24 months
3050 EUR/year
3050 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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Graduates of the master studies in ‘Global Change Biology’ offered by Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun know the important mechanisms that drive current changes in land use, environmental pollution, human demography, and biodiversity.



Biology graduates from Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun are aware of the ecological implications of these changes for the structure and functioning of earth ecosystems. Absolvents are acquainted with current techniques in environmental data processing, bioinformatics, and monitoring. 

They know the specialised language, current concepts, and the respective literature in global ecology. They are familiar with legal restrictions in bioconservation and economic applications of ecosystem services. They are able to apply this knowledge in practice.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Evolutionary ecology
  • Environmental genomics
  • Bioconservation
  • Hydrobiology and water management
  • Urbanization and the future of natural resources
  • Data compilation, organization, and analysis in biology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online Application
  • Pay admission fee 
  • Documents in foreign languages must be translated into Polish or English by a sworn translator. 
  • Candidate must provide a certificate of completing secondary education in country of origin
  • Health certificate stating that there are no objections to undertake studies
  • Confirmation of health insurance and accident insurance
  • 2 colour photographs
  • Copy of an ID
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma
  • European Baccalaureate

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    3050 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1525 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3050 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1525 EUR per semester during 24 months.

7250 ZL

Living costs for Toru´n

1755 - 2246 PLN /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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