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Uniwersytet Medyczny w Bialymstoku

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Founded in 1950, the Uniwersytet Medyczny w Bialymstoku (Medical University of Bialystok) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium city of Bialystok (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Podlaskie Voivodeship. Officially recognized by the Ministerstwo Zdrowia Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej (Ministry of Health of the Republic of Poland), Uniwersytet Medyczny w Bialymstoku (UMB) is a very small-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational Polish higher education institution. Uniwersytet Medyczny w Bialymstoku (UMB) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 74-year-old Polish higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic records and grades. The acceptance rate range is 50-59% making this Polish higher education organization an averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UMB also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Uniwersytet Medyczny w Bialymstoku's Control Typepublic


Uniwersytet Medyczny w Bialymstoku's Entity Typenon-profit


Uniwersytet Medyczny w Bialymstoku' Size by Total Enrollmentvery small-sized


Uniwersytet Medyczny w Bialymstoku's Selectivity by Acceptance Rateaveragely selective

University Identity

Name (English) Medical University of Bialystok
Acronym UMB
Founded 1950
Motto UMB Tu rodza sie odkrycia!
MUB This is where discoveries are born!
Colours Green and white
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University Location

Address ul. Kilinskiego 1
15-089 Podlaskie Voivodeship
Uniwersytet Medyczny w Bialymstoku's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Uniwersytet Medyczny w Bialymstoku Phone Number +48 (85) 748 5473
Uniwersytet Medyczny w Bialymstoku Fax Number +48 (85) 748 5416

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels


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Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Uniwersytet Medyczny w Bialymstoku's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Uniwersytet Medyczny w Bialymstoku's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


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Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Uniwersytet Medyczny w Bialymstoku's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Uniwersytet Medyczny w Bialymstoku.

Uniwersytet Medyczny w Bialymstoku: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
5,000-7,499 US$
(4,555-6,830 Euro)
5,000-7,499 US$
(4,555-6,830 Euro)
15,000-17,499 US$
(13,670-15,950 Euro)
15,000-17,499 US$
(13,670-15,950 Euro)

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Uniwersytet Medyczny w Bialymstoku's admission information.

Uniwersytet Medyczny w Bialymstoku's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Uniwersytet Medyczny w Bialymstoku's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Uniwersytet Medyczny w Bialymstoku a selective admission policy? Yes, based on students' past academic records and grades.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Uniwersytet Medyczny w Bialymstoku's acceptance rate range is 50-59% making this institution an averagely selective higher education institution.

Uniwersytet Medyczny w Bialymstoku's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Uniwersytet Medyczny w Bialymstoku international students information:

