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Cracow University of Technology is one of the best technical universities in Poland. It is ranked in the following international rankings:

  • Shanghai Ranking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2019 and 2020 – Mechanical Engineering (#301 – 400)
  • 2022 THE World University Rankings (#1201+)
  • 2021 THE World University Rankings by subject:
    Computer Science (#601–800)
    Engineering (#801–1000)
    Physical Sciences (#1001+)
  • QS World University Rankings:
    2021 QS World University Ranking (#801-1000)
    2021 Emerging Europe and Central Asia University Rankings (#79)
  • 2021 US News Best Global Universities Rankings by subject - Engineering (#691)
  • 2020 EngiRank - European Ranking of Engineering Programs by subject – Civil Engineering (#5)
  • 2021 The Three University Missions Ranking (#1201 – 1300)
  • 2021 Webometrics Ranking of World Universities (#1314)
  • 2021-22 Global 2000 List by the Center for World University Rankings (#1865)
  • 2020 UI GreenMetric World University Ranking (#724)
  • U-Multirank

Cracow University of Technology comprises 8 faculties (departments):

Faculty of Architecture
Faculty of Chemical Engineering and Technology
Faculty of Civil Engineering
Faculty of Computer Science and Telecommunications
Faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Faculty of Environmental and Power Engineering
Faculty of Materials Engineering and Physics
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering


The Faculty of Civil Engineering and Faculty of Architecture are accredited by the European Network for Accreditation of Engineering Education. Moreover the Faculty of Architecture is accredited by the Royal Institute of British Architects and 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. Our university cooperates with more than 160 international universities and institutes from 53 countries. You will find information on our partners on https://iro.pk.edu.pl/international-cooperation/. We offer English-taught courses (https://iro.pk.edu.pl/incoming-exchange-students/) as well as bachelor (https://iro.pk.edu.pl/bachelors-degree/) and master (https://iro.pk.edu.pl/masters-degree/) programmes.

95.5% of our alumni find job within a year from graduation. We are ranked in the QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2022.

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Student Life

Studying is not only about lectures, exercises, tests or exams. It's also about meeting new friends as well as spending wonderful years inside and outside the university walls. The PK Student Government is doing its best to make these years interesting, full of adventures and great new experiences for everyone.

Our university offers you many opportunities and by joining us, you will be able to experience them on your own.

Scientific clubs

Scientific clubs are a place where academic theory meets practice. Here you will find a research mentor and people with similar scientific interests, with whom you will implement extraordinary and sometimes crazy ideas for which there is no time during your studies. You will also get a chance to attend meetings with business during the lectures and get to know the work of practitioners with many years of experience during study trips to companies or production plants.

Academic Sports Association

It runs the competitive section of basketball players, 23 sports sections, 7 recreational sections. In its many years of history, the club's players have won dozens of medals during at the Polish Academic Championship. Sports sections are intended for people who want to train and represent Cracow University of Technology in academic competitions.


Adapciak - integration camp

This is a unique integration camp aimed at freshmen. It is divided into two parts. The first part takes place
in Cracow, during which participants get to know the university and its 3 campuses, the city and participate in numerous team games. The second "away" part takes place in PK Sports Center in Żywiec. Adapciak is a camp thanks to which you will meet new friends, get to know your universities and interesting places in the City of Cracow.

IAESTE PK

IAESTE is an international non-profit association offering internships abroad for students and doctoral students of Polish technical universities and a series of CaseWeek engineering workshops. The motto of the organization is WORK. EXPERIENCE. DISCOVER

Erasmus Student Network PK

Erasmus Student Network PK is part of an international student organization, bringing together young and committed people, willing to develop language skills, learn about new cultures and make friends from all over the world. Our motto is: "students helping students".

The Academic Choir "Cantata"

It was established in 1990. The choir brings together students and graduates of Cracow universities.

Radio station Nowinki

Available Programmes

Bookmark Course Programme Degree Level Duration Tuition
Architecture & Building Architecture Bachelors 4 years € 5000 per year
Architecture & Building Landscape Architecture Bachelors 3.5 years € 5000 per year
Architecture & Building Civil Engineering Bachelors 3.5 years € 3000 per year
Engineering & Engineering Trades Mechanics and Machine Design Bachelors 3.5 years € 3500 per year
Architecture & Building Architecture Masters 1.5 years € 5000 per year
Architecture & Building Landscape Architecture Masters 1.5 years € 5000 per year
Architecture & Building Civil Engineering Masters 1.5 years € 3000 per year
Engineering & Engineering Trades Innovative Chemical Technologies Masters 1.5 years € 3000 per year
Computer Science Computer Science Masters 1.5 years € 3000 per year
Environmental Sciences Environmental Engineering Masters 1.5 years € 3300 per year
Engineering & Engineering Trades Power Engineering Masters 1.5 years € 3300 per year
Physics Applied Physics Masters 1.5 years € 3000 per year
Engineering & Engineering Trades Mechanics and Machine Design Masters 1.5 years € 3500 per year

FAQs

Where can I find information on the English-taught undergraduate (bachelor) programmes you offer?

Please go to https://iro.pk.edu.pl/bachelors-degree/

Where can I find information on the English-taught graduate (master) programmes you offer?

Please go to https://iro.pk.edu.pl/masters-degree/

What are the tuition fees?

Tuition fees range depending on the programme and the language of instruction. For detailed info please visit https://iro.pk.edu.pl/tuition-fees/

How can I apply?

There is an online registration. The respective links are available at https://iro.pk.edu.pl/useful-hints/

What documents do I need to provide the university with?

Required documents are listed in a respective application procedure at https://iro.pk.edu.pl/application-procedures/

What is the deadline for application?
Deadlines for submitting complete applications (with required documents)

for programmes begining in October - 1 May - 31 July 

for programmes begining in February - 15 October - 5 February

Who should I contact regarding online registration?

You may contact one of the admission officers listed at https://iro.pk.edu.pl/useful-hints/

What is the cost of living in Poland?

The cost of living depends on the place you decide to stay at. For detailed information please go to https://study.gov.pl/cost-living-poland

Do you offer student housing operated by the university?

Yes, we do. The Cracow University of Technology has at its disposal about 2200 places in 4 student dormitories in Cracow. Students can book a place in PK Hall of Residence (two or three person in a room, shared bathrooms and shared kitchen). In order to book a place please fill out section Accommodation in Application Form* or contact your admissions officer at PK. Accommodation in PK dormitory costs 330 - 520 PLN (depending on the dormitory and room standard).

*Please note that due to a large number of students PKcannot guarantee accommodation.

Do you offer a scholarship?

Yes, we offer a merit-based scholarship for the best students.

What is the academic calendar?

You may find academic calendar at https://iro.pk.edu.pl/academic-calendar/

Is there a virtual tour of your university available?

Yes, it is available here.

Can I pursue a PhD studies with you?

Yes, you can. PK Doctoral School offers studies in seven disciplines including: Architecture and Urban Planning, Automation, Electronics and Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering and Transport, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Mining and Energy. Detailed information may be found here.