About Poznań

Poznań hosts an immense number of cultural and artistic events. In the old part of the city, hundreds of coffee and tea houses, pubs and restaurants offer excellent food and drinks. The old market square is full of life and colours.

As for green spaces, Poznań offers many parks and squares. The Malta Lake is a perfect place when you wish to ride a bike, play tennis or ski on artificial snow, and once you are tired, there is a beautiful large ZOO and a huge aquapark nearby.

Old Market Square   Poznań Palm House in the Wilson Park   Malta Lake

Poznań – Structured to Excel

  • The city is organised around the historical district, where business, science and cultural life meets.
  • The city boasts a well-developed transportation system.
  • The City Campus is located in a very centre of Poznań.
  • The Morasko Campus of Adam Mickiewicz University is connected with the city centre via Poznań Fast Tram, making it possible for students to reachit in 15 minutes

Poznań as a Multicultural and Multilingual City

  • It is estimated that 102 languages are spoken by Poznań inhabitants coming from 120 countries.
  • Students in Poznań come from 90 different countries.
  • Extensive use is made of mobility programmes, most notably Erasmus+. Several students arrive to Poznań on an exchange as other return to the city with a new perspective on languages and cultures.

Cultural Life

  • Poznań guests may actively participate in the city's energetic cultural life.
  • Several large-scale cultural events are organised each year during spring and summer months:
    • Ethno Port Poznań Festival – a celebration of cultural diversity and aesthetics from all around the globe, Ethno Port comprises world music along with visual and performative arts and artistic workshops
    • Animator – international festival of animated films taking particular interest in interconnections between music and animation
    • Malta Festival – large-scale enterprise providing a variety of events in theatre, alternative music, visual arts as well as projects involving academic community of Poznań
    • Made in Chicago – annual jazz festival featuring some of the finest musicians of the Chicago jazz scene
  • Other live music events and visual acts are organised each week
Town Hall   Stary Browar   Fara Church

Student Community in Poznań

  • 27 Institutions of higher education and over 230 majors available.
  • About 115 thousand Polish and international students.
  • Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań offers a variety of majors and courses, enabling students to approach topics in language and linguistics from various perspectives.
  • Students' contribution to the scientific potential of Poznań:
    • About 300 students' organisations and scientific groups are set in Poznań
    • Students have an opportunity to fully benefit from expertise and technical resources of the universities in their research projects
    • Students carry out their own experiments and observations in phonetics in the recording facilities of Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań and Poznań University of Technology

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