Maria Curie-Skłodowska University

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Maria Curie-Sklodowska University
Uniwersytet Marii Curie-Skłodowskiej w Lublinie
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EstablishedOctober 23, 1944
Rectorprof. Radosław Dobrowolski
Pl. M. Curie-Skłodowskiej 5, 20-031
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AffiliationsSOCRATES/ERASMUS, 5th and 6th EU Framework Programme, Gruntvig, Lingua, Jean Monnet for Poland, The Baltic University Programme, Lane Kirkland Scholarship Program

Maria Curie-Skłodowska University (MCSU) (Polish: Uniwersytet Marii Curie-Skłodowskiej w Lublinie, UMCS) was founded October 23, 1944 in Lublin. It is named in honour of Marie Curie-Sklodowska.

Currently the number of students is almost 36,000. The university has 302 professors (157 full professors), 231 habilitated doctors, 826 senior lecturers, and 1829 teachers in total. Total staff is 3628.

To meet the growing demand for higher education, the university has established branches in other cities.


In 2011 the Polish national daily newspaper Rzeczpospolita ranked the university 11th among Polish public universities (25).


The main building of Marie Curie University as viewed from Sowińskiego St.
  • Arts
  • Biology and Biotechnology
  • Chemistry
  • Economics
  • Geosciences and Land Management
  • Philosophy and Sociology
  • Humanities
  • Mathematics, Physics and Computer Science
  • Pedagogy and Psychology
  • Political Science
  • Law and Administration
  • Off-Campus Branch in Pulawy

Notable alumni[edit]



  1. ^ ↑ „Szkoły wyższe i ich finanse w 2011 r.”, s. 109, 2012. Główny Urząd Statystyczny. ISSN 1506-2163 (pol.).

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Coordinates: 51°14′44″N 22°32′26″E / 51.24556°N 22.54056°E / 51.24556; 22.54056