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Formation of the council

University councils have been fomred across the country in accordance with the Act on Higher Education and Science (Journal of Laws 2018, item 1668, as amended). The activities of the UWr Council are defined in the UWr Statute (Resolution No. 102/2019 of the UWr Senate). The Council, next to the Rector and the Senate, is the most important body of a public university. It is primarily advisory in nature. For further information on the tasks of the council – click here.

The University Council is a body consisting of scholars of the university, individuals from outside the academic community representing the social and economic environment and a student representative. It includes 8 people appointed by the senate, at least 50% of whom are from outside the university community. The ninth member of the council is the chair of the student government.

The term of office of the council of a higher education institution shall be 4 years and shall commence on 1 January of the year following the year in which the term of office of the senate began. The same person may be a member of the council of a higher education institution for no more than 2 consecutive terms of office.

First Council of the University of Wrocław

On 20 March 2019, the Senate of the University of Wrocław appointed the members of the first UWr Council, whose term of office is from 1 April 2019 to 31 December 2020.

The Council, in accordance with Resolution No. 11/2019 of the UWr Senate, consists of 9 people, including 8 people appointed by the UWr Senate and the Chair of the UWr Student Government. The Senate appointed 4 members from outside the university community: Rafał Dutkiewicz, Wojciech Hanna, Jolanta Hoffman and Krzysztof Przybylski, and 4 members from the academic community: Jerzy Korczak, Maciej Kryza, Piotr Sorokowski and Eugeniusz Zych (Resolution No. 28/2019 of the UWr Senate). The Chair of the Student Government, Damian Rychlik, also became a member of the Council.

The Chair of the Council may be elected a member from outside the university community by the Senate. Jolanta Hoffman was elected chair of the first UWr Council (Resolution 74/2019 of the UWr Senate).

Second Council of the University of Wrocław

On 9 and 29 December 2020, during the hearings, the UWr Senate elected a new UWr Council for the term 2021-2024 (Resolution 157/2020 and Resolution 173/2020).

Members of the UWr Council from the academic community: dr hab. inż. Beata Miazga, prof. UWr (Institute of Archaeology), prof. Bogusław Pawłowski (Department of Human Biology), dr hab. Piotr Sorokowski, prof. UWr (Institute of Psychology), prof. Jolanta Zakrzewska-Czerwińska, PhD (Department of Molecular Microbiology). Patryk Korolko also became a member of the Council as the Chair of the UWr Student Government. Members of the Council from outside the academic community are: Krzysztof Domarecki, dr Rafał Dutkiewicz, Wojciech Hann and Krzysztof Przybylski.

Wojciech Hann was elected chair of the second UWr Council (Resolution No. 3/2021 of the UWr Senate).