The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin

Introduction

The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin is one of the oldest Polish universities. Throughout its 100-year history, it has been one of the most important centres of Catholic thought, making an enduring contribution to the intellectual and cultural life of both Poland and the wider world.

The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin is one of the fastest developing universities in Poland. World-leading research, whose profile is determined by the humanistic traditions of the university, is carried out here in the fields of theology, philosophy, social sciences, law, humanities and natural sciences. This expresses the university’s commitment to openness in research which has a wide-ranging impact on society and which has established the university’s reputation as an international centre of research excellence. Through their passionate devotion, nearly 1100 highly qualified professionals comprising the academic staff of the university provide limitless opportunities for academic growth. Through the years many great minds have been attracted to Lublin, among them Rev. Karol Wojtyła known as Saint John Paul II.

As a world-renowned research centre, the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin is a member of many prestigious organisations and associations such as the International Federation of Catholic Universities, the European Federation of Catholic Universities, and the European University Association. Additionally, the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin has exchange partnerships with almost 200 universities all over the world, resulting in joint research projects and guest lectures held at KUL by leading academics from Poland and abroad.

The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin has nearly 14,000 students at all levels of study. The university offers degree programs at the bachelor's, master's, and doctoral levels. The university welcomes students from around the world, offering the degree programs in English. At KUL there are students from the USA, China, Iran, Nigeria, Brazil, Ukraine, Belarus, Georgia and many EU countries. International students can learn about the Polish language and culture at the School of Polish Language and Culture, which provides courses in the Polish language.

KUL’s academic structure consists of eight faculties: Faculty of Theology, Faculty of Law, Canon Law and Administration, Faculty of Philosophy, Faculty of Humanities, Faculty of Social Sciences, Faculty of Biotechnology and Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics and Landscape Architecture, Off-campus Faculty in Stalowa Wola and the College of Interdisciplinary Individual Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences.

Facts and figures

  • established in 1918
  • over 1100 academic staff
  • nearly 14 000 students
  • nearly 600 foreign students

BA programmes in English

  • Biotechnology, BA
  • European Studies, BA
  • Informatics, BA
  • Mathematics, BA
  • Philosophy, BA

MA programmes in English

  • Biotechnology, MA
  • European Union Law, MA
  • Philosophy, MA
  • Theology, MA

PhD programmes in English

  • Canon Law, PhD
  • Philosophy, PhD
  • Theology, PhD
This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

This school also offers:

Master

MA in Biotechnology

Campus Full time 2 - 2  October 2019 Poland Lublin

MA in Biotechnology programme offers the choice of two specializations: Biotechnology of bioactive compounds and Experimental biotechnology. [+]

Career opportunities

MA in Biotechnology programme offers the choice of two specializations:

Biotechnology of bioactive compounds Experimental biotechnology

Studying biotechnology prepares to:

work as an employee or team leader in following specialities: biotechnologist, microbiologist, biochemist, geneticist, biologist, laboratory analyst, laboratory technician, quality assurance specialist, specialist for drug registration in industrial research centers that use biotechnology processes, in research, control and diagnostic laboratories, pharmaceutical firms, plant breeding stations, institutes for public economics, environmental protection agencies and departments of natural resources management, etc.... [-]


MA in European Union Law

Campus Full time 2 - 2  October 2019 Poland Lublin

Our graduate is specialists prepared to work as a professional staff member at EU institutions and other international organizations as well as local and national government. [+]

Career opportunities

Our graduates are specialists prepared to work as a professional staff member at EU institutions and other international organizations as well as local and national government. They serve as leaders of the change in their local communities, helping in promoting the idea of European integration and making the best use of the European funds. The European Union Law program also prepare for work in private enterprises in Poland and throughout Europe (Specialization “Business Law”) or to be involved in diplomatic service with the strong focus on protection Human Rights and migration policy (Specialization “Diplomacy”). It gives students a solid understanding of the legal and organizational foundations of the functioning of the European Union.... [-]


Contact
Location address
The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin
Al. Racławickie 14

Lublin, Lublin Voivodeship, 20-950 PL