About AMU

Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań

Introduction


Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, Poland is the major academic institution in Greater Poland (Wielkopolska region) and one of the top Polish universities. Its 100-year old reputation is founded on long tradition of higher education in the City of Poznań and the outstanding current achievements of its staff, students and graduates.

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AMU current outlook


AMU is constantly developing

its largest Poznan-based campus at Morasko (hosting 7 Faculties:  Political Science and Journalism, Historical Studies, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Matematics and Computer Studies, Geography and Geology), 25 minutes north of the city center as well as branch campuses in the following locations: Kalisz (Faculty of Fine Arts and Pedagogy), Gniezno (Institute of European Culture) and Słubice (Collegium Polonicum – located on the Polish-German border). Two more city campuses located in Poznań complete the picture:  the Central Campus (with the Rector’s headquarters building-Collegium Minus, the main AMU Auditorium, main AMU Library and Faculties of English, Modern Languages, Polish and Classical Philology, Law and Administration, Theology) and the south-western campus (hosting the Faculty of Social Sciences and the Faculty of Educational Studies).

AMU - the Engaged University

Adam Mickiewicz University Engaged 2018

Professor Bogumiła Kaniewska

Rector of Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań:

  • Directs the activities of the university
  • Represents AMU externally
  • Convenes meetings of the University Senate and chairs its sessions
  • Creates the principles of personnel policy
  • Shapes the principles of cooperation with domestic and foreign institutions
  • Creates, transforms and cancels organisational units
  • Appoints and nominates full professors
  • Implements the University’s material and financial plan
  • Supervises financial and economic activities of the University and presides over the University administration
  • Assures internal control mechanisms at AMU
  • Enables the sctivities of disciplinary ombudsmen for academic teachers
  • Enables civil defence mechanisms
  • Takes decisions in matters specified in the Law on Higher Education and the Statutes of AMU

Contact: Rector’s OfficeCollegium Minus, ul. Wieniawskiego 1

Call for appointment: +48 61 829 43 08;  e-mail:  rectorof@amu.edu.pl

Professor Michał Banaszak

Vice-Rector for Digitalization and Business Cooperation

  • ph. +48 61 829 40 58
  • e-mail:  mbanasz@amu.edu.pl
  • Collegium Minus, ul.Wieniawskiego 1
  • room 102, 1st floor
Competences and tasks
  • Digitalization and computerization of the University with the supervision of the Infrastructure and IT Project Management Centre;
  • directing the School of Sciences, supervising its activities within the scope defined in the Statutes and in:

(a) planning and coordination of scientific research, b) research, research and development and teaching projects, c) scientific and research apparatus, d) international cooperation, e) promotion;

  • supervision over the Distance Learning Support Centre;
  • tasks connected with personal data protection regulations, together with supervision over the Office of Personal Data Protection and Information Security Inspector;
  • invention and patent protection, together with supervision over the University Center for Innovation and Technology Transfer
  • cooperation with the economy;
  • Cooperation with the city and the region;
  • academic entrepreneurship;
  • supervision over the Centre for Advanced Technologies and the NanoBioMedical Centre;
  • coordination of cooperation with the UAM Foundation and the Poznań Science and Technology Park;
  • scientific and research infrastructure of the University.

Professor Katarzyna Dziubalska-Kołaczyk

Vice-Rector for Research, Head of School of Languages and Literatures

Competences and tasks
  • Coordination of the University’s scientific research;
  • Supervision of the evaluation of scientific disciplines;
  • scientific cooperation with other universities;
  • Supervision of the Office of Science Support;
  • Supervision of the University’s science centers;
  • representation of the University in the KRUP University Science Committee and in scientific conferences;
  • coordinating the implementation of the European Charter for Researchers;
  • representing the University in the scientific consortium DARIAH-PL;
  • directing the School of Languages and Literatures, supervising its activities within the scope defined in the Statutes and in terms of:
  • (a) planning and coordination of research, b) research, development and teaching projects, c) scientific and research infrastructure, d) international cooperation e) promotion;
  • supervision over the Adam Mickiewicz University Foreign Language Teaching Centre
  • supervision over the Austrian Cultural Centre – Austrian Library and Confucius Institute

Professor Zbyszko Melosik

Vice-Rector for Community Relations, Head of School of Social Sciences

Competences and tasks
  • shaping of relations with the social environment;
  • Continuing education (post-graduate studies, further education courses, Children’s University, Open University, university center “Platforma Maturzysty”);
  • Directing the School of Social Sciences, supervising its activities within the scope defined in the statutes and in:

(a) planning and coordination of research, b) research, research and development and teaching projects, c) scientific and research apparatus, d) international cooperation, e) promotion;

  • supervision over the Adam Mickiewicz University Press
  • supervision of the Physical Education and Sports Centre
  • cooperation with the AMU Alumni Association
  • monitoring professional careers of graduates.

