Ochota Campus

Ochota District

Ochota is one of the oldest and one of the most beautiful districts in Warsaw, with an area of 972 ha and the population of over 80,000 inhabitants. It has been ranked one of the top 3 most attractive districts in Warsaw to live in, according to the 2015 study on attractiveness of living conditions.


Ochota has all the features of an ideal district. It is quiet, historical yet fashionable, and located near the city centre. It has well developed communication and vast recreational areas. In recent years it has become the vogue among Warsaw’s districts. Numerous cafes and restaurants have emerged in the area, vibrant and populated all the time by young people. In addition, the proximity of historical Lindley’s Filters, Szczęśliwicki Park, Pole Mokotowskie and city centre make Ochota one of the most liked among Warsaw’s districts. Therefore, it is not surprising it is also the most densely populated one.

Ochota Campus

Nencki Institute is located in the Ochota Campus, a big biomedical academic and research campus in the Ochota district, 6 km from the Chopin Warsaw Airport, and about 4 km from the Warsaw Central railway station.


The campus encompasses universities, research institutes, the biggest clinical hospital in Poland, along with start-up companies, and world-class core facilities. You will find hear among others:

Faculties of Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Informatics and Mechanics, as well as Centre of New Technologies of University of Warsaw

Medical University of Warsaw

Institutes of the Polish Academy of Sciences: Mossakowski Medical Research Institute, Institute of Biochemistry & Biophysics, Institute of Fundamental Technological Research and Nalecz Institute of Biocybernetics & Biomedical Engineering

International Institute of Molecular & Cellular Biology

Companies and core facilities: OncoArendi, Warsaw Genomics, Helix Immuno-Oncology, Mouse Genome Engineering Facility