About Collegium Medicum

Nicolaus Copernicus University
Collegium Medicum in Bydgoszcz

ul. Jagiellońska 13-15
85-067 Bydgoszcz
Tel. +48 52 5853306
Fax +48 52 5853692
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Collegium Medicum was previously known as the Ludwik Rydygier Medical University, which was established by the Seym (the lower chamber of the Polish parliament) on 21st July 1984. In October, the same year, the Rector, Prof. dr hab. Jan Domaniewski inaugurated the first year of functioning of the youngest medical university in Poland.
In 2004 the Medical University in Bydgoszcz was incorporated into the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń as the Ludwik Rydygier Collegium Medicum in Bydgoszcz and since then has been providing academic education as part of NCU.

Currently, Collegium Medicum in Bydgoszcz provides students with education in the Polish language in three faculties:

  • Faculty of Medicine
  • Faculty of Pharmacy
  • Faculty of Health Sciences

and at the following levels:

  • Master’s Degree
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Doctoral studies (Faculty of Medicine and Faculty of Health Sciences)

Education can be pursued in 13 fields of study (medicine, biotechnology, pharmacy, medical analytics, cosmetology, physiotherapy, emergency medicine, dietetics, nursing, midwifery, public health, electroradiology and audiophonology) and a few specializations within these fields.

Dr. Antoni Jurasz University Hospital No. 1 in Bydgoszcz and Dr. Jan Biziel University Hospital No. 2 in Bydgoszcz function at Collegium Medicum as the base for educating, carrying out scientific research and providing highly specialized diagnostic, medical and rehabilitation services. Except for these, the organisational units of Collegium Medicum function also on the basis of:

  • Oncology Centre in Bydgoszcz
  • Hospice in Bydgoszcz
  • Kujawy and Pomerania Pulmonology Centre in Bydgoszcz
  • Provincial Infectious Diseases Hospital in Bydgoszcz
  • Provincial Polyclinical Hospital in Toruń
  • Provincial Children’s Hospital in Toruń
Additionally, Collegium Medicum’s didactic activity is based on the Military Teaching Hospital No.10 with a Polyclinic in Bydgoszcz.