The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin (KUL) was founded in 1918 by the Polish Episcopate on the initiative of Rev. Idzi Radziszewski. KUL has been entrusted to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. In the years 1954-78 Rev. Karol Wojtyła was a professor of KUL.
According to KUL maxim, Deo et Patriae, the university is a modern place of higher education which conduct research in the spirit of harmony between science and faith. The wide scope of scientific activity includes theological, philosophical, humanistic, law, social, natural and health sciences.
University educates Polish and foreign students to participate in the public life with foundation of catholic values. KUL plays also important role in the public life in local and national level. In UNISERVITATE project KUL will develop, among others, services for communities and external institutions in the fields of psychology and landscape planning.