Warsaw University of Technology

Warsaw, Poland
The Warsaw University of Technology is an academic institution of higher learning, shaping the future social elites - educated people with a broad outlook on the world, conscious of their own views but also understanding and respecting the world views of others.

About

History

The Warsaw University of Technology, so named in 1915, continues the tradition of the Preparatory School for the Institute of Technology set up in Warsaw in 1826 thanks to the efforts of Stanislaw Staszic.

Education

Warsaw University of Technology consists of:

  • 20 Faculties,
  • Centre for Foreign Languages,
  • College of Physical Education and Sport
  • Business School
  • Supportive units.

Research

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,FB fanpage
  • Centre for Preclinical Research and Technology CePT

Career

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.

  • 2 out of 3 WUT graduates asked claim that they would choose the same field of study again;
  • 55% of those currently employed found a job within less than a month;
  • 58% of WUT graduates questioned are employed at present on the basis of a job contract, 9% run their own business;
  • WUT graduates are most often employed in companies from the IT sector – 19%, architecture / civil engineering – 10%, telecommunications – 6%, power / electrical engineering – 5%.

Master's Programmes

Engineering & Technology (11)
Business & Management (5)
Computer Science & IT (4)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (2)
Arts, Design & Architecture (1)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (1)
Social Sciences (1)

Many organisations offer scholarships or grants. Some of these might help you to study for a Master at Warsaw University of Technology!

Services

Student services

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.

Your Mentor:

  • will contact you before your arrival to Warsaw and answer your questions;
  • will pick you up from the airport/railway station when you arrive;
  • will help you with accommodation and other formalities which you have to arrange after coming to Warsaw, i.e. getting registered;
  • will help you adapt to living in a foreign country;
  • will advise you on where to shop and will introduce you to university premises, parties, meetings etc.

Housing services

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:

  • Akademik
  • Zaczek
  • Riviera
  • Babilon
  • Mikrus
  • Sezam
  • Bratniak
  • Pineska
  • Tatrza´nska
  • Muszelka
  • Tulipan
  • Ustronie

Library services

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.

Medical services

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.

Student Life

Campus life

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.

Sports facilities

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 clubs

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.

The Global Study Awards

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.