Nicholas Copernicus University:Collegium Medicum





The Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń (NCU), founded in 1945, is the biggest university in Northern Poland. With its merger with Ludwik Rydygier Medical Academy in Bydgoszcz, in 2004, the University became a multi-profile higher education institution with even stronger research potential. In the recent rankings, NCU has been classified among the top five universities in Poland.

Medicne qat NCU is taught in Collegium Medicum. Collegium Medicum is the  only public medical University in the Kuyavian-Pomeranian region, offering a wide variety of programmes. It was established in 1984 as the Ludwik Rydygier Medical University. In 2004, the school joined forces with one of the most prestigious multi-profile universities in Poland – the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń – and it was renamed into Collegium Medicum.

Currently, Collegium Medicum in Bydgoszcz provides education in the Polish language in 17 fields of study offered by three faculties. Moreover, four higher education programmes in the fields of medical sciences are also offered in the English language.

Practical classes and clinical placements are an essential element of medical education – that is why our students have a broad access to hospitals, clinics, laboratories and other health-related institutions. Such facilities offer them the possibility to acquire professional knowledge and skills from practitioners working in different areas of medical, pharmaceutical and health sciences.


Courses offered through English


Accomodation is in student houses where rent is from EUR 65 per month (in room shared with 3 others) tp EUR 200 per month (single room)