Nicolaus Copernicus University in 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 in Toruń is a desirable place to study for the citizens of Poland and foreigners alike. Nicolaus Copernicus University in 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 in Toruń is considered to be a large university, teaching more than 23,000 students. Both citizens and foreigners are able to apply. 3% of all students are foreigners. More than 2100 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.
Ranking   797   5
Nicolaus Copernicus University
Country Poland
City Torun
Bachelor (foreigners) Check the current price on the official website of the university
3,103 USD/year.
Master (foreigners) Check the current price on the official website of the university
3,621 USD/year.
Living expenses $346 -658 USD/month
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1945
Abbreviation UMK
Teachers 2,106
Students 23,856
Foreigners 3%
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
English Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń
Russian Университет Николая Коперника
German Nikolaus-Kopernikus-Universität Toruń
Spanish Universidad Nicolás Copérnico de Toruń
French université Nicolas-Copernic
Japanese ニコラウス・コペルニクス大学
Portuguese Universidade Nicolau Copérnico de Toruń
Chinese 哥白尼大學
cy Prifysgol Nicolaus Copernicus, Toruń
it Università Niccolò Copernico
Ukrainian Університет Миколая Коперника
nl Nicolaas Copernicus-universiteit
tr Toruń'deki Nicolaus Copernicus Üniversitesi
pl Uniwersytet Mikołaja Kopernika w Toruniu
sv Nikolas Kopernikus-universitetet i Toruń
ro Universitatea Nicolaus Copernicus din Toruń
vi Đại học Nicolaus Copernicus ở Toruń
bg Университет „Николай Коперник“
he אוניברסיטת ניקולאוס קופרניקוס
el Πανεπιστήμιο «Νικόλαος Κοπέρνικος» του Τόρουν
da Nikolaus Kopernikus-universitetet
sk Univerzita Mikuláša Koperníka
cs Univerzita Mikuláše Koperníka
hy Տորունի Նիկոլայ Կոպերնիկոսի անվան համալսարան
be Універсітэт Мікалая Каперніка
et Mikołaj Koperniku Toruńi Ülikool
lt Mikalojaus Koperniko universitetas
nb Nikolaus Kopernikus-universitetet
tl Pamantasang Nicolaus Copernicus sa Toruń
old Nicolaus Copernicus University
alt Nicolaus Copernicus University
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