The Silesian University of Technology (SUT), located in Upper Silesia, is one of the most prestigious technical universities in Poland, with over 70 years of tradition in education, research and science.
Nowadays, SUT educates over 20,000 students at all three levels of study: bachelor, master and doctoral, mainly in the fields of engineering, technology and architecture. Aside from that, the University also offers courses in administration, mathematics, sociology and management, as well as philology and pedagogy. All of these classes take place in modern laboratories and lecture rooms, and are taught by highly qualified university Staff consisting of 1,750 academic teachers, including 164 professors and 341 assistant professors with Ph.D. degree. The Silesian University of Technology was established as a scientific and didactic base in Upper Silesia, the most industrialized region in Poland and one of the most in Europe. The Silesian University of Technology consists of eleven faculties located in Gliwice, where the University is established, as well as two faculties in Katowice and two in Zabrze.
The mission of the Silesian University of Technology, as a prestigious European technical university, is to conduct innovative scientific research, educate highly qualified staff, and influence the development of the regional and local communities.
Wide range of courses and high quality of education are factors that distinguish the Silesian University of Technology among all technical universities in Poland. Its status is further highlighted by academic achievements of outstanding professionals, both at national and international level.
The University is a key player in the fields of innovation and new technologies, thanks to scientific cooperation with various sectors relevant to economy.
SUT in numbers:
More than 3000 people work at the Silesian University of Technology, including almost 2000 academic and research staff.
Currently SUT has:
- 21 400 students
- 584 PhD students
- 3 400 employees
- 1750 academic teachers
- 1650 other staff
- 164 full professors
- 341 DSc
- Almost 190 000 graduates