Established (year): 
Public Medical University
Main specialization(s): 
Students (total): 
4.42 thousand
Academic staff: 
0.80 thousand


Medical University of Bialystok is a renowned, dynamically expanding institution of higher education, distinguished among Polish academic centers. The University staff members offer high standard of teaching and are an opinion- forming milieu in the region. Among all 785 academic teachers, there are 129 professors and 141 habilitated doctors. This ratio is one of the highest among all Polish universities. In July 2012, in the first edition of a contest announced by the Polish Ministry of Higher Education, the Centre for Innovative Research of the Medical University of Bialystok was awarded the status of the Leading National Research Centre 2012-2017 (Krajowy Naukowy Osrodek Wiodacy-KNOW) and in 2013, the Centre for Innovative Research won the title of Podlasie Brand of the Year. In September 2013, in the ‘parametric evaluation’ conducted by the Polish Ministry of Higher Education, the Faculty of Pharmacy with the Division of Laboratory Medicine received a prestigious category “A+” as the best research institution in the field of life sciences. The Faculty of Medicine with the Division of Dentistry and Division of Medical Education in English received category “A” and reached the first place among all faculties. The Faculty of Health Sciences also received category “A” and reached one of the top places in the ranking. Every year, the University places high in nationwide university rankings.