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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 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 Physics Master's Programme full-time programme Faculty of Science and Technology 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...