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For more than 20 years, the Department of Energy of the Cracow University of Technology has been educating students in the field of Energy Engineering.

In connection with the implementation of the Act of 20 July 2018 – The Law on Higher Education and Science (Journal of Laws of 2018, item 1668) education in the discipline of Environmental Engineering, Mining and Energy Engineering at the Cracow University of Technology will be conducted at the Faculty of Environmental Engineering and Energy (WIŚiE). The new Faculty of Cracow University of Technology was created as a result of the transformation of the Faculty of Environmental Engineering, which was joined by the Department of Energy Cracow University of Technology.









Graduates are familiar with the possibilities and the current state of the art in the field of practical use of conventional and solar energy, wind, hydro and geothermal energy to meet the growing energy needs of cities, housing estates and individual houses. They also have knowledge of the principles of energy management in large industrial plants, small businesses and municipalities. They are prepared to work in companies involved in the generation, processing, transmission, storage and distribution of energy. They are fluent in computer programs supporting design, modelling and decision-making processes (CAD, MES, CFD, EBSILON, OZC, CO).

Qualifications for graduates In accordance with the Regulation of the Minister of Infrastructure and Development of the Republic of Poland of 11 September 2014 on independent technical functions in construction (Journal of Laws 2014, item 1278), graduates of the faculty of Power Engineering may apply for building qualifications without restrictions within the installation speciality in the field of networks, installations and devices for heating, ventilation, gas, water and sewage. Also, graduates of this faculty may apply for building licences in the speciality of installation in the field of networks, installations and electrical and power equipment to a limited extent.

Additionally, during their studies, students of the Energy Engineering may apply for qualification certificates in accordance with the Energy Law Act at positions related to the supervision and operation of equipment, installations and power networks within the scope of groups:

Group 1 ‒ Electrical equipment,
Group 2 ‒ Thermal energy equipment,
Group 3 ‒ Gas installation and network equipment.

As a graduate of ENERGY ENGINEERING you will find employment in power plants, combined heat and power plants, heat and power companies, heating and ventilation companies, design offices, research and scientific units and many others.


  • in professional thermal power plants (power plants, combined heat and power plants) and industrial power plants (power plants of various sizes and industries),
  • in companies involved in the generation, transmission, processing and distribution of energy,
  • in municipal entities,
  • in companies and firms producing, designing and installing systems and equipment for thermal and heating energy,
  • in energy industry design offices,
  • in research and development units,
  • in education,
  • in state and local government institutions related to the energy sector,
  • in trade and services related to heat and power systems,
  • you can run your own business.

Study energy with the best!

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Bachelor’s level

The basis for enrolling in the Energy Engineering studies is the Baccalaureate exam. The recruitment index for candidates who passed the Baccalaureate exam is determined according to the following formula:

W = P or 2R,

where P and R = the percentage score stated in the certificate of Baccalaureate which was obtained in the written part of the examination at the basic level P (mathematics) or the extended level 2R (mathematics, physics and astronomy, physics, computer science or chemistry).

Master’s level

Postgraduate studies in the field of Energy Engineering are conducted in specialisations: Energy Systems and Machinery, Non-conventional Energy, Computer Modelling in Power Engineering as well as Energy Systems and Machinery (delivered in English).

The admission to the postgraduates studies in energy engineering is open to persons holding a professional title of an engineer or a master’s engineer degree in energy engineering. Also, applying for admission to the studies can be made after graduation from one of the related faculties indicated by the Council of the Faculty of Environmental and Energy Engineering.
From the academic year 2019/2020, the faculty related to the field of study of Energy Engineering will include:

  • Electrical engineering,
  • Security engineering,
  • Chemical and process engineering,
  • Engineering of renewable energy sources,
  • Environmental engineering,
  • Mechanics and mechanical engineering,
  • Environmental protection,
  • Renewable energy sources and municipal infrastructure,
  • Heating and ventilation,
  • Chemical technology,
  • Chemical technologies,
  • Renewable energy technologies.