ELA is a nationwide system for monitoring the economic situation of graduates of higher education institutions (HEIs). The system uses data on graduates from POL-on system and data from the Social Insurance Institution (ZUS). ELA system is publicly accessible.01
Application of the System
The key areas of the System’s application are as follows:
- delivering data for public statistics developed by Statistics Poland,
- electronic reporting for higher education institutions and scientific institutions,
- repository of dissertations and theses,
- support for the assessment of quality in education,
- delivering objective data on science and higher education for students, prospective students, scientists and entrepreneurs,
- reliable assessment of scientific capacity and rational management of resources for science and higher education.
What’s on offer?
Our key services
The Nationwide Repository of Diploma Dissertations written by graduates of higher education institutions gathers full versions of diploma dissertations defended on Polish universities and HEIs. Only authorised entities can access the Repository.02
An official public register of academic degrees and titles granted in Poland.
The register is publicly accessible.
This portal is devoted to innovation and constitutes a platform for scientists, industry and business. It offers access to comprehensive and reliable information on innovations, projects, entrepreneurs and scientific institutions as well as subject-matter experts and conferences.04
The largest collection of public data registers open for public use (based on the Central Repository of Public Sector Information).05
The Repository contains information on Polish and foreign academic journals as well as publications by Polish scholars.06
Wybierz Studia is a source of information on the educational offer of HEIs. It also contains statistical data on student enrolment and other useful data to facilitate the selection of a matching study programme.07
Full support for the electronic elections of members of the Central Commission for Academic Degrees and Titles.08
Electronic support for the process of granting subsidies and grants for R&D projects (through different financing streams); support in organising the process of calls for proposals and in the implementation / monitoring of all types of projects.09
Finance reporting by HEIs, annual reports on activities implemented by HEIs, enrolment surveys, institution surveys and many other electronic document forms to be filed by scientific institutions and HEIs.10
Information on state accreditations for particular study programmes, granted by the State Accreditation Committee. In the publicly available datasets there is also information on the didactic capacity, the institution’s R&D infrastructure and academic staff.11
Data within the system which are used as the basis for statistical calculations presented to Statistics Poland and Eurostat. It is accessible for authorised users, after logging in.12
Evaluation of scientific institutions in compliance with the assessment criteria imposed by the relevant regulation from the Ministry of Science and Higher Education.13
POL-on contains over 7TB of data
The System in numbers
The System is composed of nearly 40 modules. It was launched on October 2011.
Employees of universities and research institutes
Public and non-public universities
Dissertations and Theses
Academic Degrees and Titles
Publications, monographs and chapters
Practical effects of scientific activity
The System’s Developer and Administrator
The System has been developed and maintained by the National Information Processing Institute (OPI PIB) whose tasks include, among others: gathering and providing access to up-to-date information on Polish science, implementing research on the activities of scientific institutions, HEIs, and technology transfer organisations. The Institute develops comprehensive IT systems which support the development of Polish science and higher education institutions.