Infrastructure

The Institute of Applied Linguistics is located in Warsaw, at 55 Dobra Street. Our facilities offer excellent conditions and infrastructure necessary to hold classes and carry out scientific research.

 

Teaching facilities include:

  • a computer lab, 20 seats;
  • a computer and language lab, 25 seats;
  • a language lab, 20 seats;
  • a computer and translation/interpretation lab equipped with 20 PC workstations and 2 interpreter booths;
  • a conference and interpretation hall equipped with 6 interpreter booths and a videoconferencing system;
  • a lecture hall holding 190 seats, equipped with conference interpretation systems, interpreter booths and videoconferencing systems;
  • 14 classrooms and lecture rooms of varied sizes – holding from 25 to 80 seats.

In all our rooms instructor’s desks are equipped with computers, DVD players, multimedia projectors and audio systems. Our language labs use Sanako LAB systems, while booths in conference halls are equipped with Braehler and Bosch simultaneous interpretation systems. In computer labs there are  interactive boards. Computers in all computer labs have the following software installed: Office, professional subtitling software (EZtitles), software localization tools (SISUlizer and SDL Passolo), written translation software (software CAT: MemoQ, SDL Trados, Wordfast Professional) and corpus research software (Wordsmith Tools).

 

To assist our students in their individual work our Institute offers them free access to PC workstations in the library and to a computer room with PC workstations on which professional software (SDL Trados, MemoQ and EZtitles) is installed.

 

Research facilities include:

  • a dedicated research room equipped with:

    • a stationary eye tracker with supporting equipment i.e. a laptop to prepare and carry out research and to analyse its results, a monitor, a 46-Inch TV set and other steering equipment, as well as a set of professional research software;
    • EEG equipment together with hardware and software for the analysis of research results;

  • a recording studio equipped with high-quality microphones, and with a separate control room with mixing equipment and a computer with installed audio mastering software and Sony SoundForge Pro software for phonetic research;
  • professional voice recorders and microphones for field research requiring audio recording;
  • a professional Sony HXR-NX100 camera with a Sachtler Ace M-Ms support system;
  • two workstations with professional book scanners for digitalization of books and other printed materials;
  • a conference room for working meetings;
  • PC workstations in all employees’ rooms;
  • servers supporting larger research projects and used for data storage;
  • access to SPSS and remote access to Lex Omega databases.

All PC workstations in our building have Internet access. Wireless Eduroam network is available for our employees and students in all areas of the building.

 

Fot. Mirosław Kaźmierczak, Archiwum Biura Promocji UW

 

Fot. Mirosław Kaźmierczak, Archiwum Biura Promocji UW

 

Fot. Archiwum Biura Promocji UW

 

Fot. Archiwum Biura Promocji UW

 


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