Studies.


The UKSW runs postgraduate courses for candidates who have completed at least a first-cycle programme and hold a degree equal to Bachelor of Arts (licencjat),  Master of Science (inżynier),  Master of Arts (magister).

First-Cycle Studies are designed for candidates holding a certificate of secondary education completion. Graduates are awarded with the professional title of licencjat (equivalent to Bachelor of Arts) or inżynier (equivalent to Bachelor of Engineering).

Long-cycle studies are designed for candidates holding a certificate of secondary education completion. Graduates obtain the professional title of magister, magister inżynier ( equivalent to Master of Science) or their equivalent.


The UKSW as a centre of research and education has the following objectives:

  • Educating students in such a way that as graduates they will be ready to take on professional and public responsibilities, maintain a high moral integrity, respect and preserve their own identity and at the same time remain open minded and conscious of the changes around them and become members of the national and local elite;
  • Developing and enhancing scientific research which takes into account a personalistic and humanistic perspective of the world and promotes the observance of ethical and moral principles  together with the selfless search for truth.

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Library services

The Library of Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw (UKSW) is housed in a complex of university buildings surrounded by Bielański Forest Reserve at 5 Dewajtis street, near the historic, former Camedolese, hermitage and the church. 

Medical services

All foreign students residing on the territory of Poland must hold a valid health insurance for the whole of their stay. List of academic clinics available to UKSW students:

  • at Grójecka 132
  • at Chmielna 14
  • at Józefa Ciszewskiego 15 (Centrum KEN)


The UKSW also offers professional qualifications in postgraduate and doctoral programs. Studies conducted in most of the fields are certified by the State Accreditation Commission. 

Student Reviews

The best choice I've ever made
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

It was the best choice I've ever made. I can say that I'm truly pleased and grateful. Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw gave my an opportunity to gain and expand my linguistic and cultural knowledge. I've always loved to learn new languages and studying there it was simply a pleasure for me. The teachers were so supportive and helpful. I could ask them...

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Anonymous rated 1 out of 5 stars

No experience with administration work

Warsaw, Masovian Voivodeship, Poland


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