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Maria Curie-Sklodowska University

4.6 out of 5 (19 ratings / 15 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)



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

WA UMCS is the best place to study in the world
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

In general all is awesome, I wouldn't change my faculty for anything else, even a million euros. It's the best in the world, surely better than yours.

Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

About UMCS: The largest higher education institution in Eastern Poland Study programmes designed to meet the demands of the labor market Modern learning facilities A wide range of national and international internship placement options Experienced helpful faсulty allow for enhanced education experience and give the students opportunities to explore themselves as...

Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Overall my studying experience in the Department of Polictical Sciences of University of Marie Curie-Sklodowska was mainly satisfying basically because I was able to learn a wide range of subjects which international relations focuses on from diplomacy through human rights issues to international financial relations. It gave me a deep understanding of current situation in...

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