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POLITECHNIKA SLASKA

The Silesian University of Technology (SUT) is one of the most prestigious and top-ranked technical universities in Poland with nearly 70 years tradition in didactics, research and science. At present, the SUT educatesnearly28 000 students at all three levels of study: bachelor, master and doctoral, mainly in the fields of engineering and technology.

The SUT is a self-governing state university managed by elected bodies, including Rector, the supreme one-person body and Senate – a collective body of Academics. The University offers over 150 specialities within 46 major courses given at 14 faculties, covering the whole range of engineering disciplines, including modern technologies and architecture as well as management, sociology, administration and linguistics.

The Silesian University of Technology (SUT) is one of the most prestigious and top-ranked technical universities in Poland with nearly 70 years tradition in didactics, research and science. At present, the SUT educatesnearly28 000 students at all three levels of study: bachelor, master and doctoral, mainly in the fields of engineering and technology.

The SUT is a self-governing state university managed by elected bodies, including Rector, the supreme one-person body and Senate – a collective body of Academics. The University offers over 150 specialities within 46 major courses given at 14 faculties, covering the whole range of engineering disciplines, including modern technologies and architecture as well as management, sociology, administration and linguistics. The university staff consists of over 1800 academic teachers, including 400 tenured professors.

SUT is deeply involved in applied and theoretical research, also internationally. The University enjoys multilateral cooperation with industry and other research institutions.The SUTcooperates internationally also in the education area, including active participation in various academic exchange programs,thus allowing its students to experience academic life worldwide by choosing a semester or year of study at one of over 190 partner universities.

The SUT has a deep experience in range of different activities focused on development of industrial students skills. It is based on both domestic and international cooperation between University and numerous enterprises (of all size range). Students at their final semester attend to industry for the internship and very often they start their professional work base on this internship.

The University organized, participated and coordinated international summer schools for students in different technical areas. Also different types of activities are organized for students in respect of development their entrepreneurship and innovative thinking.As the summary it can be underline that SUT was ranked as one of the top universities (4th place in rank of Polish technical universities) which educates the most effective managing staff of the Polish enterprises. All the people involved in the project has experience in international cooperation and cooperation with industry. The most important activities are cooperation under the projects financed by EU (Framework Programme). The last successful project (acronym HYDROGENIE) was realized in cooperation with 6 international industrial partner. The staff people guided students undertaking works in the project.

The staff has also experience in commercialization of the research results. Key people foreseen for the project are authors of important patent applications (also as international patents), some ideas were introduced in practical industrial solutions (e.g. Universal Metallurgical System Analyser).

Very importantis deep experience of people involved in the program in Erasmus programme, both in respect of student exchange activities (coordination of student exchange, tuition of international students) and teaching experience in foreign partner universities.