Medical University of Lodz (Poland)

MUL guarantees high quality of teaching and scientific research in the medical and health sciences.

Akronym: MUL

The scope of the Medical University of Lodz (MUL) is based on over 70 year-long history. MUL was in the first 20 beneficiaries of “Excellence Initiative – Research University” and was awarded the prestigious European “Human Resources Strategy for Researchers (HRS4R)” logo. MUL makes a substantial contribution to the development of the health care system by promoting modern standards of prophylaxis and treatment, and by building long-lasting cooperation with institutions realizing objectives of public health at regional, national and international levels. In response to the demographic challenge, the Healthy Ageing Research Centre was founded in 2011. MUL has reached the leading position in various research areas, particularly inpatient adherence and healthy ageing. The University is the only medical school in Poland belonging to the European Knowledge and Innovation Community EIT Health with the status of Lead Partner and was awarded a three-star status as a Reference Site of the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing (EIP on AHA). In 2012, a brand new Teaching Centre, one of the most modern clinical centres in Europe, was opened in MUL. Serving over 86.000 patients yearly, MUL is also one of the major local healthcare providers, active in each area of modern medicine. University has also been exploiting opportunities by placing Healthy Ageing, Civilisations Diseases, Biomedicine and Public Health in the focus of its research strategies, and linking them with the national and regional Research and Innovation Strategies for Smart Specialisation (cooperation with local government units).