AWF facts and figures


85 years of tradition – the first inauguration of an academic year was held on 29 November 1929 

5 Faculties

Faculty of Physical Education

Faculty of Rehabilitation

Faculty of Tourism and Recreation

Faculty of Physical Education and Sport at AWF Warsaw External Faculty in Biala Podlaska

Faculty of Tourism and Health at AWF Warsaw External Faculty in Biala Podlaska

8 fields of education

physical education




tourism and recreation (program offered in the English language as well)


physical education in the military services

group therapy

5391 students and doctoral students

365 academic teachers

231 foreign students

58 627 ha – the area of the campus in Warsaw – entered into the register of historical monuments of Mazovian Voivodship due to the fact that it is a unique and an unusual example of Polish architecture of the interwar period.

102 000 m2 – area of the outdoor sports facilities

11 040 m2 – area of the indoor sport facilities

1 Sport-Didactic Centre in Piękna Góra near Giżycko

260 medals won at the biggest international sport events, including: 105 medals on the European Championships, 76 medals on the World Championships, 58 medals on the Summer University Championships, 21 medals on the Olympic Games

*according to data of 30 November 2014