Update on the current situation at the University of Warsaw, 16.03.2020
We understand that this is a difficult situation. Having your safety and well-being at our highest priority, we ask you to provide us with update on your situation.
Are you in Warsaw? In case you are, please provide us with your phone number (the one that you are currently using), so that we can contact you in case of an emargency.
Are you still in Poland but you are planning to leave in the following days? Check the possible connections to your hometown as many flights and rail connections have been cancelled. Please update the IRO on your plans.
Have you already left Warsaw and you are not planning to continue your Erasmus+ exchange? Please provide us with your exact departure date.
Have you already left Warsaw but you are planning to come back? Please provide us with the date of departure and update us about your planned return to Poland.
You can send updates about your situation to your contact person at IRO UW or to: firstname.lastname@example.org;
UW International Relations Office is working remotely.
It is not possible to visit us in the Kazimierzowski Palace.
However, you can contact us any time by using one of the following channels:
Your contact person’s email at IRO;
IRO UW Incoming Students email@example.com (checked regularly also after the office hours)
We encourage you to regularly check the websites of foreign missions (Ministry of Foreign Affairs/embassy/consulate) of your country and the website of your home University as well.
You can monitor the latest news form Poland at https://www.pap.pl/en
National Health Fund (NFZ) activated a hotline available 24/7.
For information on how to deal with suspected Coronavirus infection, please call 800-190-590 (for English press 6).
Sanitary-epidemiological Station in Warsaw activated Telephone Patient Information
(available Mon – Fri 8:00 – 15:00): 22 310 79 13.
If you stayed in a place where the CORONAVIRUS has spread in the last 14 days and if you have symptoms such as cough, shortness of breath or other breathing difficulties, fever (high temperature); you should immediately inform the Station by e-mail:
firstname.lastname@example.org (name, surname, address, phone number, health status, location in another country, data);
or in case of severe symptoms, call the emergency number 112 or the nearest Infectious Disease hospital ward:
Wojewódzki Szpital Zakaźny w Warszawie,
ul. Wolska 37, tel.: 22 33 55 261, 22 33 55 265.
Wojskowy Instytut Medyczny Centralnego Szpitala Klinicznego MON,
ul. Szaserów 128, tel.: 261 818 396.
Centralny Szpital Kliniczny MSWiA,
ul. Wołoska 137, tel.: 22 508 20 00.
If you suspect that you might be infected do not visit any medical centre, general practitioner nor pharmacy.
In case you are diagnosed with COVID-19 you will be treated regardless of your health insurance coverage.
The Psychological Counselling Centre of The University of Warsaw opened an emergency online counselling duty hour via Skype (Mon – Fri 9:15 – 10:15).
You can also contact them by e-mail: email@example.com.
Prepare your Electronic Student Card before the consultation starts. You will have to show it during the conversation.
A standard Skype call lasts 20 minutes. For many people, you may need to wait for the conversation until the next day. It is not possible to book an online conversation in advance.
This conversation is not psychotherapy, it serves as psychological support.
The UW PCC will modify online consultations depending on current needs.
We encourage you to check the UW PCC facebook profile: https://www.facebook.com/CPP.UW/
CenterMed clinic at the Main Campus (Krakowskie Przedmieście) is closed for walk-ins.
If you need to have an appointment, you can book a tele-visit with an English-speaking doctor by calling 22 55 20 365, 22 826 75 07 or the Infoline 801 404 402.
In case of problems do not hesitate to contact us.
IRO UW Team