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Persons with disabilities

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Comprehensive measures undertaken by the Warsaw University of Business to open the University to the needs of all are aimed at ensuring equal opportunities in access to the educational process for all students, including those with disabilities. The WWSB University creates conditions for students with disabilities to make the fullest possible use of their talents and abilities and to develop their interests, which will result in their success in seeking employment after graduation. The Warsaw University of Business provides not only a friendly atmosphere, but also material and technical means to facilitate meeting of individual needs and to stimulate comprehensive development of our students. We work on eliminating all barriers in order to achieve full participation of students with disabilities in the life of our University.

Office for Persons with Disabilities

Students with disabilities who are interested in obtaining support from the Warsaw University of Business during their studies are encouraged to contact the Rector’s Representative for Persons with Disabilities at the Warsaw University of Business.

Office is open Monday to Friday 9:00 – 15:00

Tel. No.: 572 217 384

e-mail: bon@wwsb.edu.pl

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Forms of support

Special social bursary – scholarship for people with disabilities

Financial support, i.e. special social bursary for people with disabilities, is financial aid available to each student of the Warsaw University of Business who has a current disability certificate or any other equivalent document. In the process of obtaining this bursary there is no income confirmation required. The only necessary document is the relevant certificate confirming the disability and filling in the application form for the special social bursary.

Subsidy from the State Fund for Rehabilitation of Persons with Disabilities [Państwowy Fundusz Rehabilitacji Osób Niepełnosprawnych]

Students with disabilities can apply for assistance in obtaining higher education under module II of the “Active Self-Government” [„Aktywny samorząd”] programme implemented by the State Fund for Rehabilitation of Persons with Disabilities (PFRON). Support is addressed to persons with a disability certificate of moderate and severe degree, studying in higher education institutions, including Bachelor’s and supplementary Master’s degree programmes, uniform Master’s degree programmes, postgraduate studies.
The subsidy refers to the cost of tuition fees. In the case of university students, there is also an allowance to cover other educational costs, including costs related to studying away from home.

More information on support for people with disabilities can be obtained from the website of the State Fund for Rehabilitation of Persons with Disabilities: pfron.org.pl and from the Support Service System financed by PFRON: sow.pfron.org.pl

Access to specialised hardware and software

The Warsaw University of Business bears in mind that not only ramps and lifts, but also access to modern technology facilitates the acquisition of knowledge and development of skills, therefore people with disabilities during their studies at the Warsaw University of Business have the opportunity to use equipment and software facilitating the learning process.

Contact for those interested in this kind of support: bon@wwsb.edu.pl

Psychological support

The Office for Persons with Disabilities at the WWSB University offers students access to psychological support.

Those interested in meeting with a specialist psychologist – psychotherapist are encouraged to contact the Rector’s Representative for Persons with Disabilities at: bon@wwsb.edu.pl

Career guidance

The Career Office of the Warsaw University of Business cooperates with professional career counsellors who provide students with advice on how to manage their career paths taking into consideration the specific position of people with disabilities on the labour market.

In order to benefit from the support, contact the WWSB University Career Office at: biuro.karier@wwsb.edu.pl

Individual classes schedule

The Warsaw University of Business undertakes numerous activities aimed at providing equal opportunities in education for students with disabilities, taking into consideration the degree and nature of the disability as well as the specificity of a given field of study, making it possible to adapt classes to their individual needs. In the course of their studies, persons with disabilities have the opportunity to make use of the full educational offer of the WWSB University in the form of an individual course of studies adapted to their abilities and health condition. Students with disabilities can be supported by an academic tutor appointed by the Dean. Additionally, in order to provide equal educational opportunities, a student with a disability may use the assistance of a disabled person’s assistant during classes and examinations.

Contact for those interested in this kind of support: bon@wwsb.edu.pl

Access to the Academic Digital Library

As part of the support, students of the Warsaw University of Business have access to the Academic Digital Library [Akademicka Biblioteka Cyfrowa – ABC], which is a huge database of digital collections of books and academic textbooks fully adapted to the needs of people with disabilities. The ABC database is constantly expanded with new items ordered by students with disabilities and developed by specialised adaptation centres at the University of Warsaw and partner universities. The collections of the Academic Digital Library are catalogued, described and their quality is verified. Access to the collections is provided through an interface designed with accessibility for people with various types of disabilities in mind. The content of the library’s catalogues can be viewed at: www.abc.uw.edu.pl without the need to create an account.

Students of the Warsaw University of Business with disabilities can access the resources of the Academic Digital Library through the Office for Persons with Disabilities at the WWSB University.

Contact for those interested in accessing the resources of the Academic Digital Library: bon@wwsb.edu.pl

Rector’s Representative for Persons with Disabilities

Appointed by the Rector of the Warsaw University of Business, the Rector’s Representative for Persons with Disabilities is a staff member dedicated to providing comprehensive support to students with disabilities in the educational process at the WWSB University.

Contact the Rector’s Representative for Persons with Disabilities at: bon@wwsb.edu.pl

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