Established (year): 
Public University
Main specialization(s): 
International relations
Management and economics
Science and technology
Students (total): 
30000.00 thousand
Academic staff: 
1 700.00 thousand


Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin is the largest public academic institution in Eastern Poland, Our university offers diverse educational programmes, including undergraduate (BA and BSc), graduate (MA and MSc), and 5-year Master programmes and doctoral programmes as well as postgraduate studies, contributing to a comprehensive academic experience delivered on a full-time and extramural.

Currently serving 16,000+ students, our institution boasts over 80 programmes, with 250+ specializations spanning 13 Faculties.

Besides academics, UMCS offers Foreign Language instruction and certification through the Foreign Languages Teaching and Certification Centre, access to the academic sports centre, and the Botanic Garden. The focal point of student cultural life revolves around the Academic Culture Centre "Chatka Żaka" and the UMCS Media and Art Incubator, which is equipped with radio and TV studios as well as an artistic stage.  

Additionally, there are media laboratories where any student can apply for and seize the opportunity to experience roles such as TV presenter or radio correspondent for our University's TV or radio. Other noteworthy educational facilities include the Main Library and network of faculty libraries ensuring convenient access to a diverse range of traditional and electronic publications.