The University of Zielona Góra belongs to the elite group of 18 classical Polish universities. In the academic year 2015/2016, the University offered I, II and III-cycle programmes of study to 12,500 intramural and extramural students. In 2016 UZ celebrates the 15th anniversary of its foundation. It is worth noting that the academic community and traditions of the city go back to 1965.The mission of the University of Zielona Góra is to promote equal opportunities for the development of the region and its inhabitants and to increase the intellectual, economic and artistic potential by educating high-quality professional staff and conducting advanced research. The University aims to educate highly qualified specialists indispensable for the region, Poland and the united Europe.