The Silesian University of Technology (SUT) is one of the best technical universities in Poland. It was founded as the scientific and didactic base for the most industrialized region in Poland and one of the most industrialized areas in Europe: Upper Silesia. Thanks to its rich, 66-year-old, tradition, it has become an important public culture and opinion-forming institution, deeply rooted in the city of Gliwice and Upper Silesia region.
SUT is also the biggest technical university in our region and one of the biggest in Poland, currently educating about 30 000 students on 13 faculties, which cover the whole range of engineering disciplines, as well as elements of management, sociology and administration. Educational and research activities benefit from large number of modern lecture halls and advanced laboratories and are carried out by remarkable university staff consisting of over 1900 academic teachers including over 350 professors and DSc degree holders.