Medical University of Lodz (MUL)

Medical University of Lodz

The Medical University of Lodz guarantees high quality of teaching and scientific research in the Medical & Health Sciences field.

The Medical University of Lodz was set up by the Decree of the Polish Cabinet Council on 24th May, 1945. Five years later in 1950 the Medical Academy of Lodz was announced. This means the Medical University of Lodz is highly experienced in teaching as well as research.

The Medical University of Lodz is one of the largest medical universities in Poland. Currently 8,000 students study in five faculties and 15 fields of study. The University conducts studies in the English language and over 400 foreign students take part in the Medical and Dentistry programmes, as well as Doctoral Studies. It’s clinical facilities include four hospitals that score top positions in national rankings. The university is continuously working hard to improve the quality of education, facilities and study environment for students. 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.

Top reasons to study medicine at the Medical University of Lodz:

  • Great location
  • International recognition
  • Multicultural environment
  • Modern facilities – brand new Medical Simulation Centre!
  • Affordable tuition fees
  • Easy admission
  • MS Teams online entrance exam

  • Admission

    Entry exam

  • Tuition Fees Medicine (1st year)


  • Tuition Fees Medicine (remaining years)


  • Tuition Fees Dentistry (1st year)


  • Tuition Fees Dentistry (Remaining years)


  • Undergraduate Entry Medicine

    6 Years

  • Undergraduate Entry Dentistry

    5 Years

  • Intake


  • Funding

    Not Available

  • Graduate Entry Medicine


  • Graduate Entry Dentistry

    Not Available

  • Clinical Rotations

    Medicine: Up to the last 3 years

  • Country


  • Address

    al. Tadeusza Kościuszki 4, 90-419 Łódź, Poland

Accommodation Costs (Monthly)

Our experience throughout the years has provided us with valuable insight in student accommodation around the university area. As part of our package, we work with you to search for accommodation matching your preference. At Med Guide Europe, we ensure our students are kept up to date with all the information they require when studying abroad. For that reason, we have provided an estimated cost of amenities below:

Rent (Private Accommodation)

£100 – £200





Electricity & Gas




TV Cable/Internet


Public Transportation



£260 - £360

University FAQ's
  • The Medical University of Lodz is the largest public medical university in Poland.
  • At present has over 900 graduates globally.
  • The courses are taught entirely in English and accepted internationally.
  • The Medical University of Lodz has collaboration with 22 international universities.
  • The university has 75 years experience in medical education.
  • Has a Medical Simulation Centre which is easily accessible.
  • Multicultural environment – students from 64 different countries
  • Top quality of education in Europe, which has the most modern Dentistry Teaching Centre.
  • Reasonable tuition fees.
  • A very student-friendly environment in the heart of Poland.

To study a 6-year MD or a 5-year DMD school leavers are required to meet the following criteria:

  • A high school diploma or a secondary school leaving certificate or equal as GCE, A-level certificates or IB and EB diplomas qualifying for admission to a university or a medical school in the home country.
  • Extended level of knowledge in 2 of the following subjects: Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Mathematics – documented by the above mentioned school leaving certificates/diplomas. The grades required should be above average. This will be verified during the entrance exam.
  • English competency written and spoken confirmed by the respective certificates as CAE, CPE, TOEFL IBT (minimum 75 points), IELTS (min 6.0 points) if the secondary education was not conducted in English. The command of English of candidates who cannot present any of the above certificates will be assessed during the entrance exam.

A MD candidate who passed MCAT, GAMSAT or UKCAT exam can be exempted from the knowledge-checking part of  the entrance exam if he/she has obtained:
1) MCAT (Medical College Admission Test) – minimum 504 points;
2) GAMSAT (The Graduate Medical School Admission Test) – minimum 57 points;
3) UKCAT (UK Clinical Aptitude Test) – minimum 2510 points

A 5-year DMD candidate who passed DAT exam and obtained minimum 17 points can be exempted from the knowledge-checking part of  the entrance exam.

