General information about Lublin (from Lublin website: http://www.lublin.eu)
Lublin, administrative centre of the voivodship and the capital of the Lublin Region, and home to 365 thousand inhabitants, is the biggest town in Eastern Poland. Lublin is an academic centre recognized in Poland and abroad, with a rich educational offer. The city’s main assets are five universities: Maria Curie-Sklodowska-University, Catholic University of Lublin, Lublin University of Technology, Medical University, University of Life Sciences; and a number of other higher education institutions. The city is the hub of bustling cultural life, with different events held annually, and attracting a wide audience. The Night of Culture, “Codes” Festival of Traditional and Avantgarde Music, “Theatre Confrontations”, the International Dance Theatre Festival, the ‘Magicians’ Carnival, the Jagiellonian Fair, or the “East of Culture” – Different Sounds Art’n’Music Festival to name but a few are Lublin’s flagship festive events whose prestige has been constantly growing. Economically, Lublin offers a rapidly developing services sector, with favourable conditions for making profitable business.
More information about the city can be found at the website: http://www.lublin.eu/en/lublin/news/