  • Number of international students coming to study full time for degrees offered by the University: 450
  • Countries of origin of international students (excluding exchange students):
    • Norway
    • Sweden
    • USA
    • Canada
    • Germany
    • Ireland
    • UK
    • Australia
    • France
    • Spain
    • Turkey
    • India
    • United Arab Emirates
    • Qatar
    • China
    • Malaysia
    • Nigeria
    • and many others
  • Additional admission requirements for international students:
    • How to apply:
    • In order to qualify for admittance to the Medical University of Bialystok, each candidate must complete the official admission process via an online registration system (please register with your valid email address which will be used during the entire admission process). In the event of any issue arising from the registration process, please send an email via our online registration system (-->report a problem) or to admission@umb.edu.pl
      For your application to be evaluated, you have to complete all required steps and press the SUBMIT button. Application not submitted will not be considered. If you submit your application and will not receive any response within a few days, please write email to admission@umb.edu.pl.
    • 6-Year English-Language MD Program Admission Requirements:
      • The 6-year MD program is offered for High School graduates who:
        • possess a School Leaving Certificate; the certificate must contain a statement that its holder has the right to apply for a position within a University or Institution of Higher Education. Positive grades in two out of four subjects - Chemistry, Biology, Physics or Mathematics - must be shown on the certificate.
        • or have passed the Matura Exam (High School Final Exam) in two out of four subjects Chemistry, Biology, Physics or Mathematics.
      • Each candidate for a first year is responsible for providing proof of his or her qualifications for admission. Applicants are admitted on the basis of their position on the ranking list of candidates. The position on the ranking list is based on the total amount of points achieved in the following:
        • Part I: The number of points calculated from their grades recorded in the official high school transcript/maturity certificate and on the candidate request, grades recorded in other certificates (SAT II subject test exam or other post-graduate university courses). The basis for the conversion will be an internal evaluation system based on public information made available by High School or Ministry of Education from the candidate's country of origin. The minimum number of required points recalculated from the grades must be at least 100*. Two grades out of the following four subjects are required and taken for evaluation Chemistry, Biology, Physics or Mathematics. In the event of the applicant being in the final year of study at high school, he or she should provide an official high school transcript showing grades achieved during the winter semester or final grades expected. Upon receipt of a high school diploma, the candidate is also under obligation to provide this to the University. * in the event of the maximum number of placements not being reached, extended recruitment with a lower point threshold come into operation.
        • Part II: The number of points achieved during an interview* based on the candidate's knowledge from Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics and knowledge of the English language for medical studies and the medical profession - a maximum of 100 points. *The candidate may be interviewed by means of electronic communication, provided that all the required documents are presented and the recruitment fee is paid.

Uniwersytet Medyczny w Bialymstoku's Admission Office Admission Office

ul. Jana Kilinskiego 1
Bialystok 15-089
(85) 686 52 23

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

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Uniwersytet Medyczny w Bialymstoku's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Uniwersytet Medyczny w Bialymstoku has an enrollment range of 1,000-1,999 students making it a very small-sized institution.

Uniwersytet Medyczny w Bialymstoku's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 900-999 academic employees (Faculty).

Uniwersytet Medyczny w Bialymstoku's Control Type Control Type

Uniwersytet Medyczny w Bialymstoku is a public higher education institution.

Uniwersytet Medyczny w Bialymstoku's Entity Type Entity Type

Uniwersytet Medyczny w Bialymstoku is a non-profit higher education institution.

Uniwersytet Medyczny w Bialymstoku's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.

Uniwersytet Medyczny w Bialymstoku's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Uniwersytet Medyczny w Bialymstoku does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

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Uniwersytet Medyczny w Bialymstoku's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Uniwersytet Medyczny w Bialymstoku's Library

Uniwersytet Medyczny w Bialymstoku's library offerings include:

  • Physical Library branches (10):
    • The Head of the Library
    • Secretary's office
    • Lending library
    • Interlibrary Loan
    • Students' Reading Room
    • Periodicals Reading Room
    • Acquisition and development of collections
    • Bibliography of UMB employees' publications
    • "Medyk Bialostocki" - monthly magazine of the Medical University of Bialystok
    • IT specialists
  • Number of physical books/volumes: 124,765
  • Number of physical media (CDs, DVDs, etc.): 541
  • Number of digital/electronic databases: 26
  • Number of librarians: 18
  • Number of full-time employees including librarians: 19
  • Total library yearly expenditure: 1,854,625.16 PLN

Uniwersytet Medyczny w Bialymstoku's Housing University Housing

This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.

Uniwersytet Medyczny w Bialymstoku offers housing options for students. The housing options include:

  • DS2 - Dormitory No. 2 (Co-Educational)

    Dormitory No. 2 is conveniently located near the Faculty of Health Sciences and University Hospitals on campus. It consists of two ten-storey buildings with a total of 203 single rooms, including 125 of a higher standard and 61 double rooms. DS2 can accommodate up to 325 students. Shared bathroom units are designated for same-sex students.

