The KUL Open University’s key products, the TAILOR-MADE programs, are one-of-a-kind courses created for and in partnership with our institutional clients and they are connected with the range variety of topics and scientific research conducted at John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin. Many programs are organized for foreigners and Polish people who live abroad.

The subject and the length of such a program depends on  the preferences of the contracting institution. The schedule usually consists of lectures and workshops, meetings with local authorities, excursions, visits to the places of interests, like museums and institutions, as well as events organized with Polish students. These programs, both in terms of its subject matter and the time and place of its implementation, can be conductedin Polish as well as in English. The Open University ensures high quality of services andprovides responsiveness to the requirements of the recipient.

The Open University takes responsibility for all elements of such programs including lectures, meetings, visits, accommodation and meals. All details are subject to discussions and agreements with our partners. The calculated pricesvary according to our partner’s needs (from approx. 700 USD to  920 USD person/week, calculated for a group of 20 students and two faculty members). The price includes “everything on the ground” (excluding only airfare and insurance), that is the whole didactic component as well as meals (University canteen and restaurants) and hotel accommodation. Therefore the students’ personal expenditures are quite limited, mainly on additional local attractions and souvenirs!

The experience gained by the individual and flexibility in planning provide our partners with a sense of satisfaction and fulfillment of expectations, both in terms of content and organization. In its seven-year history, unit designed and conducted over 10 such courses. A number of them have become recurrent parts of our yearly schedule.

Programs conducted in cooperation with the partners from abroad:

  • Comparative Politics of Central Europe – Poland University of St. Thomas (USA)
  • Educational System in Poland Reyjkjavik Department of Education and Youth (Iceland)
  • John Paul II in His Polish Context, University of St. Thomas (USA)
  • The Church in Poland, Iconography and John Paul II on the Human Person, University of Notre Dame (USA)