Adam Mickiewicz University Poznan

Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan is the major academic institution in Poznan 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.



The University was founded in 1919 and currently its student population is nearly 40 000 students (over 1000 are international students).


International student education at AMU consists of:

    AMU PreMed Medical Study CourseSchool of Polish Language and Culture for Foreign StudentsSummer School of Polish Language and Culture English intensive preparatory courses for further studyBA, 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 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.

Master's Programmes

Natural Sciences & Mathematics (3)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (1)

University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
801 -200
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Student services

The University has an International Office for students.

Housing services

Poland offers choices for everyone's budget. You may stay at a big, exclusive hotel located in the city centre or in a smaller, yet delightfully situated one, a bit away from the city centre. One can also choose to stay at one of the city's camping sites or hostels located in the city centre. Credit cards can be used are accepted in most places.

Library services

The library has a large collection of printed materials and an extensive electronic online system. The printed collection includes about 3 million volumes of books and periodicals, as well as newspapers, maps and other documents.

Medical services

A student from a member country staying temporarily in the territory of Poland is entitled to free health care on the basis of the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) or in particular cases on the basis of a special certificate.

The student is obliged to present one of these documents (it is advisable also to have a copy) together with an identity document directly to the health care provider.

Student Life

Campus life

    Central location: halfway between Berlin and Warsaw; most European capitals accessible within 2 hours by plane!Multicultural environmentStudent-friendly city: every fourth citizen of Pozna´n is a student! 46,000 of them study at AMU!Vibrant business center offering career opportunities for students, Pozna´n region enjoys the lowest unemployment rate in Poland (around 2,5%)

Student clubs

Erasmus Student Network is a part of an international student organization cooperating in over 30 European countries. ESN supports the Erasmus international student exchange with the MENTOR Program. Each foreign student will be assigned to a Polish student who will:

    pick you up from an airport, train or bus stationhelp you to check-in at the dormitoryshow you the Faculty and lead you to the Erasmus coordinatorhelp you to open a bank accountmake you feel like home during your stay in Pozna´n