History of the Poznan University of Technology
Poznan University of Technology (PUT) grew out of the State School of Mechanical Engineering which was established in 1919. Currently, it is one of the leading technical universities in Poland which has become one of the most recognized landmarks of the region and even the whole country. To a large extent this was possible due to the renowned pragmatism and reliability of the people of Poznan.
The university is renowned for its outstanding achievements: university staff are academically active in international research in determining new directions for research. Notably, thanks to a solid engineering approach, it is possible to combine theory with practice in implementing scientific solutions in daily life. This attitude is represented by dynamic and flourishing cooperation with regional industry, as well as partnerships with professionals representing different fields of high-tech studies.
Poznan, being a lively and hospitable city, with its population of more than 500,000 offers a unique at atmosphere and many attractions to its inhabitants, as well as visitors. Poznan, which is considered to be the seat of Polish alternative theatre, organises famous Europe-wide international festivals, such as “Malta” and “Maski”. The historical Old Town attracts visitors with its bustling pubs and cosy cafés, creating the atmosphere of an old university town nestled among the fascinating medieval buildings.
The convenient location of the city in the geographical centre of Europe along with an up-to-date infrastructure (airport, railways and motorway) make Poznan easily accessible from any location.