International Cooperation

The Aleksander Zelwerowicz National Academy of Dramatic Art in Warsaw is a member of international theater organizations: E: UTSA – Europe: Union for Theater Schools and Academies (, PLETA – Platform European Theater Academies ( /), was also a long-term partner of the European IYMA project – International Young Makers in Action ( Under the aforementioned organizations, the Theater Academy in Warsaw conducts international multilateral projects. The Academy also participates in the Erasmus student exchange program, performing acting courses and internships for foreigners.

The Aleksander Zelwerowicz National Academy of Dramatic Art in Warsaw is also the main organizer of the ITSelF International Theater Schools Festival (2002, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017)and The International Puppetry Festival in Białystok (2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016), which are the most important artistic events organized  on the international scale. In each edition participates 15 theatre schools from around the world. So far both Festivals guested performances from, among others: the United States, Iran, South Korea, Mexico, China, Australia, Iran, Morocco, Israel, Japan, Russia and European countries, including France, England, Scotland, Austria, Italy, Germany, Slovakia, Romania , Lithuania, Latvia.

All of the above mentioned projects provide opportunities for students’ and professors’ exchanges.

International Relations Office:

Danuta Janicka-Mierzwa
Senior Specialist for International Co-operation
tel. + 48 22 831 02 16 int. 165
Mon-Fri 09:00-14:30

Małgorzata Aftyka-Dąbrowska
Erasmus Exchange
tel. + 48 22 831 02 16 int. 211
for students:
Mondays: 14:00-16:00
Thursdays: 14.00-16.00