Internationalization of higher education is becoming a new mantra for the Polish government. In June, the Ministry of Science and Higher Education signed an agreement with the UAE to attract more of their students. Poland already has similar agreements with Oman, Malaysia, and China. [...] The point is that there are lots of reasons to internationalize and the rankings are one small part.
Dzenetta Bogdanowicz has become famous as “the ambassador of the Tatar community”. Serving traditional home cooking, even British Prince Charles stopped by her Tatar house in Kruzniany, a small town in the eastern part of Poland, to get a taste of her famous dishes. [...] “I just want to welcome all people to our home,” Bogdanowicz answered when she was asked why she opened up her house to visitors.
The extensive cultural program that took place in 11 cities and in collaboration with 44 institutions reached nearly 800,000 people and was mentioned as one of 2014's most-discussed programs in Turkish media.
During the meeting in the Iranian capital today, Head of the Islamic Culture and Relations Organization Abuzar Ebrahimi Torkman and Polish Deputy Culture Minister Monica Smullen explored avenues for reinvigorating and bolstering mutual cooperation in different cultural areas.
Poland is one of the strongest supporters of Israel in the European Union and this is much appreciated in Tel Aviv. I believe an important role can be played by the Museum of Polish Jews in Warsaw, whose permanent exhibition is to open at the end of October 2014.