Universities of the Third Age hold 40th anniversary congress
PR dla Zagranicy
The Universities of the Third Age are holding their national congress in Warsaw, coinciding with the 40th anniversary of the Federation which brings together 521 such universities Europe-wide.
Currently, some 150,000 people are attending the universities’ courses, which include a wide range of lectures and classes, as well as going on sightseeing tours and developing their interests.
The Federation also has branches abroad, including Belarus, Ukraine, Lithuania, Latvia, Moldova and Austria.
Most of Universities of the Third Age students are women, but recent years have seen a growing number of men, encouraged by their wives.
The congress is attended by President Bronisław Komorowski and the First Lady, Anna. (mk/jb)