Warsaw University of Technology: Statistics



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#551 of 14,131 In the World
#217 of 2,785 In Europe
#4 of 127 In Poland
#2 of 22 In Warsaw
#70 of 1,020 For Aviation
Top50% For 148 other topics
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Highest Degree

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate71%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (Matura), or foreign equivalent and entrance examination
Academic CalendarOctober to June (October - February; February-June)
Full time employee2,190
Student:staff ratio12:1

We've calculated the 71% acceptance rate for Warsaw University of Technology based on the ratio of admissions to applications and other circumstantial enrollment data. Treat this information as a rough guide and not as a definitive measure of your chances of admission. Different programs may have significantly varying admissions rates.

Research profile

Warsaw University of Technology is a world-class research university with 45,315 scientific papers published and 479,737 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Quantum and Particle physics, Materials Science, Computer Science, Environmental Science, Biology, Organic Chemistry, and Liberal Arts & Social Sciences.


Warsaw University of Technology majors

by publication & citation count

35,300 / 391,486
32,561 / 382,603
26,610 / 331,739
Quantum and Particle physics
25,147 / 310,284
Materials Science
21,315 / 262,541
Computer Science
20,558 / 199,916
Environmental Science
17,276 / 191,768
17,265 / 233,203
Organic Chemistry
16,321 / 233,063
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
12,124 / 106,532
Optical Engineering
11,204 / 115,916
Electrical Engineering
10,994 / 118,425
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
10,853 / 108,816
8,943 / 94,753
8,938 / 93,303
Metallurgical Engineering
8,721 / 125,508
Geography and Cartography
8,577 / 81,697
Mechanical Engineering
7,499 / 74,091
7,241 / 57,891
7,165 / 86,454
6,896 / 65,363
6,890 / 115,348
6,700 / 58,827
6,659 / 74,299
Physical chemistry
6,093 / 100,776
5,631 / 83,311
Chemical Engineering
5,445 / 86,003
5,322 / 61,098
Computer Vision
4,860 / 41,465
Aerospace Engineering
4,590 / 43,928
4,382 / 60,902
4,337 / 46,511
4,271 / 43,496
Machine Learning
4,083 / 52,161
Computer Networking
3,979 / 39,543
Electronic Engineering
3,970 / 40,407
Structural Engineering
3,868 / 33,940
Political Science
3,855 / 30,370
3,793 / 39,028
3,579 / 28,460

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 293 969
1992 265 1107
1993 301 1040
1994 345 1217
1995 400 1470
1996 347 1463
1997 380 1655
1998 419 1702
1999 444 1985
2000 545 2283
2001 547 2563
2002 1016 4350
2003 830 4196
2004 1004 5222
2005 1068 6422
2006 1167 7250
2007 1325 8786
2008 1190 9884
2009 1130 11061
2010 1195 12479
2011 1443 14270
2012 1525 15763
2013 1814 18273
2014 2164 20248
2015 2609 22488
2016 2804 25407
2017 2708 26597
2018 2599 30097
2019 2396 33673
2020 2170 38213
2021 2336 43542
2022 2168 46004
2023 2122 46290
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The tuition table for Warsaw University of Technology gives an overview of costs but prices are approximate and subject to change and don't include accommodation, textbooks, or living expenses. The costs of programs might differ significantly for local and international students. The only source of truth for current numbers is the university's official website.

Program Tuition Cost (per year)
Bachelor's Degree 10,000 PLN
Master's Degree 12,000 PLN
PhD Program 15,000 PLN

The currency used is Polish Zloty (PLN).

The Warsaw University of Technology has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by Warsaw University of Technology.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design No No No
Biology No No No
Business No Yes Yes
Chemistry No Yes Yes
Computer Science Yes Yes Yes
Economics No No No
Engineering Yes Yes Yes
Environmental Science Yes Yes Yes
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences No No No
Mathematics Yes Yes Yes
Medicine No No No
Physics Yes Yes Yes
Psychology No No No
Licencjat Computer Science, Engineering, Physics
Magister Computer Science, Engineering, Management, Physics
Doktor Architecture, Automotive Engineering, Bioengineering, Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Electronics and Automation, Environmental Engineering, Management, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Measurement and Precision Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Power Engineering, Robotics, Surveying and Mapping, Telecommunications Engineering, Town Planning, Transport and Communications, Transport Engineering

Warsaw University of Technology alumni

  1. Joanna Chmielewska

    Joanna Chmielewska
    Born in
    Poland Flag Poland
    1932-2013 (aged 81)
    children's writerwritercostume designerarchitect

    Joanna Chmielewska, was the pen name of Irena Kühn (née Becker), a Polish novelist and screenwriter. Her work is often described as "ironic detective stories". Her novels, which have been translated into at least nine languages, have sold more than 6 million copies in Poland and over 10 million copies in Russia.

