Biology, specialization: Medical biology (BSc)
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Biology, specialization: Medical biology
Place for submitting documents

Scans of the application documents should be uploaded as 1 PDF file to the Online Recruitment System Account.

Candidates are obliged to deliver the hard copies of application documents to:

UMCS Admissions Office

Maria Curie-Skłodowska University

Pl. M. Curie-Skłodowskiej 5, 20-031 Lublin



The programme is dedicated mainly to foreigners. Our BSc Medical Biology programme has been designed as an academic bridge (premedical studies) for students interested in pursuing a career as a physician or these who have never before taken introductory natural sciences courses. The programme advances students’ knowledge necessary for entry into the professional programmes in medicine and helps them to fulfil the MD programme requirements.

These undergraduate studies offer also a broad-basis programme in biology underlying the basic training for the professional biologist, biochemists, microbiologists, and biophysicists as well as provide a strong foundation for many other career opportunities. The learning outcomes provide our graduates with professional skills and knowledge required for work in medical laboratories, research institutions, sanitary-epidemiological stations, and science-based industries.

The graduate of the BSc Medical Biology programme has knowledge of basic disciplines of biology and biomedical sciences, including: developmental biology, microbiology, human anatomy, parasitology, genetics with elements of human genetics, radiology, elements of pathophysiology, basics of pharmacology, biochemistry of nutrition, applied biology in medicine, biological basics of herbal medicine, physical basis of instrumental diagnostics and physiotherapy, human immunology with elements of virology, pharmacological botany, biomaterial engineering in medicine, and biochemical methods in clinical analysis.

Training is given through: lectures, exercises, laboratory classes, field classes as well as experimental scientific practical training. The best internationally recognized scientists of the University belong to the teaching staff for this programme.

A bachelor's degree in science provides strong transferable skills for a variety of careers. Our graduates would enter biology, biotechnology and technology related career in scientific or engineering research and development, in science-based industries, medical biology and in teaching.

The Medical Biology BSc programme is in compliance with European teaching standards. Therefore, our graduates may choose to continue studying at UMCS or elsewhere in Poland or in the European Union countries.


Education profile


Duration of studies

3 years/6 semesters

Language of lecture
Description of the qualification rules

The programme is addressed to candidates holding high school diploma or any other equivalent degree. Admission of candidates is based on a highest final grade in one of the following subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics taken in the secondary school leaving examination.

Prospective students should register online in the Online Registration System and complete all the necessary documents within the deadline or until all the vacancies are filled

It is mandatory to pay the registration fee. In order to be eligible for a programme taught in English, candidates must demonstrate that they meet English requirements for a given programme.

1. Submit one of the document listed here:

2. Send an email to: to register for online English language interview. 


The amount of the recruitment fee

85 zł

Contact details
Enquiries about course content, structure and syllabus: contact person: Małgorzata Wójcik ( 
Admission enquiries:
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