AGH University of Science and Technology is a technical university located in Kraków, Poland. The university was established in 1913 and started operation in 1919, and was formerly known as the University of Mining and Metallurgy. It has 15 faculties and one school, which will become a faculty in the near future.
Initially, the tuition was in mining and metallurgy. In the period in between the world wars, the university graduated close to 800 engineers, most of whom took up senior posts in the Polish industry. After the war, the university expanded in to new engineering areas, among them bioengineering, computer science, electronics, and telecommunication.
The University's student population is close 36,000 as of 2015, to include over 7,000 master and doctoral students. The number of research staff including professors, associate and assistant professors, as well as assistants is over 1920. In the 2017 ranking by a Polish educational magazine, AGH UST was placed as the third best technical university in Poland. AGH UST is also attended by students from Western European countries, who do here whole undergraduate programs instructed in English; or selected subjects. AGH UST sports beautifully maintained modern campus with student dormitories on it.
AGH-UST cooperates with 190 academic centers from 50 countries, and with numerous companies on applicable engineering projects to mention IBM, Valeo, Motorola, L.G., Philips, RWE Power AG, Lafarge, Delphi, Siemens, KGHM. AGH-UST participates in many research and educational programs
Museum of evolution – main building
Research Center for Energy
AGH UST Address & Location
AGH UST main building is on aleja Adama Mickiewicza 30, 30-059 Kraków. Just a 15 minutes walk from the city center and main square (Rynek). Conveniently close from most hotels located in the Old Town.