The Silesian University of Technology (SUT) is the oldest technical university in Upper Silesia and one of the largest in the country.
The mission of the Silesian University of Technology, as a prestigious European technical university, is to conduct innovative scientific research and development works, as well as to educate highly qualified staff for the benefit of the knowledge-based society and economy, and to actively influence the development of the region and local communities.
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 15 educational units of the University – 13 faculties and 2 institutes – currently offer more than 50 study programmes and about 200 specialisations, including the whole spectrum of engineering studies. Aside from technical programmes, candidates may also study business analytics, interior design, applied linguistics, mathematics, pre-school and early childhood pedagogy, sociology, management and project management. Nine faculties, the Institute of Physics and the Institute of Education and Communication Research are located in Gliwice, two faculties operate in Katowice and two in Zabrze, thanks to which the Silesian University of Technology covers a significant area of the Silesian Voivodship with its scientific and didactic influence by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education.
Until now, SUT has promoted over 200,000 engineers. Graduates of our university often occupy managerial, directorial and other high positions in industrial corporations, which can be proven by numerous rankings conducted by independent research institutions.