Medical University of Lodz

The Medical University of Lodz is one of the largest state-owned medical universities and one of the leading research centers in Poland. It has over 75 years of medical tradition and there are more than 9 500 students attending different courses at MUL. Medical teaching in English was initiated at MUL in 2003/2004. Presently, 900 foreign students attend medical and dental programs.

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Medicine & Health (1)



The Medical University of Lodz was inaugurated on October 1, 2002 as a merger of two Medical Schools: the Medical Academy of Lodz and the Military Medical Academy of Lodz by the Act of the Polish Parliament of July 27, 2002. The Medical Academy of Lodz was founded on January 1,1950 by separating from the University of Lodz three faculties: Medical, Dental and Pharmaceutical.


Three teaching hospitals owned by the University with over 1600 beds make a grand base for clinical education as well as for scientific programs. The additional 34 wards and departments (ca 1 200 beds) of municipal hospitals are used for teaching purposes.

The University Teaching Hospitals and University- affiliated departments constitute a basic source for highly specialized diagnostic and treatment services provided by more than 1 250 medical professionals including 750 specialist with professors and associate professors who deal with the health need of the Lodz region and promote health-related programs.


MUL’s scientists conduct extensive research, accumulating unique knowledge, benefiting from the clinical trials. The Medical University of Lodz has reached the leading position in the research areas such as: immunology, molecular biology, genetics of homeostasis disorders, oncology, hypertension and endocrinology.

MUL has been consequently investing in development of young researchers. Within the last two years, young researchers from MUL were considered leaders in areas such as cardiology, oncology, immunology and dermatology.

Over the last decade MUL has been consequently increasing its ability to acquire funding, both from European and national sources.


Student services

Admission Department is always at the disposal of the applicants and available by e-mail and phone contact.


Administration Center for Studies in English: Pl. Hallera 1, 90-647, Lodz,

Phone: +48 42 272 50 52, +48 42 272 50 54, +48 42 272 50 55,

E-mail: , 

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Housing services

The University provides housing on campus in two dormitories/residence halls. Here you will feel at home with helpful English-speaking staff and your fellow students who will help you in the orientation process as well as with your Polish. The dorms represent various levels of housing conditions which is reflected in the rent. 

In Lodz there is a big and attractive offer of apartments and flats to rent. This form of accommodation is very popular among our international students. Those who prefer to live outside the campus will be provided with a list of private flat renting agencies and list of private dormitories.

Library services

Information and Library Center at Muszynskiego St. 2, is a brand new center with: Quiet Rooms; Conference Halls; Chill Out Area and much more...

Opening Hours:

Monday - Friday from 8:00 am till 8:00 pm

Saturday from 9:00 am till 2:00 pm

ICT services

Wi-Fi ZONE is available for MUL’s students at the university campus.

Medical services

New students coming to study at the MUL from countries other than EU member states are required to have an insurance policy valid for a minimum of 3 months after arrival.

Student Life

Campus life

Teaching Hospitals of the Medical University of Lodz

The Medical University of Lodz has established three teaching hospitals. These allow it to perform its statutory tasks concerning clinical training (undergraduate and postgraduate) and research:

  • Norbert Barlicki Memorial Teaching Hospital No. 1 of the Medical University of Lodz
  • Military Medical Academy Memorial Teaching Hospital of the Medical University of Lodz – Central Veteran Hospital
  • Central Teaching Hospital of the Medical University of Lodz

University departments provide a base for teaching and research activities, together with the provision of health services. They also act in non-academic hospitals within the city premises.


Our University is listed in the International Medical Education Directory (IMED) which provides information about international medical schools that are recognized by the appropriate government agencies in the countries in which they are located.In Poland it is the Ministry of Health and Ministry of Science and Higher Education.

Our programs are recognized by the Educational Commission for ForeignMedical Graduates (ECFMG) that makes our students eligible to pursue a medical career in the USA and Canada (sit board exams and apply for residency and licensure).

Our medical and dentistry diplomas are also subject to automatic recognition in the European Union which Poland joined in May 2004.

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