3. Resources in the rest of the world

3.2 cultural institutions

The Kościuszko Foundation
The Kościuszko Foundation promotes cultural and education exchanges between Poland and the United States. Its activities include organizing academic exchanges and offering scholarships.

Polish Cultural Institute in New York and Institut Polonais Paris
Both promote and support contemporary Polish culture in their respective countries; a full list of Polish Cultural Institutes around the world can be found here.

Association for Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies
Formerly the American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies, it works towards promoting knowledge about Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union. Its journal is Slavic Review.

Association for Women in Slavic Studies
AWSS sponsors research and teaching for scholars interested in gender studies and women's studies in the region.

Deutsches Polen Institut, Darmstadt
The Institute is an academic research centre focusing on Poland, Polish-German relations and European integration. It houses a significant library.

Herder Institut, Marburg
A leading centre for historical research on Central and Eastern Europe and is associated to the Giessen Centre for Eastern European Studies.

In the United States, Universities that offer Polish studies include: Indiana-BloomingtonSUNY Buffalo,ColumbiaCentral Connecticut State UniversityFloridaWisconsin-MadisonBerkeley and Harvard.

In Canada, Polish can be studied at Toronto and Alberta.

In Germany, there are Polish Studies courses at MainzBerlin-HumboldtBerlin-FreiePotsdamBochum,RegensburgBambergGöttingenHeidelberg and Hamburg.

In Switzerland, the University of Zurich and Fribourg and Bern jointly offer courses, as does Vienna in Austria.

In France, the Sorbonne in Paris offers Slavonic Studies while the University of Toulouse II - Le Mirail offers Polish Studies.

There are also Polish studies at Tokyo University.