Enhancing the potential of Polish science and higher education through international exchange and cooperation
The Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange (NAWA) was officially inaugurated on 1 October 2017. The Agency works towards the internationalisation of Polish science by supporting and stimulating international research collaboration and academic exchange. In this context NAWA completed the system formed by two other agencies in Poland: the National Science Centre and the National Centre for Research and Development.
NAWA aims to reinforce research excellence, internationalise Polish universities and research institutions, as well as promoting Poland and its language and culture to build Poland’s brand with interesting educational and research opportunities. These objectives are to be achieved through a wide range of the Agency’s programmes: