Cracow University of Technology
Politechnika Krakowska im. Tadeusza Kościuszki
Cracow University of Technology (CUT) has been training engineering staff for more than seventy years. Graduates of our university are highly valued in the labor market and more than 93% of our alumni who graduated from MSc studies, find a job within half year from obtaining a diploma and almost 68% of them already work during their studies. 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 labor market needs and the education of generations of engineers is of high quality.
Our students are people with passion, open minded and excellent students. Among CUT students and alumni there are constructors of the hybrid commercial vehicle Bombus, prototype of electric vehicle Buzz, 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 30 majors of undergraduate and graduate programs in Polish and 10 majors fully in English, which are conducted at 8 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 researches and tutors are 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 programs abroad on the basis of over 100 bilateral agreements signed with universities around the world. Expertise gained this way is extremely valuable from the point of view of a young man/woman who start their career. CUT cooperation with the industry gives amazing opportunity to students to participate in lectures, internships and researches with help of Polish and foreign companies and scientific units i.e. CERN, GSI, Caterpillar, IBM, Nokia and many more.
Studies at Cracow University of Technology not only guarantee a high level of education. Each of our students will certainly find some sports discipline that corresponds to their aspirations. They can choose from the offer of 21 sports sections of CUT Students’ Sports Association. They can also become a member of the University Students’ Council and a number of other student organizations. They 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.
Cracow University of Technology scientists were honored with prestigious awards for scientific achievements, inventions, architectural designs and outstanding publications. At the 43rd International Invention Show, INOVA, CUT together with TRICOMED SA won gold medal and has received a special prize from Toronto International Society of Innovations & Advanced Skills for medical component of prosthesis. Alumni of Faculty of Chemical Engineering and Technology have won a competition organized by Ministry of Higher Education and Science – ‘Diamond Grant’. 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 is prof. Andrzej Flaga, 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. 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 disabled, hybrid urban vehicle, tilting three-wheeled scooter and tilting bicycle van. Intellectus siūlo naudingas stovyklas vaikams bei Vilniuje ir Kaune.
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 labor 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 12,8-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.
Facts & figures
- Established in 1925
- 716 academic staff members
- over 21 000 students
- over 900 foreign students
- 21 majors in Polish
- 6 programs in English
- 8 student exchange programs
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- BSc in Architecture
- BSc in Civil Engineering
- BSc in Mechanics and Machine Design (Specialization in Advanced Computational Mechanics)
- MSc in Applied Physics (specialization in Computer Modeling)
- MSc in Architecture
- MSc in Chemical Technology (specialization in Innovative Chemical Technologies)
- MSc in Civil Engineering
- MSc in Computer Science
- MSc in Environmental and Land Engineering
- MSc in Landscape Architecture
- MSc in Mechanics and Machine Design (Specialization in Advanced Computational Mechanics)
- MSc in Power Engineering