Institute of Immunology and Experimental Therapy was founded in 1952 by the Polish Academy of Sciences. The main founder and the first director of the Institute was Professor Ludwik Hirszfeld, famous Polish immunologist and microbiologist.

The PASIFIC Call 1 is now open

Dear All,

We are happy to announce that the PASIFIC Call 1 is now open!

Please watch the inviting speech by Prof. Paweł Rowiński, Vice-President of the Polish Academy of Sciences and PASIFIC Coordinator: https://youtu.be/jBoUeL5-f1I

Interested scholars of any nationality and representing all research disciplines can apply for attractive 2-year postdoctoral fellowships at the institutes of the Polish Academy of Sciences.

The PASIFIC fellows will be offered a monthly allowance of approx. €2,500 net. Those, who decide to come to Poland together with their families, may be entitled to an additional family allowance. In addition, they will be granted a research budget of up to €93,000 (€60,000 direct costs and 20% of indirect costs).

To apply for the PASIFIC fellowships, candidates must be in possession of at least a doctoral degree or have 4 years of full-time equivalent research experience. Also, they must comply with the MSCA mobility rule and have not lived and worked in Poland for more than 12 months during the three years prior to the call’s deadline (July 1st, 2018 – June 30th, 2021).

More information:


Apply now and see you in Poland!


Professor Piotr Kuśnierczyk - editor of the special issue of Human Immunology

The journal „Human Immunology” (Elsevier) published a special issue “Biology of Endoplasmic Reticulum Aminopeptidases” focusing on structure, genetics and biology of these enzymes and their role in antigen presentation to CD8+ T lymphocytes. The issue has been edited by Prof. Piotr Kuśnierczyk from our Institute and Dr. Efstratios Stratikos from the National Centre for Scientific Research Demokritos, Agia Paraskevi, Athens, Greece and contains the editorial, three reviews and three original papers. The issue contents is available in terms of free access from 13th June 2019 to 13th Sep 2019 under following link: https://www.sciencedirect.com/journal/human-immunology/vol/80/issue/5.


International Scientific Conference “Clinical Phage Therapy 2015”

To salute the 100th anniversary of the discovery of bacteriophages and the 10th anniversary of establishment of the Phage Therapy Unit in Wrocław, the Hirszfeld Institute is organizing an international conference, “Clinical Phage Therapy 2015”, held on 26th September 2015




Krajowy Naukowy Ośrodek Wiodący

 Konferencja naukowo-szkoleniowa „Postępy w profilaktyce i leczeniu zakażeń bakteryjnych: możliwości zastosowania terapii fagowej w pediatrii”

 Polish Collection of MicroorganismsPCC
AITEPhage Therapy Unit