AGH UST - facts and figures

Number of branches of science and specializations
 
Number of branches of science: 58, including 200 specializations

 
Number of students (as on 30th November, 2016) total number: 31 956

  • full-time students: 24 030
  • part-time students: 4 623 
    (full time and part time foreign students: 667)
  • doctoral students: 1008 (including foreign students: 35)
  • postgraduate students: 2 295 (including foreign students: 11)

 

Number of staff (as on 31st December, 2016) total number: 4 144
1) teaching and research staff: 1 945
full professors: 167 
associate professors: 259 (including associate professors with title: 79)
assistant professors: 1 116 (including assistant professors with postdoctoral qualifications: 208)
assistants: 388 (including assistants with doctor's degree: 167)
 
2) teaching staff: 262
senior lecturers: 158
lecturers: 59 
teachers: 33 
instructors: 12
 
3) librarians: 6

AGH UST in rankings

In Perspektywy University Ranking the AGH University of Science and Technology  claimed the 6th place in the general comparison of Polish universities and the 3rd place among the technical universities. (June 2017)

   

Another important and prestigious ranking is the “Forge of Chairmen”, in which AGH UST took the second place in Poland. Surveys confirm that among almost 500 chairmen of the largest companies operating in Poland, 6.42% are AGH UST graduates. It is worth mentioning that our university has been placed among the leaders of the ranking for the ninth time in a row. (December 2016)

 

The Perspektywy Education Foundation has for the first time published the Ranking of Engineering Studies 2017, which evaluated 21 most popular disciplines of technical courses. According to the jury, the AGH University of Science and Technology has the best engineering study programmes in Poland at the fields of study of Technical Physics, Materials Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering.  (May 2017)

The AGH University of Science and Technology again topped the Webometrics Ranking, occupying the second place among Polish technical universities. (July 2017)

The AGH University of Science and Technology won the 1st place among Polish technical universities in the latest edition of the “University Ranking by Academic Performance”. (January 2016)

On March, 2016, the European Patent Office published a report presenting information regarding patent applications in Europe in 2015. In the report, which encompasses Polish companies and scientific research units, the AGH University of Science and Technology is the second largest applicant from Poland. (March 2016)

 

In the international ranking BRICS & Emerging Economies 2017 the AGH University of Science and Technology was ranked number 167. It is an improvement of more than 20 positions compared to the last year results. AGH UST also came second among Polish technical universities. (December 2016)

 

On the Best Global Universities ranking list published by the US News & World Report AGH UST has improved its last year’s performance and came ahead of all Polish technical universities. (October 2017)

 

In the international Global Ranking of Academic Subjects – Shanghai assessment of the areas of scientific research classified into five basic categories Engineering and Robotics the AGH University of Science and Technology as the only Polish university was shortlisted in the categories  of mining &mineral engineering (world rank 33) and metallurgical engineering (world rank 51-75) in the subject of Engineering. (July 2017)

The AGH University of Science and Technology has been classified in the international ranking U-Multirank. (March 2017)

The AGH University of Science and Technology took first place among Polish technical universities in the international CWTS Leiden Ranking, which examines the scientific strength of a university on the basis of scientific publications and their impact on the development of world’s science and research.  (May 2017)

 

The AGH University of Science and Technology, with over 28 thousand citations, took third place among Polish technical universities in the international ranking of universities according to the number of citations – Transparent Ranking. (January 2017)

 

The Quacquarelli Symmonds World University Rankings (QS) published a ranking by subject, which assessed nearly 4,500 universities. (March 2017)

AGH UST is the third Polish university to have been listed in the general ranking published by National Taiwan University (NTU). (October 2017)

In the Nature Index 2017, presenting the share of scientists and researchers in the most prestigious scientific journals related to the field of natural sciences, the AGH University of Science and Technology is the leader among Polish technical universities, at the same time holding a very high third position among all Polish universities.  (March 2017)

In the prestigious ranking Nature Index 2016 Rising Stars, the AGH University of Science and Technology, as the only Polish technical university, was rated among the top 25 scientific research centres in Southern and Eastern Europe. (August 2016)