University Guide: University of Wroclaw

Posted by Viktoriia Rabcheniuk | January 30, 2017

Are you coming to Wroclaw for Erasmus Student Exchange at Wroclaw University?

Great! This post is dedicated to you! Below you will find all the information you need to know about Wroclaw University.


University of Wroclaw was founded in 1702 by Leopold I and is considered the largest one in Lower Silesia. Currently, 40,000 students and around 1,300 doctoral students are enrolled in programs.  University of Wroclaw focuses on scientific research and is proud of its nine alumni who are Nobel Prize winners. It is also ranked 44th in the EECA rankings.


The faculties of the university are situated around the main building of the university, which is just 450 m from the nearest train station. The library of the university successfully manages to organize research and teaching environment for the university community.  

The precise address of the main building of the University is plac Uniwersytecki 1, which is located near the old town of the city.


As the University is located near the Old Town, students can take a pleasant walk along the historical streets of Wroclaw. In the Old Town people can find City Hall (Ratusz), many different churches, Zamek Cesarski, Pałac Królewski, Synagoga pod Białym Bocianem, Opera Dolnośląska, and many other places, which are worth attention.




If you are still looking for an Erasmus flat or room, Pepe Housing will be glad to help you to find your perfect place for your stay in the city.

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