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Warsaw University of Technology

Warsaw University of Technology

Warsaw University of Technology builds upon the traditions of Polish technical universities that used to function in Warsaw – the Polytechnic Institute founded in 1826 thanks to the efforts of Stanisław Staszic and the School of Hipolit Wawelberg and Stanisław Rotwand established in 1895.

Top reasons to study here

  • The Warsaw University of Technology is a community of students and teachers.
  • In its operations the Warsaw University of Technology attaches special importance to respect for human and civic rights and to academic freedoms.
  • All students and staff, together and separately, are required to safeguard the good reputation of the Warsaw University of Technology.


  • 4 January 1826 – 19 November 1831: Operation of the Preparatory School for the Polytechnic Institute – the first technical school in Warsaw, founded by Stanisław Staszic. The school provided education in technical and business fields.
  • 4 September 1895: Opening of the Hipolit Wawelberg and Stanisław Rotwand School of Mechanics and Technology – a secondary technical school


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. 

The University not only gives shape to the minds of its student but also forges their characters, awakens in them the kind of creative attitudes engineers should display, furnishing them not only with knowledge but also with skills. Knowledge is best imparted by those who actively expand it, and skills passed on by those who had to learn them through practice.


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.

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University Ranking

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Student services

Based on longstanding tradition at WUT we understand that student success is not defined solely by academic achievements. The Warsaw University of Technology provides students with numerous possibilities to develop their knowledge, gives them freedom to explore various interests, passions, and dreams.

Housing services

  • At WUT there are 10 dormitories with single, double, triple rooms or apartments to choose from.
  • Gym, swimming pool, library, TV room, laundry and kitchen also available.
  • The price of a room is approximately 100 Euro monthly.
  • Students Union is responsible for the accomodation of all international students.All the information on the registration system is available in the Handbook for International Students. 

Library services

The library and information system of Warsaw University of Technology is comprised of over 30 WUT libraries, including: the Main Library with its branches and library points, as well as faculty and institute libraries. The full list of WUT libraries with addresses and opening hours is available at the home website of the Main Library.

Sports facilities

  • Academic Sports Club of Warsaw University of Technology (AZS PW): It runs 37 sports sections with over 1000 training students. AZS PW sportspeople regularly take part in masters sports competitions, i.a. Academic Championships of Warsaw and Mazowsze Voivodship, Polish Championships of Universities and Polish Championships of Technical Universities, and they take winning places in the general classifications during these competitions.

  • WUT Sports Club: It runs 37 sports sections with over 1000 training students.

  • Centre for Physical Education and Sports: The Centre’s offer includes 17 suggestions of varied classes, such as: aerobics, boxing, judo and self-defense, kickboxing, basketball, body building

Student clubs

Students Union contributes to a significant extent to the internationalization and international cooperation at WUT.

The main role in this activity is played by a special team who is in charge of international affairs - International Matters Committee of Students Union. The Committee represents Polish and foreign students before the University authorities and is responsible for expenditures on international cooperation of students organizations. 

They collect and share information on international scholarships, internships and educational programs for students. International Affairs Committee is a link between the University (represented by authorities and Centre for International Cooperation) and all students.


Warsaw, Masovian Voivodeship, Poland

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