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The Faculty of Architecture - History


Faculty of Architecture is an educational and research unit of the Silesian University of Technology. It carries out projects and research in the fields of modern urban and spatial planning, theory and history of architecture, revitalization of municipal areas, restoration and conservation of historic buildings, as well as quality assessment and management of such buildings. Artistic projects include interior and furniture design, functional graphics, sculpture, painting and drawing. The Faculty enjoys strong support from local professionals. Among the academic staff there are successful practitioners, whose presence enlivens and benefits educational environment. The unit is entitled to award BSc, MSc and PhD academic degrees in Architecture and Urban Planning.

The Faculty has about 80 employees and approximately 500 students. It hosted numerous events and conferences including BIWA (Interdisciplinary Research in Architecture), RMW (Region-City-Country), ULAR (Urban Landscape Renewal) or TEDxSilesianUniversityofTechnology. 

We have Erasmus partnerships with over 20 European architecture schools, including Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Fachhochschule Aachen, Chalmers University of Technology, Kopenhavens Tekniske Skole, Gazi University Ankara, Izmir Institute of Technology. The Faculty of Architecture is also a member of EAAE – European Association for Architectural Education and ECLAS – European Council of Landscape Architecture Schools. It also cooperates with organizations and institutions in many countries, e.g. with IAPS (International Association for People-Environment Studies), Internationale Bauausstellung (IBA) Furst-Puckler-Land in Germany, Romualdo Del Bianco Foundation in Italy, National Preservation of Cultural Heritage Old Halich in Ukraine.

Our students participate in international design workshops and, within the framework of ERASMUS program, they can study at 23 partner universities. The Faculty has fruitful collaboration with creative professional organizations, including, among others, Union of Polish Architects, Society of Polish Town Planners, Chamber of Polish Architects, Chamber of Polish Town Planners and local self-governments.

The Faculty of Architecture is situated in the campus of Silesian University of Technology, near the historic centre of Gliwice.

Faculty of Architecture - history


Scholarships 2020/2021
Admission 2019/2020
Art & Design Competition
European projects
ELSEVIER Awards Poland
HR Excellence in Research
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