The table presents institutions with a right to confer at least one doctoral degrees and with minimum 200 full-time students. Ranking includes schools that have at least two years of graduates that took part in the survey. 100 points represent the best result. Other results are valued relative to the best outcome.

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Prestige 27%

  • Employer reputation (12%) - a number of indications resulting from the survey conducted by the company INDICATOR conducted on a representative group of employers according to the instruction by "Perspektywy". The survey was conducted in 2016 CATI- CAVI method with a group of 1800 companies. The survey examined universities responded and sent back ranking questionnaire. The criterion took into account the results of research conducted in the last three years. The survey included 5400 business entities representing all sectors of business in Poland.
  • Academic reputation (teaching) (12%) – a number of indications based on survey conducted among academic staff (full professors as well as doctors with habilitation, who have obtained their academic titles within the previous three years). Total of 720 nominated full professors and 1656 doctors with habilitation were included. The survey did not take into account the votes in favor of the institution being the principal place of employment of the respondent. In the Ranking 2016 institutions were split into three groups: academic universities, bachelor degree schools and State Higher Vocational Colleges.
  • International recognition (3%) – measured by an institution’s position in international rankings.

Innovation 9%

  • Patents (4%)-measured by ratio of patents granted in Poland and abroad in the years 2014-2015 in relation to the number of professors and postdoctoral degrees employed full-time by the university. The criterion was calculated on the basis of data from the POLON system.
  • EU funding(2%)- value of projects realized as part of the European Union innovation, infrastructure and development programs - POIG, POIiS, RPO, POKL, PORPW.
  • Licenses(2%)– measured by the number of licenses sold.
  • Spin-off and spin-out (1%)– - measured by the number of created spin-off and spin-out companies

Academic potential 15%

  • Parametric evaluation(8%)– ratio of the sum of research capacity rating of univeristy units carried by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education to the total of university entities authorized for evaluation.
  • Academic staff with highest qualifications (3%) - defined as the ratio of the number of professors and PhDs with habilitation to the total number of teaching staff employed by the university. The criterion was measured on the basis of data from the POLON.
  • Right to confer PhD with habilitation degree(2%) - measured by the sum of rights to confer PhD with habilitation degree and ratio of rights to award such degrees to the total number of rights to grant PhD degrees. The criterion was measured on the basis of data from the POLON.
  • Rights to confer PhD degrees(2%) - measured by the sum of rights to award PhD degrees and the ratio of rights to award such degrees to the total number of master degrees on the basis of data from the POLON.

Academic effectiveness 25%

  • Faculty development(6%)- measured by the ratio of academic titles and degrees obtained by university employed staff in 2014 and 2015 (PhD's with habilitation weighted 1.5 and full professors weighted 2.0) in relation to the total number of university academic staff - professors and doctoral degrees employed full-time on the basis of data from the POLON.
  • Academic titles awarded(5%)- measured by the ratio of academic titles and degrees awarded by university in 2015 (PhDs weighted 1,0; PhDs with habilitation weighted 1,5 and professors weighted  2,0) in relation to the total number of full-time academic staff i.e professors, PhDs with habilitation and Phds, on the basis of data from the POLON.
  • External funding for research(5%)- measured by the ratio of the total amount of funding obtained for research from outside university (including funding by the State budget) to the total number of academic staff (PhDs weighted 1,0; PhDs with habilitation weighted 1,5  and professors weighted 2,0).
  • Publications(2%) - measured by the ratio of the number of publications in the SCOPUS database (status as of 21.04.2016) covering years 2011-2015 to the total number of full-time academic staff, taking into account the relevance of journal of publication.
  • Citations(3%)- measured by the ratio of citations in 2011-2015, in relation to the number of the cited publications (Scopus database status for 21.04.2016).
  • H-index(3%)- measured using the modified Hirsch method for the years 2011-2015 (database status for 21.04.2016).
  • PhD students(1%) - measured by the ratio of doctoral students to the total number of students and PhD students.

Teaching & learning 9%

  • Teaching staff(5%) - ratio of the number of academic teaching full-time staff   (PhDs weighted 1,0; PhDs with habilitation weighted 1,5  and professors weighted 2,0) to the total number of students (full-time students weighted 1,0 and external students weighted 0,6). The criterion was calculated on the basis of the POLON data.
  • Accreditations(4%) - measured by the number of accreditations with a distinction granted by the Polish Accreditation Committee (PKA) and national and international professional organizations.

Internationalization 15%

  • Programmes in foreign languages (4%)- measured by the number of programmes in foreign languages in the academic year 2015/2016.
  • Students studying in foreign language(4%) - measured by the ratio of students studying in a foreign language in academic year 2015/2016 to the total number of students.
  • International students(3%)- measured by the ratio of foreign students to the total number of students.
  • Foreign teaching staff(1%) - measured by the ratio of the number of international staff to the total number of full-time teaching staff.
  • Student exchange (outbound)(1%) - measured by the ratio of students going abroad on an exchange programme for at least one semester in 2014/2015 (with special emphasis on Erasmus programmes) to the total number of students.
  • Student exchange (inbound)(1%) - measured by the ratio of students coming to the academic institutions as part of a foreign exchange programme for at least one semester in 2014/2015 academic year (with special emphasis on Erasmus programmes) to the total number of students.
  • Multicultural composition of student body (1%) - measured by the number of countries represented by at least 10 foreign students.

Note: PhD with habilitation is the degree between doctoral degree and full professor title.

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