- We want to help young people in making best suiting them  selection of the field of study in technical disciplines, most needed  for the economy and providing good prospects of employment and earnings - says Waldemar Siwiński, President of the Perspektywy Education Foundation, the author of the Engineering Studies Ranking.

The ranking methodology, the criteria and their weights, were prepared by the Ranking Board, chaired by Prof. Michał Kleiber. On the Board are both experts in the field of higher education representatives of the industry.

The Perspektywy Engineering Studies Ranking 2018 evaluates the following fields of study: Automation and Robotics, Architecture and Urban Planning, Biomedical Engineering, Biotechnology, Chemical and Proces Engineering, Chemical Technology, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Electrotechnics, Electronics and Telecommunication, Environmental Engineering, Geodesy and Cartography, Logistics, Management and Production Engineering, Material Science, Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics, Mining and Geology, Power Engineering, Technical Physics and Transport.

The indicators have been grouped into six criteria:

Prestige (peer review survey of faculty staff);

Alumni position on the job market – (measured by the "Alumni’s Economic Situation" study conducted by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education);

Academic potential – (parametric evaluation of by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education),

Rights to confer academic degrees,

Degrees awarded;

Scientific Eficiency – (publications, citations, Field-Weighted Citation Impact);

Teaching- (quality the admitted students, availability of highly qualified academic staff, accreditations;

Innovation -  patents and protective rights.

In the 2018 ranking edition, four technology universities had the largest number of faculties in the top three of each 21 ranked disciplines of technical studies. These were: Warsaw University of Technology (10 faculties in 1st place, seven in– 2nd place and four in 3rd place). AGH University of Science and Technology in Krakow respectively: 8-7-2, Silesian University of Technology 2-1-2 and Wroclaw University of Science and Technology 1-4-5. Other universities with faculties with great results were: the Gdańsk University of Technology, Lodz University of Technology and Poznan University of Technology. Good showing in the Ranking were also faculties of the Military University of Technology, Cracow University of Technology, West Pomeranian University of Technology, and Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń.

Perspektywy Engineering Studies Ranking 2018

Architecture and Urban Planning
1. Warsaw University of Technology, Architecture Faculty  
2. Cracow University of Technology, Architecture Faculty
3. Wrocław University of Science and Technology, Architecture Faculty

Automation and Robotics
1. AGH University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Robotics
2. Warsaw University of Technology, Faculty of Mechatronics
3. Warsaw University of Technology, Faculty of Power and Aeronautical Engineering

Biotechnology
1. Warsaw University of Technology, Faculty of Chemistry
2. Wrocław University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Chemistry
3. Silesian University of Technology, Faculty of Automatic Control, Electronics and Computer Science

Civil Engineering
1. Wrocław University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Civil Engineering
2. Warsaw University of Technology, Faculty of Civil Engineering
3. Gdańsk University of Technology, Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Electrotechnics
1. AGH University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Electrical Engineering,
Automatics, Computer Science and Biomedical Engineering
2. Warsaw University of Technology, Faculty of Electrical Engineering
3. Silesian University of Technology, Faculty of Electrical Engineering

Electronics and Telecommunication
1. AGH University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Computer Science, Electronics and Telecommunications
2. Warsaw University of Technology, Faculty of Electronics and Information Technology
3. Gdańsk University of Technology, Faculty of Electronics, Telecommunications and Informatics

Power Engineering
1. Warsaw University of Technology, Faculty of Power and Aeronautical Engineering
2. AGH University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Energy and Fuels
3. Wrocław University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Mechanical and Power Engineering

Technical Physics
1. Warsaw University of Technology, Faculty of Physics
2. AGH University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Physics and Applied Computer Science
3. Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń, Faculty of Physics, Astronomy and Informatics

Geodesy and Cartography
1. Warsaw University of Technology, Faculty of Geodesy and Cartography
2. AGH University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Mining Surveying and Environmental Engineering
3. Gdańsk University of Technology, Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Mining and Geology
1. AGH University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Geology, Geophysics and Environmental Protection
2. AGH University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Mining and Geoengineering
3. Wrocław University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Geoengineering, Mining and Geology

Biomedical Engineering
1. AGH University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Automatics, Computer Science and Biomedical Engineering
2. Warsaw University of Technology, Faculty of Mechatronics
3. Warsaw University of Technology, Faculty of Electronics and Information Technology

Chemical and Process Engineering
1. Warsaw University of Technology, Faculty of Chemical and Process Engineering
2. Wroclaw University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Chemistry
3. West Pomeranian University of Technology in Szczecin, Faculty of Technology and Chemical Engineering

Material Science
1.Warsaw University of Technology, Faculty of Materials Science
2. AGH University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Material Science and Ceramics
3. AGH University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Metals Engineering and Industrial Computer Science

Environmental Engineering
1.Silesian University of Technology in Gliwice, Faculty of Environmental Engineering and Energy
2.AGH University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Geology, Geophysics and Environmental Protection
3.Warsaw University of Technology, Faculty of Building Services, Hydro and Environmental Engineering

Computer Science
1.Warsaw University of Technology, Faculty of Electronics and Information Technology
2.AGH University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Computer Science, Electronics and Telecommunications
3.Warsaw University of Technology, Faculty of Electrical Engineering

Logistics
1.Silesian University of Technology in Gliwice, Faculty of Organization and Management
2.Military University of Technology in Warsaw, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
3.Poznan University of Technology, Faculty of Engineering Management

Mechanical Engineering
1. AGH University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Robotics
2. Warsaw University of Technology, Faculty of Power and Aeronautical Engineering
3. Wrocław University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering

Mechatronics
1. AGH University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Robotics  
2. Warsaw University of Technology, Faculty of Mechatronics
3. Wrocław University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering

Chemical Technology
1. Warsaw University of Technology, Faculty of Chemistry
2. Wrocław University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Chemistry
3. AGH University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Material Science and Ceramics

Transport
1. Warsaw University of Technology, Faculty of Transport
2. Silesian University of Technology, Faculty of Transport
3. Poznań Univeristy of Technology, Faculty of Machines and Transport

Management and Production Engineering
1.AGH University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Management
2.Wrocław University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
3.Poznań University of Technology, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Management

The full ranking is listed on the website www.engineering.perspektywy.org

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