Warsaw School of Information Technology, WIT (Wyższa Szkoła Informatyki Stosowanej i Zarządzania) was founded in 1996 upon the initiative of the President of the Polish Academy of Sciences represented by the Foundation of System Sciences Propagation. The Foundation has been established by the Polish Academy of Sciences and is supervised by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education. WIT is a non-state higher education institution (HEI) registered in the State Register of Non-state Higher Education Institutions under the number 87.
Actually WIT acts on the basis of the Higher Education Act of Parliament of 27/07/2005 (Dz. U. No. 164/2005, p. 1365). The Conference of Rectors of Academic Schools in Poland (CRASP) granted WIT the status of HEI associated with CRASP in 2003. WIT is licensed to award Bachelor’s degrees in: Computer Science, Graphics, Management, IT Management, and Master’s degrees in: Computer Science, Graphics and IT Management.