The EuroMed Research Business Institute
The Europe and Mediterranean regions have experienced rapid market environmental changes over recent years.The challenges and threats to academics, practitioners, researchers and governments of the region often have distinct differences to those experienced in other geographic areas in the world.The EuroMed Research Business Institute (EMRBI) aims to contribute to and share the understanding of different business environments and trends in the region through research, teaching and consulting.It also seeks to provide an updated overview of the emerging business practices and stimulate and nourish dialogue in the countries of the region and neighboring countries.
EMRBI is undertaking research and scholarly activities, while offering also a range of business-related professional services, both through its own resources and/or through associated organisations and individuals. EMRBI pursues funded and sponsored research from a wide scope of sources and aims to add value to local and international knowledge, but also to international collaboration and peace.
The Institute accepts as members individuals and organisations of verified high standards, experience and calibre in their corresponding fields; and has built a strong pool of knowledge to carry out research of any scale and business scope. Similarly, EMRBI is in a position to offer professional business services of the highest standards, by pulling together the ideal combination of experts as demanded by the nature and focus of the clients’ needs.
Warsaw is among the greenest metropolises on the continent, with Europe’s wildest river flowing through the center of the city. During World War II Warsaw was reduced to rubble, nonetheless the city was brought back to life and continues to flourish.
It is a city with the tallest four-faced clock tower in the world. Its faces are 6 m in diameter, making it the largest clock of its kindin Europe. The tower sits on one of the youngest, yet one of the most prominent, symbols of socialist architecture – the Palace of Culture and Science built in 1956.
Paradoxically, Warsaw’s Old Town is only 50 years old. After World War II it was proudly and laboriously reconstructed to its present form. In 1980 it was placed on the UNESCO’s list of World Heritage Sites.
Monumental and lapidary socialist realism sits alongside the subtle and ethereal Art Nouveau architecture, and modern-glass skyscrapers tower over apartment buildings. Every day Varsovians walk by the multitude of commemorative sites, and after work they relax in numerous parks and gardens. The modern office building designed by a famous architects Foster and Partners beautifully blends in with the neighboring Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, which was part of the arcade of the Saxon Palace before WWII.
The historic Praga district, which for decades was in the shadows of cultural life, is going through are revitalization process and is becoming the ‘promised land’ for artists and an oasis for creative endeavours.
An actual rooftop garden has been cultivated atop one of the largest university libraries in the capital. While within the historic walls of Łazienki Palace on the Lake, you can listen to hip-hop and the ever-present Fryderyk Chopin, where the famous composer himself used to play. Now that is an interesting contrast.
Warsaw is a city full of astonishing contrasts and it never ceases to amaze with its magnitude of dimensions and themes, which are there to be discovered, absorbed and understood by the inquisitive.
Popularly known as tourist attractions, Warsaw’s aforementioned gems can be discovered in several different ways. On foot, by bicycle, on a tour of historic sites or going on the Chopin trail, as well as attending concerts and festivals, listening to contemporary music, club-hopping or pursuing other ambitious artistic events.
Everyone will find fun, exciting and entertaining ways to spend time in Warsaw.
And wondering around the city will also help to understand the multitude of contrasts and variety that define this spectacular city.
Discover it for yourself, because the door is wide open to all those interested. You are most cordially invited!!!
University of Warsaw
Facts and Figures
The University of Warsaw was founded in 1816
University graduates have won 5 Nobel Prize awards:
• Henryk Sienkiewicz, writer, winner of the 1905 Nobel Prize in Literature, awarded “because of his outstanding merits as an epic writer”,
• Czesław Miłosz, poet, prose writer, winner of the 1980 Nobel Prize in Literature,
• Menachem Begin, prime minister of Israel from 1977 to 1983, received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1978,
• Joseph Rotblat, physicist and radiobiologist, was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1995,
• Leonid Hurwicz, economist, winner of the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences in 2007, awarded “for having laid the foundations of mechanism design theory”.
The University community consists of:
• 44,700 students,
• 3,200 doctoral students,
• 3,800 postgraduate students,
• 7,100 employees.
The UW encompasses 20 faculties and over 29 research units.
The University’s scholars investigate over 3,400 research topics per year.
The scholars participate in over 150 projects financed by European and other international funds and organizations, such as EU framework programs, European Science Foundation, European Cooperation in the Field of Scientific and Technical Research, European Economic Area and Norway Grants, European Molecular Biology Organization.
Each year the body of publications produced by the University scholars increases by approximately 7,000 new items.
800 & 100
The UW cooperates with over 800 foreign entities. It is a member of approximately 100 international associations and networks>>
20 & 2,000
The UW offers over 20 English-language programs. Within the Polish-language programs, approximately 2,000 courses are taught in foreign languages.