The Full Wiki

Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń: Wikis


Note: Many of our articles have direct quotes from sources you can cite, within the Wikipedia article! This article doesn't yet, but we're working on it! See more info or our list of citable articles.


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Nicolaus Copernicus University
Uniwersytet Mikołaja Kopernika w Toruniu
Latin: Universitas Nicolai Copernici
Established August 24, 1945
Rector Professor Andrzej Radzimiński
Students 40,539 (March 2006)
Location Toruń, Poland
Affiliations EUA, Socrates-Erasmus

Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń (Polish: Uniwersytet Mikołaja Kopernika w Toruniu; UMK) is located in Toruń, Poland. It was named after Nicolaus Copernicus who was born in Thorn, Prussia, (now Toruń, Poland) in 1473.


School Authorities

  • Rector: Prof. Andrzej Jamiołkowski
  • Vice-Rector for Research and International Relations: Prof. Andrzej Tretyn
  • Vice-Rector for Education: Prof. Andrzej Radzimiński
  • Vice-Rector for Students: Prof. Leszek Kuk
  • Vice-Rector for Development and Computerisation: Prof. Grzegorz Jarzembski
  • Vice-Rector for Collegium Medicum: Prof. Małgorzata Tafil-Klawe
  • Director of Administration: Dr Stefan Nielek


  • Professors: 475
  • Habilitated doctors: 111
  • Senior lecturers: 805
  • Teachers (total): 2,306
  • Total staff: 4,111

Number of students

  • Full-time day students: 20,688
  • Extramural students: 17,178
  • Postgraduate students: 2,673
  • Total: 40,539

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 (3 years undergraduate degree. Equivalent to Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Art)
  • Engineer (3 or 3.5 years technical degree. Equivalent to Bachelor of Engineering)
  • Magister (5 years degree equivalent to a course-based Masters programme)
  • 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
  • Dominican University – USA
  • Cranfield University – United Kingdom


Notable alumni

See also


External links



Got something to say? Make a comment.
Your name
Your email address