Science in Poland
Poland as a modern and dynamically growing country offers great development opportunities and challenges for young people. With over 130 public and 280 private university and student numbers exceeding 1.3 million, Poland has one of the highest academic attainment levels in Europe. The number of international students attending polish universities is increasing as Poland starts to take its place on the international academia stage.
The traditions of Polish academia go back to 14th century. In 1364 the first University in Poland, the Jagiellonian University in Kraków was set up. It was the second University established in Central Europe and is one of the oldest in the world. Polish universities have hundreds of years of traditions and values while still achieving cutting edge research and teaching such as the University of Warsaw, currently ranked first in the Top Coder international IT ranking.
All Polish higher education institutions are monitored by State Accreditation Committee that oversees the quality of the whole system and shows that more than 80% of universities in Poland can boast having outstanding or good quality. It’s no surprise then that Polish universities have some of the highest standards of education and are continuously developing to match global trends. Universities in Poland are appeal to foreign students has increased, largely due to its superb scientific staff, modern infrastructure and facilities and a wide range of courses conducted in English that allow graduates and staff to compete at an international level.
The scientific community in Poland is supported by private and public organisations such as Foundation for Polish Science and The National Centre for Research and Development that offer a wide range of grants and organize competitions to encourage innovation and translation of science into real-life applications.
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Poland – great place for leisure, relax and tourism
Well known for its striking castles, breath-taking nature hiking trails, mountains and lakes and rich history show cased across a variety of museums, Poland is a top tourist destination! The vibrant nightlife and rich selection of food and drinks make it a true pleasure to visit.
Gdańsk, where the ICCVS is located, is the Polish maritime capital with a population nearing half a million. It is a centre of economic life, science, culture, and a popular tourist destination. Lying on the Bay of Gdańsk and the southern cost of the Baltic Sea the city is a thousand years old. With its Hanseatic tradition, it has always played a major role in the commercial relationships between Northern and Western Europe on the one hand, and the countries of Central and Eastern Europe on the other hand. Today, Gdańsk is the capital of the Pomorskie province and an important cultural and industrial centre.
Visit Gdańsk and find out why the city was voted one of the top three of the European Best Destinations 2017.