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 Observatory on Academic Ranking and Excellence

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 Academic Cooperation Association

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Conference of Rectors of Academic School in Poland

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Institute of International Education


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Polish universities in the world perspective - good starting positions

Research universities, initiatives of excellence, international and national rankings, accreditations, innovativeness of higher education were the most important topics of the the second conference "Polish universities in the global perspective - Rankings and strategic management of a university ", held on November 27-28 in Warsaw. Over 160 participants from Poland and abroad took part in it. The honorary patronage over the conference, organized jointly by Conference of Rectors of Academic Schools in Poland (CRASP), Polish Accreditation Committee (PKA) and Perspektywy Education Foundation, was taken by Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Science and Higher Education Jarosław Gowin.

Foreign students in Poland 2017

There are 65 793 foreign students from 166 countries studying in Poland, over 8,500 more than a year ago (15% increase). Since 2005, Polish universities have consistently increased their numbers. Foreign students currently make up 4.88% of the total number of students in the country (eight years ago the figure was only 0.61%, in the academic year 2015/2016 - 4.07%). The influence on the growing number of foreigners at Polish universities is, among others, active participation in the "Study in Poland" program, other activities at the central level and marketing activities of universities.

Perspektywy University Ranking 2017

University of Warsaw and Jagiellonian University in Krakow are the winners in the Perspektywy University Ranking 2017. They took ex-equo the first place in the ranking. Warsaw University of Technology is the third. Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań and Wrocław University of Technology were ex-equo fourth. Amog the private schools Kozminski University defended the title of the best private university in Poland, SWPS University of Social Sciences was second and Lazarski University was third.

Ranking by subjects were published covering 68 main fields of studies in 8 areas from administration to management, These rankings are of particular importance for the candidates for students as they allow to compare not just universities but also learn where the subject of choice is taught on the highest level.

Ranking of Engineering Studies Perspektywy 2017

Deans of the best departments of engineering and technology in Poland.

 Ranking of Engineering Studies Perspektywy 2017 presents best engineering universities in Poland that bestow the titles of engineer and master of science in engineering. 21 most popular technical disciplines were evaluated. The ranking presents 311 best programs of studies conducted at 288 faculties in 26 Polish academic institutions.

The leaders in the ranking are: Warsaw University of Technology (13 best programs), AGH University of Science and Technology (3 best programs), Wrocław Universisty of Technology (3 best programs) and the Silesian University of Technology (2 best programs).

We are choosing the best foreign student in Poland in 2017!

Students from India, Ukraine, Sweden, Ethiopia, Morocco, Lithuania, Albania, Ghana, Canada, Malaysia, Turkey, Iran, Mali, Kazakhstan and the Netherlands were among the nominees for the award INTERSTUDENT 2017. The winners - the best foreign students studying in Polish universities - will be announced on 27th February. For the third time, the winner of the Most Popular Foreign Student in Poland will be selected in an open internet vote.

Ranking conference in Warsaw

Polish universities feel, they deserve a better place in international rankings. To discuss what can and should be done to improve the quality of research, rectors of best universities in the country gathered 1-2 December in Warsaw at the conference “Polish Universities in International Perspective – Rankings and Strategic Management of University” organized by Perspektywy Education Foundation jointly with the Conference of Rectors (CRASP) and Polish Accreditation Commission (PAC). Jarosław Gowin, minister of science and higher education addressed the conference and took part in the discussions chaired by Jan Szmidt, Rector of Warsaw University of Technology and President of CRASP, Wojciech Nowak, Rector of Jagiellonian University, Marcin Pałys, Rector of University of Warsaw and Waldemar Siwinski, President of Perspektywy.

The international perspective on the position of Polish universities in rankings presented representatives of the major global rankings: Ben Sowter of QS, Billy Wong ofTimes Higher Education, Isidro Aguillo of Webometrics and Perit Cakir of University Ranking of Academic Performance (URAP). Sabine Behrenbeck of the German Council of Science and Humanities and Victor Koksharov, Rector of Ural Federal University and Isak Froumin of the Higher School of Economics in Moscow shared with the Polish academic audience the neighboring countries experience in the implementation of the Excellence Initiatives.

Students from Poland can easily find how to study in Russia

(Warsaw, 14 August 2016) 68th AIESEC International Congress will happen on August, 14, 16.00-20.00 in National Museum in Warsaw. Festival of diversity aimed at exposing the most interesting elements of culture, history and traditions of 126 participating countries. The whole world will be represented in one place and time, in a beautiful Warsaw.

In search of academic excellence

The International Conference on Excellence Initiatives took place June 30 - July 1, 2016 in Saint Petersburg, Russia. The conference was organized at the initiative and by invitation of the leadership of the Russian Academic Excellence Project 5-100. ITMO University played the role of the conference’s host, and Perspektywy was responsible for organization and functioning of the International Speakers’ Secretariat.

Perspektywy University Ranking 2016

University of Warsaw is the winner in the Perspektywy University Ranking 2016 . Jagiellonian University in Krakow was second, and Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan took the third place, followed by three best Polish technical universities Warsaw University of Technology, Wroclaw University of Technology and AGH University of Science and Technology  in Cracow.Among the private schools Kozminski University again defended the title of the best private university in Poland. SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities was second and Polish-Japanese Academy of Information Technology in Warsaw third.
In addition to the overall university ranking, rankings by subjects were published covering 47 main fields of study or their groups. These rankings are of particular importance for the candidates for students as they allow to compare not just universities but also learn where the subject of choice is taught on the highest level.

How to support talents in the field of STEM- cooperation of science and business

31 May,  the conference STEM Education for Innovation, Round Table for STEM was held for the first time - partnership initiative of individuals and  institutions who are interested in the development and popularization of technical sciences, and  cooperation of the world universities with science  and the technology business. Discussions about the possibilities of exploiting the potential of young people, especially women, have proven that it is necessary to find common solutions.