Warsaw University of Technology is the oldest and the most prestigious technical 1niversity in Poland. Its origins date back to the 19th century, when it started its activities as Preparatory School for the Ploytechnic Institute. Over the years, the University has been a leading scientific center, educating highly qualified staff for all sectors of industry, realizing outstanding reserach goals.
Warsaw University of Technology consists of 20 Faculties and offers education at 3 levels (B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D.) in almost every field of engineering and technology – ranging from civil engineering and architecture to optoelectronics, materials, nanotechnology, biotechnology and biomedical technology. We also provide complementary programmes to technical studies and offer programmes in economics, social sciences, management, administration and business. The academic staff of WUT are high class professors, scientists and researchers.
Warsaw University of Technology offers programmes at 32 fields of study.
WUT also offers a Foundation Year - a two semesters introductory course to first degree studies.
Scientific and research work at Warsaw University of Technology is conducted at nineteen faculties and at one college. Additionally, it is realised in Academic Research Centres, which play the role of academic and industrial units and conduct interdisciplinary research, service, training and promotional activities:
• Academic Research Centre for Functional Materials,
• Academic Research Centre for Power Engineering and Environment Protection,
• Academic Research Centre for Sustainable Energy Systems,
• Academic Research Centre for Aerospace Engineering,
• Academic Research Centre for Defence and Security,
• Centre for Advanced Materials and Technologies CEZAMAT
• Centre for Preclinical Research and Technology CePT
Warsaw University of Technology Careers’ Office provides advice, education and information in the field of professional promotion of students, Ph.D. students and graduates of the University.
Mentor (also known as a Buddy) is a local student who, on a voluntary basis, helps an exchange student throughout his/her stay in a new country. He/she is a peer student from the university, who helps you with practical issues.
Warsaw University of Technology offers around 5200 places in 12 dormitories in Warsaw. Students Union (SSPW) is in charge of accommodation of all international students.
Please note that to apply for a room in one of WUT dormitories, all accepted students must register in the online system at the Students Union website.
List of dormitories:
Main Library of Warsaw University of Technology together with faculty libraries and dorm libraries create a library - information system of WUT.
The libraries make available to students around 1,500,000 volumes of printed books and journals, over 18,000 electronic journals, reference materials, e-books, databases.
When you experience any health problems, do not wait – call a doctor. You can either choose public health services or private health services.
Public services are much cheaper, however it takes longer to make an appointment, and it is usually less efficient than private services.
If you have a valid medical insurance, your visit to a doctor will be free of charge.
Warsaw University of Technology is a student-friendly university. A flexible programme of studies, broad curriculum offer, well-functioning scholarship system, good sport and tourist base (two sea yachts, its own stadium in the centre of Warsaw and a student hostel in Bieszczady) make up an attractive image of the university. Scholarship Fund and Cultural-Development Fund allows for a wide range of activities of the Students´ Self-Government, over 30 student organizations and over 130 scientific research groups.
Our University offers a large variety of sport facilities, including: swimming pools, sports halls, bowling alleys, skating rinks, gyms, squash courts, climbing walls, cart tracks and many more.
Each student of our University must do 4 semesters of physical education.
After that, it is possible to participate in extra sport activities as optional courses.
You should sign up for physical education classes at the Centre for Physical Education and Sport ( O´srodek Wychowania Fizycznego i Sportu).
Student organizations are involved in cultural, sport and tourist activities of the University.
Thanks to them, studying at WUT is not only going to lectures and learning. People who work there organize discos, parties, theatre performances, sport competitions, sailing or skiing camps and many other events. Sometimes, they arrange courses or trainings for students.
At WUT there is a significant number of such organizations. We also have almost 100 student scientific groups. Their members organize conferences, case studies and create worldwide scientific projects.
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