Adam Mickiewicz University
AMU is proud to bear the name of Adam Mickiewicz - a Polish bard who believed strongly in a free, multicultural Poland and was one of the most important poets of European Romanticism.
AMU is one of the largest academic centers in Poland. In addition to its facilities in Poznań, it has campuses in Gniezno, Kalisz, Piła, and Słubice. The University currently employs nearly 3,000 teaching staff, including 357 tenured professors, 482 AMU professors and 1,519 doctors and senior lecturers. In 2002-2009 our professors coordinated or were partners in 13 research projects funded by the 5th European Union Framework Program for Research and Technological Development (FP5), 31 projects funded by the 6th European Union Framework Program (FP6) and 7 projects funded by the 7th European Union Framework Program (FP7).
AMU is a member of EUA - European University Association, EUCEN - European University Continuing Education Network, The Compostela Group of Universities, The Santander Group - European University Network, European Chemistry Thematic Network and other European Research Networks.
Everything is possible once you have studied at AMU
• ENIGMA or breaking secret codes. The best students graduating in mathematics in 1929, received training from the army cipher office. This was probably the first cryptology class ever! Among those students were Rejewski, Zygalski, and Różycki who all greatly contributed to cracking the Enigma code. Their work played a crucial role in ending WW II in Europe.
• The first woman Prime Minister of Poland (1992-1993), Madam Hanna Suchocka graduated in law. Since 2001, she has been Polish ambassador to the Holy See.
• 2005 Oscar for Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Score, was awarded to Jan A.P. Kaczmarek for his music to Finding Neverland. Mr. Jan P. Kaczmarek graduated in law.
• Nobel Peace Prize 2007 was jointly awarded to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and to Al Gore. One member of that prestigious panel is Professor Piotr Tryjanowski of AMU Faculty of Biology.
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