Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan is the major academic institution in Poznań and one of the top Polish universities. Currently its student population is nearly 40 000 students and 1 300 Ph.D students. The mission of the University is to advance knowledge through high quality research and teaching in partnership with business, public services and developing social responsibility.
The University continuously extends and updates research programs and content of study curricula, with special emphasis on their interdisciplinary and international nature.
The University currently employs nearly 3,000 teaching staff, including 370 tenured professors, and over 2200 nonacademic employees. AMU comprises 15 faculties, among others Faculty of Biology, Faculty of Chemistry, Faculty of Physics and Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science.
Very important for the development of scientific research have two major research centers: NanoBioMedical Center and Center for Advanced Technologies.