Poznan University of Medical Sciences





Poznan University of Medical Sciences (PUMS) is one of the best and largest medical universities in Poland, with over 95 years of sound academic experience and a great growth momentum. It is one of the highest ranked med schools in Poland. 

There are over 8,000 enrolled students in the University, including nearly 1,000 international students. Most of the teaching staff are medical practitioners and doctors of medicine; around a hundred represent different scientific disciplines; and nearly a hundred are doctors of dentistry.

One of the top priorities for the continued growth of the University is the expansion of the various forms of collaboration in the areas of teaching and research. PUMS maintains and develops various forms of cooperation with foreign research centers and universities worldwide. PUMS faculty and research staff have received awards and wide recognition for the excellent quality of their work, research, and teaching.For example, in 2008 Dr. Maria Siemionow, a PUMS graduate and professor of surgery, has been responsible for leading the landmark face transplantation surgery at the Cleveland Clinic in the U.S.A.

The University continually develops and upgrades its teaching methods investing in highly specialized equipment and facilities in order to reflect the current advances in medical technology. For example, it has opened the first-in-Poland Center for Medical Simulation, followed by a state-of-the-art Conference and Teaching Center and a modernized Main Medical Library, and it is currently building a Center for Scientific Medical Information.

Courses offered through English


Halls of Residence are between Eur80 and Eur120 per month, for shared rooms and Eur150 and Eur240 per month for a single room.