University of Lodz

Introduction

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The 37,000 students that attend classes at different faculties of the University are taught by 2,214 academic teachers, 611 of whom bear the highest academic rank. The interest in studying at the University of Lodz is determined not only by high quality of instruction, but also by modern programmes of study offered in Polish, English, French or Russian, and adapted to the changing demands of the labour market. The University treats international cooperation as a way to foster its development and continue the city’s tradition. Our institution regularly hosts guest speakers, renowned politicians, businessmen and cultural representatives from Poland and abroad. The University is repeatedly ranked among the top higher education institutions in Poland, and it especially excels in such fields of study as management, law, and economics. UL is one of only six Polish Universities which gained a place in the QS World University Rankings.

The University of Lodz boasts the oldest and most recognized School of Polish for Foreigners that has educated over 22,000 students since 1952. The School runs 1-month, 5-month and 9-month courses which prepare foreign students for future studying in Poland. It offers basic courses of Polish as well as thematic Polish language courses in history, geography, biology, chemistry, physics, mathematics and philosophy to provide prospective students with the knowledge needed in their future academic settings. After completion, the students are given right to be admitted without extra examinations to many Polish institutions of higher education.

International relations of the University are visible in various areas. Currently, within direct cooperation agreements, the school cooperates with 200 partner institutions from all over the world. Within the Erasmus Programme, the University has so far signed 600 agreements with 300 partner institutions. These institutions give our students, whether local or foreign, the possibility of spending a semester, or a year, abroad, and, in return, we welcome many guests from abroad spending a period of their studies in Lodz. The University of Lodz takes part in other exchange and research programmes such as Erasmus+, Campus Europae, Scholarship and Training Fund, Compostela Group of Universities, Erasmus Mundus.

As a result of cooperation with a number of foreign universities such as Université Jean Moulin Lyon 3, Université François – Rabelais (Tours), University of Texas in Austin, Westfälische Wilhelms – Universität Münster, the R. H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland, University of Regensburg and Centria University of Applied Sciences (Kokkola, Finland) students of the University of Lodz can graduate with dual diplomas.

The University Library is one of the biggest and most modern academic libraries in Poland. At present, its total collection amounts to 3 million volumes. The University Campus offers modern rooms within walking distance from most faculties. The University provides access to a state-of-the-art Sports Centre. Apart from abundant opportunities for social life (countless pubs), the students can join about 120 societies, scientific clubs, associations and other academic organizations.

The University of Lodz coordinates exchange programme called Mobility Direct which allows a tuition-free semester for all students at a partner institution anywhere in the world.

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MA in Computer Science

Campus Full time 3 years October 2017 Poland Łódź

The programme includes algorithms analysis, network programming and distributed systems, advanced databases, internet portals, artificial intelligence, neural networks and genetic algorithms. During the course of the studies participants acquire professional knowledge that enables them to work at the offices of the public administration, as well as institutions of the European Union. [+]

The programme includes algorithms analysis, network programming and distributed systems, advanced databases, internet portals, artificial intelligence, neural networks and genetic algorithms. During the course of the studies participants acquire professional knowledge that enables them to work at the offices of the public administration, as well as institutions of the European Union. The graduates are awarded MA degree in Computer Science. The graduates of this programme will possess: knowledge of the rudiments in Computer Science that enables them to solve computer problems single-handed and implement their solutions, proficiency in programming, the understanding of computer's specification and complexity, basic skills in preparation, implementation and verification of computer software, ability to use computer tools in practice and knowledge that enables fast adaptation to dynamically changing computer reality. Typical graduate can find employment as a supervisor of computer systems, as a programmer, operator and service attendant of information systems and, after completing additional requirements, he or she can also be employed as a Computer Science Teacher. Requirements Candidates holding higher education (Bachelor) diplomas or Master degrees may apply. A transcript of records showing the subjects/grades and a certificate of proficiency in English for foreigners (unless the first degree was taught in English) are required. [-]

