Warsaw University of Technology is the oldest and the most prestigious technical university in Poland. Its origins date back to the 19th century, when it started its activities as Preparatory School for the Polytechnic Institute. Over the years, the University has been a leading scientific center, educating highly qualified staff for all sectors of industry, realizing outstanding research goals.
Warsaw University of Technology is a state school with full academic autonomy. It is the best Polish university of technology, which is proved not only by numerous rankings, but also by scientific and didactic achievements. The activity of the university focuses on three main goals: education, scientific research and transfer of technology.
Scientific and development work conducted at Warsaw University of Technology is an answer to the challenges of modern science and economy. Technology transfer, i.e. offering the results of research with their specific applications in mind, is an important element of the mission of the University as an innovation and entrepreneurship centre. Warsaw University of Technology not only supports Polish innovators by changing their inventions into companies, but it also initiates cooperation with national and foreign companies.
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.
The Computing Centre's basic aims are:
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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