Drodzy Kandydaci i Drogie Kandydatki,

witamy Was na stronach naszej Katedry. Zapraszamy do zapoznania się z ofertą dydaktyczną oraz ze szczegółami bogatego życia studenckiego. Mamy nadzieję, że spotkamy się wszyscy już wkrótce, na inauguracji nowego roku akademickiego. 

Zachęcamy do zapoznania się z uniwersyteckim przewodnikiem dla kandydatów. Jesteśmy przekonani, że wyjaśni wiele Waszych wątpliwości, zawsze jednak można skontaktować się z nami telefonicznie, bądź e-mailowo.

dr hab. Joanna Getka
Kierownik KSI

Why choose Department of Central and East European Intercultural Studies (KSI)?


  • Department of Central and East European Intercultural Studies (KSI) has its own coherent theory of research. At the core of this concept lays a broader than typically assumed knowledge of the Central-Eastern Europe area called “area between Germany and Russia.” In the concept of scientific objective of the Department, it is necessary to extend the analysis including, among others, Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Belarus, Ukraine, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Germany, Austria and Russia.
  • The mission of the Department is to strive for ever greater and truest understanding of “intercultural situation” in the region in terms of historical and current research.
  • Study methodology is extremely useful as a communication tool we emphasize the study of the regional languages.
  • Influence of the media as well as its relationship with a culture – audiovisual cultural messages analysis – is an engrossing subject to explore.
  • In the learning process, we refer to interdisciplinary profile of the education.
  • Values of KSI are citizenship, respect for Polish as well as European tradition what fits perfectly in the process of European integration.


  • The study program depends on the student’s interests.
  • 68% possible points of ECTS students can receive for subjects of free choice. In this way, students are able to establish independent study path.


Curriculum of KSI is developed to meet current educational standards consistent with ECTS and 2005/2006/WE Directive of the European Parliament and the Europe Council.


  • General knowledge of the transformations of culture, a reflection on the media, visual art, philosophy, literature as well as a philological expertise and knowledge of the languages of the region;
  • Historical knowledge of the region (Belarus, Lithuania, Germany and Austria, Poland, Russia, Ukraine) regarding history, literature, religious issues, cultural and political matters;
  • Closer look towards historical processes, cultural and religious changes connected with the region.


  • Speaking skills of three foreign languages (B2 level certificate approval of UW exam); two other language courses (Belarusian, Lithuanian, German, Russian, Slovak, and Ukrainian) for beginners (A1 level);
  • Translational skills;
  • Communication and negotiation skills.

The Department of Central and East European Intercultural Studies, Applied Linguistic Faculty University of Warsaw offers studies on the specialty of the Cultural Studies of Central-Eastern Europe within the framework of the Eastern Slavonic curriculum. The programme of the studies is design within the importance of students who choose not only become a specialists in the field of Slavonic literatures, culture and art, but also politics as well as economic issues of Central-Eastern European countries (Belarus, Lithuania, Germany, Poland, Russia, Slovakia, Ukraine). We offer a great opportunity to learn languages of the region. Therefore, language classes are design to help students gain a high level of language competence. We do our best to provide our students with up to data knowledge as well as we aim to develop students intellectual independence.