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Universities in Poland

Higher Education in Poland

2021 Ranking of Poland Universities

What are Poland’s most famous universities? Topuniversitieslist has published the 2021 Polish University Ranking, which includes 127 Polish higher-education institutions that fulfill the Topuniversitieslist selection criteria:

  • being chartered, registered, or certified by the relevant Polish higher education-related institution, and providing at least four-year undergraduate degrees (bachelor degrees) or postgraduate degrees (master or doctoral degrees) in a conventional, face-to-face, non-distance education style.

The Topuniversitieslist League Table and University Ranking of 127 Universities in Poland are available to see.

2021 Sub-rankings by provinces and territories

The Republic of Poland is split into 16 counties, or województwa in Polish. The oldest and most populated Masovian Voivodeship, which includes the capital and largest city of Warsaw, has the greatest number of higher education institutions that follow the Topuniversitieslist selection criterion. Both provinces with at least two Polish higher education institutions matching the Topuniversitieslist selection criterion are included in the following Topuniversitieslist sub-rankings or league tables.


Greater Poland Voivodeship (10)
Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship (4)
Lesser Poland Voivodeship (13)
Lodz Voivodeship (8)
Lower Silesian Voivodeship (10)
Lublin Voivodeship (8)
Masovian Voivodeship (25)
Opole Voivodeship (2)
Podkarpackie Voivodeship (2)
Podlaskie Voivodeship (6)
Pomeranian Voivodeship (10)
Silesian Voivodeship
Swietokrzyskie Voivodeship (4)
Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship (2)
West Pomeranian Voivodeship (8)