OVERVIEW

Established (year): 
1945
Type: 
Public University
Main specialization(s): 
Astronomy
Conservation and restoration
Medicine
Students (total): 
28.90 thousand
Academic staff: 
2.10 thousand

PROFILE - SHORT DESCRIPTION

Nicolaus Copernicus University offers graduate and postgraduate courses in over 100 fields of study, including 24 doctoral programmes. As a result of our internationalization policy, number of foreign students is constantly rising. In addition, NCU has signed over 50 bilateral agreements and 622 inter-institutional agreements within exchange program Erasmus+

In 2015 more than 620 research projects were run with total budget of over 29.2 million PLN. The 11 most prestigious were founded by The National Centre for Research and Development and 188 were supported by The National Science Centre. NCU has state-of-the-art research infrastructure including the National Laboratory of Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics (FAMO), the Center for Quantum Optics, the Interdisciplinary Center for Modern Technologies, as well as the brand new University Sports Centre. The Centre for Astronomy in Piwnice near Toruń houses a unique 32-meter radio telescope. Spitsbergen is home to NCU Polar Station. NCU researchers can boast a number of spectacular successes which include, among others, the design and construction of an Optical Coherence Tomography instrument, an ultra-modern device for medical eye examinations.

Moreover, NCU was placed in several University Rankings: QS World University Rankings, U-Multirank, CWTS Leiden Ranking as well as CWUR. The above confirms high standards of education, as well as constant development.

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Region: 
Kujawsko-Pomorskie
Area Programme Level Mode of studies Unit Language Contact
Science Chemistry Bachelor Programme full-time programme Faculty of Chemistry EN studywithncu@umk.pl more
Humanities English studies Bachelor Programme full-time programme Faculty of Languages EN studywithncu@umk.pl more
Humanities English studies Master's Programme full-time programme Faculty of Languages EN studywithncu@umk.pl more
Biological sciences Environmental protection Master's Programme full-time programme Faculty of Biology and Environmental Protection EN studywithncu@umk.pl more
Medical, health and sport sciences Laboratory medicine Long cycle Master's Programme (9-12 semesters) full-time programme Faculty of Medicine EN studiesinenglish@cm.umk.pl more
Social sciences Management Master's Programme full-time programme Faculty of Economic Sciences and Management EN studywithncu@umk.pl more
Science Mathematics Master's Programme full-time programme Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science EN studywithncu@umk.pl more
Medical, health and sport sciences Medicine Long cycle Master's Programme (9-12 semesters) full-time programme Faculty of Medicine EN studiesinenglish@cm.umk.pl more
Medical, health and sport sciences Nursing Bachelor Programme full-time programme Faculty of Health Sciences EN studiesinenglish@cm.umk.pl more
Medical, health and sport sciences Physiotherapy Bachelor Programme full-time programme Faculty of Health Sciences EN studiesinenglish@cm.umk.pl more

Nicolaus Copernicus University's news

FESM at Nicolaus Copernicus University in the Premier League of Business Schools

The Faculty of Economic Sciences and Management (FESM) at the Nicolaus Copernicus University (NCU) in Toruń as the first and the only public school in Poland has earned accreditation by the AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Founded in 1916, AACSB International is the longest serving global accrediting body for business schools that offer undergraduate, master and doctoral degrees in business and accounting. The...