    Single Rooms:

    • Segments (25 m2) with one room, hall/kitchenette, and bathroom
    • Segments (40 m2) with two single rooms, hall/kitchenette, one or two separate toilets, and a shared bathroom (shower)

    Double Rooms:

    • Segments (25 m2) with one room, hall, and bathroom
    • Segments (40 m2) with two single rooms, hall, one or two separate toilets, and a shared bathroom (shower)

    Additional amenities in dormitory no. 2 include:

    • Kitchens from 12 to 25 m2 on each floor
    • On some floors, additional laundry facilities of 12 m2
    • 2 public laundries with a total of 16 washing machines and 6 dryers
    • Bicycle parking
    • Gym and fitness facilities
    • Room with TV and billiards
    • Hall with vending machines for drinks and snacks
    • Hall with a table tennis table
    • 2 rooms for quiet study
    • Computer room

    The concierge desk at Dormitory No. 2 is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Access to the building is controlled using individual magnetic cards.

  • Dormitory No. 1 (Co-Educational)

    Dormitory No. 1 offers 127 rooms, including single and double rooms. Rooms are equipped with standard amenities, including couches, desks, wardrobes, and kitchenettes with cabinets and refrigerators. Residents have access to washing machines and electric dryers. The ground floor features a quiet study room with Internet access. Additionally, student organizations and the Student Self-Government are located in the Student's House building, along with the CONIEco student club. A small gym is available for residents, and parking is provided.

    Dormitory No. 1 is conveniently located near the Branicki Palace and the campus of teaching facilities, around the Planty Park, with numerous restaurants and bars nearby. The concierge desk is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and access to the building is controlled using a student ID card encoded in the resident's system.

Uniwersytet Medyczny w Bialymstoku's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

Uniwersytet Medyczny w Bialymstoku sport activities and facilities include:

  • Types of sport activities available at UMB:
    • Volleyball
    • Futsal/ Indoor football (men's football/women's football)
    • Football
    • Swimming
    • Track and field
    • Basketball
    • Bodybuilding
    • Table tennis
    • Climbing
    • Aerobik/ Fitness
  • For more information, please visit: https://www.umb.edu.pl/wl/studium-wychowania-fizycznego
  • Types of sport facilities available at UMB:
    • Gym (sports hall)
    • Fitness hall
    • Gym in the sports hall ul. Wolodyjowskiego 1, 15-271 Bialystok

University Services

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Uniwersytet Medyczny w Bialymstoku's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

Uniwersytet Medyczny w Bialymstoku offers various financial aids for students, including:

  • Social Scholarship: Students can apply for a social scholarship if they are in a difficult financial situation. The scholarship amount depends on the student's family income, with specific income criteria set for eligibility.
  • Scholarship for People with Disabilities: This scholarship is available for students with disabilities confirmed by a competent authority.
  • Allowance: Students facing temporary difficult life situations may apply for an allowance.
  • Chancellor's Scholarship: Students who meet specific criteria, such as achieving a high average grade (4.0 or higher) or demonstrating outstanding scientific, artistic, medical, or sports achievements, can apply for the Rector's scholarship.
  • Special Scholarships: Special scholarships were awarded to students with exceptional academic achievements, including those who scored at least 90% of possible points in certain subjects during the recruitment procedure. This scholarship was available to first-year students of uniform master's studies or first-cycle studies at MUB during a specific period.
  • Doctoral Student Scholarships: Doctoral students with significant scientific achievements, such as publications with high scores, patents, or involvement in research projects, may apply for scholarships from own funds.
  • Biostatistics Scholarships: First-year students of the second degree in biostatistics can apply for scholarships based on their scientific competence test in English.

