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Kazimierz Wielki University in Bydgoszcz is a dynamically developing school of higher education, today the largest in the city and the second largest in the Kujawsko-Pomorskie Province, both as for number of professors, number of majors and educational forms offered and the number of students and graduates.
Over 700 academic staff members share their knowledge, including about 150 professors. Today a rich educational range of studies covers 30 majors at three levels: bachelor and bachelor in engineering, master and doctoral studies. The university also provides over 30 postgraduate courses, developing qualifications and conferring new rights. Step by step new majors are approved by the Polish Accreditation Committee.
Over the last few years our University has offered education to about 5 thousand newly admitted students annually. Only 1/3 of all students live in Bydgoszcz, with its population of about 400 thousand, and over 1/3of students come from outside the Kujawsko-Pomorskie Province. Kazimierz Wielki University has a greater and greater impact on the region and the surrounding provinces.
Kazimierz Wielki University is a public higher education institution with a legacy of tradition in educating teachers at the former teacher training school, developing dynamically and regularly expanding its academic potential and educational scope. Today’s University reflects the aim of residents of the city of Bydgoszcz to establish a university in our city dating from the end of the 19th century, and wishes to operate in accordance with the best traditions of European universities. As a community of academic staff, students, graduates and administration personnel, the University aims to pursue truth, justice and development in serving the city, the region and the country. Truth, Justice and Development of the city are to express and to serve Wisdom which is the top principle of our pursuits.
The community of the Kazimierz Wielki University, by implementing the above goals and tasks, cares for its own development, which is subordinated to the Vision of a multi-profile, autonomous university participating in world science with a strong scientific position and social prestige in the country. We strive for the university as a center for free exchange of ideas and comprehensive research on the changing world, as well as a center for open and permanent education and the development of the entire community in conditions that are dignified and friendly to each individual. Our community wants to act and implement all goals, based on consensus respecting the diversity of views and rules of democracy in the functioning of universities, as well as in accordance with the aspirations of the scientific community of our city and the goals of the region and the state.