Siedlce University of Natural Sciences and Humanities

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Siedlce University of Natural Sciences and Humanities
Uniwersytet Przyrodniczo-Humanistyczny w Siedlcach
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Type Public
Established 1969
Rector Professor Tamara Zacharuk
Students 10141
Address Konarskiego 2, Siedlce 08-110, Poland., Siedlce, Poland
Campus Urban
Affiliations

Socrates-Erasmus

Siedlce University of Natural Sciences and Humanities is located in Poland
Siedlce University of Natural Sciences and Humanities
Siedlce University of Natural Sciences and Humanities (Poland)
Website www.uph.edu.pl

The Siedlce University of Natural Sciences and Humanities[1] (Polish: Uniwersytet Przyrodniczo-Humanistyczny w Siedlcach) is a higher-education institution in Siedlce, Poland. It was created on October 1, 2010 by the decision of Sejm signed by the President of the Republic of Poland, Bronisław Komorowski. The previous name of the university was 'Akademia Podlaska w Siedlcach', in English known officially as University of Podlasie.

The history of the academic institution in Siedlce began in 1969. It has had four previous titles during its existence:

  • 1969–1974: Wyższa Szkoła Nauczycielska ("University of Education")
  • 1974–1977: Wyższa Szkoła Pedagogiczna ("University of Pedagogy")
  • 1977–1999: Wyższa Szkoła Rolniczo-Pedagogiczna ("University of Agriculture and Pedagogy")
  • 1999–2010: Akademia Podlaska ("Podlaska University")
  • 2010 onwards: Uniwersytet Przyrodniczo-Humanistyczny ("University of Natural Sciences and Humanities")

The university has four faculties: Natural Sciences, Humanities, Exact Sciences, Law and Economics Studies.

The university is eligible to give doctoral degrees in agronomy, biology, chemistry, history, safety science and zoology.

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Coordinates: 52°10′11″N 22°17′03″E / 52.16972°N 22.28417°E / 52.16972; 22.28417