Poznan University of Technology
Poznan University of Technology is the best technical university in the Wielkopolskie voivodeship in western Poland. PUT is the third most frequently chosen university in Poland, as up to six candidates competed for a place there. Poznan University of Technology (PUT) is among the leading technical universities in Poland. PUT was the first Polish university to become a member of CESAER – Conference of European Schools for Advanced Engineering Education and Research – a European organization which brings together all the best technical universities. It is also a member of SEFI – Societé Européenne pour la Formation des Ingenieurs, EUA – European University Association, ADUEM – Alliance of Universities for Democracy as well as IAU – International Association of Universities.
Poznan University of Technology arose from the State Higher School of Mechanical Engineering, which was founded in 1919. PUT boasts a century of experience in educating highly qualified engineers and researchers in many areas.
Currently PUT has nearly 16 000 students in 9 faculties:
◆ Faculty of Architecture
◆ Faculty of Control, Robotics and Electrical Engineering
◆ Faculty of Computing and Telecommunications
◆ Faculty of Civil and Transport Engineering
◆ Faculty of Materials Engineering and Technical Physics
◆ Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
◆ Faculty of Environmental Engineering and Energy
◆ Faculty of Engineering Management
◆ Faculty of Chemical Technology
Education is provided in 33 fields of study out of which 7 in first-cycle and 12 in second-cycle are given entirely in English.
Science for the people
The Wielkopolskie voivodeship, and Poznan in particular, offers enormous perspectives. Poznan boasts the lowest unemployment rate in the country as it encourages companies to set up their businesses here. At present there are approximately 100,000 active businesses in the city.
Poznan University of Technology is a place where students can gain experience closely connected to the reality of labour market. They are educated in accordance with the changing requirements of business and industry. A programme of dual studies has been developed in collaboration with companies such as: Volkswagen Poznan, Solaris Bus & Coach S. A., Pho- enix Contact Wielkopolska, STER, Beiersdorf Manufacturing Poznan, Blum Polska sp. z o. o., Zakłady Mechaniczne Kazimieruk. In this programme students can obtain education that goes hand in hand with requirements and expectations of labour market, they can pursue additional training courses or obtain language certificates, and above all it is a programme of studies where theory is closely connected with practice in the best companies. Students who complete a programme of dual studies usually find employment in the companies involved in it.
Beside the companies already mentioned, the list of PUT partners includes: Samsung Electronics, Amica, Man Bus, HCP-Poznań, Luvena, GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals S. A., Dalkia, Budimex, Skanska, MTP- Poznań, Santander Bank Polska and many others.
In March 2017 the First Academic Consortium "One Belt One Road" was formed between universities in Poland and China, a first undertaking of this type in the world. The consortium comprises of 15 universities and organizations in China and 11 technical universities in Poland, including PUT. A result of the collaboration is creation of Confucius Class, where PUT employees and students can study Chinese with native speakers straight from China. Another effect is the creation of a Sino-Polish Research Centre of the New Silk Road. It aims to bring together major technical universities from Poland and China. The main objectives of the Centre will be to transfer science, education, culture and consequently also business.
In November 2016 the Huawei Academy was opened at Poznan University of Technology, first of such kind in Poland. The laboratory was built, where students can study modern Huawei technologies. They can expand their knowledge of modern technologies through practical classes conducted by professionals in this field.
In 2014 has been established the Center of Aviation which is equipped with a modern flight simulator. PUT has a fleet of two aircrafts: Zlin 242L and Extra 330 LX as well as MDM-1Fox air glider. At present PUT students can be educated in two fields: Aviation and Cosmonautics.
PUT has signed around 460 international agreements with universities in Europe and outside. The University has been participating in the Erasmus+ programme and bilateral exchange agreements for many years. In scientific research PUT collaborates with as many as 190 universities from around the world.
Double degree – double advantage
Foreign universities recognize the high level of education and professionalism in teaching and research offered at PUT, and in order to improve education standards special agreements have been signed with universities in France-Lille and Ukraine-Kyiv Technical University- for the following fields of study: Corporate Management; Mechanical Engineering, and Biomedical Engineering. These agreements enable students to obtain two degrees upon completing a joint programme of study.
PUT students can join one of the 76 science groups and 11 students' organizations. There is also a student radio station Radio Afera, a students' TV station Spacja TV, the university choir "Volantes Soni", the folk dance group „Poligrodzianie”, etc.
Every month there is a meeting called "PUT around the world – Intercultural Cafe" where Polish and International students, as well as employees, present their home countries according to different topics. It is a great opportunity to meet new friends, expand awareness about other cultures with a cup of coffee and in a friendly atmosphere.
The events organized by students are university students’ festival – Juvenalia, concerts, Robots Sumo competition, Wielkopolska Championship in Team Programming.
PUT also has 40 sporting clubs where nearly 1200 students exercise regularly. In 2019 PUT was the fifth in general classification and the fourth in the category of technical universities of Polish Academic Championship. The PUT Sports Centre has facilities for tennis, bowling, spinning, field hockey, indoor rowing, squash as well as gyms.
Scholarships for the best students!
PUT offers scholarships for the best international students enrolled at tuition-based courses.
Facts & figures
- 9 faculties
- 16 thousand student
- 33 fields of studies
- 50 post-graduate course
- 324 labs
- 2290 employee
- 1319 academic staf
- 2195 beds in dormitories
International Relations Office
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- BSc in Architecture
- BSc in Artificial Intelligence
- BSc in Automatic Control and Robotics
- BSc in Chemical Technology
- BSc in Electronics and Telecommunications
- BSc in Engineering Management
- BSc in Sustainable Building Engineering
- M.Sc. in Automatic Control and Robotics
- M.Sc. in Mechanical and Automotive Engineering
- M.Sc. in Mechatronics
- M.Sc. in Product Lifecycle Engineering
- M.Sc. in Transport – Sustainable Transport
- MSc in Architecture
- MSc in Chemical Technology
- MSc in Civil Engineering, specialization: Structural Engineering
- MSc in Civil Engineering, specialization: Construction Engineering and Management
- MSc in Computing
- MSc in Electronics and Telecommunications
- MSc in Engineering Management
- MSc in Logistics
- PhD in Chemical Technology
- PhD in Civil Engineering and the Environment
- PhD in Management and Production Systems
- PhD in Mechanical and Operating Engineering
- PhD in Modern Electrical and Information Engineering
- PhD in Technical Physics
- PhD in Telecommunication Technologies
- PhD in Theoretical and Practical Problems of Automatic Control and Robotics
- PhD in Theoretical and Practical Problems of Computing