Republic of Poland

The University in Numbers


  • 5 faculties, 31 departments and institutes
  • Over 1600 employees, almost 700 academics, over 250 professors and post-doctoral degree holders
  • Over 200 doctoral students 
  • 11 outbound experimental facilities and research-didatic stations


Students and didactics

  • 10 000 students (9474) – 7963 full-time students, 1259 part-time students, 252 foreigners
  • 8 000 applicants every year
  • 27 fields of study, 50 specialties
  • 37 post-graduate courses, over 1000 graduate students
  • 9 fields of study taught in English, including 3 double Master’s degrees conducted in cooperation with Hunan Agricultural University in Changsha –  landscape architecture, horticulture and animal science
  • Almost 2500 alumni a year  
  • 54 student research groups, 13 clubs, organizations and creative groups 
  • 22 ways of getting physical education credit, including cross training, water aerobics, hatha yoga, skiing, fitness, bridge
  • Almost 2000 spots in 6 student residence halls
  • Over 13 million PLN allocated for means for scholarships and welfare for students 
  • Academic Business Incubator and Career Office


Scientific and diactic activities

  • 20 million PLN for scientific-research activities
  • 66 research projects financed by the National Science Centre and the National Centre for Research and Development, in total for the amount close to 9 million PLN, and 82 jobs commissioned by business entities for the amount close to 3 million PLN
  • 1396 publications in total, including 521 in journals distinguished by JCR 
  • 73 inventive projects submitted to the Patent Office of the Republic of Poland, 27 granted patents for inventions
  • 6 projects run within the European Structural Funds for the amount of 20 million PLN 
  • 55 contracts on bilateral scientific cooperation with foreign partners from 23 countries around the globe
  • Erasmus+ – 124 contracts with universities in 23 countries


Distinctions and certificates

  • KNOW title (National Leading Scientific Centre) granted by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education for three faculties: Veterinary Medicine, Biology and Animal Science, and Biotechnology and Food Science as part of Wrocław Biotechnology Centre
  • confirmation of highest international standards of management quality, and maintaining of PN-EN ISO 9001:2009 certificate 
  • certificates in 1st and 2nd edition of „University of Leaders” competition and additional distinctions: „Primus” statuette in 1st edition, and special prize „Aurea Praxis” in 2nd edition 
  • Golden Emblem in QI SERVICES category – highest quality service in „Najwyższa Jakość Quality International 2011” competition
  • recommendation for Lower Silesian Quality Prize 

* All data comes from „Rector’s report on university activities in 2016.”