Silesian University of Technology

Silesian University of Technology

Welcome to The Silesian University of Technology (SUT), a place that, without any doubt, educates successful people. You have chosen a unique opportunity to study engineering in an institution of a worldwide academic reputation and vivid cooperation with major industrial partners.   The Silesian University of Technology (SUT) is a modern higher education institution with 76 years of tradition in didactics, research and science. SUT is also key player in new technologies and innovations. The scientific research at the Silesian University of Technology is strongly focused on close cooperation with the industry.    As a prestigious European technical university, the SUT conducts innovative research and development activities, as well as educates highly professional staff for the knowledge-based society and economy. It also actively stimulates the growth of the region and the local communities. Dream big and study with SUT, where even the sky is not the limit! 

Top reasons to study here

  • The scientific research at the Silesian University of Technology is strongly focused on close cooperation with the industry.
  • The University pays special attention to developing entrepreneurship in its students.
  • We attract academics, whose passion and brilliance drives them to become leaders in their respective fields.

Master's Programmes

Social Sciences (1)

About

History

The Silesian University of Technology was founded on 24 May 1945. The inauguration ceremony of the first academic year was held in Gliwice on 29 October 1945. At the time, there was 2,750 students. Educational curricula and plans were based on the standards from the Lviv Polytechnic.  

Education

15 educational units of the University – 13 faculties and 2 institutes – currently offer almost 60 study programmes and about 200 specialisations, including the whole spectrum of engineering studies. Currently, SUT educates over 17 000 students. The University offers first-cycle studies (engineering and bachelor's degree), second-cycle studies - master's degree, education at doctoral school called "Joint Doctoral School" and postgraduate studies. Studies are conducted in full-time and part-time mode. Candidates have also the opportunity to access education in one of the nearly 30 study programmes in English.  

Research

The Silesian University of Technology is the only university in Silesia to be included in the prestigious group of 10 Polish universities, winners of the "Excellence Initiative-Research University" competition organised by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education.

Out of 20 best universities in Poland which were eligible to take part in the competition, the international team of experts selected 10 universities which in 2020-2026 will receive a subsidy increased by 10%. The Silesian University of Technology belongs to this group, which according to the Ministry rules, will receive a total amount of nearly PLN 245,000,000.00 over 7 years. 

Career

Many graduates of the Silesian University of Technology have found that the university diploma is highly valued by employers, and that the knowledge gained during their studies provides a good basis for further professional development. The University supports the development of its students, adjusts the curricula to the needs of the labour market.

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University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2022
1201 -200
2021
1001
2020
1001
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QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2022
801
2021
801
2020
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QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2022
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2021
1480
2020
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Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

Student services

The Student Career Office and the Academic Entrepreneurial Incubator are also very active at our university, helping students to find jobs, set up their own company and offering information about available training courses and internships. The Silesian University of Technology regularly organizes job fairs, numerous training courses and workshops, including programmes promoting academic entrepreneurship.

These activities aimed at boosting entrepreneurship among the students of the University are actively supported by the industrial partners, who regularly take part in the above-mentioned events.

Housing services

The campus of the Silesian University of Technology is one of the largest in the country. We have been doing our best for years to improve its infrastructure. Recently, the Silesian University of Technology has completed two stages of thermo modernisation of dorms. The works took place in four buildings: DS. Karolinka, DS. Karlik, DS. Elektron and DS. Strzecha located in Gliwice at Kujawska street. In total the University has nearly 3 thousand bed places in single, double and triple rooms of various standards. There are 11 student houses on the campus of Gliwice. Each campus in Katowice and Zabrze has one student dormitory. Dormitories are located within the Gliwice campus, few minutes’ walk from the Faculties.

Library services

 

Medical services

Public health care providers are usually marked with the NFZ logo.

Prior registration is required in order to get a medical consultation from the doctor. Valid ID card and health insurance policy or EHIC card have to be presented to the medical assistant to complete the registration process. The medical centre which receives SUT’s students and staff members is located close to the SUT’s campus: 

Student Life

Campus life

The campus of the Silesian University of Technology is one of the largest in the country. We have been doing our best for years to improve its infrastructure. Recently, the Silesian University of Technology has completed the three stages of thermo-modernisation of dormitories. The works took place in two dormitories: Karolinka, Karlik Elektron, Strzecha, Ondraszek located in Gliwice at Kujawska street. In total, the University has nearly 3 thousand bed places in single, double and triple rooms of various standards. There are 11 student houses on the campus of Gliwice. There is one more  in Katowice and another one in Zabrze.

Dormitories are located within the Gliwice campus, few minutes’ walk from the Faculties.

Sports facilities

Silesian University of Technology is also an ideal place for sport enthusiasts. There are 28 different sport sections, such as aerobics, karate, judo, badminton, running, mountain cycling, volleyball, basketball, skiing, handball, chess, contemporary dance, table tennis, triathlon. The main University sports facilities are located at the Gliwice campus.

Student clubs

Silesian University of Technology is also an ideal place for sport enthusiasts. There are 28 different sport sections, such as aerobics, karate, judo, badminton, running, mountain cycling, volleyball, basketball, skiing, handball, chess, contemporary dance, table tennis, triathlon. The main University sports facilities are located at the Gliwice campus.

Studying at Silesian University of Technology gives ample opportunities to broaden one’s interests. During the academic year the University is vibrant with activities inspired by Students’ Self-Government and numerous Student Organisations – there are 20 of them, complemented by about 180 scientific associations. 

Accreditation

1. Grand Prix, Platinum Award, and seven medals for inventions by researchers of the Silesian University of Technology at the INTARG International Exhibition of Inventions and Innovations in 2021

2. Obtaining the status of a research university selected in the first competition Excellence Initiative – Research University 

3. Winner of the 2nd edition of the competition "European Universities" in the EURECA-PRO consortium, formed with six other universities from Europe. 

4.1st place among universities from the Silesian Voivodeship and 6th place among technical universities in Poland in the Perspektywy Higher Education Ranking 2021 

Student Reviews

Improvements
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

There is a need to improve English communication but overally everything seems standard

i have done MBA, and now doing logistics
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

The Silesian University of Technology is a university located in the Polish province of Silesia, with most of its facilities in the city of Gliwice. It was founded in 1945 by Polish professors of the Lwow Polytechnic,

Why I love Silesian university of technology
Anonymous rated 2 out of 5 stars

The university is good and they have good lecturers who take their time to teach students they are also considerate that's why they made provisions for abroad students

Gliwice, Silesian Voivodeship, Poland

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