Two Polish universities in the Financial Times ranking

Management at Kozminski University and at Warsaw School of Economics are among the 90 best courses of this type in the Financial Times ranking. The winner is the Swiss University of St. Gallen, followed by two French universities. The Financial Times ranking Masters in Management 2016 published last Monday includes the worlds top 90 courses in management. In the 42nd place is the course offered by Kozminski University. The Warsaw college has maintained its last year's position in the ranking...

Polish scientists more effective in acquiring European grants

Three Polish scientists won the Starting Grant in the competition settled by the European Council Research. Polish scientists last obtained such a good result in 2010. The work of Polish scientists requires more financial and institutional support - Minister of Science said on Wednesday. In the years 2007-2013 (7th Framework Programme), Polish researchers acquired only 14 of more than 4 thousand grants awarded by the European Research Council (ERC). In Horizon 2020 (2014-2020), Polish...

More than PLN 24 million for the taking for Polish doctors

More than PLN 24 million for innovative research projects is available for young Polish and foreign doctors, who will take part in the programmes: FIRST TEAM, HOMING and POWROTY/REINTEGRATION, announced by the Foundation for Polish Science. Applications can be submitted until 17 October. In all three programs, young doctors up to five years after the doctorate, regardless of nationality, may apply for grants. The subject of the projects implemented obligatorily in...

Gowin: We need to reflect on new solutions for universities

We need to reflect together on new system solutions, leading to the adoption - in this term - of a new law on higher education - said Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Science and Higher Education Jarosław Gowin. Ministry of Science and Higher Education held a gala of the "Law 2.0" competition. Three competitive teams selected in the competition will receive 300 thousand zlotys grants to prepare guidelines for the new Law on Higher Education. The teams will also conduct a public consultation...

Students from Rzeszów win the Mars rovers competition again

Legendary Rover Team from Rzeszów University of Technology for the second time won the prestigious race Mars rovers competition - University Rover Challenge, which ended in the US. Third place went to the team Continuum from the University of Wroclaw. University Rover Challenge (URC) is a prestigious international competition of Mars rover built by students from all over the world. Students competed on 2 - 4 June in the American desert in Utah near the Mars base analogue MDRS. Among the 28...

Call for applications – The Stefan Banach Scholarship Programme and The Ignacy Łukasiewicz Scholarship Programme.

The new enrolments to The Stefan Banach Scholarship Programme and The Ignacy Łukasiewicz Scholarship Programme have been launched. Scholarships are addressed to the citizens of developing countries. Scholarships offered as a part of these programmes include free 2nd degree studies and 3rd degree studies conducted in public universities supervised by the minister responsible for higher education. Detailed information about the programmes and enrolment process are published...

VI World Congress of Polonists

More than 300 experts on the Polish language, culture and literature will meet in Katowice at the VI World Congress of Polonists. The meeting, which gathers teachers and researchers, theoreticians and practitioners, will be organized at the University of Silesia in Katowice on 22-26 June. This international event is an occasion for exchanging knowledge and ideas, discussing the way that Polish literature is perceived around the globe and new trends in teaching Polish, as well as making a...

The number of international students in Poland continues to grow

Central Statistical Office: the number of international students in Poland continues to grow. Now it is 57 thousand people - about 11 thousand more than a year before. According to the latest CSO data, more than 57,000 foreigners study in Poland; a year before it was only 46 thousand people from abroad. In one year, Poland gained 11 thousand international students. This is over 23 percent increase. Students from abroad now represent approx. 4 percent of the total number of students in our...

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