Wrocław University of Technology belongs to the best technical universities in Poland – over 32 000 students study here under the guidance of 2 000 academic teachers, at the 12 faculties and the Department of Fundamental Studies, as well as in the 4 regional branches (Bielawa, Jelenia Góra, Legnica, Wałbrzych). It allows students to learn either according to standard programmes or to choose an individual programme. The university maintains lively contacts with teaching and research institutions from all over the world. Thanks to the co-operation agreements signed, students and research employees have the opportunity to study abroad and to take part in joint research projects. Also, there are many students’ organisations. Students have the opportunity to develop their scientific and creative passions, as well. The high level of research carried out, matching the world’s best, and the well-equipped laboratories result in a wide co-operation with Polish and international companies.