ADAM MICKIEWICZ UNIVERSITY
IUP students interested in Polish culture have the opportunity to study abroad for either a semester or for the academic year at the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan. The university is one of the largest institutions of higher education in Poland. It boasts 3,000 academic staff and over 51,000 students including 31,234 full time undergraduate and graduate students. It houses the second largest library in all of Poland and has many significant collections that make it notable in the international community.
Poznan is situated on the Warta River, halfway between Berlin and Warsaw. It is an important economic center, with many industrial plants and an extensive banking and trade system. The city is rich in cultural and intellectual life. Opportunities to experience art, music, and theater are numerous. The picturesque city prides itself on more than 20 percent of its area being covered by parks, plazas, and forests, and it has many historical sites including the Gothic St. Peter and Paul Cathedral and a sixteenth century Renaissance town hall in the old market square.
Various coursework is offered at Adam Mickiewicz University. Speak with the study abroad advisor to learn about these opportunities. For information about the courses available for study abroad students, please visit this website.
On campus housing, which are owned and operated by Adam Mickiewicz Univeristy is available for students. Most students, live in Jowita hall of residence or Zbyszko hall of residence. Students can expect to share a room with another international student, share a bathroom, have a kitchen on their floor and an area for laundry on every other floor. In both housing options, high speed internet access is also available. Further information can be found in the Pre Departure handbook that covers housing information along with other important facts and suggestions for your stay in Poland.
Documentation may be necessary to obtain prior to one's stay in Poznan. Depending upon the length of the students stay, a visa for entry to Poland may be required. The study abroad advisor will assist with the process for any student interested in this program.