Gliwice (185,000 inhabitants) is located in Upper Silesia conurbation. With a population of more than 3.5 million, Gliwice is the most densely populated region in Poland. It is one of the oldest towns of the Upper Silesian industrial area, existing since 13th century. Gliwice as a former coalmine center is famous for hardworking mining ethos. Nowadays, Gliwice is one of the most important IT hubs in Poland. Silesian University of Technology with 32,000 students (more than 17% of Gliwice population!), graduating well-educated software developers is located only 400 meters away from Aircom AI office. The region is attractive for recruiting qualified employees. Within a radius of 160 km, there are another 7 technical colleges that supply us with well-trained young talent.
There are 3 airports within an hour’s drive. It is also 1 hour driving to the headquarters in Wrocław (Pietrzykowice) via A4 highway. Many international companies and factories make their home in Upper Silesia, i.a.:
- Hybris Software
Worth visiting in Gliwice:
- Radio station: the highest wooden construction in Europe (111 meters high)
- Medieval market square with a city hall from 15th century
- Palm house in the Chopin Park from 1924 with more than 5600 plants