The Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun
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The Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń is a Polish public university established in 1945 in Toruń; since 2004, a part of the university
is Collegium Medicum im. Ludwik Rydygier in Bydgoszcz.
In 2019, the university received the title of a research university in the „Initiative of Excellence – Research University” competition organized by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education. UMK is one of the largest universities in Poland, both in terms of the number of students and the courses offered. The University is authorized to confer doctoral degrees in 25 scientific disciplines and habilitated doctor degrees in 22 disciplines. In 2017, the university employed 4,354 people, including 2,228 research and teaching staff.
This group employs over 500 independent research workers – professors and habilitated doctors. In 2017, nearly 25,000 students
studied at 17 faculties and at the Interdisciplinary Center of Modern Technologies of the Nicolaus Copernicus University, who studied 113
fields of study, 79 courses and postgraduate studies and 24 types of doctoral studies.