Maria Curie-Sklodowska University

4.3 out of 5 (28 ratings / 27 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

Computer Science & IT (2)
Arts, Design & Architecture (1)
Engineering & Technology (1)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (1)
Social Sciences (1)

About

History

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.

Education

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

Research

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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University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2023
1501 -300
2022
1201
2021
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Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2023
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2022
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2021
1441
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Services

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

Studying Abroad
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

The university is good. The professors are nice and try their best to educate their students not only university studies but life in general. The university performs physical activities to integrate with international students and make sure that they have good experience while studying abroad

Marie-Curie University
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

The University of Marie-Curie Skladowska made a really good afford to provide a good studying experience. But still, there is an issue with studying in English, unfortunately, there were some courses that had some fails with English-learning approach, so sometimes some teachers did not present well during the classes. But, overall, the experience was great, other teachers...

Cool practical subjects and a lot of not related
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

As for now, a few subjects which are, according to my mind and requirements mentioned in job vacancies announcements, related to the field of studies are great - I am given quite challenging tasks and projects which require practical and organizational skills and, as well, make me creatively work with data. Unfortunately, there are also many subjects not related to the...

Lublin, Lublin Voivodeship, Poland

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