Silesian University of Technology: Statistics



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#909 of 14,131 In the World
#352 of 2,785 In Europe
#13 of 127 In Poland
#66 of 1,031 For Mining Engineering
Top50% For 140 other topics
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Highest Degree

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate50%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (Matura) and entrance examination
Academic CalendarOctober to September (October - February; February-September)
Full time employee1,700
Student:staff ratio16:1

We've calculated the 50% acceptance rate for Silesian University of Technology based on the ratio of admissions to applications and other circumstantial enrollment data. Treat this information as a rough guide and not as a definitive measure of your chances of admission. Different programs may have significantly varying admissions rates.

Research profile

Silesian University of Technology is a world-class research university with 29,097 scientific papers published and 235,267 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Quantum and Particle physics, Environmental Science, Materials Science, Biology, Computer Science, Organic Chemistry, and Liberal Arts & Social Sciences.


Silesian University of Technology majors

by publication & citation count

21,635 / 185,949
19,039 / 167,436
16,798 / 164,486
Quantum and Particle physics
12,873 / 122,879
Environmental Science
12,738 / 124,641
Materials Science
12,507 / 115,961
11,690 / 127,451
Computer Science
11,304 / 84,960
Organic Chemistry
10,794 / 117,253
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
9,648 / 73,870
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
6,819 / 52,932
Metallurgical Engineering
6,630 / 60,554
Geography and Cartography
6,583 / 59,155
6,498 / 61,991
Mechanical Engineering
5,768 / 40,551
5,606 / 44,557
Electrical Engineering
5,118 / 43,656
5,007 / 31,189
4,872 / 48,837
4,732 / 53,315
4,722 / 33,425
Optical Engineering
4,538 / 45,252
4,456 / 57,977
4,234 / 33,989
3,653 / 32,696
Physical chemistry
3,609 / 45,578
3,593 / 32,542
Chemical Engineering
3,579 / 45,466
3,381 / 39,964
3,282 / 41,311
3,245 / 29,167
3,146 / 18,919
3,091 / 31,096
Machine Learning
3,015 / 27,835
Political Science
2,975 / 17,570
Environmental Management
2,849 / 35,917
Computer Vision
2,809 / 23,584
Structural Engineering
2,738 / 17,640
2,713 / 17,248
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
2,464 / 25,058

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 22 122
1992 54 160
1993 43 152
1994 51 173
1995 80 183
1996 52 215
1997 103 213
1998 90 250
1999 80 293
2000 186 339
2001 227 371
2002 235 617
2003 394 732
2004 452 1021
2005 565 1363
2006 549 1895
2007 629 2963
2008 766 3410
2009 754 3694
2010 820 4340
2011 960 5623
2012 1083 6327
2013 1423 8065
2014 1604 9180
2015 1972 11201
2016 2045 11301
2017 1937 12600
2018 1943 14037
2019 1798 16191
2020 1679 20432
2021 1841 26292
2022 1981 30432
2023 2111 34683
Academic rankings


The tuition table for Silesian University of Technology gives an overview of costs but prices are approximate and subject to change and don't include accommodation, textbooks, or living expenses. The costs of programs might differ significantly for local and international students. The only source of truth for current numbers is the university's official website.

Faculty Bachelor's Degree Master's Degree
Faculty of Automatic Control, Electronics and Computer Science 12,000 PLN/year 14,000 PLN/year
Faculty of Civil Engineering 10,000 PLN/year 12,000 PLN/year
Faculty of Electrical Engineering 12,000 PLN/year 14,000 PLN/year
Faculty of Energy and Environmental Engineering 10,000 PLN/year 12,000 PLN/year
Faculty of Materials Engineering and Metallurgy 10,000 PLN/year 12,000 PLN/year
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering 10,000 PLN/year 12,000 PLN/year
Faculty of Transport 10,000 PLN/year 12,000 PLN/year

All costs are in Polish Zloty (PLN).

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by Silesian University of Technology.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design No No No
Biology No No No
Business Yes Yes Yes
Chemistry Yes Yes Yes
Computer Science Yes Yes Yes
Economics Yes Yes Yes
Engineering Yes Yes Yes
Environmental Science Yes Yes Yes
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences No No No
Mathematics Yes Yes Yes
Medicine No No No
Physics Yes Yes Yes
Psychology No No No
Licencjat Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electronics and Automation, Engineering, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Power Engineering
Magister Civil Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Electronics and Automation, Energy Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Production Engineering
Doktor Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Construction Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Electronics and Automation, Energy Engineering, Engineering Management, Environmental Engineering, Geological Engineering, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Mining Engineering, Production Engineering, Robotics

Silesian University of Technology alumni

  1. Jerzy Buzek

    Jerzy Buzek
    Born in
    Czech Republic Flag Czech Republic
    1940-.. (age 84)
    politicianuniversity teacherchemistengineertrade unionist

    Jerzy Karol Buzek is a Polish politician and Member of the European Parliament from Poland. He has served as Prime Minister of Poland from 1997 to 2001, since being elected to the European Parliament in 2004, he served as President of the European Parliament between 2009 and 2012. He is married to Ludgarda Buzek and is the father of Polish actress Agata Buzek.

