The history of AMU goes back to the 16th century when in 1519 a Roman-Catholic Bishop Jan Lubrański founded the first of its kind Academy which back then boasted the status of a higher learning institution. Shortly after, another institution of higher learning was established in Poznań, namely – the Jesuit College (1573) and it continued the academic traditions of its predecessor.
International student education at AMU consists of:
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.
The University has an International Office for students.
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.
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.
The European Health Insurance Card makes it easier for people from the European Union’s 27 Member States plus Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland to access health care services during temporary visits abroad. The card ensures that you will get the same access to public sector health care as nationals of the country you are visiting.
Poznań has many sports and leisure centers offering plenty of opportunities to spend your free time. It is the site of over 40 parks and more than 100 green areas. Four large lakes (Malta, Kiekrz, Rusałka and Strzeszyn) are located within the city limits. Situated nearly in the city center Lake Malta is the site of one of the world’s most advanced regatta courses.
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: