CRACOW UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY
Cracow University of Technology
Cracow University of Technology is a public university located in one of the largest cities in Poland, Krakow. CUT was established in 1946 and, as an institution of higher learning granted full autonomy in 1954. University comprises 8 faculties with 30 majors of study accredited by the Polish Accreditation Committee. Also the majors taught by the Faculty of Civil Engineering and the Faculty of Architecture are accredited by the European Network for Accreditation of Engineering Education. Moreover the major in Architecture is accredited by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and the major in Landscape Architecture earned the accreditation of the International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA) Europe. Cracow University of Technology was awarded the Logo Human Resources Excellence in Research by the European Commission.
Currently nearly 14,000 students taking full-time, part-time and Ph.D. studies as well as post-graduate studies with nearly 1,100 academic teachers overseeing their education. Total number of alumni that graduated from PK exceed 80000. Our alumni find jobs at public and private companies, national and international enterprises, government administration, and also at universities and research institutes. We are committed to ensure that all the PK graduates represent a high level of expertise as well as the highest ethical standards so that they can choose from many interesting job offers.
Cooperation with many universities and scientific centers all over the world enables joint publications and research, exchange of students and academic teachers, as well as the possibility of obtaining additional certificates and double diplomas. Cooperation with industry is also well-developed, and a Technology Transfer Center is active in the university. A Special Economic Zone – the Cracow Technological Park – was created in 1997 as a reply for a call from the university. It has since become a platform linking the Cracovian scientific world with modern technologies.
The biggest advantages of Cracow University of Technology (CUT) are: almost 80-year-old tradition of educating engineers, modernity and openness to change as well as hard work on the improvement of the Polish scientific and technical thought. Thanks to them CUT won a strong position and well established brand.