KUL today

At present KUL consists of ten faculties: Theology; Law; Canon Law and Administration; Philosophy; Humanities; Social Sciences; Biotechnology and Environment Sciences and Mathematics, IT and Landscape Architecture; three off-campus faculties: Natural and Economic Sciences in Tomaszów Lubelski; Social Sciences in Stalowa Wola as well as many inter-faculty units such as College for Inter-faculty Individual Studies in the Humanities or the School of the Polish Language and Culture. The University undertakes civilisation and scientific challenges of modern times performing extensive research, publishing numerous books, periodicals and encyclopedias such as the Catholic Encyclopedia and the Universal Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Studies are conducted in the Polish and English languages. Numerous facilities and special methods are used to allow studying to persons with disabilities.


Students of KUL have the opportunity to develop passions and interests in many student organizations such as choirs, theatres, or galleries. Thanks to their activity, KUL has a very rich cultural life. “KULturalia” - student’s largest cultural event is held annually. Many scientific circles found at each major of the University deal with students’ extracurricular scientific development. Moreover, students actively participate in the Academic Sports Association, in PTTK and in the Academic Legion of KUL, in which they may undergo trainings in defense. The University Chaplaincy intensively works and its activities comprise a series of initiatives, movements, communities and associations. KUL co-operates with 140 foreign universities, and is a member of many international organisations and associations such as European University Association (EUA), European Federation of Catholic Universities (EFCU) or International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU). It participates in exchange programmes and scientific co-operation thanks to which many renown scholars and people of the Church and culture from all over the world visit the University every year.

The Catholic University in Lublin, at present named after John Paul II, is one of the fastest growing universities in Poland. Each year the scope of scientific research and educational offer are extended. Numerous investments demonstrate the development of the University; they are designed to create optimal conditions for the development of academic staff and students.