Jan Wyżykowski University was created due to the cooperation of Polkowice Commune and Polkowice County. The founder of the University is the ZAMPOL company, which Polkowice Commune and Polkowice County own all the shares of. On 30th August 2001, the Founder received the permit to establish non-state high vocational school from the Minister of National Education and Sport.
On 8 January 2002 following the decision of the Minister of National Education and Sport, The Lower Silesian University of Entrepreneurship and Technology in Polkowice was registered as the Non-state high vocational schools at number 91, in the register kept by the Minister of National Education and Sport (currently Minister of Education and Science) Polkowice is the seat of the University, district town, located in the Lower Silesia Voivodship. in Polkowice, there is a sub-zone Legnica Special Economic Zone – quite a few international companies are located in the zone (Volkswagen, Sanden, Sitech, CCC etc.) DWSPIT develops the cooperation with the business sector and within the University Council DWSPiT tightly adjusts its educational offer to the labour market needs.
Of 1st of January 2016, following the consent issued by the Minister of Science and Higher Education the Lower Silesian University of Entrepreneurship and Technology in Polkowice merged with the Copper Basin High Vocational College in Lubin.
As a result of the merger at the second decision issued by the Minister of Science and Higher Education, our University received also the name: Jan Wyżykowski University.
Currently UJW runs studies within the Bachelor’s, Engineer’s, Master’s programmes and postgraduated studies and courses
Bachelor’s studies (3-year studies) in the fields of:
Engineer’s studies (3.5-year studies) in the fields of:
- Information Technology,
- Mining and Geology,
- Production Management and Engineering.
Master’s studies in the fields of:
- Management (2-year),
- Mechatronics (1,5-year).
Uniform master’s studies (5-year) in the fields of: