What makes studying medicine at Nicolaus Copernicus University* an excellent choice?

Established in 1945, Nicolaus Copernicus University (NCU) is one of the largest universities in Poland. It is a prolific research university that has been granted the “Excellence Initiative – Research University” title by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education. NCU is considered one of the top 5 universities in Poland. According to the US News & World Report, NCU is among the top 4% of universities worldwide. The university has 3 medical faculties that offer 4 programs fully in English, the 6-year medicine program is one of them. 

Key facts about Nicolaus Copernicus University

Key advantages of studying medicine at Nicolaus Copernicus University

  • NCU has more than 70 years of tradition in teaching Medicine.
  • The 6-year MD program in English at NCU has been in place for over a decade (initiated in 2009).
  • Nicolaus Copernicus University has two primary teaching hospitals at Collegium Medicum. It also has partnerships with 7 more hospitals in Bydgoszcz and Torun.
  • NCU owns a high-tech and modern Center for Medical Simulation which was established in 2018.
  • The medicine program at NCU is accredited by the Polish Accreditation Committee (PKA) and the Accreditation Committee of Polish University Medical Schools (KAAUM). Additionally, the university is listed in the World Directory of Medical Schools and is recognized by WHO.
  • There is no entrance exam for admission to the MD program. Students are only required to attend an online interview that tests their basic science knowledge and English language proficiency.
  • The university provides modern accommodation for international students in Student house no. 3 which has English-speaking staff and has close proximity to university hospitals, teaching classes, and the medical library.
  • The annual tuition fee for the 6-year MD program is approximately USD 11,300.

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