The teaching and working places of Yanshan University European Institute (YSUEI) are mainly located in Silesian University of Technology, Gliwice, Poland.
(Silesian University of Technology, Poland)
Founded in 1945 in Gliwice, Poland, Silesian University of Technology is one of the best universities of science and technology in Poland. It has nearly 70 years of successful experience in education, R & D and industrial cooperation, and has particular advantages in science and engineering. The campus not only retains the cultural heritage over the past years, but also keeps up with the times to ensure the modernization development. In 2019, the Government of Poland proposed the "Excellence Program - Research Institute" Program according to the Scientific Constitution, and selected 10 excellent research universities which have participated in the competition of Europe and the world's top academic centers, and Silesian University of Technology was one of them.
Upper Silesia, where Silesian University of Technology is located, is one of the most successful high-tech zones in Europe. Silesian University of Technology has made great contributions to the region by transforming from traditional industry to high-tech industry, and has continuously provided professionals for local pillar industries such as IT and automobile manufacturing.
The University pays attention to the professional development of teachers and students while ensuring the quality of life. "Choosing Silesian University of Technology means choosing a lifestyle" has always been the management philosophy of the University. It has more than 20 teacher and student organizations and more than 180 associations, offering colorful campus life to teachers and students.
The Upper Silesia region where Silesian University of Technology is located has historically been a traditional industrial zone in Poland. In recent years, the Upper Silesia region has actively carried out industrial transformation and established the Katowice Special Economic Zone, which has become one of the most successful special economic zones in Europe. In the ranking of world economic zones by Foreign Direct Investment in 2019, Katowice Special Economic Zone ranked second in the world. Silesian University of Technology has now the closest ties with the regional industrial development, and boasts the richest experience in university-enterprise cooperation. The University opened the first double-track university-enterprise joint training program in Poland, which aims to support and encourage students to participate in the practice of enterprises and factories in the region during their school study, so as to sharpen their professional knowledge and production experience. In particular, by establishing intimate cooperation with Fiat, Opel, IBM, Siemens and other international well-known enterprises, the University has built and provided a platform for students to become high-end talents, and also made Katowice Special Economic Zone a highly modern region housing high-end modern companies.
Katowice features a temperate continental humid climate that transits from oceanic climate to continental climate, similar to the urban environment in the north of China. The seasonal changes create unique natural sceneries. The average temperature is – 5~11 ° C in January, and 16~19 ° C in July. Katowice is a livable place in spring and autumn without harsh or extreme weather.