The Faculty of Physics, Astronomy and Informatics is one of the 17 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. Its structure includes:
- Institute of Physics,
- Centre for Astronomy,
- Department of Automation and Measuring Systems
- Department of Informatics,
Centre for Astronomy is located in Piwnice, 12 km north of Torun. The faculty of Physics and the Department of Informatics are located in the Aleksander Jabłoński Institute at no. 5/7 Grudziądzka Street. The building houses the Dean’s Office, the faculty library, and Poland’s most modern National Laboratory for Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics.
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 Institute of Physics Research Council has the right to confer doctoral and post-doctoral degrees in physical sciences (physics and biophysics) and the Faculty 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