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AGH University of Science & Technology

3.8 out of 5 (62 ratings / 47 reviews) Kraków, Poland
AGH University of Science and Technology is one of the best and most renowned modern Polish universities. For many years it has been ranked in the top of the list of institutions of higher education. AGH UST is a leading Polish university in modern technologies, and belongs to a group of prestigious international educational centres.

Master's Programmes



The history of the AGH University of Science and Technology in Krakow dates back to 1912, when a group of outstanding engineers and mining activists, led by Jan Zara´nski, initiated the process of applying for a consent to establish a school of higher education that would educate mining engineers in Krakow.


AGH UST educates students at all types of courses: full-time, part-time, doctoral and postgraduate, offering a wide scope of education adapted to current trends on the labour market.


A wide scope of research conducted at the university is a result of the contemporary structure which has been shaped over the last 90 years; the development of the university units was connected with the dynamic development of the country’s economy. Invariably, AGH UST’s ambition has been getting ahead of the present time, a result of which are many innovative solutions in different areas. Research activity of the AGH University of Science and Technology comprises eight subject areas.

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University Ranking

Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
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Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
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QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
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World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
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Student services

Educational activities take place in:

  • over 150 lecture rooms
  • over 200 rooms designed for practical classes and discussions
  • over 680 laboratory-type rooms
  • over 40 conference rooms and theatres

ICT services

The AGH University of Science and Technology represents the history of over 90 years of education, research and technical sciences. It can now be experienced even better thanks to galleries, films and publications.

Student Reviews

AGH - Mechatronics
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

I believe AGH gave me a lot of opportunities to better and develop myself. I did not expect it to be such a journey. Of course some subject weren't the best conducted or necessary at all but that is the law in Poland.

Education is the most powerful weapon we can use to change the world
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I study university my university is great and I love to my university

I am hard work and eagle to learn and very responsible person, innovator and coperative towards to success.
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I was students'representative at my university and i worked interneship in Rwanda energy group and i have attended different training


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