  2. Marian Krzaklewski

    Marian Krzaklewski
    Born in
    Poland Flag Poland
    1950-.. (age 74)
    Enrolled in the Silesian University of Technology
    Studied in 1975
    engineertrade unionistuniversity teacherpolitician

    Marian Krzaklewski is a Polish politician. A member of Solidarity since the 1980s, he was one of the most known and influential Polish politicians in the late 1990s, when he created the Solidarity Electoral Action (AWS). The AWS coalition, especially when it joined forces with Freedom Union, was a major accomplishment in Polish politics, transforming the fragmented post-Solidarity camp into a powerful political force.

  3. Adam Gierek

    Adam Gierek
    Born in
    Belgium Flag Belgium
    1938-.. (age 86)
    university teacherpoliticianengineer

    Adam Gierek is a Polish politician and former Member of the European Parliament (MEP) for the Silesian Voivodship, serving from 2001 to 2019. During his time in the European Parliament, he was a member of the Democratic Left Alliance-Labor Union, part of the Socialist Group, and sat on the European Parliament's Committee on Industry, Research and Energy. He is a son of Edward Gierek.

  4. Zygmunt Frankiewicz

    Zygmunt Frankiewicz
    Born in
    Poland Flag Poland
    1955-.. (age 69)

    Zygmunt Frankiewicz is a Polish politician. He was elected to the Senate of Poland (10th term) representing the constituency of Katowice.

All 19 notable alumni

Silesian University of Technology faculties and divisions

Centre : Foreign Languages English, French, Italian, Modern Languages, Philology
College : Social Sciences and Foreign Languages Foreign Languages Education, Social Sciences
Faculty : Applied Mathematics Applied Physics, Computer Science, Electronic Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, Telecommunications Engineering
Faculty : Architecture Architecture, Architecture and Planning, Building Technologies, Design, Fine Arts, Interior Design, Town Planning
Faculty : Automatic Control, Electronics and Computer Science Computer Science, Data Processing, Electronic Engineering, Electronics and Automation, Robotics, Software Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering
Faculty : Biomedical Engineering Biomedical Engineering, Computer Science, Health Sciences, Medical Technology
Faculty : Chemistry Analytical Chemistry, Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Engineering Management, Industrial Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Petroleum and Gas Engineering, Physical Chemistry, Polymer and Plastics Technology
Faculty : Civil Engineering Bridge Engineering, Building Technologies, Civil Engineering, Geological Engineering, Mechanics, Road Engineering, Structural Architecture
Faculty : Electrical Engineering Computer Science, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Equipment and Maintenance, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Electronics and Automation, Industrial Engineering, Measurement and Precision Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Power Engineering, Robotics
Faculty : Energy and Environmental Engineering Biotechnology, Energy Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Studies, Heating and Refrigeration, Machine Building, Power Engineering, Safety Engineering, Thermal Engineering, Waste Management, Water Management
Faculty : Materials Science and Metallurgy Computer Education, Electronic Engineering, Energy Engineering, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Medical Technology, Metallurgical Engineering, Production Engineering, Technology, Technology Education
Faculty : Mechanical Engineering Computer Education, Computer Science, Electronics and Automation, Engineering Management, Machine Building, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanics, Metal Techniques, Nanotechnology, Production Engineering, Robotics, Technology
Faculty : Mining and Geology Electrical Engineering, Geological Engineering, Geology, Mechanical Engineering, Mineralogy, Mining Engineering, Safety Engineering, Waste Management
Faculty : Organization and Management Administration, Computer Science, Econometrics, Economics, Engineering Management, Environmental Management, Finance, Law, Management, Marketing, Production Engineering, Safety Engineering, Social Sciences, Sociology, Transport Management
Faculty : Transport Automotive Engineering, Computer Science, Railway Engineering, Road Engineering, Transport and Communications, Transport Management
Institute : Physics Physics

General information

Alternative names Politechnika Slaska w Gliwicach
Founded 1945
Accreditation Ministry of Science and Higher Education; Polish Accreditation Committee

Location and contacts

Address ul. Akademicka 2A
Gliwice, Śląskie, 44-100
City population 174,000

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