Warsaw University of Life Sciences

Szkoła Główna Gospodarstwa Wiejskiego w Warszawie

Assoc. Prof. Dominika Średnicka-Tober

Warsaw University of Life Sciences (WULS-SGGW) is the oldest agricultural university in Poland. Its history dates back to 1816. Mission of the University is to provide society with knowledge and education characterized by multidisciplinarity and internationality in a wide area of environmentally oriented sustainable development. At present, the university consists of 13 faculties offering 130 specializations. There are more than 27,000 students enrolled & about 1300 members of academic staff (in this more than 340 professors and associated professors). Research and education at WULS covers the entire field of life sciences. WULS is well known for its internationality.

The University has signed more than 300 agreements for international cooperation with universities and research institutions from more than 50 countries of the world. WULS has been recognized as the most innovative and creative university in Poland (the ACI competition winner in 2010-2014).

The INSUM project is based at the Institute of Human Nutrition Sciences, Department of Functional and Organic Food of WULS-SGGW. The Institute actively cooperates with a wide range of stakeholders representing food sector, as well as hospitals and medical institutes.