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The Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań was founded in 1919 and is now the major academic institution in Poznań, having been ranked among the top three universities in Poland for the last five years. It encompasses 15 faculties, 29 institutes, two interuniversity science centres and a network of interdisciplinary university centres. AMU also comprises the Faculty of Education and Fine Arts in Kalisz, Collegium Polonicum in Słubice, Collegium Europaeum Gnesnense in Gniezno and an AMU extension centre in Piła. The Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań covers all ISCED areas in the first- and second-cycle study programmes. The range of research interests is reflected in the structure of the university. In the first and second cycle, it provides 285 study programmes (including 19 study programs offered in English) and 180 possible professional specialisations, in addition to 9 joint study programmes and 60 post-graduate non-degree programmes of study. In the third cycle, doctoral candidates can choose among 18 doctoral study programmes. On the European scale, AMU ranks among the largest institutions in Poland by number of students. The university’s student population is nearly 40,000 students (over 1,000 are international students).The number of new students enrolled for the 2017/18 academic year is 15,687, while the number of graduates for the year 2017 was 8,302. The university currently employs nearly 3,000 teaching staff, including 371 tenured professors and other professors with a title, 1,407 assistant professors, 369 senior lecturers and lecturers and over 2,200 non-academic employees. According to data from the Web of Knowledge, Thomason-Reuters, university teachers and researchers from AMU regularly contribute almost 40% of all internationally recognised academic publications from Poland.
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