The jubilee 5th UCTE 2016 Conference will be held in a beautiful historical town Krakow (Poland) on 8 - 11 December 2016. Krakow a city wrapped in legend, where time flows differently, and where every moment becomes a moment of history. For centuries Krakow was the capital of Poland, the seat of kings, drawing great scholars and artists from the whole world. It is their talents and imagination we must thank for the city's rich legacy of unique historical relics, which reflect the most important trends in European culture. For more info about Krakow please visit:
The UCTE 2016 Conference will be hosted by the AGH University of Science and Technology in Krakow:
UNESCO Interregional Engineering Conference in Technology and Education - Global Benchmarking and Monitoring, 8 - 11 December 2016, Krakow, Poland, conference and reception address: AGH UST, Krakow, ul. Reymonta, bld. U2.
AGH University of Science and Technology is at present one of the oldest (established in 1919), biggest (app. 37.000 students), and best Polish technical universities. Contrary to its traditional name, the University has a wide portfolio of education, covering virtually all scientific issues related to technical or similar sciences (e.g. technical physics, applied mathematics, management, earth studies, applied social sciences and many more). The profile and scope of education as well as research at AGH-UST is constantly changing and developing, as we are aspiring to be continually up to date with demands of the present times. THE AGH-UST is following the requirements of dynamically changing labour market, closely watching directions of changes in economy, administration and politics. The mission of the AGH-UST university is up-to-date education of engineers who specialize in many branches of technology. It is worth mentioning that many of the AGH-UST specializations are unique and they have no counterparts in any other Polish universities.
The university campus of AGH University of Science and Technology is the biggest one in Poland. It comprises 20 student hostels with infrastructure which provide space for 9000 students.
AGH University of Science and Technology employs over 2000 university teachers, including app. 500 independent scientists and prides itself in having one of the best rate of students per one independent scientist.
Krakow can readily be reached from Warsaw by air or an express rail and intercity train service (http://rozklad-pkp.pl/bin/query.exe/en?). Direct flights from some countries also exist (Krakow Balice Airport) and there are a number of direct international connections to both East and West (http://www.krakowairport.pl/en).
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