OVERVIEW

Established (year): 
1968
Type: 
Public University
Main specialization(s): 
English studies
Preparatory course in Polish
Summer school
Students (total): 
25.00 thousand
Academic staff: 
2.10 thousand

PROFILE - SHORT DESCRIPTION

University of Silesia in Katowice is a comprehensive higher education institution. It offers over 70 programmes and over 200 specialisations in Art, Humanities, Social Science, Natural Science, IT, and Technology. Studies are conducted at Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctoral levels. University has 4 campuses in Katowice, Sosnowiec, Chorzów, Cieszyn.

The University provides also:

  • MBA studies,
  • The School of US Law,
  • Polish language preparatory courses.

Centre for Polar Studies, formed by Faculty of Earth Sciences and 2 institutes of Polish Academy of Sciences, has status of the Leading National Research Centre 2014-2018.

The university offers excellent conditions for studies and research. Students are welcome to:

  • Silesian Centre for Education and Interdisciplinary Research in Chorzów,
  • Scientific Information Centre  and Academic Library – joint project of the University of Silesia in Katowice and the University of Economics in Katowice.

LOCATION

Region: 
Śląskie
Area Programme Level Mode of studies Unit Language Contact
Humanities American studies Master's Programme full-time programme Faculty of Humanities EN admission@us.edu.pl more
Biological sciences Biology Doctoral studies full-time programme Faculty of Biology and Environmental Protection EN admission@us.edu.pl more
Biological sciences Biotechnology Master's Programme full-time programme Faculty of Natural Sciences EN admission@us.edu.pl more
Science Computer science Master's Programme full-time programme Faculty of Science and Technology EN admission@us.edu.pl more
Science Geoinformation Science, Earth Observation and Spatial Management Master's Programme full-time programme Faculty of Natural Sciences EN admission@us.edu.pl more
Social sciences Law Master's Programme full-time programme Faculty of Law and Administration EN admission@us.edu.pl more
Science Materials engineering Bachelor Programme full-time programme Faculty of Science and Technology EN admission@us.edu.pl more
Science Materials engineering Doctoral studies full-time programme Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry EN admission@us.edu.pl more
Science Physics Master's Programme full-time programme Faculty of Science and Technology EN admission@us.edu.pl more
Science Physics Doctoral studies full-time programme Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry EN admission@us.edu.pl more
Science Physics Master's Programme full-time programme Faculty of Science and Technology EN admission@us.edu.pl more
Humanities Public relations, marketing and new media Master's Programme full-time programme Krzysztof Kieślowski Film School EN admission@us.edu.pl more

University of Silesia in Katowice's news

Silesian Science Festival KATOWICE 2017

It is already the second time that the largest Silesian higher education institutions, led by University of Silesia, and the City of Katowice, join forces to show the whole community of the Silesia and Zagłębie region that science can be fun and to prove that the daily work of researchers from different fields can be presented in an accessible way, understandable for everyone. The Silesian Science Festival KATOWICE 2017 will last for three days: from Thursday 30 November to Saturday 2 December...

Conference of the National Congress of Science in Katowice

On 26th and 27th January 2017 the conference organized by Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education will take place in Katowice (in the International Conference Centre on 26th January and in the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Silesia on 27th January). The topic of the conference in Katowice is the career and the development of young academic staff, including their working conditions, career path and their functioning in Polish education system. The conference in...

VI World Congress of Polonists

More than 300 experts on the Polish language, culture and literature will meet in Katowice at the VI World Congress of Polonists. The meeting, which gathers teachers and researchers, theoreticians and practitioners, will be organized at the University of Silesia in Katowice on 22-26 June. This international event is an occasion for exchanging knowledge and ideas, discussing the way that Polish literature is perceived around the globe and new trends in teaching Polish, as well as making a...