Nicolaus Copernicus University, Toruń or Nicolaus Copernicus University (UMK) - public higher education institution in Poland. UMK began its academic activity in1945. The main building of the university is located in Torun inside an urban campus.

University ranking. Nicolaus Copernicus University, Toruń is a desirable place to study for the citizens of Poland and foreigners alike. Nicolaus Copernicus University, Toruń, earned its place in the top 5% of the world universities, according to the international rankings.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The certificate of prior academic performance along with exam results is required for submission by the admission committee. The academic schedule is divided into semesters. The cost of tuition for the bachelor’s programs is around 3,460 USD per year. Those who wish to get their master’s degree here should be ready to spend at least 4,037 USD per year. Despite the tuition gees being quite low, the students often participate in scholarship programs. The official website of the university ( can offer more accurate pricing information depending on the chocen program.

The composition of the university. Nicolaus Copernicus University, Toruń is considered to be a large university, teaching more than 23,000 students. Both citizens and foreigners are able to apply. 1% of all students are foreigners. More than 2000 teachers are employed by the university. The university offers international student exchange programs, made possible by the vast network of partner educational institutions and companies. The university social media pages cover student life, recent events and more: Twitter, Facebook.

Infrastructure of UMK. There is a library on the campus. The students can live on campus if the apply for a dormitory room. Nicolaus Copernicus University, Toruń belongs to the «European University Association (EUA)».
Ranking   797   5
Nicolaus Copernicus University
Country Poland
City Torun
Bachelor (foreigners) 3,460 USD/year.
Master (foreigners) 4,037 USD/year.
Living expenses $346 -658 USD/month
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1945
Abbreviation UMK
Teachers 1,980
Students 23,856
Foreigners 1%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
Admission Based on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
• Ministerstwo Nauki i Szkolnictwa Wyzszego, Polsce
• European University Association (EUA)
World ranking 797
Country ranking 5
Quality of teaching 393
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 797
QS World University Rankings 760
Alternative title
old Nicolaus Copernicus University
Location on map

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