The Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń (NCU) was founded in 1945. It is one of the largest universities in Poland, currently comprising 17 faculties (including 3 medical faculties at Collegium Medicum UMK in Bydgoszcz). It provides graduate and postgraduate courses for almost 25 000 students, offering education in over 100 fields of study and 65 postgraduate courses. The university employs 4039 staff on both Toruń and Bydgoszcz campuses, over half of whom are academic teachers. NCU alumni now number around 200 000.
Nicolaus Copernicus University belongs to the top 400 universities in Europe.
(in the world)
|Shanghai Jiao Tong Academic Ranking of World Universities||2018||901||339|
|Times Higher Education World University Rankings||2019||1001||424|
|QS World University Rankings||2020||801||338|