Sample list of problems and disputes referable to the Ombudsman

The Ombudsman deals with problems that may arise among staff and students in connection with the operation of the University of Warsaw

A sample range of such problems and disputes includes:

a.            Interpersonal relations and conflicts

  • Student - professor / tutor disputes
  • Superior – subordinate disputes
  • Administrative staff – faculty member disputes
  • Administrative staff – student disputes
  • Horizontal intergroup disputes, involving students, academic faculty or administrative staff

b.            Employee concerns

  • Mobbing and discrimination
  • Irregularities in employee assessment
  • Work conditions and personnel policies

c.            Student concerns

  • Unfair removal from the student roster
  • Misconduct violating the rules of study
  • Mistreatment

d.           Violations of academic regulations or rules

  • Sexual harassment
  • Discriminatory treatment
  • Abuse of authority, mistreatment
  • Violation of personal dignity

e.            Abuse of academic honesty

  • Ethical issues
  • Possessing information about illegal and unethical procedures
  • Violation of intellectual property law 

Any case regarding problems arising from functioning in the academic environment may be brought before the Ombudsman.