The newly established Faculty of Archaeology that continues traditions of the Institute of Archaeology is the largest academic institution of its kind in Poland, one of the largest in the world. It has a staff of c. 100 (researchers, lecturers, technicians and administration staff). The Faculty offers instruction in most branches of modern archaeology and related sciences to over 1500 students from different areas of study. The Dean of the Faculty is Prof. Dr. Bartosz Kontny.

Building of the Institute of Archaeology Warsaw University
Enterance to faculty, phot. Miron Bogacki
According to Quacquarelli Symmonds World University Ranking (QS) archaeology at the University of Warsaw was classified very high, on places 101-150 within 1117 institutions! https://www.topuniversities.com

The beginnings of interest in archaeology at the University of Warsaw date from the early nineteenth century, the time of the Royal University of Warsaw (1816-1831). The University’s Numismatic Cabinet was created in 1816, and Professor Feliks Bentkowski became its first curator. The first collection of the Numismatic Cabinet included a set of 2847 coins …

Map of excavations from our faculty
Location

The Faculty of Archaeology is housed in a building known as Szkoła Główna (“Main School”) – marked no. 15 on the map of the Main Campus.

Office for Student Affairs – English-speaking students:
(Ground floor, room 1.06, Office of Director of Student Affairs)
Contact person: Joanna Chomicz and Agnieszka Tomas, PhD

E-mail: archaeology.studies@uw.edu.pl
Phone: (+48) 22 55 20 117
Fax: (+48) 22 55 22 811
Office hours: Tuesday-Thursday 10 AM – 3 PM