Mission and Values
As a prestigious European technical university, the Silesian University of Technology hosts innovative research and development activities, and educates highly professional staff for the knowledge-based society and economy. It also actively stimulates the growth of the region and the local communities. Due to the constant improvement of processes and organisation, the university is a friendly and open place for the academic community, in terms of work and development.
The Silesian University of Technology is a higher education institution that respects the universal values and academic traditions. It is a modern and widely recognized European institution, one of the top Polish technical universities, educating the elite of the society and supporting the dynamic development of the economy with due regard for the ethical values and the highest quality of research and teaching activities. High position and prestige of the university are built through self-improvement, partnership and cooperation of the employees, students, PhD students and the social and economic environment. These conditions favour creativity, innovativeness and transfer of technologies.
Due to the fact, that the Silesian University of Technology takes part in the development of science, technology and culture, it instils the values of patriotism, civil responsibility, active citizenship, mutual respect, tolerance, integrity and fairness in its community. It also promotes respect for good practices in science. The university respects the diversity of the fields of study and differences in beliefs, in accordance with the principle of academic freedom.