Welcome to PUT!
I am very pleased that you are considering studying at Poznan University of Technology. I'm sure you'll find what you're looking for here, that is studies at a high, European level, interesting research opportunities and attractive extracurricular activities. Our University currently with its about 16 thousand students and more than 13 hundred academic staff, is one of the leading technical universities in Poland. It has become one of the most recognized landmarks of the Wielkopolska region, where industry is perfectly combined with education and culture. We are proud of this.
Our motto „Technology in a Positive Feeling” gives an idea of the university’s great concern for its students. We focus on the needs of young people whom we know the future belongs to. This encouraging conviction continuously inspires us to work even harder.
I hope that the time spent at Poznan University of Technology will be an unforgettable and priceless adventure for you, that our university will always be remembered as a great place to study, and even more… I also hope that you will discover the amazing places in our beautiful city, region and country and they will become your places.
We look forward to meeting you,
Professor Tomasz Łodygowski
Rector of Poznan University of Technology
STUDY AT POZNAN UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY
TECHNOLOGY IN A POSITIVE FEELING
Poznan University of Technology is the best technical university in the Wielkopolskie voivodeship in western Poland. PUT is the third most frequently chosen university in Poland, as up to six candidates competed for a place there. Poznan University of Technology (PUT) is among the best technical universities in Poland. PUT was the first Polish university to become a member of CESAER – Conference of European Schools for Advanced Engineering Education and Research – a European organization which brings together all the best technical universities. It is also a member of SEFI – Societé Eu- ropéenne pour la Formation des Ingenieurs, EUA – European University Association, ADUEM – Alliance of Universities for Democracy as well as IAU – International Association of Universities.
Poznan University of Technology arose from Higher School of Machine Construction, which was founded in 1919. PUT boasts a century of experience in educating highly qualified engineers and researchers in many areas.
Currently, PUT has nearly 16 000 students in 9 faculties:
- Faculty of Architecture
- Faculty of Control, Robotics and Electrical Engineering
- Faculty of Computing and Telecommunications
- Faculty of Civil and Transport Engineering
- Faculty of Materials Engineering and Technical Physics
- Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
- Faculty of Environmental Engineering and Energy
- Faculty of Engineering Management
- Faculty of Chemical Technology
Education is provided in 33 fields of study out of which 7 in first-cycle and 12 in second-cycle are given entirely in English.
Science for the people
The Wielkopolskie voivodeship, and Poznan in particular, offers enormous perspectives. Poznan boasts the lowest unemployment rate in the country as it encourages companies to set up their businesses here.
At present, there are approximately 100,000 active businesses in the city.
Poznan University of Technology is a place where students can gain experience closely connected with the reality of labour market. They are educated in accordance with the changing requirements of business and industry. A programme of dual studies has been developed in collaboration with companies such as Volkswagen Poznań, Solaris Bus & Coach S. A., Phoenix Contact Wielkopolska, STER, Beiersdorf Manufacturing Poznań, Blum Polska sp. z o. o., Zakłady Mechaniczne Kazimieruk. In this programme students can obtain education that goes hand in hand with requirements and expectations of the labour market, they can pursue additional training courses or obtain language certificates, and above all it is a programme of studies where theory is closely connected with practice in the best companies. Students who complete a programme of dual studies find employment in the companies involved in it.
Besides the companies already mentioned, the list of partners includes Samsung Electronics, Amica, Man Bus, HCP-Poznań, Luvena, GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals S. A.), Dalkia, Budimex, Skanska, MTP-Po- znań, BZ WBK – Group Santander and many others.
In March 2017 the First Academic Consortium has formed One Belt One Road between universities in Poland and in China, the first undertaking of this type in the world. The consortium comprises of 15 universities and organisations in China and 11 technical uni- versities in Poland, including PUT. A result of the collaboration is the creation of Confucius Class, where PUT employees and students can study Chinese with native speakers of Chinese straight from China. Another effect is the creation of a Sino-Polish Research Centre of the New Silk Road. It aims to bring together major technical universities from Poland and China. The main objectives of the Centre will be to transfer science, education, culture and consequently also a business.
In November 2016 a Huawei Academy was opened at Poznan University of Technology, first of its kind in Poland. A modern laboratory was built, where students can study modern Huawei technologies. They can expand their knowledge of modern techno- logies through practical classes conducted by professionals in this field.
Since 2014 a Centre of Aviation has been in existence with a modern flight simulator; PUT has a fleet of two aircraft: Zlin 242L and Extra 330 LX as well as MDM-1Fox air glider. At present PUT students can be educated in two fields: Aviation and Cosmonautics.
PUT has signed around 460 international agreements with universities in Europe and outside. The University has been participating in the Erasmus+ programme and bilateral exchange agreements for many years. In scientific research, PUT collaborates with as many as 190 universities from around the world.
Double degree – double advantage
Foreign universities recognize the high level of education and professionalism in teaching and research offered at PUT, and in order to improve education standards, special agreements have been signed with universities in France – Lille and Ukraine – Kyiv Technical University- for the following fields of study: Corporate Management; Mechanical Engineering, and Biomedical Engineering. These agreements enable students to obtain two degrees upon completing a joint programme of study.
PUT students can join one of the 76 science groups and 11 students' organizations. There is also a student radio station Radio Afera, a students' TV station Spacja TV, a university choir "Volantes Soni", the folk dance group „Poligrodzianie”, etc.
Every month there is a meeting called "PUT around the world - Intercultural Cafe" where Polish and International students, as well as employees, present their home countries according to different topics. It is a great opportunity to meet new friends, expand awareness about other cultures with a cup of coffee and in a friendly atmosphere. The events organized by students are university students’ festival – Juvenalia, concerts, Robots Sumo competition, Championships of Team Programing.
PUT also has 40 sporting clubs where nearly 1200 students exercise regularly. In 2019 PUT was the fifth in the general classification and the fourth in the category of technical universities of Polish Academic Championship. The PUT Sports Centre has facilities for tennis, bowling, spinning, field hockey, indoor rowing, squash as well as gyms.
Scholarships for the best students!
PUT offers scholarships for the best international students enrolled at tuition-based courses
PUT IN NUMBERS
- 9 faculties
- 16 thousand students
- 29 fields of study
- 50 post-graduate courses
- 324 labs
- 2290 employees
- 1319 academic staff
- 2195 beds in dormitories
PUT international students come from almost 60 countries all around the world!