Wroclaw University of Environmental and Life Sciences focuses its wide-ranging activities on education and research covering agriculture and related sciences. The profile of the WUELS and its mission are directly involved in transformation programmes dealing with rural development and food quality and management, with full respect paid to social support and interaction.

Top 3 reasons to study here

  • The University's high value of scientific achievements earned top places in terms of innovation in Polish Education Ranking 'Perspektywy'.
  • Three University faculties have the status of the National Center for Scientific Lead (KNOW) in the field of agricultural sciences in Poland.
  • Possibility to deepen and develop the study knowledge and interests in more than 50 students' scientific circles, sports sections and culture clubs.

About

History

The heritage of the Wroclaw University of Environmental and Life Sciences is deeply rooted in the traditions of two instutitions founded in Lvov: The Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry of Lvov Polytechnic in Dublany and the Veterinary School of Medicine, founded in 1881. After the II World War the University was reopened in Wroclaw, Poland where it is situated till today.

At present, the Wroclaw University of Environmental and Life Sciences (WUELS) a well-recognised scientific and educational centre, is the only agricultural university in the south-west region of Poland. The WUELS employs about 1500 people, (160 full and associate professors). Full and part-time students (10 000) are offered a wide range of degree courses in agriculture and related areas.

Education

The education and research activities of the WUELS are organised within 5 University Faculties:

  • The Faculty of Biology and Animal Science
  • The Faculty of Environmental Engineering and Geodesy
  • The Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
  • The Faculty of Food Science
  • The Faculty of Life Sciences and Technology

Research

The WUELS is a leader in innovation. In terms of granted patents it ranks second among Polish Universities (79 patents granted in 2015, 310 in the last 5 years).

The knowledge acquired and the research projects realised at the WUELS make provision for future development, regarding all aspects of environmentally sustainable development, which is friendly to human and animal welfare.

Every year, about 100 research projects financed from grants and ca. 100 commissioned projects are carried out. The results are published in as many as 2000 publications, a fifth of them in international journals. The WUELS is an organiser of international congresses and scientific conferences.

Career

According to the University's research 50% of our alumni find job placements within 3 months after graduation!

The University guarantees intellectual adventure, adapts to the needs of the job market, and gives students the opportunity to study and intern abroad, as well as conduct advanced research under the supervision of top scientists. As one of the most prestigious colleges in Poland, its graduates are highly sought after by employers. In fact, managers and specialists of big Polish companies are often graduates themselves.

Bachelor's programmes

Agriculture & Forestry (1)
Medicine & Health (1)

Services

Student services

All enquiries should be directed to the Admission Office:

tel. 0048 71 32 01 075 from 8.00 am to 3.00 pm CET

admission@upwr.edu.pl

Wroclaw University of Environmental and Life Sciences

C. K. Norwida Street 25

50-375 Wroclaw, Poland

Housing services

The WUELS provides accommodation in University's dormitories for about 1800 students.

  • The rent costs start from 90 EUR per month
  • 6 University dormitories close to the city centre
  • dorms are placed high in the Polish dorm rankings
  • various rooms in offered: single, double, triple
  • modern sport facilities, an indoor swimming pool
  • car park, TV rooms, laundry and drying facilities available
  • shops, health care centre, bus/tram stops nearby
  • cost of electricity, the Internet, water is included in the rent

Library services

The University scored so well due to: great standards of education, the achievements of the faculty staff, the quality of the research, library and computing systems, and the verification of knowledge.

Student Life

Campus life

Two campuses are located in the centre of Wroclaw with modern teaching facilities, well-equipped laboratories, lecture halls, and a modern sports centre with its own swimming pool.

Sports facilities

We offer a wide range of University sports facilities:

  • indoor swimming pool
  • gyms
  • sports hall
  • tennis, pool tables

Student clubs

Possibility to deepen and develop the study knowledge and interests in more than 50 students' scientific circles, sports sections and culture clubs, e.g. :

  • University Choir

  • Dance sections (folk, salsa dancing)

  • Sports clubs (volleyball, basketball, etc.)

  • Students' circles (International Students' of Veterinary Medicine Association, exotic animals circle, the circle of anthropologists, etc)

Accreditation

We are proud to announce that the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine received official EAEVE certificate of approval, which attests highest standards of education quality in Europe.

Three of our faculties gained the status of Leading National Research Centre (KNOW):

  • The Faculty of Biology and Animal Science
  • The Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
  • The Faculty of Food Science

The Global Study Awards

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

Other Degrees

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