Nicolaus Copernicus University

Toruń, Polen
Empfohlene Studiengänge: IBIS, IBO, TM, HM, WMM

About the University

The Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń (NCU) was founded in 1945. It is one of the largest universities in Poland, currently comprising 16 faculties (including 3 medical faculties at Collegium Medicum UMK in Bydgoszcz). It provides graduate and postgraduate courses for almost 21 500 students, offering education in over 100 fields of study and 55 postgraduate courses. The university employs 4052 staff on both Toruń and Bydgoszcz campuses, over half of whom are academic teachers.

About the Location

One of the oldest cities in Poland, Toruń is home to almost 200,000 residents.  As a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the city offers numerous opportunities for immersion into Polish history and culture. 

Important  Information for Studying at this Partner University

Language(s) of Instruction: The language of instruction at NCU is mainly Polish. However, we provide international students with a special offer in foreign languages, usually in English. Students applying at NCU should have a knowledge of Polish or English at the level of B2 (according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages).

Semester Dates: Winter Semester: October - February / Spring Semester: February - June. Click here for more information.

Course Offerings: Note that there is no specific course offer for TM, HM, or WMM.

Costs: There are no additional tuition costs for studying at Nicolaus Copernicus University.  Additional costs that must be considered are accommodations, meals, and cost of living.

Exchange Places: 4

Impressoin studentisches Leben. Studentin sitzt mit Getränk in der Sonne

Student Life

Student Housing:

Student Life: Helpful information about living in Toruń can be found at

Students with Disabilities:

Additional Information: Fact Sheet for Exchange Students

Environmental Impact of Studying Abroad at this University

Flache Hand schützt Erde vor Verschmutzung

414 kg

Estimated CO₂ emissions for round-trip plane travel from Frankfurt Airport

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Number of trees that must be planted to cancel out this CO₂ emission

Heilbronn University is committed to the continuous improvement of environmental performance as a component of sustainable development. For the university, protecting the environment means avoiding risks to people and the environment, continuously reducing resource and energy consumption and minimizing emissions and waste, so that the university makes its contribution to sustainable development.

Learn more about how you can lessen the environmental affects of studying abroad here.

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