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For candidates

A new full-time MA study programme in the field of African Studies is offered by the Chair of African Languages and Cultures starting from the academic year 2022/2023.

  • the MA study programme “African studies” is interdisciplinary in nature
  • it focuses on cultural, linguistic, religious and social issues of Sub-Saharan Africa
  • emphasis is put on contemporary Africa
  • the program is offered by the Faculty of Oriental Studies of the University of Warsaw, known for its 90-year experience in academic education on Asian and African languages and cultures
  • the program is conducted solely in English
  • the studies are free for Polish as well as international students


  • to learn an African language
  • to experience the exciting academic environment of the University of Warsaw, Poland’s no. 1 University
  • to acquire the necessary skills to conduct your own research on contemporary Africa
  • to have access to a state-of-the art library entirely devoted to Africa
  • to take part in academic research conducted by the Chair’s international staff members




Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have more questions?

  • questions realted the admission procedures should be directed to the Faculty Recruitment Committee at:rekrutacja.orient@uw.edu.pl
  • questions regarding the programme of our new MA studies should be directed to the Chair of African Languages and Cultures at: african.studies@uw.edu.pl

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