WELCOME TO THE UNIVERSITY OF RZESZÓW
THE UNIVERSITY OF RZESZÓW was established in 2001 through the merger of the Pedagogical University of Rzeszów, the Maria Curie Skłodowska University, Lublin, Rzeszów branch and the Economics Faculty of the Agricultural Academy of Cracow.
The University of Rzeszów successfully continues the policy of these Institutions, but on wider range, with new facilities and courses. University's international cooperation is very fruitful with educational Institutions both from West and East Europe. The University of Rzeszów participates in the ERASMUS and CEEPUS Programmes and Foundations of Alexander Humboldt, DAAD, NATO.
The University of Rzeszów has its leading role in initiating and keeping great and wide scientific, social and cultural contacts with neighbouring countries and our partners from European Community. Geo-cultural conditions open many possibilities of cooperating through the structure of Carpathian Euroregion and it is still one of its priorities to keep international cooperation fluent and profitable.
The University of Rzeszów realises student and teaching staff mobility, organizes international scientific conferences and meetings. The researchers from UR take part in research trainings, lectures and sessions with specialists from Poland and Europe, concerning social, economic, cultural and scientific problems and issues.
A lot of faculties belong to the international associations and organisations as well as students, who take part in conferences organised in different part of Europe in the framework of ELSA or AEGEE.
University implements professional courses preparing students to modern labour market, prepares teaching staff to modern education system, including education system of European countries and offers the education on highest European level.
The University of Rzeszów has some major plans for the strategic developments that continue academic policy started in the past but, what's even more important, are long-terms commitments. One of its main aims is to improve the picture of University of Rzeszów on the international field and to become interesting academic centre for our international partners.
The University would like to promote internationally-recognized scientific research and learning skills. In this way it can enlarge the knowledge base, increase the level of know-how, improve the quality of life and benefit the well-being of the community. Through its activities, the University will invigorate the livelihood nationally and specially in West-Eastern Poland.
The University offers a variety of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, specialist training, supplementary training, and adult education.
The University has almost 18,000 full- and part-time students. Every year approximately 4,000 new students are admitted. The staff comprises about 2,000 people.
There are 11 faculties.
The University of Rzeszów has the right to confer an Associate Professor (doktor habilitowany) degree in history and archaeology, and a Ph D (doctor) degree in five disciplines: history, physics, sociology, literature and linguistics, archaeology, agronomy, biology, health sciences