The University of Lodz boasts a number recipients of its honorary degrees whose names are well-known. This shows that our institution is recognized by various significant people in the world of politics, entrepreneurship and arts.

During recent years, a Honoris Causa doctorate has been awarded among others to:

Margaret Thatcher (Prime Minister of the UK)

José Manuel Barroso (President of the European Commission)

Umberto Eco (Italian novelist and philosopher)

Andrzej Wajda (Polish film and theatre director, recipient of an Honorary Oscar Award)