Uniwersytet Medyczny w Bialymstoku's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Uniwersytet Medyczny w Bialymstoku provides various study abroad opportunities under the Erasmus+ 2021-2027 program. Here is a list of partner universities and countries:

  • Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic
  • University of Ostrava, Czech Republic
  • University of Tartu, Estonia
  • Université d'Aix-Marseille, France
  • Université de Bretagne Occidentale Brest, France
  • Université de Caen Basse-Normandie, France
  • Université de Reims Champagne-Ardenne, France
  • Fundacion Universidad San Jorge, Spain
  • Universidad de Murcia, Spain
  • Universidad San Pablo Madrid, Spain
  • Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Lithuania
  • Goce Delcev State University Stip, North Macedonia
  • Universität Duisburg-Essen, Germany
  • Universität Greifswald, Germany
  • Universidade da Beira Interior, Portugal
  • Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal
  • Grigore T. Popa University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Romania
  • University of Medicine and Pharmacy Cluj-Napoca, Romania
  • University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Tirgu Mures, Romania
  • Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Košice, Slovakia
  • University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Hacettepe University Ankara, Turkey
  • Pamukkale University, Turkey

Uniwersytet Medyczny w Bialymstoku also has bilateral agreements with universities in various countries. The duration of exchange programs varies:

  • Short-term mobilities: 5-30 days
  • Long-term mobilities: 2-12 months

For more information about these opportunities, you can visit the following links:

  • IDUB internships and two-week trips of MUB researchers: https://www.umb.edu.pl/s,24579/IDUB_11
  • Outbound international trips: https://www.umb.edu.pl/dzial_wspolpracy_miedzynarodowej/wyjazdy_zagraniczne
  • Student mobility: https://www.umb.edu.pl/s,24529/Wyjazdy_studentow
  • Staff mobility: https://www.umb.edu.pl/s,24533/Wyjazdy_pracownikow

Uniwersytet Medyczny w Bialymstoku's Distance Learning Distance Learning

This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.

Uniwersytet Medyczny w Bialymstoku offers a range of distance learning options for the academic year 2023/2024. These options vary depending on the field of study:

  • For Public Health and Epidemiology first-cycle studies and Public Health second-cycle studies, 75% of the curriculum is delivered online, allowing students to obtain their diploma remotely. Only 25% of study hours necessitate physical presence on the university campus or at the place of professional practice.
  • For all other fields of study (15 in total), online (synchronous) and e-learning (asynchronous) distance learning complements the traditional in-person classes. The amount of coursework conducted on the educational platform ranges from a few hours to approximately 30%, depending on the specific year and field of study.
  • The university utilizes the Blackboard Learn e-learning platform, providing a comprehensive remote working environment. This platform supports communication and individualized education and training for students, doctoral candidates, and university staff.
  • Blackboard Learn serves as a modern tool for delivering high-quality interactive teaching content online, streamlining the teaching process through progress monitoring and knowledge assessment.
  • The platform allows for flexible education models, including mixed, remote, and asynchronous methods, fostering collaboration among students and doctoral candidates from any location.
  • Additionally, the platform offers communication tools such as integrated videoconferencing, announcements, messaging, forums, surveys, and other means of interaction between the university and its students. It is accessible through a dedicated mobile application and complies with WCAG 2.1 accessibility standards. Moreover, it includes features to enhance accessibility, such as automatic material conversion into alternative formats like audio, electronic Braille, or ePub.

Uniwersytet Medyczny w Bialymstoku's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

This institution offers students academic guidance and support to assist them in their academic pursuits.

Uniwersytet Medyczny w Bialymstoku's Career Services Career Services

This institution offers career counseling, career assessments, job and internship postings, career events, alumni networking or other career-related services to assist students transition successfully from academic life to professional life.

Recognition and Accreditation


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Uniwersytet Medyczny w Bialymstoku's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Uniwersytet Medyczny w Bialymstoku is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Ministerstwo Zdrowia Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej

Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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  • Agency for Public Health Education Accreditation (APHEA)
  • National Medical Commission (NMC)
  • Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE)
  • The Polish Accreditation Committee (PKA)
  • University Committee on the Quality of Education at the Faculty of Medicine (UKJKKL)
  • National Accreditation Council for Nurses and Midwives Schools (KRASzPiP)

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Academic Structure


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