The Medical University of Lodz is one of the largest medical universities in Poland. Its tradition goes back to the 1940s. Currently 8,000 students study in five faculties and 15 fields of study. The University also conducts studies in the English language and over 400 foreign students take part in medical and dentistry programmes, as well as doctoral studies. Its clinical facilities include four hospitals that score top positions in national rankings.
The Medical University of Lodz substantially contributes to the academic life of the city and country. The University educates future doctors and specialists in medical sciences and medicine-related fields. It carries out scientific research, developmental work and renders research services.
The range of educational services offered by the Medical University of Lodz is continually changing and expanding. It considers above all the requirements of the labour market and the Bologna Process. Conditions for educating students and conducting research provided by the Medical University of Lodz are regularly being improved. The modern Didactic Centre of the Medical University of Lodz houses unique scientific and research laboratories and a multimedia dental care centre. Thanks to architectural solutions and innovative technologies, the centre can conduct highest quality classes.
The Medical University of Lodz strives to become not only a scientific leader and a reputable university but also an opinion-forming centre, a place where various attitudes and opinions clash, as well as a place characterized for freedom of thought and speech.
The Development Strategy of the Medical University of Lodz defines strategic goals and development trends for the University for the period 2015 – 2020. It is a framework document, a benchmark for organizational units of the University necessary while planning the activity, which will ensure coherence of all realized projects and initiatives.
The development strategy of the Medical University of Lodz remains in conformity with the University statutes and also with national and regional strategy documents.