Wroclaw University of Environmental and Life Sciences
Uniwersytet Przyrodniczy we Wrocławiu
WROCŁAW UNIVERSITY OF ENVIRONMENTAL AND LIFE SCIENCES focuses its wide-ranging activities on education and research covering agriculture and related sciences, such as veterinary medicine, geodesy and cartography or biotechnology. The profile of the UPWr and its mission are directly involved in transformation programmes dealing with rural development, animal health, environmental protection, land management and food quality, with full respect paid to social support and interaction. The knowledge acquired and the research projects realised at the UPWr make provision for future development, regarding all aspects of environmentally sustainable development, which is friendly to human and animal welfare. The mission of the University is to provide top quality education while constantly working on curricula corresponding to the current labour market demands.
Undergraduate and postgraduate studies are offered by 5 faculties:
· THE FACULTY OF BIOLOGY AND ANIMAL SCIENCE
· THE FACULTY OF BIOTECHNOLOGY AND FOOD SCIENCE
· THE FACULTY OF ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING AND GEODESY
· THE FACULTY OF VETERINARY MEDICINE
· THE FACULTY OF LIFE SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY
The University participates in international educational programmes, such as ERASMUS+, CEEPUS, TEMPUS and LEONARDO DA VINCI. Thanks to this activity it is possible for the University students and academic teachers to travel and study or conduct research abroad, and for the international students to come and study at any of the five faculties. Within the last years the University educated many international students coming from all over the world, e.g. Norway, UK, India, China, USA, Germany, Ukraine, and many more. Moreover, as a result of 30-year cooperation with Chinese higher education institutions, the WUELS offers 3 master’s programmes granting double Polish-Chinese degree.
The University has over a dozen off-campus research and educational facilities for scientific research, field work and student training. Students with a real passion for research have a choice of 54 science clubs. The University also fosters the activities of numerous artistic groups and student clubs, such as: Salsa Dancing, the University of Folk Dance and Song Group Jedliniok, the University Choir and the University Sports Association with a choice of 17 sport sections.
The UPWr is also a leader in innovation. In 2019 the University was featured in the international Shanghai Ranking among the best higher education institutions in the world in the following categories: veterinary sciences, food science and technology.
Facts & figures
- Established in 1951
- 2 campuses
- 740 academic staff
- 280 professors
- more than 8.000 students
- 5 faculties
- 28 fields of study in Polish
- 1 field of study in English
- 6 dormitories
Double degree Polish-Chinese in master’s courses:
- landscape architecture
- and animal husbandry