Contact and Information

Information Sheet

Full legal Name of Institution



Head of Institution

Prof. dr hab. Radosław Dobrowolski

Vice-rector for Student Affairs and Quality of Education

Prof. dr hab. Dorota Kołodyńska

Erasmus Code


ECHE number  

101011874        (2014-20: 53428-EPP-1-2014-1-PL-EPPKA3-ECHE)

OID number


Erasmus Mobility Office  Institutional Coordinator

Mr Ryszard Straszynski, e-mail:

Erasmus office e-mail

Coordinator for outgoing students

Mrs Justyna Mazur, e-mail:

Coordinator for incoming students

Mr Oleksandr Shtanhret,


ul. Langiewicza 24, DS “Grześ”, pok. 27, 20-035 Lublin, Poland

Telephone (incl. country and area codes)

+ 48 815375410, + 48 815375218

Fax (including country and area codes)

+ 48 815375410

Academic Year

Semester dates (period of lectures)

Winter semester: 1 October  – mid February

Summer semester: mid February – 15 July

Application deadlines

31 May - for the 1st (winter) semester

15 November - for the 2nd (summer) semester

Application procedures

International students are nominated by the coordinator at their home university. The International Student Office (Erasmus mobility office) at UMCS should then be notified about these nominations via e-mail.

The nominated students submit the following documents:

-  Application Form – typed, printed and signed by the Erasmus coordinator (handwritten forms will not be accepted)

- A photocopy of the applicant’s passport or ID

- Two passport-size photographs

- Learning Agreement – information on courses can be obtained from faculty coordinators or downloaded from faculty websites

All the required documents (scans) should be sent by e-mail to the International Student Office at UMCS at:

Language(s) of Instruction

Polish                                                                                       Selected programmes and courses in other languages (English)

Minimum language requirements 

The minimum English language skills requirement for incoming international students is:

I cycle ( Bachelor): TELC B2 level, Cambridge FCE, TOEFL 550 points (paper exam);

II  cycle (Master): TELC B2 level, Cambridge CAE, TOEFL 550 points (paper exam).

For the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) see

Programs/courses available for Exchange students


No restrictions for students knowing Polish;

Selected graduate programmes and courses in other languages (list available separately on our website)

Information on courses/units available and unit outlines

Detailed information on courses via the relevant faculty/departmental coordinators

Services available for Exchange students (Airport Reception, Orientation, etc...)

Orientation meeting; 1-3 days before each semester begins

Student mentors' assistance is offered (

Accommodation for Exchange students                    (on request in the application form)

Accommodation at UMCS is arranged in UMCS’s student residence halls by International Student Office via the Erasmus Office. Students are housed in double-occupancy rooms. Accommodation is provided for the period corresponding to a student’s stay at UMCS.

Cost for housing

PLN 465 - 600 PLN (EUR 120 -150) per month per person

Average living costs per month (food, transportation, etc.)

PLN 1800 (EUR 400) per month

Medical insurance

Exchange students are required to have a medical insurance covering the period of their stay at UMCS. 

Polish language courses          (on request in the application form)

4-6 hrs' per week one-semester course of basic Polish;
(mid October - end of January; March-June) run at the Centre of Polish Language and Culture for Foreigners
ul. Weteranów 18, 20-031 Lublin, Poland