Rector Andrzej SzarataCracow University of Technology (CUT) has been training engineering staff for more than seventy years. Graduates of our university are highly valued on the labour market. This is no doubt thanks to the alumni, but also it is a proof that the majors offered by our university are attractive and relevant to labour market needs and the education of generations of engineers is of high quality. Cracow University of Technology is present in national and international rankings.

Current educational offer of Cracow University of Technology includes 32 majors of undergraduate and 25 majors of graduate programmes, which are conducted at 8 faculties of the university. Some of them are also offered in English. Such a wide range of choice means variety of intellectual exploration and ability to solve challenging tasks under the supervision of well qualified teaching staff, both within the framework of mandatory classes, as well as in over 80 scientific student associations operating at our university. All of the programmes offered by our university are accredited by the Polish Accreditation Committee ( Also the majors taught by 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. Among more than 1,100 teachers, you can meet many outstanding professionals who participate in intercollegiate research teams, both domestic and international. Their expertise and knowledge allow our university to maintain the appropriate position in Poland and in the international scientific community. Thanks to international contacts of CUT faculty, our students have the possibility of participating in exchange programmes abroad on the basis of agreements signed by Cracow University of Technology with universities around the world. Experience gained this way is extremely valuable from the point of view of a young man/woman who start their career.

Studies at Cracow University of Technology not only guarantee a high level of education. Each of you will certainly find some sports discipline that corresponds to your aspirations. You can choose from the offer of 18 sports sections, 3 extreme sports sections and 10 recreational sections of CUT Students’ Sports Association. You can also become a member of the University Students’ Council and a number of other student organizations. I am also convinced that you will appreciate our social and sports facilities which belong to the most modern and sophisticated of all Cracow universities and technical universities in Poland.

Students and alumni of our university can also count on help of CUT Career Services in setting their career paths and job search. According to the survey on the fate of our alumni, they are doing well in the labour market. They are employed in state-owned companies, private, domestic and foreign companies, in central and local government and in design offices, as well as in universities and research institutes.

Undertaking studies at our university, you become a part of a more than 13,000 CUT student fraternity, and at the same time you will be a part of a group of more than 190,000 students in Cracow - a city of culture, science and students.

I encourage you to study at Cracow University of Technology. It's a real challenge, possibility of good preparation for professional life, as well as a chance to solve problems appropriate for a twenty-first century engineer – an engineer of a better tomorrow.


Prof. dr hab. inż. Andrzej Szarata
Rector of Cracow University of Technology