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University of Opole

4.2 out of 5 (13 ratings / 13 reviews) Opole, Poland
Welcome to the University of Opole – one of 19 public universities in Poland. It has a long academic tradition since it was founded as a result of joining one of the best Polish pedagogical academies – the Higher Pedagogical College in Opole and Opole branch of the Catholic University in Lublin.

Bachelor's programmes

Business & Management (1)
Humanities (1)
Social Sciences (1)



Although it seems to be a relatively young university – established in 1994 – it has a long academic tradition since it was founded as a result of joining one of the best Polish pedagogical academies – the Higher Pedagogical College in Opole and Opole branch of the Catholic University in Lublin.


The University of Opole is continually expanding its educational offer and is developing cooperation with academic and business partners both in Poland and abroad. Our students can go on placements and exchanges within the framework of Erasmus+ programme or Europa Master Programme. They can obtain various scholarships and grants and can develop their interests and passions taking part in a wide range of activities in the fields of science, sport and culture.


The University of Opole cooperates in various fields with partners in Europe, Asia and America. Numerous research programmes are realized and scientific journals are published within the frameworks of international agreements. The cooperation includes scientific research issues, placements, doctoral studies, scholarships, language courses and student exchanges based on bilateral agreements.


The Labor Market of the Opole University is a cyclical event organized in the spring of each year by the Academic Career Center. One day of the fair filled with job offers, apprenticeships and internships, trainings, inspiring lectures and networking, thanks to which students and employers have the opportunity to exchange expectations, experiences and face the challenges posed by the labor market.The Job Exchange is a unique opportunity for Employers to meet potential employees with academic education, and for Students it is an opportunity to familiarize themselves with the requirements of the labor market and establish the first collaborations that move beyond the walls and result in employment.

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Student services

This is the University of Opole, a city in the South of Poland. You are on the page which is created for students to make it easier to plan your arrival and life in Opole. You can find information how to become a student of Opole University, or, if you are a student already, you can find information about the courses or informational services. For all interested there is information about city of Opole, what services you can use, the places you can go, where to eat etc. Just surf the page, use the menu and find the information for yourself or contact us. Greetings, “Hello!” team

Library services

The Main Library of the University of Opole is the biggest academic library in Opole Province. It has over 900,000 books, journals and special editions. The Library consists of 11 specialist libraries, whose resources correspond to educational and research fields of the relevant faculties and institutes of the University.

ICT services

eduroam (Education Roaming) is a registered trademark registered by the TERENA organization  , is a project aimed at providing a secure wireless network within the scientific environment.

Every employee or student registered in their home scientific institution participating in the eduroam project   can access the Internet at any other institution participating in the project in Europe. 

Student Life

Campus life

Our campus is located right in the centre of Opole. Thus, a 12-minute walk will get you to the Old Market, 20 minutes and you are at the railway station, 5 minutes and you are watching a movie at the multi-screen cinema. If you want to swim or do shopping, no problem, a swimming pool and a shopping centre are also close by. If you are hungry and you do not feel like cooking anything by yourself visit bars, cafes or restaurants located within a walking distance from the campus. If you are tired of walking you can use a city bike and reach some beauty spots Opole is famous for.

Sports facilities

You like jogging, roller skating, playing basketball or volleyball, or maybe you do yoga, CrossFit or body-building? Well, that’s great ‘cause sport at our University is not just a PE course but a way of life. Our campus is the main site of our sports facilities with a complex of fields and an open-air gym at its centre.

You can choose from a range of 28 sport courses: aerobics, fitness, mind/body aerobics, body-building, skating, basketball, soccer, indoor soccer, volleyball, martial arts, ballroom dancing, table tennis, mountain and lowland tourism, cycling tourism, cycling and kayak tourism, jogging, roller blading, rowing, CrossFit or dance aerobics.

Student Reviews

Excellent diversity
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

An inclusive school with excellent learning environment. Attracts multinationals because of its diversity.

Good sides of studying in a smaller city
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

It is quite small but thanks to that the relationship with each and everybody is less anonymous than in a bigger uni. You get to notice it after a while and it makes you feel good about yourself and motivates you.

About my University
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

My overall experience has been fantastic so far! I've made a great group of friends because my class is so small. I have excelled in my expectations with grades and achieved A's and B+'s thanks to my tutor's help and the content they deliver. The lessons are completely related to the job you want to do, and the course has made Me rethink what career I want to do because it...

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