The University of Łódź takes pride in the first School of Polish for Foreigners in Poland which has been in operation since 1952. Studies at this School give you the ability to master the spoken and written use of the language essential for all important situations. You will have the knowledge and skills to follow and take an active part in everydayc onversations both in private and job-related contexts, as well asy ou will be able to understand complex texts and express written opinions on a wide range of topics. During your stay here, you have the opportunity of becoming familiar with Polish culture, traditions, and the life of the inhabitants of Poland.


Types of offered courses

1. The 9 - month preparatory courses to study in Polish, including Polish language and subjects (only participants of the 9-month preparatory course receive a student ID). Tuition: 3,000€ ( 2,800€ + 200€ non-refundable deposit ). Students who completed the preparatory courses are accepted at all Polish universities.

2. 2-semester of the Polish language course (300 hours per semester): 2,200€ (2,000€ + 200€ non-refundable deposit).

3. 5 - month intensive course of Polish (450 hours of Polish language): 1,700€ ( 1,500€ + 200€non-refundable deposit ).

4. 1-month summer Polish language course in August (about 100 hours of Polish language + 20 hours of sightseeing: 480€ (450€ + 30€ non-refundable deposit ).

5. Polish language course for foreigners-employees of the University of Lodz (unenrolled students): 200€.


The University of Łódź has a Central Library, and, in addition, there is a smaller library at each faculty. The Central Library has more than 2 million books. The reading rooms are spread over 4 floors. The collections are also available in digital version. Each student can manage to borrow from a user account. Students can borrow books usinga self-service machine . The library of the University of Łódź is one of the most modern Polish academic libraries.


The University of Łódź organizes or co-organizes many cultural and festive events such as: Commemoration of the liquidation of the Litzmannstadt (war time Łódź) Ghetto, The Photo Festival,  - The“Miasto graf” - Festival of Urban Culture, the “Kamera Akcja” - Film Critics Festival, The poetic street games, The great Geography lesson, and The Explorers Festival. The University of Łódź organizes international scientific congresses, conferences, seminars.


The University Campus ("Lumumbowo") includes a residential area for its students. There, in a large garden, are located 10 residence halls that can accommodate more than 4,000 students. On campus, there are canteens, clubs, shops, pharmacy as well as a fitness center with swimming pool, gym, and beauty center. The rooms are mostly for 2 people (maximum 3 people). Facilities: telephone, internet connection. Each two rooms share a kitchen and bathroom.
Price: 300 PLN/month (about 74€) up to 450 PLN/month (about 107€). The amount of monthly rent of apartment in the city depends on the standard and location. The rent of 2-room apartment is between 900 PLN (214€) and 1500 PLN (357€). 



International Office

University of Łódź

ul. Narutowicza 65,

90-131 Łódź, Poland


+ 48 42 635 47 90 + 48 42 635 42 37


+ 48 42 635 47 89


Legal Status: Public school

Students: 45 000

Foreign students: 660

Teachers: 2370 including 623 reaserch directors.

Diplomas: Bachelor, Master, Ph.D.

Disciplines taught: 60


The Université of Łódź has signed 603 agreements under  the The Erasmus Programme and 143 biletaral contracts. UŁ  participates in the following programmes: Erasmus, Erasmus Mundus, Erasmus IP, TN Erasmus, Campus Europae, FSS, CEEPUS, Comenius, DAAD, Fulbright, Scholarship of the French Government, Socrates Minerva, Nesor Socrates, Grundtvig, Leonardo da Vinci, Jean Monet.

Registration per Internet: www.iso.uni.lodz.pl

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