Uniwersytet Rzeszowski (UR)
The University of Rzeszów came into being by the Act of Parliament of 7th June 2001. The University of Rzeszów was created through the merger of the Pedagogical University of Rzeszów, the Rzeszów branches of Maria-Curie Skłodowska University in Lublin, and Agricultural Academy (the Faculty of Economics) in Kraków.
The University continues the policy of these Institutions, develops research projects and participates in various educational programmes that are important for the South-Eastern Poland. Due to its geographical position the University realizes its unique tasks in cooperation with foreign higher education institutions. It plays the role of an intellectual and cultural bridge between Ukraine and European Union.
It cooperates with 120 foreign institutions of higher education (with over 50 partner universities from Ukraine) and with over 180 universities within Erasmus+ programme. Its official language is Polish. However, lectures and classes for foreign students are run in English. The University of Rzeszów is one of the members of the European Universities Association and the Association of Carpathian Region Universities.
The current structure of the University allows for a variety of academic research projects and educational programs. The University has experience in scientific research, knowledge about local, European business, its environmental problems and society, didactic experience and scientific background, experience in organization of scientific conferences, seminars and workshops.