Silesian University of Technology

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Silesian University of Technology
Politechnika Śląska
Politechnika Śląska - Wydział Chemiczny2.jpg
Building of the Department of Chemistry, Gliwice
Established 24 May 1945
Rector Professor Andrzej Karbownik
Students 28,658 (2011)
Location Gliwice, Silesia, Poland
Affiliations EUA, SEFI, ICEE, Alliance of Universities for Democracy, TEMPUS, SOCRATES, LEONARDO DA VINCI, CEEPUS, COPERNICUS, COST, EUREKA
Website http://www.polsl.pl/en

Silesian University of Technology (Polish name: Politechnika Śląska IPA: [pɔliˈtɛxɲika ˈɕlɔ̃ska]) is a university located in Gliwice, Silesia, Poland. It was founded in 1945 by Polish professors of the Lwow Polytechnic, who were forced to leave their native city and move to the Recovered Territories (see also Kresy). The University consistently ranks among the top most prestigious technical universities in Poland.

The Silesian University of Technology has 12 faculties:

The first nine faculties are situated in Gliwice and Rybnik and the remaining three are in Katowice, Zabrze, Tychy and Bytom.

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Coordinates: 50°17′27″N 18°40′30″E / 50.29083°N 18.67500°E / 50.29083; 18.67500