What is The Open University and what does it do?

The Open University of the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin

  • is a new initiative of the oldest university in Lublin, which is also one of the oldest universities in Poland
  • is the first enterprise of this kind in Lublin and the first one in Poland which provides education for children as well as for adults and also has a range of courses especially for people from abroad
  • meets society’s expectations concerning lifelong education
  • enables everyone to gain and extend advanced knowledge, regardless of their age, education or place of residence
  • makes it possible to study many fields of knowledge without any entrance exams
  • guarantees diverse and appealing activities – everyone can find something interesting, according to their needs, interests and dreams
  • popularizes the latest achievements of science
  • prepares children and teenagers to work towards the highest and non-standard goals, beyond the rules of formal education.

What does The Open Univeristy offer?

  • courses and open lectures for adults
  • lectures and workshops for children, teenagers and whole families
  • themed programmes for people from abroad (including the Polish diaspora)
  • excursions in Poland and abroad
  • educational programmes for companies and institutions.

Who can study at The Open University?

  • adults
  • students
  • teenagers and children over 6
  • Polish residents and people from abroad.