Medical University of Lodz

The Medical University of Lodz (MUL) is the one of the largest public medical university in Poland. The Medical University of Lodz mission is focused on– educating students in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, nursing as well as in other medicine related disciplines

  • educating research staff (PhD programs)
  • conducting research and scientific activity
  • developing postgraduate programs offer.

The Medical University of Lodz teaching in English was initiated in 2003/2004. Presently over 770 foreign students from various countries attend 6-year MD, Advanced MD and 5-year DMD programs and over 450 have already graduated. Furthermore, international students may attend various PhD programs at The Medical University of Lodz The best medical education The Medical University of Lodz Faculty of Medicine represents the highest level of scientific research in Poland according to the Committee for Evaluation of Scientific Units (A+ category)· 70 years of tradition in medical education· New way of studying - Medical Simulation Centre - the medicine of XXI century within arm’s reach· Multicultural environment- students from 62 different countries· Top quality of education in Europe, the most modern Dentistry Teaching Centre· Knowledge and practice at reasonable costs· Clinical training in 3 clinical hospitals· The most academic student-friendly environment in the heart of Poland.

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Lodz is the third-largest city in Poland. Located in the central part of the country (approximately 135 kilometres south-west of Warsaw) it has a population of around 750.000 The Medical University of Lodz is a thriving centre of academic life. The Medical University of Lodz hosts three major state-owned universities, six higher education establishments operating for more than a half of the century, and a number of smaller schools of higher education.

The Medical University of Lodz is known for numerous universities hosting students from all around the world. That is why it is called a ‘student-friendly city’ world famous festivals: International Festival of Photography, Light Move Festival – Festival of Kinetic Art of Light, Lodz Design Festival being one of the greenest cities in Poland (over 40 parks and recreation grounds) Manufacture – the biggest in Eastern Europe shopping & entertainment centre located in former factory complex Piotrkowska Street– the longest promenade in Poland and many more!

The courses offered at the The Medical University of Lodz combine the expertise and finest traditions in education with pioneering research and modern scientific and medical techniques; to prepare specialists for work in various communities and national health care systems.

The University employs almost 1300 research and didactic staff, including over 300 independent researchers and teaches around 8000 students, over 300 of which are international students. The quality of teaching at The Medical University of Lodz remains one of the highest among Polish universities, many areas being rated in inspections and rankings as excellent. The Medical University of Lodz was classified second of all medical universities in Poland and thirteenth of all state universities in Poland. At present, The Medical University of Lodzhas over 1600 hospital beds in seven Teaching Hospitals that provide medical services for patients, being the essential base for research work and undergraduate and postgraduate teaching. Moreover, 34 hospital wards and departments with almost 1200 beds localized in non-University municipal hospitals are used by the Medical University. This provides students with great work based experiences for students and services to the community.Medical University of Lodz in numbers:· 1600 employees, including 180 professors, 180 associate professors, over 850 PhD academics· 9 500 students· 770 foreign students· 3 teaching hospitals· 80 clinics· 25 departments· 1558 beds· 86 000 patients· 45 962 square meters of didactic space· 24 didactic buildings· 4 dorms.· 1 152 places in the dormitoriesDegrees:

  • 6-year medicine: in English
  • 4-year medicine advanced program: in English
  • 5-year dentistry: in English
  • 8-month premedical preparatory course: in English
  • 3-year nursing: in English

medical University of Lodz fees:

  • 6-year medicine: re: 11200€ for the 1st year, re: 11000€ / year for years from the 2nd to the 6th
  • 4-year medicine advanced program: re: 13200€ for the 1st year, re: 13000€ / year for years from the 2nd to the 4th
  • 5-year dentistry: re: 13200€ for the1st year, re: 13000€ / year for years from the 2nd to the 5th
  • 3-year nursing: re: 5700€ for the1st year, re: 5500€ /year for the 2nd and 3rd year.

Above fees be effected to the account of the Medical University of Lodz as per following instruction:

  • candidate’s name: surname and first name
  • subject of payment: application fee (EUR), tuition fee (EUR)/6-MD, 5-DMD, BSc Nursing or MD Advanced respectively
  • University name and address:
    Uniwersytet Medyczny w Lodzi
    Al. Kosciuszki 4
    90-419 Lodz, Poland
  • University account number:
    (MD Advanced, 6-MD) PL 26105014611000002282381231
    (5-DMD) PL 94105014611000002306765807
    (3-B.Sc.) PL 23105014611000002399596085
    swift number: INGBPLPW
  • bank name: ING Bank Slaski, ul. Kopcinskiego 73/75, 90-033 Lodz, Poland

Please bear in mind that you might be charged with additional costs while making the payment. The full amount of both application fee and tuition fee must appear on the University account, so please make sure that all additional banking charges are covered by you.

Former students of our University, re-admitted to our studies for the same program, are obliged to participate in all classes and pay full tuition fee.

