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Maria Curie-Sklodowska University

4.3 out of 5 (22 ratings / 21 reviews) Lublin, Poland
Maria Curie-Sklodowska University (UMCS) in Lublin is the biggest publicly-funded university east of the Vistula river. As an institution with deep roots in the region, it has been fulfilling its culture- and opinion-forming role and significantly contributing to the creation of knowledge-based economy for nearly 70 years.

Bachelor's programmes

Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (1)
Medicine & Health (1)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (1)



Maria Curie SkÅ‚odowska University was established in three months after Nazi’s occupation ended in Lublin. A group of scholars from Lviv and scientists who survived the occupation of Lublin started to work in Lublin Catholic University, which used to specialise in humanist sciences.


We provide education within 12 faculties in over 60 programmes and 200 specializations.


Research, along with education, constitutes the most important sphere of university activity. UMCS conducts research at eleven Faculties and at the University’s interdisciplinary centers. These investigations bring numerous remarkable achievements and are the foundation for scholarly development of the academic staff. Every year ca. 40 doctoral and 20 postdoctoral degrees and 20 professorial titles are conferred at the University.

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Housing services

UMCS is proud to offer nine dormitories located in a close proximity to the city centre (2600 vacancies in total) in different standard levels.

We offer single, double and triple rooms. Each dormitory has a common room, a TV room, a laundry and quiet study rooms. Each room has access to the Internet. Moreover, the university offers additional rooms for part-time and extramural students coming to Lublin for a few nights a month.

Student Reviews

Life experience at UMCS
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

It is a very nice university. Most of the professors are very patient with students. The dormitories are well organized except for the language barrier that comes from the workers and international students.

Minajben Gilani rated 5 out of 5 stars

UMCS One of the best universities in Poland. UMCS provide a rich variety of training, internships, workshops, group discussion, and presentations. UMCS provides an international degree. It's valid for all over the world. UMCS is a Unique university campus, located in the center of the city, where various educational facilities like dormitories, sports, and cultural...

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Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

its a very good univeristy that can uplift souls to have a better life and academics are all good thumbs up!

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