The status of an affiliated professor / lecturer

The Rector of the University of Warsaw may confer, for a specified period, the status of affiliated professor onto a person employed in the position of professor or equivalent at a different national or foreign higher education institution or a research institute, who participates in research conducted in the University of Warsaw.

The status of an affiliate professor at the University of Warsaw shall authorise a given employee to:

  • conduct research and participate in teaching courses in accordance with the principles set out by the dean/head of a given unit;
  • use the faculty libraries and the University Library in Warsaw according to the rules applicable to employees – academic staff members;
  • use other facilities in a given faculty: the rooms, laboratory, test apparatus and equipment, to the extent specified by the dean / head of a given unit.

The detailed procedure is regulated by the Order No 43 of 09 July 2012 by the Rector of the University of Warsaw concerning the determination of a procedure for conferring the status of an affiliated professor at the University of Warsaw Order No 43 of 09 July 2012 by the Rector of the University of Warsaw concerning the determination of a procedure for conferring the status of an affiliated professor at the University of Warsaw.

The Rector of the University of Warsaw may, at the request of the dean or on his/her own initiative, confer the status of an affiliated lecturer onto a person employed in a national or foreign higher education institution in a position other than professor (profesor) and participating in the delivery of didactic courses.