Prominent German linguist Prof. Ernst Frideryk Koerner received an honorary doctorate from Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń on September 29. The scholar is the creator of linguistic historiography and has cooperates with Nicolaus Copernicus University for many years.
A distinguished researcher of Polish literature and culture abroad Prof. Maria Delaperrière received an honorary doctorate from the University of Silesia on June 22 in Katowice. The ceremony was held in connection with the VI World Congress of Polonists which took place in Katowice.
Outstanding specialist in the field of earth sciences, Prof. Jean Poesen from the Catholic University of Leuven in Belgium, received honorary doctorate of Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin, awarded for his achievements in the field of physical geography, geomorphology and soil science.