MA in Economics and International Business

Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Poland Łódź

The aim of the programme is to educate open-minded specialists who are able to understand, analyze and solve different socio-economic problems in the vast area of economics and also work in similar field in various institutions. [+]

The aim of the programme is to educate open-minded specialists who are able to understand, analyze and solve different socio-economic problems in the vast area of economics and also work in similar field in various institutions. The programme includes essential knowledge in economic fundamentals and at the same time allows students to expand individual interests in complex issues of economics - through numerous elective courses. The programme content is designed to fully meet with current market need of specialists in economics. Understanding the gravity of appropriate training, the studies supplement academic knowledge with additional practise via case studies and group work. Students have various opportunities to apply their knowledge and skills effectively to many areas of their interests and to make themselves familiar with theoretical as well as empirical part of studies in economics. Thus, the programme attempts to educate most comprehensively on contemporary approach towards globalization and integration, and other dimensions of complex processes of global economy. Graduates of the programme can find employment as policy-makers, economic analysts, researchers and other economic professionals. Generally as those who are expected to understand development processes in global economy on its various levels like the government representatives, public administration workers, highly qualified advisors, etc. They are well prepared to work in flexible, multicultural work environment where good knowledge of development is essential. Requirements Candidates holding higher education (Bachelor) diplomas or Master degrees may apply. A transcript of records showing the subjects/grades and a certificate of proficiency in English for foreigners (unless the... [-]

MA in International Relations – specialization International Marketing

Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Poland Łódź

The second level studies’ programme was designed to cover the major issues and challenges related to building a company’s international marketing strategy, corporate communications with international stakeholders, corporate finance, project management and other relevant corporate functions. [+]

The second level studies’ programme was designed to cover the major issues and challenges related to building a company’s international marketing strategy, corporate communications with international stakeholders, corporate finance, project management and other relevant corporate functions. All the courses offered are lectured in English which allows the participants to get a firm grip of specialized vocabulary and acquire communication skills necessary to perform successfully within international organizations such as business enterprises and public sector institutions. The graduates are prepared to work in international corporations as well as in public administration. They are specialist in areas such as: marketing, public relations, European Funds and international projects management. Requirements Bachelor’s Degree Diploma (or other document confirming Bachelor’s Degree studies graduation) with the transcript of records, English language certificate (unless first level studies were taught in English). The candidates are evaluated during a simple candidate profile analysis: all the candidates are initially required to submit a set of documents, based on which their relevance for the study is evaluated. The documents include: a curriculum vitae, motivational letter and legalized Bachelor’s Degree Diploma (or other document confirming Bachelor’s Degree studies graduation) with the transcript of records. [-]

Master

Master in Business Management

Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2017 Poland Łódź

The MA in Business Management study programme aims at providing the future graduates with a multidimensional, managerial understanding of business, and business organisations. [+]

Institution Faculty of Management, University of Lodz Name of the programme Business Management Degree to obtain Master in Business Management Duration 4 semesters (2 academic years) Language of instruction English ECTS points 120 Deadline for application 15 July 2017 Programme description The MA in Business Management study programme aims at providing the future graduates with a multidimensional, managerial understanding of business, and business organisations. The graduates shall be prepared to serve as managers of the back office support units or consultants for managers in their business decisions making analyses at any level of an organisation. This programme is addressed to people who possess a creative ability to learn and are willing to put their old and new acquired knowledge content in a new context – that of business organisations. This programme is for people who are prepared to share knowledge, skills, and attitudes with others, coming from different backgrounds. The students will be exposed to diversity in the class, and – during their two year studies – to decision making, and problem solving through participation in business simulations, and projects undertaken in real businesses. Requirements Candidates holding higher education (Bachelor) diplommas or Master degrees may apply. A transcript of records showing the subjects/grades and a certificate of proficiency in English for foreigners (unless the first degree was taught in English) are required. [-]