Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun

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Polish Uniwersytet Mikołaja Kopernika
w Toruniu
Latin Universitas Nicolai Copernici
Established 1945
Location Toruń, Poland (EU)
Enrolment 34 906
Rector Prof. Dr habil. Jan Kopcewicz
Address Gagarina 11
80-100 Toruń
Poland
Phone +(48 56) 611 40 10
E-mail -
Homepage www.uni.torun.pl
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Toruń in Poland


Nikolaus Copernicus University in Toruń (Uniwersytet im Mikołaja Kopernika (UMK) w Toruniu) is one of the most respected universities in Poland. Named after Nicolaus Copernicus, Polish astronomer born in Toruń.

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History

Founded in 1945 on the basis Torun Scientific Society, Stefan Batory University in Wilno and Jan Kazimierz University in Lwów. In 2003 Medical academy of Bydgoszcz joined the university as Collegium Medicum.

School Authorities

  • Rector: Prof. Jan Kopcewicz
  • Vice-Rector for Research and International Relations: Prof. Marek Zaidlewicz
  • Vice-Rector for Education: Prof. Andrzej Radzimiński
  • Vice-Rector for Economics: Prof. Jerzy W. Wiśniewski
  • Vice-Rector for Development and Computerisation: Prof. Grzegorz Jarzembski
  • Director of Administration: Dr Stefan Nielek

Staff

  • Professors: 357
  • Habilitated doctors: 94
  • Senior lecturers: 550
  • Teachers (total): 1 398
  • Total staff: 3 061

Number of students

  • Full-time day students: 16 815
  • Extramural students: 14 692
  • Postgraduate students: 3 399
  • Total: 34 906

Levels of study offered by institution

  • Shorter/intermediate university level qualifications
  • First main university level final qualifications
  • Advanced/postgraduate study
  • Doctorate
  • Higher/post doctorate

Diplomas and degrees

  • Licentiate (B.A., B.Sc, B.Ed..)
  • Master Degree (M.A., MSc., M.L.)
  • Ph.D. Degree
  • Habilitated Doctor Degree.

International cooperation

  • Universita degli Studi di Padova – Italy
  • Universita degli Studi di Ferrara – Italy
  • Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg – Germany
  • Otto Friedrich Universität Bamberg, – Germany
  • Universität Rostock – Germany
  • Ernst Moritz Arndt Universität Greifswald – Germany
  • Bundeswehr Universität München – Germany
  • Université d’Angers – France
  • The Nottingham Trent University – United Kingdom

Faculties

Notable alumni

See also

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