Information on accreditations confirming the quality of education granted to Lodz University of Technology.

The rules applicable to programme evaluation procedures initiated after 1 October 2018

Grading scale:

An important novelty compared to the previously used four-level scale. The current scale is two-level (no distinguishing mark). The program evaluation ends with positive or negative evaluation.

The Presiding Body of the Polish Accreditation Committee issues:

  1. positive programme evaluation for a period of 6 years, if all detailed criteria of programme evaluation are fulfilled and the opinion of the Team or the Team for Teacher Training contains at most recommendations indicating new possibilities of improving the quality of education;
  2. positive programme evaluation for a period of up to 2 years if at least one specific criterion of the programme evaluation is partially fulfilled and the opinion of the Team or the Team for Teacher Training includes recommendations of a corrective nature, indicating the necessity of immediate elimination of errors and non-conformities as well as taking effective preventive measures, while these recommendations can be implemented within a maximum period of 2 years.

The Presiding Body issues negative evaluation if:

  1. at least one specific criterion of the programme evaluation is not fulfilled because errors and shortcomings related to the scope of assessment in this criterion are critical for ensuring the quality of education, are of permanent nature and it is not possible to remove them within a period of maximum 2 years;
  2. the subsequent assessment procedure reveals that the university has not implemented the recommendations;
  3. the university makes it impossible or difficult to conduct programme evaluation.

The Certificates of Educational Excellence granted by the Presiding Body of the Polish Accreditation Committee have been introduced. They are a confirmation of achieving an outstanding level of education at a given field of study of a specific level and profile. They are awarded in the following categories:

  1. Excellent field of study– excellence in education in a given field of study;
  2. Always for the student – excellence in supporting student development;
  3. Open to the world – excellence in international cooperation;
  4. Partner for development – excellence in cooperation with the social and economic environment.

The Certificate of Excellence in Education in a given category may be awarded to a university running a field of study, which has received positive programme evaluation for 6 years, supported by good practices in education quality or documented, regular achievements of students and graduates (up to 5 years after studies) as well as recommendation of the distinction and justification in the report of the evaluation team.

Fields of study at Lodz University of Technology, evaluated by PKA in recent years:

Faculty of Mechanical Engineering:

  • Mechanics and Mechanical Engineering - outstanding evaluation, accreditation valid until the academic year 2025/2026,

  • Materials Engineering - outstanding evaluation, accreditation valid until the academic year 2021/2022,

  • Automatic Control and Robotics – accreditation valid until the academic year 2025/2026.

Faculty of Electrical, Electronic, Computer and Control Engineering:

  • Power Engineering – accreditation valid until the academic year 2023/2024

  • Transport – accreditation valid until the academic year 2023/2024

  • Biomedical Engineering – accreditation valid until the academic year 2023/2024

  • Mechatronics – accreditation valid until the academic year 2023/2024

  • Computer Science - Certificate of Excellence in Education in the category of Development Partner, accreditation valid until the academic year 2026/2027

Faculty of Chmistry

  • Chemistry – accreditation valid until the academic year 2026/2027,

  • Chemistry of Building Materials – accreditation valid until the academic year 2026/2027.

Faculty of Material Technologies and Textile Design:

  • ​​Textile Engineering - accreditation valid until the academic year 2023/2024,

  • Design – accreditation valid until the academic year 2023/2024.

  • Textiles and Fashion Industry – accreditation valid until the academic year 2027/2028.

Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Sciences:

  • Food Technology and Human Nutrition – accreditation valid until the academic year 2024/2025

  • Biotechnology – accreditation valid until the academic year 2025/2026,

  • Bioeconomy (second-cycle) – accreditation valid until the academic year 2026/2027.

Faculty of Civil Engineering, Architecture and Environmental Engineering:

  • Architecture – accreditation valid until the academic year 2023/2024,

  • Civil Engineering – accreditation valid until the academic year 2026/2027.

Faculty of Technical Physics, Information Technology and Applied Mathematics:

  • Technical Physics – accreditation valid until the academic year 2025/2026.

Faculty of Process and Environmental Engineering:

  • Environmental Engineering (first cycle) – accreditation valid until the academic year 2027/2028,
  • Environmental Engineering (second cycle) – accreditation valid until the academic year 2023/2024.

Faculty of Management and Production Engineering:

  • Management and Production (first cycle) – accreditation valid until the academic year 2027/2028,

  • Management and Production (second cycle) – accreditation valid until the academic year 2023/2024,

  • Management – accreditation valid until the academic year 2023/2024,

  • Logistics – accreditation valid until the academic year 2025/2026.

Accreditation Commission of Universities of Technology (KAUT) has been authorized to confer the European EUR -ACE® Label certificate since November 19th 2014 and has the status of an international accreditation. Faculties which have received a KAUT certificate are automatically awarded EUR-ACE Label in first and second cycle studies of the awarded field of study.

Faculty of Mechanical Engineering:

  • Automatic Control and Robotics (first and second cycle studies) –accreditation certificate valid until academic year 2022/2023,
  • Materials Engineering (first and second cycle studies) – accreditation certificate valid until academic year 2022/2023,
  • Mechanical Engineering (first and second cycle studies) – accreditation certificate valid until 4 March 2027.

Faculty of Electrical, Electronic, Computer and Control Engineering:

  • Mechatronics (first and second cycle studies) – accreditation certificate valid until 4 March 2027,
  • Computer Science (first and second cycle studies) – accreditation certificate valid until 4 March 2027.

Faculty of Chemistry:

  • Chemistry (first and second cycle studies) – accreditation certificate valid until 4 March 2027,
  • Chemical Technology (first cycle studies) – accreditation certificate valid until academic year 2024/2025,
  • Chemical Technology (second cycle studies) – accreditation certificate valid until 14 January 2027,
  • Nanotechnology (second cycle studies) – accreditation certificate valid until 19 February 2026.

Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Sciences:

  • Biotechnology (first and second cycle studies) – accreditation certificate valid until academic year 2022/2023.

Faculty of Civil Engineering, Architecture and Environmental Engineering:

  • Architecture (first and second cycle studies) – accreditation certificate valid until academic year 2022/2023,
  • Civil Engineering (first and second cycle studies) – accreditation certificate valid until academic year 2022/2023.

Faculty of Technical Physics, Information Technology and Applied Mathematics:

  • Technical Physics (first cycle studies) – accreditation certificate valid until academic year 2022/2023,
  • Computer Science (first and second cycle studies) – accreditation certificate valid until academic year 2022/2023.

Faculty of of Process and Environmental Engineering:

  • Management and Production (first cycle studies) – accreditation certificate valid until academic year 2022/2023.
  • Lodz University of Technology (TUL) is the first technical university in Poland to have received a certificate of quality in language education accredited by EAQUALS - international quality assurance certificate for language services. Lodz University of Technology Language Centre was awarded the EAQUALS label with distinction in six categories.

    The Language Centre which became an independent unit in 1951 runs foreign languages courses for TUL students, including PhD students, in the following languages: English, German, Spanish, French, Russian and Italian.

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Eaquals Certificate of accreditation