University of Lodz

Introduction

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 the 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 Europe, 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.

Campus of the University of Lodz

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Programs

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MA in Business Management

Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 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. [+]

Degree to obtain: MA in Business Management Duration: 4 semesters (2 academic years) Language of instruction: English ECTS points: 120 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.... [-]


MA in Computer Science

Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Poland Łódź

The programme encompasses algorithms analysis, network programming, distributed systems, databases, internet portals, artificial intelligence, neural networks and genetic algorithms. In the course of the studies, participants get professional knowledge that enables them to work at the offices of public administration, as well as the institutions of the European Union. The graduates are awarded the Master’s degree in Computer Science. [+]

Degree to obtain: MA in Computer Science Duration: 4 semesters (2 academic years) Language of instruction: English ECTS points: 124 Programme description

The programme encompasses algorithms analysis, network programming, distributed systems, databases, internet portals, artificial intelligence, neural networks and genetic algorithms. In the course of the studies, participants get professional knowledge that enables them to work at the offices of public administration, as well as the institutions of the European Union. The graduates are awarded the Master’s degree in Computer Science.

The graduates of this programme will acquire: knowledge of the rudiments of Computer Science that enables them to solve computer problems single-handedly 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 facilitates fast adaptation to dynamically changing computer reality. ... [-]


MA in Economics and International Business

Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Poland Łódź

The aim of the programme is to educate open-minded specialists who are able to understand, analyse and solve different socio-economic problems in the vast area of economics and also work in the similar field in various institutions. The programme includes essential knowledge in economics and international business and at the same time allows students to expand individual interests through numerous elective courses. [+]

Degree to obtain: MA in Economics Duration: 4 semesters (2 academic years) Language of instruction: English ECTS points: 120 Programme description

The aim of the programme is to educate open-minded specialists who are able to understand, analyse and solve different socio-economic problems in the vast area of economics and also work in the similar field in various institutions. The programme includes essential knowledge in economics and international business and at the same time allows students to expand individual interests through numerous elective courses.

The programme content is designed to fully meet with current market needs of specialists in economics and international business. Understanding the gravity of appropriate training, the studies supplement academic knowledge with additional practice 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. Thus, the programme attempts to educate most comprehensively on contemporary approach towards globalisation and integration, and other dimensions of complex processes of the global economy.... [-]


MA in International and Political Studies

Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Poland Łódź

International and Political Studies combine knowledge in international relations, political science, economics and cultural studies. The program allows you to gain an interdisciplinary education in social sciences and the humanities. Through an interdisciplinary integration of the content of social science and humanities, whose common denominator remains policy, students will have a solid base for developing sectoral interests – in the blocks of chosen specializations. [+]

Degree to obtain: Master Duration: 4 semesters Language of instruction: English ECTS points: 123 ECTS Programme description

International and Political Studies combine knowledge in international relations, political science, economics and cultural studies. The program allows you to gain an interdisciplinary education in social sciences and the humanities. Through an interdisciplinary integration of the content of social science and humanities, whose common denominator remains policy, students will have a solid base for developing sectoral interests – in the blocks of chosen specializations. In addition, the studies are oriented towards broadening the perception of the complexity of the contemporary the world and the multidimensionality of socio-cultural phenomena and processes, and also serve to clarify the principles and mechanisms of functioning of national and international organizations and institutions dealing with broadly understood policy issues.... [-]