Guide to the Central Office of Measures

Below you can look through english Guide to the Central Office of Masures (GUM):

Other publications:



The monograph entitled "Uncertainty of Measurements in Theory and Practice" was published in 2011. This publication is an example of the collaboration in the area of metrology beetween universities and administration of measures.




“Metrology" - bulletin of the Central Office of Measures - was published in 2007-2012 (earlier, since 2005, under the name of the Information Bulletin of the Scientific Secretariat of Metrology of GUM). "Metrology" constituted the information forum for academic and economic circles cooperating with the Central Office of Measures for development of the Polish metrology. The main objective of "Metrology" was presentation of the results achieved by the Central Office of Measures in the scope of research conducted in the area of national standards, reference standards and issues related to transferring of units of measure.

3-4 _ 2016"Metrology and Hallmarking" - the Bulletin of the Central Office of Measures - has been issued since June 2013. The Bulletin presents the activity of Polish administration of measures and of the hallmarking administration. It depicts in an interesting manner the research output of metrological department and laboratories in the field of easurements. In the Bulletin, the issues are presented related to presence of metrology and measurement in everyday life, cooperation in the scope of international research programmes and those based on the agreements with universities in Poland. The review of the most significant events in the world of metrology is also to be found in this quarterly bulletin.

Consecutive issues are available here







The thesis by dr. Andrzej Barański (former employee of GUM) entitled "Central Office of Measures at Elektoralna" is an interesting publication. The book was published in 1994 to celebrate the 75th anniversary of establishment of the GUM. It presents the history of the building at No 2 Elektoralna Street in Warsaw and the history of the Polish administration of measures.


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