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Physics and Astronomy – Studies in English

We invite the candidates to study Physics and Astronomy in English at Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun, Poland – promotion movie.

Physics and Astronomy (PandA) is a new and interdisciplinary full-time, four-semester program of English-language studies at the MSc-level. The program aims to prepare a student for a career in academic research as well as in other sectors, such as industry or education, which require an analytical approach to problem solving.

PandA program includes a wide range of courses (lectures / seminars / laboratories etc.) combining modules in Physics and Astronomy, and it equips students with the knowledge on the advanced topics spanning from atoms and molecules to the Universe. The program is closely linked to research topics represented at the Faculty of Physics, Astronomy and Informatics. Each student will have the opportunity to tailor their study profile and develop the skills by selecting appropriate courses. Students can also join research groups at the Faculty to get acquainted with the research activity.

Nicolaus Copernicus University (NCU) has many state-of-the-art research facilities, such as the National Laboratory of Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics (FAMO), Center for Quantum Optics and Interdisciplinary Center for Modern Technologies. Faculty of Physics, Astronomy and Informatics has distinguished contributions in the field of Physics and Astronomy. In particular, the Centre for Astronomy in Piwnice near Toruń houses a unique 32-metre radio telescope that serves as a vital element of the European VLBI Network. The Institute of Physics, as a division of the Faculty of Physics, Astronomy and Informatics, has realized over 250 research domestic and international projects funded by external Polish and European research funding agencies. Recently, NCU got the status of a research university as one of the top 10 universities in Poland.

We welcome both Polish and foreign students interested in pursuing physics and astronomy studies.

Physics AND Astronomy in English @ NCU – inspiring place to study

Apply for the Banach Scholarship Programme! The Programme offers the scholarship for full-time second-cycle studies conducted in Polish or in English at the universities supervised by the Minister of Education and Science in the field of engineering and technical sciences, agricultural sciences as well as natural sciences, defined on the basis of the Regulation of the Minister of Science and Higher Education of 11 October 2022 on the fields of science, scientific disciplines and artistic disciplines.

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Admissions open: 3rd April 2023

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