Contact and Information

Information Sheet

Full Legal Name of the Institution


Head of Institution

Prof. dr  hab. Radosław Dobrowolski

Vice-rector for Student Affairs

Prof. dr hab. Dorota Kołodyńska


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

e-mail address

International Student Office  Institutional Coordinator

Coordinator for outgoing students
Coordinator for incoming students

Mr Ryszard Straszynski

Ms Justyna Mazur, e-mail:
Ms Justyna Welk,  e-mail:

Postal address

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

Telephone (incl. country and area codes)

+ 48 815375410, + 48 815375218

Academic Year
Semester dates (period of lectures)

Winter semester: 1 October  – mid February
Summer semester: mid February – 10 July

Application deadlines

15 May -  for the winter semester
31 October -  for the summer semester

Language(s) of Instruction

Polish-  minimum language requirements: advanced level for academic purposes

Selected programmes and courses in other languages (English)

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

I cycle ( Bachelor): TELC B1 level, Cambridge FCE, TOEFL 500 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 for academic purposes;
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 departmental coordinators

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

Orientation meeting; 3-4 days before each semester begins

Student mentors' assistance is offered (

Accommodation for Exchange students

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

International Student Office does not provide any assistance to international students in renting privately-owned accommodation (a room in a private students residence halls, a privately owned flat/apartment/studio, etc.). The sole responsibility for any such rentals lies within the students.

Cost for housing

PLN 465 - 600 (EUR 120-140) 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 bring medical insurance with them

Polish language courses

The Centre of Polish Language and Culture for Foreigners
ul. Weteranów 18, 20-031 Lublin, Poland
4-5 hrs' per week one-semester course of basic Polish;
(mid October - end of January; March-June)

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