Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw

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52°17'42"N
020°57'34"E
Country
 Poland
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Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw (Polish: Uniwersytet Kardynała Stefana Wyszyńskiego w Warszawie) is a state university in Warsaw. It was founded in 1999, and it is named after Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński of Poland. It offers religious studies at the faculties of theology, Canon law and Christian philosophy under the patronage of Archbishop of Warsaw issuing permits (missio canonica) to academic staff at those faculties. The secular studies with particular sensitivity to Christian values fall under the Ministry of Education.

History

The university traces its history to Warsaw Theological Academy (Akademia Teologii Katolickiej), created by the Polish communist government after it had closed down the theology departments at University of Warsaw and Jagiellonian University. The academy did not receive full acceptance from Roman Catholic Church in Poland until the fall of communist authorities in 1989 removed state control over the institution. In 1999 the academy was transformed into the current university. The university consists of two main campuses in Warsaw's Bielany district. The old one at the Bielany Woods (Dewajtis Street) and the new one in the Młociny neighborhood (Wóycickiego Street), which mostly houses arts and humanities faculties.

Faculties

Faculty of TheologyInstitute of Theology: theology, missiology, religious studies Institute of Medial Education and Journalism: medial education and journalism, journalism and social communication Theological Institute of Radom: theologyFaculty of Canon LawCanon lawFaculty of Family StudiesInstitute of Family Studies: family studiesFaculty of Christian PhilosophyInstitute of Philosophy: philosophy Institute of Psychology: psychology Institute of Ecology and Bioethics: ecologyFaculty of History and Social SciencesInstitute of History: history, history of early Christian literature, musicology Institute of Archeology: archeology Institute of Political Science: political science, european studies Institute of Sociology: sociology, economics, social work Institute of History of Art: history of artFaculty of Law and AdministrationLaw, administration, international relationsFaculty of Humanistic SciencesInstitute of Polish Philology: Polish philology, cultural studies, classical philologyFaculty of Mathematics and Natural SciencesMathematics, computer science and econometry, physics, chemistry, macrofaculty (mathematics, chemistry, physics), computer scienceFaculty of Biology and Environmental SciencesBiology, environmental engineeringFaculty of PedagogyPedagogy
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