About the Institute of International Relations

Institute of International Relations, University of Warsaw:
  • Established in 1976
  • Among Poland’s top research institutions in the area of international relations
  • 60 academic staff
  • Bachelor, Master and doctoral degree programmes in English and Polish
  • 1,500 Polish and international students enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programmes
  • Worldwide research cooperation
  • Visiting Professors from all over the world
  • Worldwide student exchange programmes
  • Active in national and international research projects
Structure of the Institute – the Institute’s Sections:
  • IR Political Economy
  • Security and Strategic Studies
  • Law and International Institutions
  • Non-European Area Studies
  • European Integration
  • History and Theory of International Relations

There is also a research centre: Centre for Contemporary India Research and Studies

Main Research Areas:
  • International Political Economy
  • International Politics
  • Diplomacy and Foreign Policy
  • International Law and Institutions
  • Security and Strategic Studies
  • European Integration
  • International Relations Theory
  • Culture and Multiculturalism in International Relations
  • Emerging Markets
  • International Business
  • Africa and Latin America Studies
  • India and China Studies
Participation in EU-funded projects:
  • Centre for Contemporary India Research and Studies (Programme: EU India Action Plan Support Facility; ASIE/2009/215-062; value of the grant: 270 000 euro; The institute was the leader of the project)
  • The Seventh Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development (FP7). Project Title: India-EU Joint House for Science and Innovation. Value of the grant 519 000 euro. The institute is a partner in the project.
  • The 7th Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development (FP7 – Marie Curie). Project title: Post-USSR Tensions. The institute is a partner in the project.
  • Network on Humanitarian Assistance (NOHA)
  • Erasmus Mundus (Sub-Programme: Erasmus Mundus Partnerships in Action 2, Strand 1). Project title: Interdisciplinary Bridges in Indo-European Studies (UBIES).
Research Networks:
  • European University Centre at Peking University
  • EU Non-Proliferation Consortium
  • EAISC - European Association of India Study Centres
  • Founder of the Polish Association for International Studies
Bilateral Academic and Research Cooperation:
  • The Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU) in Chicago, United States
  • Memoranda of Understanding with 15 universities in India (Jawaharlal Nehru University, Birla Institute of Management Technology, Institute of Economic Growth, the University of Delhi, TATA Institute of Social Science, and many others)
  • Universities in China: Tsinghua University, Peking University
  • Universities in Nepal: Global College International, Tribhuvan University, Pokhara University
  • Universities in Russia: Saint Petersburg State University, MGIMO University
  • Benemerita Universidad Autonoma de Puebla University, Mexico

Website: www.ism.uw.edu.pl

Email: ismn@uw,edu.pl

Telephone: 0048 22 553 16 35