About the Faculty

Wydział Studiów Edukacyjnych

Adam Mickiewicz University

Faculty of Educational Studies

Szamarzewskiego 89  
60-568 Poznań, Poland  
e-mail: wse@amu.edu.pl

The Faculty of Educational Studies was established in 1993 as a result of the transformation of the Institute of Pedagogy, existing within the Faculty of Social Sciences of the Adam Mickiewicz University, into another independent Faculty of the Adam Mickiewicz University. The first Dean of the Faculty in the years 1993-1999 was Prof. Zbigniew Kwieciński; in the years 1999-2002 the post of Dean was held by Prof.  Kazimierz Przyszczypkowski; in the years 2002-2008 the post of Dean was held by Prof. Wiesław Ambrozik. For the next two terms, 2008-2012 and 2012-2016, the function of dean was held by Prof. Zbyszko Melosik. Prof. Agnieszka Cybal-Michalska was dean for the term covering 2016-2020. In 2020, Prof. Agnieszka Cybal-Michalska was elected  dean for another term covering 2020-2024.

Scientific activities 
The Faculty of Educational Studies at Adam Mickiewicz University continues the best traditions of pedagogical education in Poland. The scientific-research problems are part of the cognitively valuable and socially important stream of considerations focused on the quality of transformation which is taking place at the level of education. Scientific projects undertake current pedagogical problems, connected with the development of this discipline as a science and pedagogy as a practical social activity. 
It is important for the scientific development of the Faculty of Educational Studies that it undertakes projects of diagnostic-verification character, the aim of which is to work out theoretical premises and methodical conceptions of the educational and didactic work. Scientific research conducted within the framework of particular specialisations contributes to deepening and widening the scope of knowledge with new trends and working out original research concepts and methods in the scientific view of the educational reality.

The Ogrody Campus
The Ogrody Campus, where the Faculty of Educational Studies is located, is a popular place both among students and employees due to its scenery and excellent transport connections, near the fashionable districts of Poznań - Jeżyce and Grunwald. It is a cozy and harmonious place for sharing knowledge.

In the summer semester, some classes, at the request of students, are conducted on lawns, in the shade of trees, in the vicinity of outdoor sculptural installations