Institute of Applied Linguistics, University of Warsaw

prof. dr hab. Dorota Urbanek

  • Position: Professor; Head of the Department of Translation Studies 
  • Department: Translation Studies
  • Room: 00.087
  • Phone: +48 225526070
  • E-mail: d.urbanek(at)
  • Duty hours: Monday 8:00-9:30 (by appointment only), Tuesday 13:00-14:00 
  • (except weeks with Institute Council or Faculty Council meetings)  


  • MA in Russian philology, University of Warsaw, 1985
  • PhD in Linguistics (cum laude), University of Warsaw, 1992
  • D.Litt. in the humanities, University of Warsaw, 2005
  • Professor extraordinarius, 2016

Research interests:

  • translation studies, linguistics and philosophical aspects of both of them
  • lexicology, lexicography
  • semiotic of culture

Educational experience:

  • lectures in translation studies, Russian grammer, linguistics
  • MA seminars,
  • translation workshops.

Professional experience:

  • vicehead of the Institute of Russian Studies UW 1996-1998,
  • vicedean of the Department of Applied Linguistics UW 2012-2016
  • head of the Coordination team of DHLab UW 2015-2017


  • Scholarships at the Moscow University, St. Petersburg University, Maastricht University

Research grants/fellowships:

  • Head of the Digital Applied Linguistic and Translation Studies workgroup, DARIAH.PL
  • Member and Secretary of Slavonic Studies Committee, Polish Academy of Science


  • 200th anniversary of the University of Warsaw award, 2016
  • The Warsaw University Rector’s Award for Academic Achievements –  1997, 2004, 2005, 2009, 2017


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