Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań is the major academic institution in Poznań and one of the top Polish universities. Its reputation is founded on tradition, the outstanding achievements of the faculty and the attractive curriculum offered to students.
In addition to its facilities in Poznań, it has campuses in Gniezno, Kalisz, Piła and Słubice/Franfurt-Oder. The University currently employs nearly 3,000 teaching staff, including 264 tenured professors, 439 associate professors and 1617 adjunct professors with the Ph.D. title and senior lecturers. The University was founded in 1919 and currently its student population is nearly 49 000 students (over 1000 are international students).
Students may choose between 180 possible professional specialisations. In recent years the educational offer has become increasingly diverse. New educational projects include: integrated studies in humanities, natural sciences, social sciences, and program carried out in cooperation with other institutions both in Poland and abroad.
International student education at AMU consists of:
• AMU PreMed Medical Study Course
• School of Polish Language and Culture for Foreign Students
• Summer School of Polish Language and Culture
• English intensive preparatory courses for further study
• BA, MA and PhD Degree Programs
• AMU-PIE: A YEAR AT AMU that co-ordinates nearly 300 regular courses on a variety of subjects taught in English, and some in French and Spanish (among others)
The mission of the University is to advance knowledge through high quality research and teaching in partnership with business, the professions, public services and other research and learning providers. In 2002-2013 our professors coordinated or were partners in over 40 research projects funded by the European Union Framework Program for Research and Technological Development. AMU is a member of: EUA – European University Association, EUCEN – European University Continuing Education Network, The Compostela Group of Universities, The Santander Group – European University Network, European Chemistry Thematic Network and other European Research Networks.
The University is a centre of academic excellence, where research and teaching are mutually sustaining, and where the context within which research is conducted and knowledge is sought and applied is international as much as regional and national. The University continuously extends and updates research programs and contents of study curricula, with special emphasis on their interdisciplinary and international nature.
AMU comprises 15 faculties
GEOGRAPHICAL AND GEOLOGICAL SCIENCES
LAW AND ADMINISTRATION
MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTER SCIENCE
MODERN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURE
POLITICAL SCIENCE AND JOURNALISM
POLISH AND CLASSICAL STUDIES
PEDAGOGY AND FINE ARTS IN KALISZ
OUR ADVANTAGES – 10 TOP REASONS WHY TO STUDY AT AMU:
Central location: halfway between Berlin and Warsaw; most European capitals accessible within 2 hours by plane!
Student-friendly city: every fourth citizen of Poznań is a student! 46,000 of them study at AMU!
Vibrant business center offering career opportunities for students, Poznań region enjoys the lowest unemployment rate in Poland (around 3,9%)
Broad academic offer: read on! AMU has been ranked among Top-3 Universities in Poland for the last 5 years!
Largest number of professional full-time academic staff
Advanced research opportunities: 25 research projects funded by the 6th European Union Framework Program for Research and Technological
Handicap-friendly program: AMU has the largest population of students with disabilities in Poland!
Easy access to culture: Poznań Philharmonic Orchestra plays in the AMU Main Auditorium, Poznan Opera House just across the square, National Museum 10 minutes away by foot!
Exciting sports program to follow in 30 disciplines!