The 14th School on Acousto-Optics and Applications will take place at the Institute of Physics of the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń, Poland, on June 24-27, 2019 . The lectures will be given in the lecture hall (room 2.10) of the Center for Quantum Optics

Address of the conference place

Institute of Physics
Nicolaus Copernicus University
ul. Grudziądzka 5
87-100 Toruń, Poland


Gothic style is the most distinctive feature of Toruń. Authentic Gothic art and architecture can be found in the Old Town, which is considered as the best preserved historical monuments city in Poland. This legacy allowed to include the Old Town of Toruń to the UNESCO List of World Heritage Sites in 1997. The medieval heritage attracts over 2 million tourists every year making the city one of the most popular tourist destinations in Poland.
Toruń is also the hometown of the astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus, and continues its tradition of being a strong scientific center with the Nicolaus Copernicus University. Apart from playing its role of tourist destination and academic center, Toruń is a place full of a vibrant cultural and artistic life.

How to get there

The nearest airports are located in Bydgoszcz (50 km), Gdańsk (170 km), Poznań (150 km), and Warsaw (210 km). Torun has direct railway connections with all large cities in Poland. Regular coach services operate from Toruń to many domestic and European cities. The access to different means of transportation can be found here.

The Institute of Physics and the old town can be easily reached from the Toruń Main Station (Torun Główny) by the bus lines 22 and 27 (stop at Aleja Solidarności). The bus station is also located very close to the Institute of Physics.

Practical information

Polish zloty (PLN) is the currency in Poland. The weather forecast for Toruń can be checked here.