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Silesian University of Technology

Politechnika Śląska

  address: Ul. Akademicka 2A
44-100 Gliwice, Poland
phone: +48 32 237 13 29
fax: +48 32 231 80 85
e-mail: [email protected]

The Silesian University of Technology is one of the most prestigious and top-ranked technical universities in Poland. It is a modern higher education institution with over 67-year tradition in didactics, research and science. At present, the SUT educates over 29.000 students at all three levels of study (bachelor, master, doctoral), mainly in the fields of engineering and technology. The University offers over 150 specialities within 47 major courses given at 14 faculties, covering the whole range of engineering aspects, including modern technologies and architecture as well as management, sociology, administration and linguistics. Didactic, scientific and research activities are run in modern laboratories and lecture halls by highly qualified university staff consisting of over 1800 academic teachers, including 400 professors and holders of the DSc degree.

The main SUT campus is located in the centre of Gliwice town, one of the oldest and most beautiful towns in the Upper Silesia region, perfectly located with easy reach from highways, trains and airports. Gliwice is the location of the Rector’s Office as well as of SUT’s 9 faculties and College of Foreign Languages. Main student facilities, including the Library, student housing , cafeterias and sport centres are located here as well. Further SUT’s faculties have seats in the towns of Zabrze and Katowice. Having in mind the continuously growing interest in technical studies, the university has even extended its offer in recent years to more locations in the region, including Rybnik, Bytom, Dąbrowa Górnicza and Tychy.

The Silesian University of Technology with its strong position on the educational market at the regional, national and international scale confirmed by various rankings, continues to play the role of one of the leading Polish technical universities. Education of future engineers is focused on educating alumni with the skills required by the perspective employers in industry or another sectors of labour market.

The Silesian University of Technology cooperates internationally, actively participating in various academic exchange programs what allows its students to experience academic life worldwide by choosing a semester or year of study at one of over 190 partner universities. Simultaneously, foreign students received by the SUT help to create a real “internationalisation at home” environment.

The SUT offers also a wide range of activities for leisure time: students may participate in activities of over 20 different student organisations, 100 research groups, 20 sport sections and those performed by University choir, music band, dance group and theatre – all these things create an atmosphere which will not allow anybody to feel bored here. So, join us at the SUT – we hope to see you in Gliwice!

Why should you choose Silesian University of Technology?

  • It is the largest and the oldest technical university in the region of Silesia;
  • It is located in the most industrialized region in Poland and one of the most industrialized region in Europe;
  • It has a very close cooperation in terms of research and practice with a lot of major industrial partners such as: General Motors, General Electric, Siemens, Fiat, Lincoln Electric, Tenneco, Messer and many more;
  • It promotes development of creative thinking and individual problem solving by students themselves;
  • It participates in creating Upper-Silesian Silicon Valley by supporting the Technology Park "Technopark" in Gliwice as well as successfu

Facts & figures

  • 28 404 students
  • 3358 employees
  • 1760 academic teachers
  • 158 437 graduates


SUT’s Admission Office:
Akademicka 2A, 44-100 Gliwice, Poland
tel.: +48 32 237-1079, fax: +48 32 237-2812
e-mail: [email protected]