The programme is aimed at encouraging the return of Polish scientists who will strengthen the research potential of our centres by creating conditions enabling them to start working in Polish universities or scientific units. Optimal conditions for conducting scientific research in Poland and/or development work at a global level, the remuneration corresponding to European standards and the opportunity to create a Project Group are the main assumptions of the Polish Programme.
The aim of the Programme is to increase international mobility of scientists and academic teachers employed at Polish universities and scientific units by enabling them to conduct research or to teach in renowned foreign centres around the world. Trips lasting from 3 to 12 months will allow them to stay in acclaimed scientific centres, establish long-term cooperation with them and implement projects together with prominent foreign scientists. The Programme will create an opportunity for younger scientists to complete valuable post-doctoral scholarships.
The Stefan Banach Scholarship Programme It is a joint scholarship initiative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the National Agency for Academic Exchange (NAWA), implemented in the framework of the Polish development aid. The aim of the Programme is to assist the socio-economic development of the Eastern Partnership countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine) and Central Asian countries (Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan, and Tajikistan) by raising the level of education and professional qualifications of their citizens.
The gen. Anders Programme is addressed to foreigners of Polish origin from the following countries: Belarus, Ukraine, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Croatia, Macedonia, Moldova, Latvia, Estonia, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Hungary, Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, as well as Latin American and African.
Summer courses of the Polish language and culture are intensive holiday courses which are an opportunity to learn a language and to experience Polish culture and history. The programme allows participants to take part free of charge in several weeks of courses organised in Poland by leading Polish language and culture centres at Polish universities. Beneficiaries of the Programme, in addition to the possibility of free participation in the course and cultural programme, will also receive food and accommodation as well as an one-time NAWA Scholarship of PLN 500.