The Faculty of Physics, Astronomy and Informatics is one of the 16 faculties of Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń, Poland. It was established on September 1, 1993, when the former Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry was divided into three. In 2019 the structure of the Faculty was reorganized. It includes:
- Institute of Physics,
- Institute of Astronomy,
- Institute of Engineering and Technology:
The Institute of Astronomy is located in Piwnice, 12 km north of Toruń. The Institute of Physics and a part of the Institute of Engineering and Technology are located in the Aleksander Jabłoński Institute at Grudziądzka Street no. 5. This building also houses the Dean’s Office, the faculty library, and the National Laboratory for Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics. The main building for the Institute of Engineering and Technology is the Centre for Technical Sciences at Wileńska Street no. 1.
The Faculty employs about two hundred people, including 64 full professors and associate professors (holders of a post-doctoral degree) and 71 academics with M.Sc. or PhD degrees.
The Physical Sciences Discipline Council has the right to confer doctoral and post-doctoral degrees in physical sciences (physics and biophysics) and the Astronomy Discipline Council has the right to confer physical science doctoral and post-doctoral degrees in astronomy.
The address is: ul. Grudziądzka 5, 87-100 Toruń, Poland
Tel: +4856 611 3249 (Dean’s Office), +4856 611 3310 (switchboard), fax: +4856 622 5397