Wroclaw University of Environmental and Life Sciences
Uniwersytet Przyrodniczy we Wrocławiu
address: Norwida 25 St.
50-375 Wrocław, Poland
phone: +48 71 320 10 75
+48 71 320 10 45
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 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. 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.
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. Around 100 exchange students from international partner institutions visit us annually under the ERASMUS programme.
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 50 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, the University Orchestra and the University Sports Association with a choice of 12 sport sections.
The mission of the University is to provide top quality education and promote innovative approach and openness to the surrounding world. The curricula correspond to the current labour market demands. The University staff is involved in projects connected with the development of rural areas, environmental issues, land management, animal health and welfare, animal products technologies, hydrology, food production and processing technologies.
The WUELS is an innovativeness leader. In terms of the number of patents it comes second in the country. Three University faculties have been awarded the Leading National Research Centre status (KNOW) in agricultural sciences.
Facts & figures
- Established in 1951
- 732 academic staff
- 238 professors
- 10.500 students
- 5 faculties
- 27 fields of study in Polish
- 2 in English
- 5 specializations at Master programme in English