For the second time in a row Gdańsk University of Technology became the university with the highest number of applicants in Poland, topping the ranking prepared by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education. On the average 8.8 people applied for every place available at both undergraduate and graduate fields of study.
The ranking summarized the entire university enrollment nationwide in the 2018/2019 academic year. Warsaw University of Technology came second with 7.2 applicants for one place.
"Our rich didactic offer is adjusted to demands of the job market, while our graduates are highly valued by their employees and earn some of the highest salaries among all university graduates in Poland. I am glad to know that young people see all these facts and want to study at GUT", says Prof. Jacek Namieśnik, the Gdańsk University of Technology Rector.
The Ministry of Science and Higher Education also issued a list of the most popular fields of study in the 2018/2019 academic year. The top ten consist of Information Technology, Management, Psychology, Economics, Law, Accounting and Finance, Automation and Robotics, Construction, Pedagogy and Logistics. Fields of study with the highest entry threshold included Pharmaceutical Engineering, Data Engineering and Analysis, Chemical Technology and Engineering Management.
4,385 people were admitted to Gdańsk University of Technology in the 2018/2019 academic year, including 3,366 who enrolled to undergraduate courses. In total, 29.5 thousand candidates applied to undergraduate courses at GUT. The most popular fields of study are offered by the Faculty of Management and Economics: Economy (33 people per place), Management in English (28,8 people per place) and Economic Analytics (22,5 people per place). 16 people applied for one place at Spatial Management at the Faculty of Architecture, while 15,3 people per place tried to enroll to Engineering Management at the Faculty of Management and Economics.
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