Medical University of Lodz ranking

by U.S. News & World Report


1203 96


1107 21

Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world. They measure the rate of students going to their second year of studies, as well as the rate of students who graduate. It also asks university representatives on the performance of universities, and evaluates university resources, teacher salaries, graduation rates, student academic achievements and satisfaction. After calculating and comparing these criteria, U.S. News ranks the top international universities accordingly. Lodz medical University ranking has improved in the past years and would continue to grow further.

Due to medical University of lodz ranking it has been accredited by the international medical education directory. Due to lodz medical University ranking it is the ministry of health and ministry of science education. The programs are recognised by educational commission for foreign medical graduates because of lodz medical University ranking. The Lodz medical University is also increased as it is approved by MCI.


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 majority of teaching departments are located in the dorm’s vicinity. Other university departments or clinics are available by public transport.

Please note:
All of the first year students should contact Ms Aleksandra Dastych to book a room in the dormitory for the academic year 2019/20

Rooms can be booked only by those students who have received the Letter of Acceptance.
Those who prefer to live outside the campus will be provided with a list of private flat renting agencies.

Lodz medical University admission procedure

Application process step by step :
  • Go to the UMED Registration Portal :
  • Register yourself. You password must contain at least 8 characters. If you forget your password, please contact the Admission Team at
  • Choose the application for the program of your interest.
  • Fill in the proper application form step by step.
  • Check it carefully once you have filled in all sections.
  • Click the “submit” button. Please keep in mind that after submitting your data, you will no longer be able to change it.
  • You will automatically be redirected to the next part of application : Files. The files icon should appear on your personal panel.
  • Click on the files icon and upload the scanned copies of the required documents. Documents should be in the JPEG or PDF format only. The required format of the passport photo is JPEG.
  • Click the “accept all documents” button after uploading all the required documents.
  • The next stage belongs to the Admission Team : the Admission Committee will verify your documents to check if you meet the admission criteria.
  • You will receive an e-mail from the Admission Office with their decision and instructions on how to proceed further.
  • After you pass the first step of the procedure (documents verification) and make the application fee payment (120 EUR) and once your status is changed to “eligible for entrance exam” you will see the “skype exam” button in your personal panel.
  • Click the “skype exam” button and sign up for the exam by selecting the most convenient date and time.
  • Once you have successfully signed up, an e-mail containing all the information regarding the exam will be sent to you.
  • You will be notified about the exam result by the Admission Team via e-mail.
  • After you successfully pass the entrance exam, you will be instructed by the Admission Team on how to proceed in order to receive the Letter of Acceptance.
  • Receiving the official Letter of Acceptance is the final step and the confirmation of your acceptance to MUL.


Application Form- filled in, downloaded from the on-line registration system, and printed. Then signed by the Applicant. All check boxes should be marked by hand again and answers specified when required.

High School Diploma/school leaving certificate (original copy legalized or with an Apostille³ stamp*), which entitles for admission to universities in the country it was issued.

Certificate from the Ministry of Education or the Polish Consulate in the country the secondary/high school was completed, stating that the candidate is entitled for admission to higher education institutions (if such clause is not available on the school leaving documents).

English language certificate for non-native English speakers.

Hepatitis B Immunization Clearance ( a series of three shots required).

Passport photocopy.

2 recent passport photographs signed on the back.


My studies were in English, do I still have to provide a language certificate?

Generally, not. In some cases, it is required to arrange a Skype interview with the Faculty Coordinator. It is important for us to know what country you studied in and make sure you write a good Cover Letter.

Will you pay back the administrative fee of 20 EUR to me if I do not get a VISA?

This administrative fee is non-reimbursable.

Can I pay the administrative fee from my friend’s bank account?

Yes, provided the payment description includes your name and a chosen study programme.

Can I pay the equivalent of the administrative fee or tuition fee in dollars?

No. Our account receives payments in Euro.

I have just paid the administrative and tuition fee and sent you the proof of payment. When can I expect my Confirmatiuon Letter to be issued?

We will issue the Confirmation Letter after the payment reaches the University of Lodz’s bank account. This takes a little bit of a procedure, so the Letter can be issued in about a week, or up to 10 days. Please wait for the message.

What happens after I make the payment for 1 academic year and I will not get a VISA from the Polish Embassy?

If you pay a tuition fee for the first year of your studies and then fail to get a Polish visa, the tuition fee will be fully reimbursed (repaid) to you in the fall of the calendar year.

Can I legally work in Poland as a student?

Yes, you can work as a full-time student. You do not need any extra work permits if you are a student of full-time, daytime university studies (including doctoral studies) in Poland. (Dz.U. – Journal of Laws, Year 2015, item 588 – Section 1 (10)).

Are there any job restrictions (hours etc.)?

No. If you find time, you can work the same amount of hours as a regular employee: i.e. up to 40 hours in a five-day working week but studies might be quite intense so we do not suggest starting full-time job during first year studies.

I want to ask you about the cover letter. Do I have to write my name and everything about me and why I want to study there?

Yes, preferably. Most Faculties require a cover letter to make their initial decision