  2. Waldemar Pawlak

    Waldemar Pawlak
    Born in
    Poland Flag Poland
    1959-.. (age 65)
    Enrolled in the Warsaw University of Technology
    Studied in 1984

    Waldemar Pawlak [valˈdɛmar ˈpavlak] is a Polish politician. He has twice served as Prime Minister of Poland, briefly in 1992 and again from 1993 to 1995. From November 2007 to November 2012 he served as Deputy Prime Minister and the Minister of Economy. Pawlak remains Poland's youngest prime minister to date.

  3. Marian Spychalski

    Marian Spychalski
    Born in
    Poland Flag Poland
    1906-1980 (aged 74)
    military personnelarchitectpoliticianmilitary officer

    Marian "Marek" Spychalski was a Polish architect in pre-war Poland, and later, military commander and a communist politician. During World War II he belonged to the Polish underground forces operating within Poland and was one of the leaders of the People's Guard, then People's Army. He held several key political posts during the PRL era, most notably; Chairman of the Council of State, mayor of Warsaw and Defence Minister.

  4. Adam Czerniaków

    Adam Czerniaków
    Born in
    Poland Flag Poland
    1880-1942 (aged 62)

    Adam Czerniaków was a Polish engineer and senator who was head of the Warsaw Ghetto Jewish Council (Judenrat) during World War II. He committed suicide on 23 July 1942 by swallowing a cyanide pill, a day after the commencement of mass extermination of Jews known as the Grossaktion Warsaw.

All 100 notable alumni

Warsaw University of Technology faculties and divisions

College : Economics and Social Sciences Economics, Industrial and Production Economics, Social Sciences
Faculty : Administration and Social Science Administration, Economics, History, Law, Philosophy, Safety Engineering, Social Sciences, Sociology
Faculty : Architecture Architectural and Environmental Design, Architectural Restoration, Architecture, Heritage Preservation, Rural Planning, Structural Architecture, Town Planning
Faculty : Automotive and Construction Machinery Engineering Automotive Engineering, Machine Building, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Equipment and Maintenance, Power Engineering, Railway Engineering
Faculty : Chemical and Process Engineering Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering, Engineering Management, Environmental Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Thermal Physics
Faculty : Chemistry Analytical Chemistry, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Polymer and Plastics Technology, Solid State Physics, Technology
Faculty : Civil Engineering Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
Faculty : Civil Engineering, Mechanics and Petrochemistry Agricultural Equipment, Building Technologies, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Machine Building, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanics, Petroleum and Gas Engineering
Faculty : Electrical Engineering Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Equipment and Maintenance, Electronics and Automation, Industrial Engineering, Measurement and Precision Engineering, Power Engineering
Faculty : Electronics and Information Technology Computer Engineering, Computer Networks, Computer Science, Electronic Engineering, Electronics and Automation, Information Technology, Measurement and Precision Engineering, Microelectronics, Microwaves, Optometry, Software Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering
Faculty : Environmental Engineering Biotechnology, Environmental Engineering, Heating and Refrigeration, Hydraulic Engineering, Petroleum and Gas Engineering, Waste Management, Water Management
Faculty : Geodesy and Cartography Earth Sciences, Geophysics, Printing and Printmaking, Surveying and Mapping
Faculty : Management Business Administration, Business Computing, Economics, Finance, Information Sciences, Management, Production Engineering, Safety Engineering, Transport Management
Faculty : Materials Science and Engineering Ceramics and Glass Technology, Materials Engineering, Metal Techniques, Polymer and Plastics Technology
Faculty : Mathematics and Information Sciences Computer Science, Information Sciences, Mathematics
Faculty : Mechatronics Biomedical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Electronics and Automation, Measurement and Precision Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Equipment and Maintenance, Mechanics, Microelectronics, Optical Technology, Optics, Optometry, Robotics
Faculty : Physics Nuclear Physics, Optics, Physics, Solid State Physics
Faculty : Power and Aeronautical Engineering Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, Electronics and Automation, Environmental Engineering, Heating and Refrigeration, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanics, Nuclear Engineering, Power Engineering, Robotics
Faculty : Production Engineering Building Technologies, Electronics and Automation, Engineering Drawing and Design, Machine Building, Management Systems, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanics, Metal Techniques, Production Engineering, Robotics
Faculty : Transport Air Transport, Automotive Engineering, Railway Transport, Road Transport, Transport and Communications, Transport Engineering, Transport Management
School : Business Business Administration, Economics, Finance, International Business, Management, Marketing

General information

Alternative names PW
Politechnika Warszawska
Founded 1826
Accreditation Ministry of Science and Higher Education; Polish Accreditation Committee
Motto The knowledge and skills imparted to its students and the scientific studies it conducts must always serve Man and Mankind
Colors black, white

Location and contacts

Address pl. Politechniki 1
Warszawa, Mazowieckie, 00-661
City population 1,860,000

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