About Maria Curie-Sklodowska University

Facts about UMCSThe largest university in Eastern Poland12 Faculties in Lublin and a Branch Campus in PuławyOver 18 000 studentsA wide range of national and international exchangeAcademic Campus in the centre of LublinMore than 250 000 graduatesAbout 1 800 international studentsNearly 80 fields of studiesFields of studies with a practical profileAttractive scholarship systemsOne-Year Preparatory Course for foreigners who wish to study in PolishOver 250 specializationsStudy programs adapted to the labour marketAlmost 150 research groups, including both - student and doctoral organisationsPossibility of contact and cooperation with employersProfessional guidance provided by UMCS Admissions Office and the International Student Office 2 500 vacancies in 9 dormitoriesOver 182 agreements on scientific and educational cooperation with foreign partnersThe possibility of comprehensive linguistic, artistic and sports developmentA modern didactic base330 Erasmus+ agreements1 300 students who pursue sports at the University Sport ClubInternationally recognized degree – diplomas issued by UMCS recognized in the European education market

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The Bachelor programmes offered at UMCS are aimed at engaging students across various disciplines as a means to establish new tracks in scholarship and scientific research. In this section, you will find information specific to each Bachelor programme as well as the admission requirements and any other useful items to assist you with the application for the programme of your choice.



The Master programmes offered at UMCS are aimed at providing hands-on experience, tools and competences required for tomorrows decision makers. In addition, the scholars acquire in-depth and larger scope of knowledge to further their professional careers as well as evaluate solutions for our current global challenges. In this section, you will find information specific to each Master programmes as well as the admission requirements and any other useful information to assist you apply for the programme of your choice.


Doctoral Schools

Start your career in academia and research at Maria Curie Sklodowska University the biggest Public University in Eastern Poland. The University offers PhD studies through a Doctoral School system format; the candidates are provided with an enabling environment combined with intensive supervision and mentoring.




Big prospects Big opportunities

Our students have access to more than 250 specialisations, over 30 student organisations, internships and research opportunities in almost every specialty.

Main Library facilities

The University boosts of over 1 million books, access to over 400,000 Journals and 300 special collection items. In addition, every faculty has a fully stocked library.


Unique housing guarantee

Many students find campus living more rewarding when they live with other students who share their academic or lifestyle interests. The student housing is located within close proximity to different faculties, as well as physical and social activity facilities.


Extra Support for our students

Besides offering a well rounded education, the University offers students funding opportunities to develop, implement and participate in diverse student organised activities such as participatory budget initiative, orientation days, student festivals and association activities.


Eco-friendly University

The UMCS campus is located in close proximity to four Lublin city bike rental stations. Students can gain access and use the bicycles for a small pocket-friendly fee.

I wanted to study International Relations and I found out that the academic curriculum for Masters in International Relations at UMCS is suitable to my liking.

Pooja Kaushik, India
MA International Relations