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Cracow University of Technology (Politechnika Krakowska)

Location Main campus, Krakow Poland
Ranking

# 801-1000QS World University Rankings

About Cracow University of Technology (Politechnika Krakowska)

Cracow University of Technology (PK) is an autonomous state university founded in 1945, reporting to the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education. PK is one of the best technicaluniversities in Poland. It is ranked in the following international rankings:

  • Shanghai Ranking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2019 – Mechanical Engineering (#301 – 400)
  • QS World University Rankings
  • 2019 QS World University Ranking (#801-1000)
  • 2020 Emerging Europe and Central Asia University Rankings (#79)
  • TheThree University Missions Ranking 2019 (#1001 – 1100)
  • UI GreenMetric World University Ranking 2018 (#572)
Cracow University of aTechnology consists of 8 faculties (departments) offering 30 degree programmes (including 12 offered in English) for nearly 13 thousand  students taught by over 1100 academic staff. The 8 CUT faculties (departments) are: Faculty of Architecture; Faculty of Computer Science and Telecommunications; Faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering; Faculty of Civil Engineering; Faculty of Environmental and Power Engineering; Faculty of Chemical Engineering and Technology; Faculty of Materials Engineering and Physics, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering. The degree programmes offered in English include: Architecture (1st and 2nd degree); Applied Physics (2nd degree); Chemical Technology (2nd degree); Civil Engineering (1st and 2nd degree); Computer Science (2nd degree); Environmental Engineering (2nd degree); Landscape Architecture (2nd degree); Mechanics and Machine Design (1st and 2nd degree); Power Engineering (2nd degree). All degree programmes offered by PK are accredited by the Polish Accreditation Committee. Moreover CUT earned the following international accreditations: Royal Institute of British Architects; European Network for Accreditation of Engineering Education; IFLA Europe - International Federation of Landscape Architects. Cracow University of Technology cooperates with more than 200 universities and research institutions from 54 countries. It carries out numerous international and national research projects and extraordinary faculty and students' inventions are recognized in national and international contests. There are Technology Transfer Centre and numerous accredited laboratories at the university including the Malopolska Laboratory for Energy Efficient Building which is situated in the most modern and zero emission building in Europe.


Cracow University of Technology draws on both rich academic traditions, as well and the experiences and achievements of its patron Tadeusz Kosciuszko. By respecting these values, it serves the public and the economy by conducting scientific research and using the latest achievements of science and technology to educate highly qualified engineering and scientific personnel. Based on respect dignity and human rights, respecting freedom in pursuit of truth, respect for knowledge and skills and openness to new ideas and diversity of views, Cracow University of Technology aims to ensure the highest standards in education and research, and cares for development its research base. It deepens cooperation with other universities and the business environment, supporting entrepreneurship, innovation and technology transfer. Cracow University of Technology realizes its goals through care for the comprehensive development of the entire academic community. Its ambition is to take a significant place among Polish, European and world universities.

About Cracow University of Technology (Politechnika Krakowska)

Cracow University of Technology (PK) is an autonomous state university founded in 1945, reporting to the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education. PK is one of the best technicaluniversities in Poland. It is ranked in the following international rankings:

  • Shanghai Ranking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2019 – Mechanical Engineering (#301 – 400)
  • QS World University Rankings
  • 2019 QS World University Ranking (#801-1000)
  • 2020 Emerging Europe and Central Asia University Rankings (#79)
  • TheThree University Missions Ranking 2019 (#1001 – 1100)
  • UI GreenMetric World University Ranking 2018 (#572)
Cracow University of aTechnology consists of 8 faculties (departments) offering 30 degree programmes (including 12 offered in English) for nearly 13 thousand  students taught by over 1100 academic staff. The 8 CUT faculties (departments) are: Faculty of Architecture; Faculty of Computer Science and Telecommunications; Faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering; Faculty of Civil Engineering; Faculty of Environmental and Power Engineering; Faculty of Chemical Engineering and Technology; Faculty of Materials Engineering and Physics, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering. The degree programmes offered in English include: Architecture (1st and 2nd degree); Applied Physics (2nd degree); Chemical Technology (2nd degree); Civil Engineering (1st and 2nd degree); Computer Science (2nd degree); Environmental Engineering (2nd degree); Landscape Architecture (2nd degree); Mechanics and Machine Design (1st and 2nd degree); Power Engineering (2nd degree). All degree programmes offered by PK are accredited by the Polish Accreditation Committee. Moreover CUT earned the following international accreditations: Royal Institute of British Architects; European Network for Accreditation of Engineering Education; IFLA Europe - International Federation of Landscape Architects. Cracow University of Technology cooperates with more than 200 universities and research institutions from 54 countries. It carries out numerous international and national research projects and extraordinary faculty and students' inventions are recognized in national and international contests. There are Technology Transfer Centre and numerous accredited laboratories at the university including the Malopolska Laboratory for Energy Efficient Building which is situated in the most modern and zero emission building in Europe.


Cracow University of Technology draws on both rich academic traditions, as well and the experiences and achievements of its patron Tadeusz Kosciuszko. By respecting these values, it serves the public and the economy by conducting scientific research and using the latest achievements of science and technology to educate highly qualified engineering and scientific personnel. Based on respect dignity and human rights, respecting freedom in pursuit of truth, respect for knowledge and skills and openness to new ideas and diversity of views, Cracow University of Technology aims to ensure the highest standards in education and research, and cares for development its research base. It deepens cooperation with other universities and the business environment, supporting entrepreneurship, innovation and technology transfer. Cracow University of Technology realizes its goals through care for the comprehensive development of the entire academic community. Its ambition is to take a significant place among Polish, European and world universities.

University information

Total students

12,894

UG students

83%

PG students

17%

International students

256

UG students

82%

PG students

18%

Total faculty staff

1,044

Domestic staff

99%

Int'l staff

1%

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Rankings & ratings

Cracow University of Technology (Politechnika Krakowska) is one of the top public universities in Krakow, Poland. It is ranked #801-1000 in QS World University Rankings 2023.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2019
    #801-1000
  • 2020
    #801-1000
  • 2021
    #801-1000
  • 2022
    #801-1000
  • 2023
    #801-1000

Ranking criteria

11.3
Academic Reputation
25.2
Employer Reputation
21.4
Faculty Student Ratio
4.1
Citations per Faculty
2.3
International Faculty Ratio
2.2
International Students Ratio
36.1
International Research Network
6.3
Employment Outcomes

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