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Thursday, February 07, 2019
The Silesian University of Technology and Asseco Data Systems have begun their cooperation

The Silesian University of Technology has begun cooperation with the IT industry leader- Asseco Data Systems. The new partners will cooperate primarily on the didactic, research and organizational levels. The agreement was signed on 6 February at Gliwice university.
The agreement will mainly be beneficial to students and PhD students who are able to take apprenticeships and internships in the company, as well as to write their diploma and doctoral theses on company related matters. Upon their graduation, they will also have opportunity to join the Asseco Data Systems team. In addition, graduate and employee internships will be organized.
- The Silesian University of Technology is wide open to cooperation with the entire socio-economic environment. The IT industry is currently the fastest growing branch of industry in terms of created jobs, as well as participation in the labour market. Therefore, it is natural that our university, while educating IT specialists, seeks out for partners among IT companies. From the perspective of a future graduate, the contact with future employer is very important alike practical development of these skills, which are necessary in future work environment- emphasizes the Rector of the Silesian University of Technology Professor Arkadiusz Mężyk.
New cooperation partners are also planning to launch joint MBA studies in the field of cyber security along with university and project management, as well as to organize projects promoting IT, including competitions and training. The implementation of joint research projects is also considered.
- Scientific units recognize the need to cooperate also with the business world. I am proud that another prestigious Polish university trusted us. Cooperation with the Silesian University of Technology is an opportunity for us to carry out many valuable research projects using innovative technologies. We are also very pleased that it will complement the process of educating students with valuable experience gained during apprenticeships and internships in the field of computer - says the Vice President of the Management Board of Asseco Data Systems Daniel Lala.
Asseco Data Systems is one of the most modern companies in the IT sector that provides products, services and IT solutions to enterprises and local government administration. The company has unique knowledge in the IT sector and several decades of experience of nearly 1,000 experts and IT specialists, which allows it to be a reliable partner in creating, developing and maintaining IT systems and specialized services.

The agreement was signed by Rector of the Silesian University of Technology, Professor Arkadiusz Mężyk and the president of the board of Asseco Data Systems Andrzej Dopierała.

Created: Thursday, February 07, 2019 1:46 PM, by: Joanna Hanak
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