Founded in 1997, University of Lower Silesia (ULS), located in Wroclaw, Poland, has established a distinct identity as a private institution of higher learning that promotes novel approaches to learning and forges research links on the national and international level. In addition to high-quality students, the school has attracted accomplished academic researchers and professors of education and the social sciences who have helped build the first-rate academic reputation of the school. In the fifteen years of the school's existence, the student body has grown from 368 to almost 8,000 students who are served by a full-time academic staff of over 200 scholars. ULS currently offers degree programs in education, special-needs education, international relations, journalism, national security, philosophy, cultural studies and cultural anthropology or technical science.
Wrocław - a City for Learning
ULS students benefit from the historic city of Wroclaw, a magical urban space and Poland’s fourth largest city (640,000 inhabitants). This intellectual hub, where every sixth resident is a student, offers an inspiring learning context where ULS students can investigate the past and its impact on the present dynamics of a 21st-century Central European metropolis in transition. Once a vibrant German metropolis almost totally annihilated during WWII, Wroclaw was later nearly entirely re-populated and rebuilt by Poles in the post-war era and today embodies a complex and multi-layered European identity.