The University of Wrocław has a rich history of more than three centuries. Founded by Leopold I Habsburg the university evolved from a modest school run by Jesuits into one of the biggest academic institutions in Poland. At the beginning of the 19th century the university had five Faculties: philosophy, catholic theology, evangelical theology, law and medicine. Later it was expanded by numerous sections, laboratories and a natural museum, which exists until today.
Today, the first and foremost focus of The University of Wrocław is scientific research. Our scholars have numerous links with their fellow researchers from other higher education institutions in Poland and throughout the world. The success of our researchers has been recently recognized by Polish authorities, who significantly increased funding for both equipment and research at our University by 80% compared to previous years.
The Academic Incubator of Entrepreneurship is a new unit of the University of Wrocław designed to aid students in starting their own businesses by providing free entrepreneurial advice, organizing conferences, seminars, subsidizing selected investments and offering office space. The Academic Incubator of Entrepreneurship cooperates with the Wrocław Technology Park, a technological centre with laboratories, office space, conference centre and modern multimedia equipment. The objective of the Technology Park is to create conditions for the use of scientific and industrial potential of Wrocław and the region and to stimulate the advanced technologies industry. The University of Wrocław is proud to be one of its shareholders.
Today the University of Wrocław is the largest university in the region and teaches over 40,000 students and around 1300 doctoral students at 10 Faculties. 9000 students graduate from the University every year.
Faculty of Law, Administration and Economics
The Faculty of Law, Administration and Economics is one of the largest in Poland. Its tradition dates back to the Prussian law school established in 1811. Over 12,000 students are taught at this Faculty by 200 scholars and 170 students are enrolled in PhD programs. The Faculty offers international exchange programs and is proud to host international students from Europe, Russia, Kazakhstan, and African countries. Students can become members of clubs and societies and participate in national and international conferences and symposia.
Areas of study:
Areas of expertise include:
- History of Poland and Polish law
- Administrative, civil, penal, financial and private law
- International and European law
- Theory of economics
The Faculty has academic partnerships with around 40 institutions in more than 18 countries worldwide, including:
- Hidalgos Centre of Higher Education in Mexico,
- Centre for Latin America Constitutional Law in Buenos Aires,
- School of German Law,
- Postgraduate Center, Strasbourg
- CEDIMES Institute, France
- Cambridge University English and European Law Course.
one of the largest law libraries in Poland with state-of-the-art equipment, lecture halls, classrooms, computer labs and a study room with access to Internet and databases
This school offers programs in: