Kielce University of Technology
address: Al. Tysiąclecia Państwa Polskiego 7
25-314 Kielce, Poland
phone: + 48 41 34 24 444, + 48 41 34 24 445
fax: + 48 41 34 42 997
Kielce, the city where the University of Technology is located, lies in the very heart of Poland in central Europe, half the way between Warsaw and Cracow. The nearby Świętokrzyskie Mountains are one of the oldest in Europe. A hilly landscape of the city is dominated by large woods, nature and landscape reserves and attractive water reservoirs. The Świętokrzyskie Region boasts clean air and is called the lungs of Poland; 66% of its area is under protection because of special natural values. A great asset of Kielce is numerous picturesque recreational areas and 5 natural reserves spreading within city limits.
About the University. The University is an institution, which was established over 50 years ago. Yet, the first Polish technical higher education centre operated here in Kielce in the first half of the 19th century. The University wants to continue those academic traditions.
The University offers high quality education, which has been confirmed annually by ratings at top positions, compiled on the basis of the assessment delivered by employers. Many of the University accomplished alumni became owners or executives of production and services companies recognizable in the country and abroad. The successful employment histories of its graduates contribute to the success of the University.
Education. The University has five faculties: Civil Engineering and Architecture, Environmental, Geomatic and Energy Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Automatic Control and Computer Science, Mechatronics and Mechanical Engineering, Management and Computer Modelling. Those comprise 19 fields of study. From the academic year 2010/11 the University enlarges its educational offer with subjects provided in English, which are parts of the programme provided in Polish. International students can choose subjects from courses offered by five of our fields of study: Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Production Management and Engineering, Electrical Engineering. At present, The University educates over 10 000 undergraduate and graduate students.
The University is authorised to confer a doctor’s degree in 7 disciplines, namely automatics and robotics, civil engineering, environmental engineering, electrical engineering, mechanics, machine building and operation, production engineering. Moreover, it has a right to award a degree of doctor habilitated in 3 disciplines, i.e. machine building and operation, civil engineering and electrical engineering.
The University has well-equipped specialists laboratories and Poland’s only Henryk Frąckiewicz Laser Processing Research Centre. In many of those laboratories, modern equipment is used to conduct research in civil engineering, environmental engineering, mechanics, electrical engineering, automatics and laser technologies.
Facts & figures
- Established in 1965
- over 10 000 students (30% women)