FAQ

What the steps I should follow to apply to your university?
In general the procedures are following: you have to register in the Online Application System, provide personal data, and choose the programme you are interested to apply for.
Then you will have to submit required documents and pay registration fee. Find the detailed description of procedures here.

What programmes can I study?
You will find our offer on our website and in the Online Application System.

What is the registration fee?
The registration fee is EUR 100 per programme for all foreign students. It has to be paid in order to take part in the admission process and your candidacy will be considered only after the payment is received.

How much will I pay for one semester?
The tuition fee varies from EUR 750 to about EUR 2,500 for the semester depending on the programme you wish to study. The height of the tuition fee for each programme can be found on the programme's site in the Online Application System.

Do you offer courses of Polish?
Yes - the School of Polish Language and Culture of the University of Silesia offers a broad range of such courses for students on all levels of language proficiency.

How about preparatory courses of English?
Unfortunately we do not have preparatory courses of English in our offer. The market for such courses seems already saturated in Poland.

And do you have dormitories?
Yes.

What are the dates of admissions?
The admissions for each academic year start in May and run to July. If there are still some places left on the programme, the addidional registration round may be opened. Additional rounds usually last till September. The dates and deadlines for each programme can be found in the Online Application System catalogue.

When does the academic year start/end?
The academic year starts on 1st October and lasts to 30th June. In september the make-up exam session for summer semester takes place.

How do you help me in visa for studies?
After you are accepted for studies we will upload the scan of your acceptance letter to your Online Application System account. You can make use of it during the visa affixation process.

Does your university offer scholarships for foreign students?
EU citizens may apply for social scholarship (for students in hard financial situation), and if you apply on the same rules as Polish citizens you may also apply for all the scholarships concerning Polish (social or educational benefit). Other students unfortunately do not have such possibilities.

However, each year we offer certain ammount of places free of tuition fee, so that even without big scholarship possibilities the candidates may study on our university. You may also want to get familiar with government's scholarship programs.

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