Republic of Poland

ERASMUS Policy Statement


Internationalisation of the Wroclaw University of Environmental and Life Sciences is an important element of the strategy of development at our University.

The University follows the procedures of the Bolonia process by offering top standard education for the students at Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD levels who are given an opportunity to benefit from study abroad programmes and international traineeships allowing them to enrich their knowledge and practical skills, language and social competences in European and global dimension.

The European Commission has awarded the Wroclaw University of Environmental and Life Sciences with the Erasmus Charter for Higher Education 2014-2020, the principles of which are strictly respected.

The University provides its students and staff, including those with low income and the disabled with equal opportunities to make the best of their participation in international study programmes, traineeships and professional development schemes.

Full recognition is ensured for satisfactorily completed activities of study mobility in terms of credits (ECTS) awarded. The activities of satisfactorily completed study and/traineeships mobility activities are included in the final record of student achievement (Diploma Supplement).

The activities of the University undertaken within the ERASMUS+ programme are administered by the Erasmus+ Office, a unit of the International Relations Office.

Vice-Rector, who is the legal representative, is authorised to sign the Inter-institutional Agreements and in charge of international educational projects, including the ERASMUS+ programme.

The Inter-institutional Agreements are signed with higher education institutions offering courses being in line with the study programmes offered at our university.

The ECTS system has been implemented at each faculty, for all the students at bachelor’s-master’s–doctoral level. Full recognition of the study period abroad is ensured for all the students who have successfully completed a semester/year abroad in compliance with the Learning/Training Agreement signed before the mobility. Changes to the Learning Agreement are possible, but it is required that they are accepted by the respective faculty within a month after the semester begins. The study/training period abroad of all outgoing students is fully recognized and indicated in the Diploma Supplement. Incoming students receive their Transcript of Records upon departure or after sitting the last exam. All incoming students are offered accommodation in one of the dormitories operated by the University.

The Erasmus office collaborates with the President and members of the Erasmus Student Network who organise orientation days, a buddy system, cultural and integration activities.

The University is open to all students, irrespective of their ethnic, social, cultural and ideological background and the activities pursued at the University are in agreement with the Charter of Fundamental Right of the European Union. The study/training period abroad is indicated in the Diploma Supplement issued to each student in Polish and English.

The strategy of internationalisation at the University is aimed at:

  • attracting talented students from EU and non EU countries, with a special focus on developing partner countries,
  • developing partnerships with other institutions, especially enterprises regarding teaching and learning,
  • creating an international environment for our students (“internationalisation at home”),
  • providing students with more opportunities to have a learning experience abroad,
  • attracting researchers and staff from other HEIs and enterprises in different countries,
  • providing academic and administrative staff with opportunities of professional development in other countries.

The ongoing modernisation of the University buildings, laboratories and equipment is aimed at improving the quality of teaching/learning, and consequently, graduates’ employability, position of the University in national and international rankings as well as its recognition in Europe and beyond.