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

Students are more mobile than academics

In the academic year 2014/2015 more than 16.8 thousand Polish students and 6.3 thousand academics benefited from the Erasmus+ programme. Students are more mobile than academics - said Deputy Minister of Science Piotr Dardziński and reminded that the Ministry of Science wants to increase the mobility of researchers. The functioning of Erasmus+ in Poland was discussed last week on Thursday by members of the Sejm Permanent Subcommittee for the Youth. According to data presented by the Deputy

Mars rover "Lem" from Gdańsk University of Technology

Gdańsk University of Technology students have built their own Mars rover. "Lem" - named in honour of the famous science fiction writer - will start in the American competition University Rover Challenge 2016, and later serve as an educational platform for students of robotics. Qualification process for University Rover Challenge (URC) is still in progress. In late March it will turn out which teams will have an opportunity to test the possibilities and, above all, agility of their rovers in the

Inauguration of the first edition of Ignacy Łukasiewicz programme

On November 27, 57 scholarship holders from 13 countries have officially started their university courses in Poland. The inauguration ceremony was held in Warsaw in the presence of MFA Undersecretary of State - Konrad Pawlik who addressed a welcoming speech to Programme participants and recalled the heritage of Ignacy Łukasiewicz. The programme is a new scholarship initiative undertaken within the framework of Polish aid. Named after Ignacy Łukasiewicz – Polish prominent philanthropist and

European Higher Education Fair India 2014

The European Higher Education Fair India took place in the cities of Delhi, Bangalore and Kolkata from 30 November 2014 to 5 December 2014. Showcasing nearly 90 globally renowned higher education institutions, including some of the world’s top-ranked universities, from across 23 member nations of the European Union, the Fair was an unqualified success with over 6,500 unique visitors. Poland was represented at the Fair by four leading universities - the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń,

Polish "Accreditation Commission of Universities of Technology" joined Mutual Recognition Agreement of EUR-ACE® Labelled Engineering Degree Programmes

EUR-ACE® is a framework and accreditation system developed by the ENAEE - European Network for Engineering Accreditation. EUR-ACE® provides standards to be observed by European high quality engineering degree programmes. The system contributes to the Bologna Process and development of the European Higher Education Area. The EUR-ACE® Framework Standards define accreditation of an engineering education

Polish universities invite Indonesian students

During 8-13 November, 2014 Embassy of Poland in Jakarta and the leading Polish universities took part in the 6th edition of the European Higher Education Fair (EHEF 2014) in Jakarta, Surabaya (East Java) and Makassar (South Sulawesi). Fair brought together dozens of exhibitors and attracted a total of several thousand young Indonesians who consider studying in Europe. Poland was represented by representatives of the Polish Embassy in Jakarta (including the Ambassador Tadeusz Szumowski and

Ukrainian-Polish Forum "Technical education - for the future of Europe"

Quality control of education, international university rankings and trends in R&D cooperation were the main topics of the Ukrainian-Polish Forum "Technical education - for the future of Europe". A two-day meeting, with the participation of the Conference of Rectors of Polish Technical Universities was held at the Lviv Polytechnic National University on November 7 th & 8 th . Cooperation between Polish and Ukraine technical universities was formalized on the 24 th of April 2014. Under

Polish universities invite Saudi students

Young citizens of Saudi Arabia are increasingly willing to study in Poland. They are currently one of the fastest growing groups of foreign students enrolled in tertiary education in Poland. Last week top Polish universities presented their offer in Saudi Arabia. Representatives of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education, Foundation for the Development of the Education System and four Polish universities participated in the International Exhibition & Conference on Higher Education

Third Edition of the Educational Fair in New York

On Sunday, 23 March, the Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in New York hosted the Third Edition of the Educational Fair. The Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in New York, the Polish Supplementary School Council of America and the “Manko” Association, in cooperation with Jozef Pilsudski Institute in New York, the Polish Student Organization and the New York branch of the Polish American Congress organized the 3rd Edition of the Educational Fair. The event was organized under

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