With more than 400 courses offered in English, Poland is becoming an increasingly popular destination for university students. The Polish university sector has developed greatly within the last twelve years, the number of universities was multiplied by 5 while the number of students was quadrupled. On top of the great student life and internationally-recognised degrees in Poland, students benefit from a multitude of cultural opportunities. A great highlight for students is the low cost of living and of tuition fees, with rent ranging from 60 to 100€ per month and tuition as low as 2000€ per year.
If you would like to study in Poland and want to find out which university is the best fit for you, we can help. Here is a compilation of the top universities in Poland, according to the annual QS World University Rankings. You will also find an extensive list of all Polish Universities below.
Welcoming more than 45,000 students every year, the University of Warsaw is the largest university in Poland. It was established in 1816, which makes it the second oldest Polish university. The university is the leading university in Poland and is considered the best research centre in the country.
Students can pick from a broad range of degrees in social sciences, humanities and natural sciences within the university’s 27 faculties. On top of the 100+ programmes offered in Polish, students at the University of Warsaw are offered 27 courses taught in English.
Founded in 1364, Jagiellonian University is the oldest university in Poland and among one of the oldest universities in Europe. The university is composed of 16 faculties within which students have access to over 80 different fields of study. It is best known for its excellence in the field of science and for its outstanding research
Jagiellonian University welcomes over 40,000 students every year and besides the great academics, they benefit from over 150 student societies.
Established in 1826, Warsaw University of Technology is both the oldest and the best technical university in Poland. It specialises in engineering and technological courses and offers 48 various fields of study to its students.
The university comprises of 19 faculties and 1 college and welcomes over 36,000 students each year. Warsaw University of Technology alumni benefit from high employability and they constitute the highest percentage of Polish executives.
With its origins tracing back to as far as 1611, Adam Mickiewicz University is one of the oldest universities in Poland. It is part of the top three of Polish universities and is particularly recognised for its outstanding research.
Every year, it welcomes over 43,000 students who have the opportunity to study within the 16 faculties of the university and pick from 55 different fields of study. In addition to courses in Polish, students benefit from 300 English-taught courses and even have access to programmes in French and Spanish.
Located in Krakow, AGH University of Science and Technology is a fairly modern university that was established in 1919. It specialises in applied and technological sciences but also offers courses in social sciences and humanities. Students at AGH benefits from a plethora of options of study, with over 200 specialisations spread across 18 faculties. English speakers can choose between English courses in 17 different fields of study.