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General information about university

WULS-SGGW, with its nearly 200-year tradition is one of the oldest and the largest universities in Poland. It is also one of the most modern universities, where tradition and modernity meet. The campus has a historic part, with an 18th century palace, and a contemporary part where all faculty buildings and dormitories are situated. WULS-SGGW offers good facilities and infrastructure in one place. On our 70-hectare main campus we have 12 dormitories, a modern library, a sports centre (with tennis courts, a sports hall and a swimming pool) a language centre, a veterinary clinic and much more. The campus is located in the southern part of Warsaw and can be easily reached from the city centre by subway or by bus. Over 1,300 university teachers and instructors make sure that you will gain plenty of knowledge and practical skills. At present, the university consists of 13 faculties; there are 27,000 students enrolled. WULS-SGGW has been declared number one in the rankings of life science universities in Poland, and has always been in the top of Polish universities.
WULS-SGGW was acknowledged as „The most innovative and creative university in Poland at creating job perspectives”.

Study programmes
The range of the academic programmes is systematically enlarged and currently includes 34 study programmes. Within study programmes there are 130 areas of specializations. Academic programmes are offered at the bachelor, master and doctoral levels, there is also a postgraduate MBA programme.
Research and education is carried out at:
13 Faculties:

  • Faculty of Agriculture and Biology
  • Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
  • Faculty of Forestry
  • Faculty of Horticulture, Biotechnology and Landscape Architecture
  • Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Faculty of Wood Technology
  • Faculty of Animal Science
  • Faculty of Economic Sciences
  • Faculty of Food Sciences
  • Faculty of Human Nutrition and Consumer Science
  • Faculty of Production Engineering
  • Faculty of Social Sciences
  • Faculty of Applied Informatics and Mathematics

International Cooperation
International collaboration plays an important role in University activities by contributing to the expansion of research and standardization of teaching programmes. Overall, the University collaborates with 170 international partners from all continents. On the annual basis, about 1400 University employees and students travel internationally (including about 200 students participating in international practical training programmes). WULS-SGGW is a member of prestigious international organizations such as the Euroleague for Life Sciences (ELLS), European Universities Association (EUA), Interuniversity Consortium for Agricultural and Related Sciences (ICA) and many others. The University is active among Polish minorities in Lithuania, Ukraine and Belarus by offering modern education programmes and highly qualified experts. Since 1990 WULS-SGGW has actively participated in the European programmes as a university from an associate, a candidate and since 2004 from an EU Member state. Currently, the staff of WULS-SGGW participate in European educational programmes (Erasmus, Erasmus Mundus, CEEPUS, Leonardo da Vinci, Grundtvig, Jean Monnet, Tempus) and research programmes (6 and 7 Framework Programme, EUREKA, COST, Culture).

For international students, we also offer seven master programmes (of duration of three or four semesters) and 11-semester programme Veterinary Medicine leading to a lekarz weterynarii (equiv. to brit. Veterinary Surgeon) degree, all taught exclusively in English.

The master programmes, taught in English, are as follows:

  • Environmental Protection
  • Economics
  • Informatics and Econometrics
  • Forestry
  • Horticulture
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Food Technology and Human Nutrition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Facts & figures

Established in 1816

  • 27 000 students
  • 1300 academic staff
  • 590 foreign students


Student Affairs Office
tel: (+48 22) 593 10 25
fax: (+48 22) 593 10 39

International Relations Office
tel: (+48 22) 593 10 40 (52)
fax: (+48 22) 593 10 42 (48)