Presentation of the University
Białystok, Poland

Medical University of Bialystok

Uniwersytet Medyczny w Białymstoku

University type: medical
University status: public

Bachelor's
Studies
full-time stu­dies
part-time stu­dies
CosmetologyStudies in Polish
Dental TechnologyStudies in Polish
DieteticsStudies in Polish
ElectroradiologyStudies in Polish
Emergency MedicineStudies in Polish
MidwiferyStudies in Polish
NursingStudies in Polish
PhysiotherapyStudies in Polish
Public HealthStudies in Polish
Speech Theraphy with PhonoaudiologyStudies in Polish

Master's
Studies
full-time stu­dies
part-time stu­dies
CosmetologyStudies in Polish
DieteticsStudies in Polish
ElectroradiologyStudies in Polish
MidwiferyStudies in Polish
NursingStudies in Polish
PhysiotherapyStudies in Polish
Public HealthStudies in Polish
Speech Theraphy with PhonoaudiologyStudies in Polish

Integrated Master's degree
Studies
full-time stu­dies
part-time stu­dies
MedicineStudies in English
DentistryStudies in Polish
Laboratory MedicineStudies in Polish
MedicineStudies in Polish
PharmacyStudies in Polish

Doctoral studiesmore »
Interdisciplinary Doctoral Studies in English Studies in English
Health Science Studies in Polish
Medical Science Studies in Polish
Pharmaceutical Science Studies in Polish

Short pg coursesmore »

Other short coursesmore »

Faculties, schools of studymore »
Faculty of Health Sciences
Faculty of Medicine with the Division of Dentistry and Division of Medical Education in English
Faculty of Pharmacy with the Division of Laboratory Medicine


Medical University of Bialystok is a renowned, dynamically expanding institution of higher education, distinguished among Polish academic centers.

The University staff members offer high standard of teaching and are an opinion- forming milieu in the region. Among all 811 academic teachers, there are 126 professors and 120 habilitated doctors. This ratio is one of the highest among all Polish universities.

In July 2012, in the ‑ first edition of a contest announced by the Polish Ministry of Higher Education, the Centre for Innovative Research of the Medical University of Bialystok was awarded the status of the Leading National Research Centre 2012-2017 (Krajowy Naukowy Ośrodek Wiodacy-KNOW) and in 2013, the Centre for Innovative Research won the title of Podlasie Brand of the Year.

In September 2013, in the 'parametric evaluation' conducted by the Polish Ministry of Higher Education, the Faculty of Pharmacy with the Division of Laboratory Medicine received a prestigious category "A+" as the best research institution in the ‑ field of life sciences. The Faculty of Medicine with the Division of Dentistry and Division of Medical Education in English received category "A" and reached the ‑ first place among all faculties. The Faculty of Health Sciences also received category "A" and reached one of the top places in the ranking.

Every year, the University places high in nationwide university rankings. In 2011, the Medical University of Bialystok received two prestigious awards from Perspektywy publishing house and Rzeczpospolita daily newspaper - University with the highest scienti‑fic e­ffciency (rated as number one in Poland) and Kuźnia Kadr 2011 (title awarded to the institution of higher education'breeding' the best young professionals).

For 65 years now, the University has trained professional medical staff. There are 4,600 students at 14 courses of study, and 280 of them study in English. The learning opportunities are being constantly enhanced to suit the needs of the continuously developing job market. Our University has two unique courses to offer: Speech Therapy with Phonoaudiology, and Electroradiology (Master's degree level).

The University publishes two academic journals: inscribed on the ISI Master Journal List - Advances in Medical Sciences and rated by the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education Progress in Health Sciences.

We continually reinforce the advancement of our research and academic staff through numerous scholarships, training programs, internships and study visits to the best research and academic centers around the world, as well as through expert lectures given by visiting professors from f.e Mayo Clinic, National Institute of Health in Bethesda, Harvard Medical School, University of Pennsylvania.

The University owns modern facilities to conduct scientifc research: Center for Experimental Medicine, Euroregional Pharmacy Center and Center for Innovative Research.

The Medical University of Bialystok is a place where students can develop their interests and broaden their knowledge of medical sciences. The majority of the University's departments run student associations and organizations, enabling students to conduct clinical research, acquire practical skills and participate in national and international conferences, alongside studying.

In 2017, we expect to finish the expansion and modernization of the University's Clinical Hospital, which serves as a main academic and research base to our University.

The seat of the Medical University of Bialystok is in the 18th century Branicki Palace, located in the city center. It is surrounded by the University's academic facilities, two clinical hospitals, dormitories and sports facilities.

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University website: www.umb.edu.pl/en

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