Directors and lecturers
• The School's lecturers team is made up of academic staff of the Institute of Polish Philology at the University of Wroclaw and graduates of Polish Philology or Postgraduate Studies in Teaching Polish as a Foreign Language.
• Everyone has many years of experience in teaching, testing and promoting Polish language and culture, acquired at home and at many foreign universities;
• Language instructors are authors of textbooks, teaching curricula, guides and articles related to teaching Polish as a foreign language (see: www.sjpik.uni.wroc.pl, tab: 'Our books');
• Members of the lecturer team are also co-creators of the Polish certification system, and examiners of the State Commission for the Certification of the Knowledge of the Polish as a Foreign Language.
prof. dr hab. Anna Dąbrowska – director of the School
Linguist, head of the Department of Applied Linguistics and director of the School of Polish Language
and Culture for Foreigners UWr. Author of many scientific works in the field of linguistics
and cultural linguistics. She deals with Polish language learning and is an author or co-author of textbooks for teaching Polish as a foreign language, as well as numerous articles concerning, among other things, the history of teaching Polish as a foreign language.
mgr Urszula Dobesz – vice-director of the School
Sociologist of culture, deputy director of the School of Polish Language and Culture for Foreigners, University of Wrocław. She deals with didactics of culture in language education of foreigners. Author and co-author of textbooks for teaching Polish as a foreign language and numerous articles on cultural education
Lecturers - overview
During the Summer Course, lectures are given by academic staff of the University of Wrocław and lecturers from other universities. So far, the following lecturers have cooperated with the School:
dr hab. Piotr H. Lewiński
Linguist, he works at the Department of Applied Linguistics at the Institute of Polish Philology of the University of Warsaw. His scientific interests concern the language of persuasion, pragma-dialectics, rhetoric, theory of argumentation. He also deals with Polish language learning and is the author of a textbook for learning Polish as a foreign language and numerous articles on language education of foreigners.
prof. dr hab. Marcin Wodziński
Professor of Jewish history and literature, head of the Department of Jewish Studies at the University of Wrocław. His area of scientific interest is the social history of Jews in 19th century Poland, the regional history of Jews in Silesia and Jewish sepulchral culture. He is the author of numerous book publications and articles dealing with the history of Jews in 19th-century Poland and Silesia.
prof. dr hab. Anna Sybille Bidwell
She lectured at the University of Wroclaw and at the SWPS University in Wrocław. She has also collaborated with the Krzyżowa Foundation for the European Understanding. Her scientific work concentrates on the history of parliamentarism, regional history and decision-making processes in the European Union.
dr Tobiasz Papuczys
Assistant at the Department of Theory of Culture and Performing Arts at the Institute of Polish Philology at the University of Wrocław, where he is preparing a doctoral dissertation titled “Movie-theater-ritual. The role of spectacles in Federica Fellini's film work.” The area of his scientific activity relates to theater and film studies. He also works at Jerzy Grotowski Institute.
dr Kamila Augustyn
Researcher at the Institute of Information and Library Science. In her scientific work she deals with textology, digital editing, information heuristics, the book market in Poland and in the world, publishing marketing, statistical methods in literary studies, and studies on the category of place in literature (place studies).