University of Wroclaw

The University of Wroclaw (UW) 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. Since the beginning of the 20th century, the University produced 9 Nobel Prize winners. Today the University of Wroclaw is the largest university in the region and teaches over 40,000 students and around 1300 doctoral students at 10 Faculties.

International cooperation

The University of Wroclaw cooperates with many foreign institutions of higher education. Each year, its departments admit approximately 600 students from throughout Europe. In recent years, the University has been participating in large European exchange programs such as LLP-Erasmus, Leonardo da Vinci, CEEPUS and Erasmus Mundus. Outside the EU, the University has special bilateral agreements with academic institutions from Russia, the Ukraine, Kazakhstan and USA.

Study in English

The University offers a broad range of courses taught in Polish and English in over 70 areas of study offered by 10 Faculties: philology, history and pedagogy, social sciences, law, administration and economics, mathematics and computer science, chemistry, physics and astronomy, biotechnology, biological sciences, and earth science and environmental management.
All Faculties at the University provide at least one master’s program in English and some at the bachelor level; these in addition to the extensive number of programs offered in the Polish language. At the doctoral level students may study in English in any area they choose. More info.

English Language Requirements
UWr accepts two tests of English proficiency: IELTS and TOEFL. Students who graduated from an English language speaking high school or higher education institution are not required to submit any additional documents. Test scores must be within 2 years of the time of your course commencement at UWr. The minimum level English proficiency requirements:

TOEFL: 550

IELTS: 6,5
TOEFL: 575

LLP Erasmus

Students from European universities may spend one or two semesters at the University of Wroclaw and they are officially nominated by their home Erasmus coordinator. After being nominated for Erasmus:
* exchange students should create an account in on-line system
* fill out the on-line Erasmus Application Form and Learning Agreement
and send it before the 15th of July for the winter semester
and the 15th of November for the summer semester.
More info about student live in Wroclaw.


Central European Exchange Program for University Studies. CEEPUS website.

Visegrad Scholarship Program
Visegrad Fund offers Master’s and Post-Master’s scholarships for 1 or 2 semesters. Visegrad Fund website.

Uniwersytet Wroclawski
pl. Uniwersytecki 1
50-137 Wroclaw

Official website

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