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Nicolaus Copernicus University

87-100 11 Gagarina St. Torun View map
Poland
#801-1000
Public
High
21,793
2,031
446

Overview

This is one of the largest universities in Poland, currently comprising 17 faculties (including 3 medical faculties at Collegium Medicum UMK in Bydgoszcz). It provides graduate and postgraduate courses for almost 30 000 students, offering education in over 80 fields of study, 100 specialisations and 50 postgraduate courses. The university employs 4300 staff on both Toru? and Bydgoszcz campuses, over half of whom are academic teachers. NCU alumni now number nearly 200 000. The university participates in student and staff exchange programs at both international (the Erasmus program) and national (the MOST program) levels. It develops studies in cooperation with universities abroad and is currently collaborating with the universities in Angers (economics) and Moscow (history). NCU has state-of-the-art research infrastructure including the National Laboratory of Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics (FAMO), the Center for Quantum Optics and the Interdisciplinary Center for Modern Technologies to name but a few, as well as modern teaching facilities comprising, among others, Collegium Humanisticum and the brand new University Sports Centre. The Centre for Astronomy in Piwnice near Toru? houses a unique 32-meter radio telescope. Spitsbergen (in the Arctic Sea) is home to NCU Polar Station. The university has also organized the Polish Historical Mission...

University Highlights

Total students - 21,793

51%
49%

International students - 446

28%
72%

Total faculty staff - 2,031

31
2000

Total students - 21,793

51%
49%

International students - 446

28%
72%

Total faculty staff - 2,031

2000
31
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