About Collegium Medicum

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Collegium Medicum in Bydgoszcz

ul. Jagiellońska 13-15
85-067 Bydgoszcz
Poland
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 of the same year, the Rector, prof. dr hab. Jan Domaniewski, inaugurated the youngest medical university in Poland.

In 2004, the Medical University in Bydgoszcz was incorporated into the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń and renamed as the Ludwik Rydygier Collegium Medicum in Bydgoszcz. Since then, it has been providing academic education as part of NCU.

Currently, Collegium Medicum in Bydgoszcz provides education in the Polish language in 15 fields of study offered by three faculties:

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  • biomedical engineering (new)
  • biotechnology
  • medicine
  • ocular optics with elements of optometry (new)

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  • cosmetology
  • medical analytics
  • pharmacy

Faculty of Health Sciences

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  • dietetics
  • electroradiology
  • emergency medicine
  • midwifery
  • nursing
  • physiotherapy
  • public health

The programmes are offered at the following levels:

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

Moreover, higher education programmes in the fields of medicine, nursing and physiotherapy are also offered in the English language. For more details, see Studies in English >>

Two teaching hospitals function at Collegium Medicum as the institutional base for education, scientific research and highly specialised diagnostic, medical and rehabilitation services:

  • the Antoni Jurasz University Hospital No. 1 in Bydgoszcz
  • the Jan Biziel University Hospital No. 2 in Bydgoszcz

The organisational units of Collegium Medicum also collaborate with:

  • the Franciszek Łukaszczyk Oncology Centre in Bydgoszcz,
  • the Jerzy Popiełuszko Hospice in Bydgoszcz,
  • the Kuyavian-Pomeranian Pulmonology Centre in Bydgoszcz ,
  • the Tadeusz Borowicz Provincial Infectious Diseases Hospital in Bydgoszcz,
  • the Ludwik Rydygier Provincial Polyclinic Hospital in Toruń,
  • the Provincial Children’s Hospital in Toruń,
  • the 10th Military Research Hospital and Polyclinic in Bydgoszcz.


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