ICOHTEC 22nd - 27th July 2019 Katowice


The 46th Symposium of the International Committee for the History of Technology (ICOHTEC) will take place at the Faculty of Social Sciences - University of Silesia.  
University of Silesia
Faculty of Social Sciences
ul. Bankowa 11
40-007 Katowice
IMG 1955
University of Silesia in Katowice is one of the largest and most dynamically developing public universities in Poland. Founded in 1968, the University of Silesia quickly established a reputation as a vibrant academic institution and an important interdisciplinary research hub. With a tradition of launching new programmes to best meet the needs of rapidly changing labor markets, the University of Silesia offers students a variety of programs and specialized fields of study. With outstanding research teams and well-equipped laboratories, it is an important player on the global research arena. The University of Silesia actively participate in European Commission initiatives focused both on educational and scientific development, and realize projects within the frame of programmes such as Erasmus+ and Horizon 2020.
IMG 0031


Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Silesia, is located in the center of Katowice on ul. Bankowa 11, 40-007 Katowice. It has two assembly halls (450 and 350 seats), three auditoriums (110 seats each), and a number of smaller rooms (30-100 seats). The Faculty has organized a number of international conferences, e.g., Social Policy Dilemmas (2013) or Political Preferences (2015).

The University’s support guarantees that students with good command of English will be available during the conference to assist in the secretariat.