John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin

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)
Social Sciences (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".



  • Faculty of Theology
  • Faculty of Law, Canon Law and Administration
  • Faculty of Philosophy
  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Faculty of Social Sciences
  • Faculty of Biotechnology and Environmental Sciences
  • Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics and Landscape Architecture


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.