About 100 students from 22 countries all around the globe will spend their part-time studies and apprenticeships at the University of Silesia in Katowice in the summer semester 2017/2018.
The official inauguration of the intensive adaptation course for foreign students took place on February 12, 2018 at 10.00 in the Rectorate of the university. During the meeting students got familiar with how the University functions, and learnt about its faculties and individual units, as well as organizations of the University (especially the School of Polish Language and Culture and Erasmus Student Network - international student organization), the Student Service Center and the Department of International Relations (including the Erasmus Office).
The event was opened by Jarosław Gąsior – institutional coordinator of the Erasmus + program and head of the Erasmus Office of the University of Silesia. The representatives present during the opening were: Prof. Jolanta Tambor - director of the School of Polish Language and Culture, Prof. Tomasz Sapota - vice-dean for student affairs and education of the Faculty of Philology and Prof. Romuald Cudak - head of the Chair of International Polish Studies.
During the course, which takes place on February 12-17, students will take part in language classes of basic Polish phrases, as well as in seminars, lectures and meetings, which will help students to know Poland and its specificity better. The students will also visit Nikiszowiec, Silesian Museum and the city of Krakow.
The "Orientation Week" language and adaptation course is organized by the School of Polish Language and Culture at the request of the Erasmus Office of the University of Silesia.
Photo by: Press Section of the University of Silesia