The University of Technology and Life Sciences in Bydgoszcz (UTP) is a multi-profile school of higher education offering technical, agricultural, art and in field of management study programmes. Throughout the 60 year-history the studies at the University have been completed by over 43 thousand graduates, mostly majoring in civil engineering, mechanical engineering and agriculture sciences. Seven faculties, inter-faculty units and administration employ about 1300 people, 680 of which are academics, including almost 140 professors. Six faculties of the University are entitled to award PhD degree, out of which four also to confer the degree of doktor habilitowany equivalent to the Doctor of Science Degree. The scientific and educational activity is based on co-operation with almost all the domestic universities of technology and agriculture and with many foreign universities and scientific centres.