The units authorised to provide language courses

The organisation of foreign language teaching and learning, i.e. the acquisition of language and intercultural competences in compliance with the CEFR standards, which form the basis of the language proficiency certfication process at the UW mentioned in & 1 (Resolution No 119 of the UW Senate is ensured by the University System of Language Provision (USLP)


THE USLP is coordinated by the Rector’s Deputy for Bologna Process and Organisation of Language Provision

Ms Jolanta Urbanikowa


On the grounds of Resolution No 119 of the UW Senate of 17th June 2009 on the University System of Language Provision, language courses are organised by:

  1. The units authorised to provide language courses present their offers of courses available to UW students on the token registration webpage.
  2. Students are entitled to 240 hours of foreign language instruction financed from the University’s budget.
  3. Foreign students studying at the UW are entitled to foreign language instruction on the same terms as Polish students.
  4. The student can choose a course from the offer of language courses according to the requirements of his faculty or institute and his/her own needs, however, the student’s parent unit cannot restrict the freedom of the student’s choice by imposing a strict study plan.
  5. Student accounts are set up by the dean offices, which also give access passwords.
  6. The competent units organise language exam twice a year in case of popular languages and at least once a year less popular languages  (see Resolution No 119 of the UW Senate).
  7. Students can participate in any number of paid language courses offered by the University.
  8. While choosing a language course the students should be guided by its consent and objectives, as indicated in course description. Proficiency levels of language courses are described by means of the following letter symbols:
    • A1 – the beginner’s level, starting from”0″
    • A2 – the elementary level (false beginners)
    • B1 – the intermediate level
    • B2 – the upper-intermediate level
    • C1 – the advanced level
    • C2 – the very advanced level

!!! The letter symbol in the course code (A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2) designates the target level of the course to be reached in  given academic year, i.e. the level its participants should reach at the end of the course. Having met all the course requirements (regular class attendance, receiving a positive grade on all tests, doing all home assignments and assigned, reading and individual work)