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John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin

4.2 out of 5 (15 ratings / 12 reviews) Lublin, Poland
A fundamental mission of the University, as it is stated in more detail in its Statute, involves “conducting research in the spirit of harmony between science and faith, along with teaching and educating Catholic intelligentsia as well as co-creating Christian culture.”

Master's Programmes

Humanities (2)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (1)



The Catholic University of Lublin was founded in 1918. It is the oldest university in Lublin and one of the oldest in Poland. It was founded by the Polish Episcopate on the initiative of Rev. Idzi Radziszewski, who was also the first rector of the University. KUL has been entrusted to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Its maxim is " Deo et Patriae" - "For God and Fatherland".


The existence of a Catholic university is indispensable for the development of Christian thought, which, as a matter of fact, helps a human being to fulfill his/ her sense of life. A high educational level of the University, which is an achievement of  many generations of professors and students, research done at the highest level, combined with the education of the young with regard to moral values, are the priorities of our University.


The Catholic University of Lublin is now one of the fastest developing universities  in Poland. Extensive scientific research whose profile is determined by the humanistic traditions of the university is conducted here. Apart from theology, philosophy, social sciences, law and the humanities, natural sciences and exact sciences are developed. It is a sign of the openness of the Catholic university onto the challenges and needs of a modern man.

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Housing services

In order to receive assistance with accommodation, you should contact our Erasmus Office as soon as possible. Any requests concerning accommodation reported after 20th of May (for the first semester or the whole year) and after 30th November (for the second semester) might not be met due to a limited number of vacancies. In case you have problems with finding accommodation, your ‘guardian angel’ will provide you with necessary information and help you find a suitable place to stay.

Student Reviews

My simple and fruitful life at KUL.
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

This program was my first formal education in philosophy and the faculty of philosophy at KUL is really of top quality. I learned a lot from them, and they are all very eager to help the students. My only difficulty was that some professors are not very good in English and that limits their teaching.

Anonymous rated 1 out of 5 stars

I was finding it difficult to learn because of my background

Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

KUL is very multicultural university - perfect place to improve language skills and to open your mind.

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