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Lodz, Poland

Lodz is a postindustrial, vibrant student city located in the heart of Poland. Being third biggest city in the country it used to be the home of the Polish textile industry and the reminiscent of the prosperous past are visible through its architecture. The heritage of the city can be seen in the Central Textile Museum, called White Factory http://www.muzeumwlokiennictwa.pl/?lang=en

The heart of the city is famous Piotrkowska street – a pedestrian zone, full of clubs, restaurants and shops that is a perfect place for going out. OFF Piotrkowska located just next to the street is an old cotton factory turned into a place for the development of culture, art and creative business http://en.turystyczna.lodz.pl/page/219,piotrkowska-street.html?id=5

Art lovers will be astonished by the abundance of murals by most prominent street artists scattered around the city https://www.facebook.com/urbanforms/photos/?tab=album&album_id=1207220262633694

Museum of Art has a vast collection of paintings, sculpture and spatial objects, drawings, graphics, photography and visual arts of XX and XXI century http://msl.org.pl/en/ms/info.html

Lodz is also a great place for shopping with its impressive Manufaktura complex. Once the biggest textile factory in the city, it has been converted into a shopping and entertainment centre http://en.manufaktura.com/

University of Lodz

United in Diversity!

The University of Lodz is a responsible higher education institution, focusing its actionson intercultural and social integration.

There are 95 nationalities currently studying at the University of Lodz. Our University builds academic community around the values of respect for cultural, religious and community identities as well as social sensitivity. UL strives to educate active global citizens who think critically, understand the complexity and the diversity of perspectives which underline most global problems.

The University of Lodz was established in 1945 and has long been one of the biggest and most popular universities in Poland. The 12 faculties, and a branch unit of the University provide programmes in 90 fields of study and 160 specializations. In addition, the University offers several doctoral programmes, more than 50 postgraduate study programmes (including an MBA programme, and those financed by the ESF), as well as studies in English, French, German and Spanish. More than 32 000 students attend the University of Lodz. This figure includes students of all levels: those of first- and second level degree programmes, as well as postgraduate, and PhD students.

Each year there are over 2000 international students studying full time or within exchange programs at the University of Lodz! We hear a lot of languages in the halls of the University. Thus, a diverse multicultural and multigenerational community is built, drawing on the best traditions of the city of Lodz. International students often take part in different activities that originated at the University of Lodz within its “University Diversity” project. The main goal is to promote equality and intercultural dialogue, and to build strong and lasting relations based on diversity. Join Us! Unite and exceL!

The interest in studying at the University of Lodz is determined not only by high quality of instruction, but also by modern programmes of study adapted to the changing demands of the labour market. The University treats international cooperation as a way to foster its development and continue the city’s tradition. Our institution regularly hosts guest speakers, renowned politicians, businessmen and cultural representatives from Poland and abroad.

Key dates

22 - 24 May, 2018

Registration until: 17/04/2018

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