Józef Piłsudski University of Physical Education in Warsaw

Józef Piłsudski University of Physical Education in Warsaw (Polish: Akademia Wychowania Fizycznego Józefa Piłsudskiego w Warszawie) is a public institution of higher learning in Warsaw, Poland.

The Institute in 1934
Early experiment in spirometry

Named after early 20th century Polish statesman Józef Piłsudski, it was founded in 1929 as the Central Institute for Physical Exercise. During the communist period (1947–1990) it was renamed to Karol Świerczewski Academy of Physical Education (Akademia Wychowania Fizycznego im. gen. broni Karola Świerczewskiego).

Its rector is Bartosz Molik (elected for the 2020–2024 cadence).[1]

Part of the academy is located in Biała Podlaska.

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Coordinates: 52°17′07″N 20°57′16″E / 52.28528°N 20.95444°E / 52.28528; 20.95444