Wrocław University of Science and Technology is an autonomous technical university in Wrocław, Poland. With buildings dispersed throughout the city, its main facilities are gathered at a central location near Plac Grunwaldzki, alongside the Oder river. It operates three regional branches in Jelenia Góra, Legnica, and Wałbrzych.
Currently the university educates over 32,000 students in almost 50 Bachelor, Master, and PhD programs. Every year over 4,000 degrees are conferred, with over 80,000 graduates since its foundation. The university staff consists of over 2000 academic employees and another 2,000 administration workers.
Today, it belongs to the best technical universities in Poland: It rates high in the annual rankings of Polish universities. In 2006 and 2007, it was announced the best technical university in Poland in the oldest Polish ranking of higher education schools carried out by Wprost magazine and second best in 2013. The university ranked first in the modern technologies group (disciplines: computer science, electronics, materials science) of the Where to study? ranking. It ranked second among the best technical universities in information technology and the most innovative universities by 2012 Computerworld Magazine. In 2015 it ranked 1st in the field of Environmental Engineering according to currently the most popular ranking sites in Poland, Perspektywy.