The Silesian University of Technology was established in 1945 as a scientific and educational facility for the most industrialised area in Poland, and one of the most industrialised in Europe. For over 75 years it has been an important institution of public life. It plays a significant cultural and opinion-forming role in the region.
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.
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.
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There are 13 dormitories at the Silesian University of Technology (11 in Gliwice, 1 in Zabrze and 1 in Katowice). 2968 places are available for all students – single, double and triple rooms. In each dormitory students can find a TV room, gym and ping pong tables. The Internet is available for all habitants. In the neighborhood of dormitories there are playgrounds, sports halls, tennis courts and ice skating rink.
The infrastructure of the Silesian University of Technology has become a permanent feature in the space and aesthetics of these cities, as well as in the consciousness of their inhabitants. The University campus is a place of scientific meetings and cultural events, as well as recreational activities.
The Accreditation Commission for Technical Universities (KAUT – Komisja Akredytacji Uczelni Technicznych), has granted accreditation for the Faculty of Materials Engineering for first and second degree studies, which are conducted at the Faculty.
I really like my university and the fact that we have great professors who want to teach us a lot. Their approach is very open, they let us show our creativity. What I didn't like was the lack of practical and manual activities, we spent most of our time at the computer. Another disadvantage of my university is that it was not possible to study my major in English, and the...
The university overall is actually very fine , but the problem is for international students it’s hard to communicate because , fewer people know English here , sometimes there are even professor that can’t properly speak English and as a consequence the classes become more confusing and it’s even hard to ask questions in class
There is a need to improve English communication but overally everything seems standard
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