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eAgriculture studies

studenci-wykład 132Within “The Human Capital Priority IV, Higher Education and Science programme”, WULS – SGGW along with its partners have launched a project, which will play a significant role in an implementation of modern teaching forms into higher education system.

Studies on the major eAgriculture will be conducted using modern and interactive teaching methods, with accordance to current teaching standards on the major Agriculture at The Faculty of Biology and Agriculture at WULS – SGGW.

Bachelor eAgriculture studies are to be launched in academic year 2009/2010 and will include 8 semesters. The education is free of charge.

The studies will be conducted in blended-learning mode – classes are supported, similarly to part-time studies, by e-learning mode. During a semester, 6 weekend classes and 1 weekend examination period will take place. Within the classes, 100% of the pensum for laboratory classes and seminars, and 40% of lectures will be therefore conducted. The rest of the lectures’ pensum (60%) will be completed using an e-learning formula.

Recruitment for bachelor studies on major eAgriculture is based upon the same regulations and deadlines as it is on the major Agriculture, offered in part-time studies. Qualification is based upon The Maturity exam from one of the following subjects: biology, chemistry, mathematics.

Spots available: 30 students

Master studies on the major eAgriculture, which first edition will be free of charge, is due to be launched soon.

Studies on major eAgriculture are a part a project “Programme for Modernization of Education at WULS – SGGW to Secure Competitiveness and High Leveled Competence of the Graduates” carried and financed within “the Human Capital, Priority IV, Higher Education and Science project”. More information is available at

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Conference of Euroleague for Life Sciences (ELLS), University of Hohenheim


From 6th to 7th of November in University of Hohenheim in Stuttgart’s district, took place annual conference for representatives of Euroleague for Life Sciences (ELLS) – network of leading agricultural and life sciences universities. ELLS conference was preceded by student conference concerning climate changes (5th and 6th of November), where students have presented results of their thesis.

In conference SGGW-WULS was represented by 11 persons with special participation of Rector Prof. dr hab. Alojzy Szymański and Pro-rector for Didactics Prof. Dr hab. Krystyna Gutkowska, as well as 8 students.

During conference ELLS Distinguished Fellowship was given to a student who had the best thesis presentation or poster. This year polish student from SGGW-WULS Joanna DkonferencjaHohenheim1ziankowska won this fellowship for presentation concerning “Carbon sequestration in forests as a method of climate change mitigation based on examples in Poland and Iceland”.

Furthermore, in frame of ELLS activities annual ELLS award was given to Subject Area “Environmental Sciences” which is represented in WULS by Prof. dr hab. Stefan Ignar from Faculty of Engineering and Environmental Science. During conference ELLS Board accepted creation of two new subject’s areas: “Spatial Planning” and “Nutrition and Health”, which will be lead by WULS representative dr Sa’eed Bawa from Faculty of Human Nutrition and Consumer Sciences.


Welcome to the Interfaculty Study of Environmental Protection!

Warsaw University of Life Sciences (SGGW) is the oldest agricultural academic school in Poland, its history dates back to 1816. At present, the university consists of 13 faculties and 5 interfaculty units; there are 25,000 students enrolled. They can choose from 23 disciplines and 61 specialties. The research and education covers the entire field of agriculture related sciences, among the others: Landscape Architecture, Biology, Biotechnology, Economics, Finance and Banking, Regional Planning, Informatics and Econometrics, Environmental Engineering, Forestry, Environment Protection, Horticulture, Agriculture, Sociology, Agricultural and Forestry Techniques, Wood Technology, Commodity Sciences, Tourism and Recreation, Food Technology, Human Nutrition, Veterinary Medicine, Management and Production Engineering, Management and Marketing, Animal Science. Within the Socrates/Erasmus programme SGGW offers a wide range of subjects taught in English.

The new campus of Warsaw University of Life Sciences is located in Ursynów. The Palace of Julian Ursyn Niemcewicz the offices of the University authorities are situated. The campus is made up of different faculty buildings, student dormitories, facilities such as Sport Center, SGGW Hotel, the Main Library as well as the building with the conference hall, better known as the Crystal Auditorium, where most celebrated academic events take place.

Mission of the University: To provide society with knowledge and education characterized by multidisciplinarity and internationality in the wide area of environmentally oriented sustainable development.

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