The University of Lodz is one of the leading institutions of higher education in Poland. It was established in 1945 as a successor of educational institutions active in Lodz in earlier times. The 13 faculties of the University provide programmes in 70 fields of study and 182 specializations. In addition, the University offers doctoral programmes and more than 70 postgraduate curricula, including an MBA programme, and programmes financed by the European Science Foundation? (ESF). Our students, together with those studying in Lodz in exchange programmes, come from about 80 different countries. In this truly international atmosphere everyone can experience the rich cultural diversity of both the city and the university.

With 40,000 students, an academic staff of 2,222, 580 of whom form the senior rank of university professors, the university is distinguished not only by its high quality of instruction but also by the modern academic programmes it offers in Polish, English, French and Russian, which are adapted to the changing demands of the labour market. 

The University has pursued a policy of international cooperation as a way to foster its development and to maintain Lodz’s long academic tradition. Our institution regularly hosts guest speakers, leading politicians, businessmen and cultural representatives from Poland and abroad. It has consistently been ranked among the top universities in Poland, and especially excels in such fields as management, law, and economics. The University of Lodz is one of four Polish Universities that have gained a place in the QS World University Rankings.

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University of Lodz

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The University of Lodz, Poland