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Agreement between the Catholic University of Lublin and the Military Institute of Medicine in Warsaw

KUL / 14.11.2022
fot. WIM-PIB Tomasz Zaborowski
fot. WIM-PIB Tomasz Zaborowski

Scientific research, exchange of experiences, and co-organizing symposia, seminars, and conferences are the main points of the agreement signed by the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin and the Military Institute of Medicine in Warsaw.

The agreement was signed by the Rector of the Catholic University of Lublin, Rev. Prof. Miroslaw Kalinowski, and the Director of the Military Institute of Medicine, General Prof. Grzegorz Gielerak. The document notes that the parties undertake to support each other to the best of their abilities. Detailed provisions on the principles of cooperation, will be regulated by separate agreements.

“This is one more major partner of ours, connected with the operation of the Faculty of Medicine at the Catholic University of Lublin, which was inaugurated in October. Presently we offer education in nursing, midwifery, biotechnology and dietetics. With the start of the next academic year, we are also launching a medical faculty,” said Rev. Prof. Kalinowski.

The Faculty of Medicine of the Catholic University of Lublin (KUL) operates at the Konstantynów Campus, where the required research and teaching infrastructure is located. The teaching staff includes not only faculty members from the Catholic University of Lublin but also doctors from the Central Clinical Hospital of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Administration in Warsaw, as well as from hospitals in Lublin and Puławy. The University has also established cooperation with leading medical centers in the world, including the Medical College of Wisconsin in the USA, the Gemelli Polyclinic and La Sapienza University in Rome, the Holy Spirit University of Kaslik in Lebanon, and the School of Medicine and Medical Sciences there, the University of Navarra in Pamplona, Spain, and the Medical University of Lublin. It has also begun works to establish a clinical hospital.

60 future doctors will begin their education at the Catholic University of Lublin in October 2023. The first-year curriculum will include classes in anatomy, cytophysiology, chemistry and biochemistry, biophysics, physiology, information technology, and the basics of telemedicine, among others. To become a medical student at the Catholic University of Lublin, high school graduates will have to pass a high school diploma exam at the extended level in biology and one elective subject: mathematics, chemistry or physics.