  • Contact Med Guide Europe and indicate the medical program of your choice.
  • Your be contacted for a pre-registration consultation.
  • Fill in your application form as provided by Med Guide Europe.
  • Documents provided should be in JPEG or PDF format only. The required format of the passport photo is JPEG.
  • The admission team will check and verify your documents to check you have met the admission criteria.
  • If all your documentation are correct and you have met the entry requirement you will be short listed for the entry exam.
  • An e-mail containing all the information regarding the exam will be sent to you a few days before the chosen date.
  • You will be notified about the exam result by the Admission Team via e-mail.
  • After you successfully pass the entrance exam, you will be instructed by the Admission Team on how to proceed in order to receive the Letter of Acceptance.
  • Receiving the official Letter of Acceptance is the final step and the confirmation of your acceptance to MUL.
  • High school certificate
  • Application form
  • English Proficiency Certificate
  • Copy of original passport
  • Birth Certificate
  • Medical Certificate
  • Passport size photograph

The Medicine course is a 6-year MD program is designed for high school/secondary school graduates.

  • It is a full time study program based on requirements which are obligatory for the Polish Medical Higher Education Institutions, which meet the EU standards.
  • The program consists of 3 years (6 semesters) of pre-clinical, basic subjects; anatomy, medical chemistry, biology, biophysics, physiology, histology and cell biology, microbiology, pathomorphology, pharmacology  and others and 3 years (6 semesters) of clinical subjects as internal medicine, paediatrics, surgery, obstetrics and gynaecology, psychiatry, radiology, family medicine, neurology, oncology & palliative care, otolaryngology, ophthalmology, infectious diseases and others.

The Dentistry course is designed for high school/secondary school leavers.

  • The program is  based on the requirements which are obligatory for the Polish Medical Higher Education Institutions which meet the EU standards.
  • During the first two will have their preclinical courses including anatomy, medical chemistry, biology, biophysics, physiology, histology and cell biology, and others.
  • From the second of study the student will have clinical courses including pathomorphology, pharmacology, pathophysiology, microbiology, medical psychology.
  • During the clinical courses student will be exposed to conservative dentistry, paediatric dentistry, endodontics, orthodontics, prosthetics, periodontology, oral and maxillofacial surgery and implantology.
  • The city is situated at the heart of Poland, which is Łódź the third largest city of the country with 700,000 inhabitants. After World War II, Łódź has been recognised as the Polish filmmaking centre after the foundation of the National Film School in 1948.
  • The city is home to many internationally acclaimed directors and cinematographers such as Andrzej Wajda, Roman Polanski, Krzysztof Kieślowski and Piotr Sobociński. Łódź’s hosts a great number of film studios, including the largest one in Poland, Feature Film Studio. In 2016, the local creative industry represented 4,858 creative industries, of which 9.4% were related to the audio-visual sector.
  • The city is known as the city of festivals in Poland, that offers hundreds of cultural events through-out the year, from the Transatlantyk Festival; directed by the Academy Award winner Jan A.P. Kaczmarek, to the Humanistic Man in Danger Festival and the environment-oriented International Nature Film Festival.
  • Poland is considered a very safe and friendly country to study and live. According to the statistics, it is one of the safest countries in the European Union.
  • English is fairly widely spoken in Poland with just over a third of Poles overall reported as being able to speak English to some degree.
  • Each city has its own urban transport authority, so ticket prices vary from city to city. The good news, however, is that if you are a student (and therefore have a student ID), you are entitled to a large discount (usually 50%).
  • In Poland, freedom of religion and conscience is constitutionally guaranteed, so if you are a follower of one of the legal religions, you do not have to worry about practising it.
  • It may not be so good in every part of the country, but in the south, in the Silesia region, unemployment is very low and you can choose between many different companies to work for. Big or small, production or services, Polish or foreign – the choice is yours.
  • They say that wages in Poland are low, but the cost of living also isn’t very high (at least not as high as in Western cities). The good thing is that salaries are growing every year and there are pay rises at the beginning of each year. Also, if you decide to change your job you will get yourself a salary increase for sure.
  • Cities offer all the services and entertainment one needs, but living in the village is also comfortable. There are all communal amenities necessary for a normal life.
  • Nature in Poland is amazing! It’s very diversified and it has everything which is needed for a nice weekend or memorable holidays. It has fantastic mountains in the South, seaside in the North, and lots of forests, lakes and National Parks in between.
  • Forests and meadows are usually public and available to everyone. There are no fences which would keep you from enjoying nature.
  • Summer is summer, winter is winter. There’s a big distinction between seasons which makes life more interesting. Poland has a fresh scented air in spring, scorching hot in summer, colourful leaves in autumn and snow in winter.

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