Over 416 thousand students started their studies this academic year. As in the previous year, computer science, management and psychology were the most popular programs among candidates, according to the admissions report prepared by the Ministry of Science.
Department of Applied Ecology of the University of Lodz obtained the UNESCO Chair status. Łódź eco-hydrologists have been active on the international arena for many years, training specialists from Africa, Asia, South America and Europe. Their activity has already led to the establishment of the African Regional Centre for Ecohydrology.
Lodz Solar Team from Lodz University of Technology won the urban vehicles category in the 24-hour international race of electric vehicles powered by solar energy - iLumen European Solar Challenge. The competition took place on September 22-23 at the Circuit Zolder in Belgium.
On average, Polish students spend 1,900 zlotys on life, tuition and housing according to the Polish Bank Association report "Student`s Wallet". This is very little compared to students from Switzerland and Iceland who have a budget of 2000 euros (nearly 9000 zlotys).