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Kazimierz Wielki University is a state funded university located in Bydgoszcz, Poland. It is also known as the Casimir the Great University, which was named after Casimir III the Great (Kazimierz III Wielki), the King of Poland (1333-70) who provided the city municipal rights on 19 April 1346. The university was founded in 1968. Earlier its name was the Teachers Training College (1969–74) with three faculties: Humanities, Mathematics and Natural Sciences, as well as Pedagogy; it was followed by the Higher School of Pedagogy (1974–2000) devoted to teacher training; then the Kazimierz Wielki Academy of Bydgoszcz (2000–05); and since 13th May 2005 it is the Kazimierz Wielki University. The universities has several faculties - Faculty of Humanities, Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Technical Sciences, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Faculty of Pedagogy and Psychology, Faculty of Administration and Social Sciences, Faculty of Physical Education, Health and Tourism. Today’s University reflects the aim of residents of the city of Bydgoszcz to establish a university in thier city dating from the end of the 19th century. It offers around 100 courses of study and specialities and employed approximately 1,100 people, including 665 academic staff, 150 professors (including 60 titular).