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Cracow University of Technology

Politechnika Krakowska im. Tadeusza Kościuszki

  address: ul. Warszawska 24
31-155 Kraków, Poland
phone: +48 12 628 30 44
or + 48 12 628 20 09
Virtual walk around CUT www.pk.wkraj.pl
e-mail: bwm@pk.edu.pl
internet: iro.pk.edu.pl

Cracow University of Technology (CUT) has been training engineering staff for more than seventy years. Graduates of our university are highly valued in the labour market, which is reflected in the fact that among all Polish universities Cracow University of Technology took first place in the ranking of employers in 2008. This is no doubt thanks to the alumni, but also it is a proof that the majors offered by our university are attractive and relevant to labour market needs and the education of generations of engineers is of high quality. Our students are people with passion. Among CUT students and alumni there are constructors of the mobile robot CyberFish, the world champion and three-time Polish champion in solving sudoku puzzles and the laureate of the Royal City of Krakow Award.

Current educational offer of Cracow University of Technology includes 31 majors of undergraduate and graduate programmes, which are conducted at 7 faculties of the university. Such a wide range of choice means variety of intellectual exploration and ability to solve challenging tasks under the supervision of well qualified teaching staff, both within the framework of mandatory classes, as well as in 82 scientific student associations operating at our university. Among more than 1,200 teachers, you can meet many outstanding professionals who participate in intercollegiate research teams, both domestic and international. Their expertise and knowledge allow our university to maintain the appropriate position in Poland and in the international scientific community. Thanks to international contacts of CUT faculty, our students have the possibility of participating in exchange programmes abroad on the basis of agreements signed by Cracow University of Technology with universities around the world. Experience gained this way is extremely valuable from the point of view of a young man/woman who start their career. It should also be noted that 9 of our majors were contracted by the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education in the academic year 2012/2013.

Studies at Cracow University of Technology not only guarantee a high level of education. Each of you will certainly find some sports discipline that corresponds to your aspirations. You can choose from the offer of 18 sports sections, 3 extreme sports sections and 10 recreational sections of CUT Students’ Sports Association. You can also become a member of the University Students’ Council and a number of other student organizations. You will definitely appreciate our social and sports facilities which belong to the most modern and sophisticated of all Cracow universities and technical universities in Poland.

Students and alumni of our university can also count on help of CUT Career Services in setting their career paths and job search. According to the survey on the fate of our alumni, they are doing well in the labour market. They are employed in state-owned companies, private, domestic and foreign companies, in central and local government and in design offices, as well as in universities and research institutes.

Undertaking studies at our university, you become a part of a more than 17-thousand CUT student fraternity, and at the same time you will be a part of a group of more than 190,000 students in Cracow - a city of culture, science and students.

Cracow University of Technology (CUT) scientists were honoured with prestigious awards for scientific achievements, inventions, architectural designs, and outstanding publications.

Young inventors of the Faculty of Chemical Engineering and Technology won the gold medal at the international exhibition of inventions in Brussels - Brussels Innova 2016. The researchers have developed biodegradable chitosan aerogels that can be used in medicine, in particular transplantation as a scaffold for cell cultures.

The research team from the Institute of Landscape Architecture at the CUT Faculty of Architecture received the Award of the Polish Minister of Science and Higher Education for outstanding achievements in teaching.

The Builder magazine rewarded professors from the CUT Faculty of Civil Engineering for research and contribution to the development of the construction industry. One of the researchers prof. Andrzej Flaga, is the head of the Wind Engineering Laboratory at Cracow University of Technology, the only research facility in Europe, which performs, among others, simulation test of snow-loaded objects. Scientists from the Laboratory specialize in issues related to aerodynamics and dynamics of buildings, engineering, wind power and influence of the environment on buildings and constructions. The other researcher prof. Krzysztof Stypuła, director of the Institute of Structural Mechanics at Cracow University of Technology, was honoured for research activities in the field of designing objects taking into account the effect of vibration.

Prof. Witold Grzegożek, head of the CUT Department of Motor Vehicles Construction was awarded the Green Phoenix for the achievement of scientific research in the field of eco-motorization. Under his supervision a number of student projects were done, such as: electric vehicles, including the eco-friendly vehicle for the disabled, hybrid urban vehicle, tilting three-wheeled scooter and tilting bicycle van.

Facts & figures

  • Total number of students: 15630
  • Total number of university staff: 2134

Contact

International Relations Office
Tel. +48 12 628 30 44
+48 12 628 20 09
+48 12 628 25 22
e-mail: bwm@pk.edu.pl
iro.pk.edu.pl