Due to the bilateral agreement between University of Warsaw and University of Florida, Gainesville the American Studies Center offers two stipends for a 2023/2024 fall or spring semester at the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

The stipend involves a fee waiver. Other costs (travel and accommodation, J-visa, health insurance) are to be covered by the student.

How to apply?

Applications that involve:

  • a CV
  • a motivation statement
  • a transcript of records in English (“karta przebiegu studiów” from USOS)
  • a signed “pozwolenie na wyjazd” form (please, note that for now, you do not need to collect the Head of the Educational Unit’s signature)
  • a signed RODO agreement form
  • and any other documents which you think could be useful in the recruitment process (e.g. a certificate TOEFL iBT 80, TOEFL PBT 550, IELTS 6.0, MELAB 7 or Verbal GRE 140).

should be submitted by e-mail to ASC Mobility Coordinator Dr. Ludmiła Janion (l.janion@uw.edu.pl) by February 26, 2023. Please send all documents in one e-mail.

B.A. and M.A. students may apply. The person granted the stipend will be required to provide a Covid vaccination certificate and a bank statement in English, confirming min. 6,000 USD (or equivalent in PLN or EUR) on their bank account.

More information on courses at the website of the hosting university.

The ASC Mobility Coordinator will be happy to answer any additional questions you may have, so feel free to contact her by email.

Year 2023/2024

December 1: Screening & Discussion with Co-directors of ‘CURED’ documentary

November 30, 2023

The American Studies Center and the U.S. Embassy Warsaw invite you to a special private screening of the award-winning documentary CURED, which highlights a pivotal but little-known moment in LGBTQ history when activists and psychiatrists rose up to challenge a formidable institution — and won!


Changes in Dr. Gajda-Łaszewska’s office hours schedule

November 30, 2023

Dr. Gajda-Łaszewska’s office hours will be cancelled on Thursday, December 7, 2023.

American Studies Colloquium Series

November 30: Conceptual Writing in Extremis: Sonic A(na)rchives in 21st-century North American Poetry

November 30, 2023

The lecture focuses on current developments in North American conceptual writing as a poetic mode invested in archival research. The common denominator of the archives that the poets selected for this study foreground are the forms of present-day extremity.

American Studies Colloquium Series

November 16: New Forms/Known Rivers

November 16, 2023

When #BlackLivesMatter emerged in 2013, it animated the most consequential Black-led mobilization since the civil rights and Black power era. Today, the hashtag turned rallying cry is but one expression of a radical reorientation toward Black politics, protest, and political thought.

Year 2023/2024

November 9: Scared Sick: Medicine and the Gothic Tradition

November 9, 2023

Join Weird Research Group for the second meeting of Weird Medicine Series! This talk will be grounded in the foundational Romantic period and will explain ways in which Gothic works reflected some of the most controversial medical pursuits, playing out their possibilities and dangers.