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Maria Curie-Sklodowska University

4.6 out of 5 (25 ratings / 20 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.

Master's Programmes

Arts, Design & Architecture (1)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (1)



Maria Curie Skłodowska 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

Applied Linguistics
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I really enjoyed this course. The course includes a wide variety of subjects. During my studies on this course I get from B2 to C1 level (English) and from B2 to C1 (Polish). I also gain translating and interpreting skills. I can really recommed this course for those who want to become a translator.

Need for English courses/
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

The professors' level of English was on a low level.

Come again whoever you are :)
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

Firstly Im happy to be in Poland because of the education system is not so hard but the problem is when you want to study in English education system is not enough except this teachers and rest of the stuff are so kind.

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