The scientific discipline of architecture and urban planning at Gdansk University of Technology in the evaluation of the Committee for the Evaluation of Science and the Minister of Education and Science received the highest possible grade of A+ for the activities carried out in 2017-2021. Thus, Gdansk University of Technology became the only scientific unit in Poland to receive such a high grade in the field of architecture and urban planning!
On August 2, 2022, we learned the results of the evaluation of scientific activities for 2017-2021 prepared by the Ministry of Education and Science. Earlier, in the first half of June this year. The Committee for the Evaluation of Science passed resolutions on the scientific categories proposed for subjects within the various scientific and artistic disciplines. All resolutions are available on the website of the Ministry of Education and Science.
In total, the ministry awarded 65 scientific categories A+, 323 categories A, 582 categories B+, 139 categories B and 36 categories C. Among other things, the evaluation took into account publications, research projects and commissioned research by faculty members at Polish universities, as well as the impact of scientific research on the economy and society.
Faculties of Architecture in the evaluation of the Ministry of Science and Technology
Among academic units teaching architecture and urban planning, the Gdansk University of Technology received the highest grade, A+. The Faculties of Architecture of the Cracow University of Technology and the Rzeszow University of Technology received an A grade.
The B+note in the discipline of architecture and urban planning was awarded as many as eight times, it went to the Technical Universities: Lublin, Opole, Poznan, Warsaw and Wroclaw Polytechnics. B+ was also awarded to the Andrzej Frycz Modrzewski Krakow Academy, the Katowice University of Technology and the West Pomeranian University of Technology in Szczecin. Silesian University of Technology, Bialystok University of Technology and the Institute for Urban and Regional Development received a B grade, while the C category went to the Technical University of Lodz.
Among other things, the amount of money that universities receive from the state budget, the ability to confer degrees and conduct studies with a general academic profile depend on the categories awarded. The full results of the evaluation of all scientific categories are available on the MEiN website.