Faculties and units
The University of Silesia educates students in five cities in the Silesian region: Katowice, Sosnowiec, Chorzów, Rybnik and Cieszyn. It offers them 12 faculties and 5 university-wide didactic units. The university takes pride in being one of the few universities in Poland which have a Faculty of Theology. It is also boasts the Katowice film school, as the Krzysztof Kieślowski Faculty of Radio and Television is commonly referred to, which is one of two such faculties in Poland. The university structure also comprises two units that offer interdisciplinary programmes: the Inter-Faculty Individual Studies in the Humanities (MISH) and the Inter-Faculty Individual Studies in Mathematics and the Natural Sciences (MISMP), which have been designed for candidates whose interests go beyond the traditional education framework.