Founded in 1945, Uniwersytet Mikolaja Kopernika w Toruniu (Nicolaus Copernicus University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Torun (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Bydgoszcz. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerstwo Nauki i Szkolnictwa Wyzszego, Polsce (Ministry of Science and Higher Education, Poland), Uniwersytet Mikolaja Kopernika w Toruniu (UMK) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Uniwersytet Mikolaja Kopernika w Toruniu (UMK) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 74 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.