Krakow's Jagiellonian University tops rankings
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The Jagiellonian University (UJ) in Krakow, southern Poland, has emerged in first place once again in a national ranking of institutions of higher education.
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Over 220 public and private institutions were examined in the survey, which was conducted by Poland's Perspectives Educational Foundation.
The criteria included academic strength, study conditions, innovation and the degree to which institutions are becoming international in scope.
The Jagiellonian, which is Poland's oldest university (founded 1364) was awarded 100 percent in the survey, just a whisker ahead of Warsaw University (99.92 percent).
Poznan's University of Adam Mickiewicz came third with 80 percent.
The Gdansk University of Medicine won the Promotion Award for the biggest advance in the rankings over the last 12 months – the institution climbed from 18th to 12th place.
Of Poland's private colleges of higher education, Warsaw's Leon Kozminski Academy emerged in first place, beating 83 other institutions in the category.
The ranking by the Perspectives Educational Foundation was prepared by a panel chaired by Professor Michal Kleiber, head of the Polish Academy of Sciences (PAN).