Established (year): 
Public University
Main specialization(s): 
Geodesy and cartography
Veterinary science
Students (total): 
28.00 thousand
Academic staff: 
1.90 thousand


The Faculty of Veterinary Medicine is the only veterinary department in Poland which received the accreditation of the European Association of Establishments for Veterinary Education (EAEVE). This accreditation was given on January 31, 2013

The Faculty of Geodesy and Land Management is one of the few in Poland that is dealing with the issues from the ESA area of interests. On September 13, 2012 Poland signed an agreement on joining this organization, thanks to which it will gain access to the satellites and the modern satellite technologies.

The Faculty of Medical Sciences has been included on the list of accredited centers in the United States in the fields of medical education.

Idea “Green University” - the original concept of the Rector includes the following actions:

  • building new university buildings in harmony with the surroundings,
  • energy-efficient, environmentally friendly technologies,
  • "by bicycle to campus",
  •  research and education in the field of alternative renewable energy resources, ecological transport, constructing machines that produce clean energy, the maximum use of the scientific potential and development in accordance with the requirements of the protection of the natural environment and in the harmony with the development of the region, using energy from renewable sources by the University, using local energy sources in the UWM research stations.