- The fourth place was occupied by the University of Science and Technology AGH in Krakow, the fifth university named after Adam Mickiewicz in Poznan
- The sixth position was occupied by the University of Technology of Wroclaw and the seventh by the University of Technology of Gdańsk.
- The eighth place took ex aequo: University of Wroclaw, Medical University of Gdansk and Lodz University of Technology.
The list published for the twentieth time was prepared by the Educational Foundation "Perspektywy", under the supervision of the Chapter led by prof. Michał Kleiber. It includes four classifications: Ranking of Academic Universities, Ranking of Private Universities, Ranking of Schools of State Higher Education and Ranking of Study Directions.
The first place in the University Academic Ranking was realized by the University of Warsaw, earning 100%. on the rating indicator. The Jaguelonian University (99.2%) was in second place and the Polytechnic of Warsaw the third (80.1%). The fourth place was occupied by the University of Science and Technology AGH in Krakow, the fifth university named after Adam Mickiewicz in Poznan.
The sixth position was occupied by the University of Technology of Wroclaw and the seventh by the University of Technology of Gdańsk. The eighth place took ex aequo: University of Wroclaw, Medical University of Gdansk and Lodz University of Technology. Universities whose difference in rank rating is not more than 0.5 percentage points because they are ranked in the same place.
Among economics universities, the University of Economics in Poznań ranked first; Among the agricultural universities, the University of Life Sciences in Wroclaw proved to be the best. Two universities: University of Humanities and Natural Sciences J. Długosza in Częstochowa and the Pedagogical University KEN in Krakow proved to be the best among pedagogical universities. Between the Academy of Physical Education won AWF in Katowice.
The ranking covers all higher education institutions (with the exception of art colleges) that have the right to confer the doctorate degree and to have min. 200 full-time students. In the evaluation of individual universities, factors such as: prestige, graduates in the labor market, innovation, scientific potential, scientific effectiveness, educational conditions and internationalization were taken into account.
In the Ranking of Private Universities for the 20th time, Kozminski University of Warsaw won. The first five places were occupied by: University of Humanities and Social Sciences of SWPS, University Lazarski of Warsaw, Academy of Information Technology Polish-Japanese and Academy of Finance and Business of Vistula.
Among the State's Professional High Schools in the ranking, the best turned out to be the Akademia im. Jakub from Paradyż in Gorzów Wielkopolski. The following places were occupied by: Państwowa Szkoła Wyższa im. Pope John Paul II in Biała Podlaska, State Medical Vocational School in Opole, Higher School of Higher Education of the State of Cegielski Hipolita in Gniezno, Technical and Economic Higher School of the State of Jarosław.
The last of the rankings – Ranking of Studies Directions – contains information on 68 areas of study (including engineering), concentrated in seven areas.
Full results are available at: www.ranking.perspektywy.pl