• Exhibition marking 100 years of archaeology at the University of Warsaw

    The Magna Scientia Antiquitatis. 100 years of archaeology at the University of Warsaw exhibition shows the scope of archaeological work conducted around the world by researchers from the University of Warsaw. It was officially opened on 2nd September 2020 during an open-air vernissage. The opening’s guests were welcomed by Prof. Alojzy Nowak, the Rector of […]

  • Visit of the Minister of Tourism and Antiquities of the Arab Republic of Egypt

    The Egyptian delegation was headed by H.E. Khaled El-Enany, Minister of Tourism and Antiquities. The Minister met with Prof. Alojzy Nowak, Rector of the University of Warsaw, Dr. Anna Budzanowska, Undersecretary of State in the Ministry of Science and Higher Education, the heads of the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw and of […]

  • Sonatina 4 grant for research at the PCMA UW

    We are pleased to announce that a project funded with a newly-awarded National Science Center grant Sonatina 4 will be carried out at the PCMA UW. The research project, directed by Dr. Kamila W. Nocoń, is entitled “Production and consumption of kitchen ware from the Paphos Agora Project excavations in Cyprus in the middle and […]

  • Another chance for PCMA scholarship

    The Scholarship Committee has decided to extend to issue an additional call for applications for PCMA Scholarships in Egypt. The Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw (PCMA UW) offers scholarships for scientists wishing to conduct research in Egypt. The scholarships have been awarded since the 1990s, with funds allocated by the Polish National […]

  • Further extension of roster work for PCMA staff

    The roster system for some of the PCMA UW employees, adopted on May 25, has been prolonged by another month, until August 31. Non-academic staff works at the PCMA UW office two days a week, from 9 am to 3 pm. Some of the academic staff also joined the roster system, however, most continue to […]

  • Photographic reminiscences by Waldek Jerke: “My Near East”

    We bring you another past exhibition related to the work of the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology of the University of Warsaw. It is “My Middle East”, a collection of photographic impressions by photographer Waldemar Jerke, who has been working for several decades at the PCMA. The exhibition was presented several times in 2007–2012. As […]

  • “The Alexandrian School” – digitized exhibition goes online

    We are presenting the digital version of the exhibition “The Alexandrian School” prepared in 2012 to mark the 50th anniversary of Polish archaeological research in Alexandria. The exhibition was displayed at the Royal Castle in Warsaw. It showcased the achievements of archaeologists working since 1960 with the PCMA UW expedition at the site of Kom […]

  • Staff returns to the PCMA UW Research Centre in Cairo

    After an almost four-month-long break caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the administrative staff of the PCMA UW Research Center returned to Cairo. However, the Research Centre will remain closed to the public. The work of the Research Centre administration will be carried out remotely, with outside contact limited to the necessary minimum. Therefore, all inquiries […]

  • Ifao-PCMA Post-Doc awarded for the third time

    The third Post-Doctoral Fellowship, offered by the PCMA Research Centre in Cairo and Institut français d’archéologie orientale, has been awarded to Dr. Elena Panaite. As was the case with the previous editions, the Post-Doc Fellow will be tasked with organizing a scientific conference in Cairo. The title of next year’s conference is Meeting the “Other”: […]