Associate Professor, dr hab. Tadeusz Wallas

Vice-Rector for Human Resources and Development

Competences and tasks
  • overseeing the employement policies of research, teaching, engineering and library and publishing staff;
  • coordinating promotional activities conducted at the University;
  • second instance consideration of cases in which the Vice-Rector for Student Affairs and Teaching acts in the first instance
  • examining cases decided in the first instance by the Vice-Rector responsible for PhD students
  • conducting proceedings concerning the rector’s scholarship for the best doctoral students, the increase of the doctoral scholarship from the pro-quality subsidy and the doctoral scholarship, in the second instance;
  • supervising the activities of the AMU Museum and the Museum of Cryptologists;
  • Representing the University in the KRUP University Finance Committee;
  • supervising the Human Resources Center and the Marketing Center;
  • Supervising the activities of the University Library;
  • Supervision of the branches of the University;
  • overseeing the activities of the AMU Academic High School in Słubice;
  • overseeing health and safety protocols

Associate Professor, dr hab. Rafał Witkowski

Vice-Rector for International Cooperation

 

  • phone:  +48 61 829 43 67
  • e-mail: rwitkowsk@amu.edu.pl
  • Collegium Minus, ul. Wieniawskiego 1
  • room 207, II floor
Competences and tasks
  • Coordinating international cooperation at the University, in particular in the area of scientific exchange of staff;
  • representing the University in EPICUR consortium;
  • Supervising ERASMUS+ program;
  • coordinating cooperation with the National Agency for Academic Exchange – NAWA;
  • directing the School of Humanities, supervising its activities within the scope defined in the Statutes and in terms of:

(a) planning and coordination of scientific research, b) research, research and development and teaching projects, c) scientific and research apparatus, d) international cooperation e) promotion;

  • supervising the International Relations Centre.

Professor Przemysław Wojtaszek

Vice-Rector for Research Projects and Doctoral Studies,

Head of School of Natural Sciences, Head of Doctoral School

  • ph.: +48 61 829 41 61
  • e-mail:  przemow@amu.edu.pl
  • Collegium Minus, ul. Wieniawskiego 1
  • room 102, I floor
Competences and tasks
  • Coordinating research, research and development, and teaching projects conducted at the University;
  • supervising doctoral students’ education and managing the Doctoral School at the University within the scope defined in the Statutes and other internal normative acts of the University;
  • doctoral studies, except for conducting proceedings concerning the Rector’s scholarship for the best doctoral students, increase of the doctoral scholarship from the pro-quality subsidy and the doctoral scholarship, in the second instance;
  • AMU Strategy;
  • Activities of the Disciplinary Ombudsman for Doctoral Students;
  • supervision of the Project Support Center;
  • Management of the School of Natural Sciences, supervision of its activities within the scope defined in the Statutes and in the scope of:

(a) planning and coordination of scientific research, b) research, research and development and teaching projects, c) scientific and research apparatus, d) international cooperation e) promotion;

  • supervision of the Botanical Garden;
  • supervision of the research stations.

Professor Joanna Wójcik

Vice-Rector for Student Affairs and Teaching

 

  • phone: + 48 61 829 43 77
  • e-mail:  prostudent@amu.edu.pl
  • Collegium Minus, ul. Wieniawskiego 1
  • room 210, II floor
Competences and tasks
  •  full-time and part-time studies (BA and MA studies and 5 or 6 year long-cycle studies);
  • teaching programs (curricula for BA and MA studies and for 5 or 6 year long-cycle studies);
  • Supervision over the functioning of the internal education quality assurance system, issues related to accreditation processes;
  • student government and student organizations
  • student welfare issues;
  • matters of students with disabilities (cooperation with the Support Office for Persons with Disabilities);
  • supervision of Individual Interdisciplinary Studies;
  • domestic and international student exchange (excluding Erasmus+);
  • student research movement;
  • student internships;
  • supervision of teacher education;
  • cooperation with student foundations;
  • activities of the student disciplinary ombudsman;
  • representing the University in the KRUP University Education Committee;
  • supervision of the Teaching and Admissions Centre.