On 1st August 2018, for the 28th time, the summer school of Polish language, literature and culture was opened in Cieszyn. Organized by the School of Polish Language and Culture of the University of Silesia, the courses have been running continuously for almost 30 years, and every year there is an increasing number of people interested in learning Polish, the beauty of Polish culture, the richness of literature and the history of Polish country.
The International Mobility Week, organised by the Department of International Relations within the Erasmus+ programme, finished last Friday. University of Silesia in Katowice hosted representatives of 16 foreign higher education institutions from Bulgaria, China, France, Greece, Spain, Portugal, Russia, Serbia, Turkey, United Kingdom, Ukraine and Italy.
On Tuesday, June 12, 2018, the laureate of the Architectural Award was announced in Warsaw. The Jury has chosen the new headquarters of the Faculty of Radio and Television of the University of Silesia as the best project of the 2017. The Award's Grand Prix was received by the project's authors - Grupa 5 Architekci, BAAS Arquitectura and Małeccy Biuro Projektowe.
On Tuesday, June 5, 2018, the University of Silesia has signed the cooperation agreement on student exchanges with the University of Alberta (Edmonton, Canada). The newly-signed document will expand the cooperation between the universities, which is ongoing since 1996.
The building of the Faculty of Radio and Television of the University of Silesia received the Grand Prix of the Association of Polish Architects.
The jury appreciated the project by BAAS Arquitectura, Grupa 5 Architekci and Biuro Projektowe MAŁECCY for "a contribution to the revitalization of city space, sensitivity and creativity in the use of materials characteristic for the place - ceramics" and "for plastic delicacy that allows the architecture of different eras to coexist."
Between 19th and 21st of April 2018 the University of Silesia representatives will participate in educational fairs “Education abroad” in Kiev, Ukraine. The fairs will be held in Ukrainian House, Kreschatyk street, 2.
On Monday, 26th March 2018, the University of Silesia in Katowice was visited by the Ambassador of Taiwan, Ven-Bin Shih. The Ambassador was accompanied by his wife – Shu-Chiao Shih Chang, 1st Secretary Director Yeh-Shin Chu and Secretary Hsiu-Ya Liu, as well as Polish deputy – Jerzy Polaczek.
IROs Forum (International Relations Offices Forum) is a network of the international offices of leading Polish state universities. On 16th March 2018 over 40 experts from 14 member institutions met at the University of Silesia in Katowice to discuss the admission procedures for international students at higher education institutuions.
On 6 and 7 March 2018 the University of Silesia hosted a delegation from the University of Dunaújváros (Dunaújvárosi Egyet) - a Hungarian state higher education institution. The program of the visit included a meeting with representatives of the University authorities; our guests also visited the Faculty of Computer Science and Materials Science in Chorzów and Sosnowiec.
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 Center of Chinese Language and Culture – a research and teaching unit of the University of Silesia in Katowice – was officially opened on January 12, 2018 at Uniwersytecka 4 in Katowice. The establishment of the Center is a result of constantly increasing interest in the Far East. The event's program assumed seminars, demonstrative language lessons (of Chinese, Japanese and Korean), as well as an Asia-themed escape room.
On Friday, 12th of January 2018, the meeting with the Vice Rector of the National University of Mongolia will take place in the Rectorate of the University of Silesia in Katowice at 11:30 am.
The meeting with Beijing Foreign Studies University, a long-lasting partner of the University of Silesia, had taken place in Katowice on Tuesday, November 14th, 2017.
As BFSU is one of the leading Chinese universities in teaching Polish language and culture, primarily the cooperation focused on this area. The scope of mutual activities today covers initiatives in languages, cultures, and law.
On 18th October 2017 the University of Silesia in Katowice hosted a meeting with the representatives of 18 universities from all over the world. The event was organized within the framework of the Silesian Universities Network (SUN) Consortium, as a part of the International Staff Week organized by the Silesian University of Technology.
The opening of the new building of the Krzysztof Kieślowski Faculty of Radio and Television…
…took place on Monday, 9th October 2017 in Katowice.
On October 10th, 2017 the meeting with the representatives of the City of Hobart (the Capital of Tasmania, Australia) has taken place in the Rectorate of the University of Silesia. The meeting was organized in the frame of World Cities project governed by the Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy of the European Commission.
The meeting of the Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region delegates with representatives of Silesian universities...
...took place On 21st September 2017 in the Rectorate of the University of Silesia in Katowice.
On Monday, October 9th, 2017, the University of Silesia will inaugurate the academic year for the 50th time. The ceremony will begin at 11:00 in the concert hall of the National Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra in Katowice (Wojciech Kilar 1 Square).
From 1st to 28th August 2017 the 27th summer school of Polish language, literature and culture will take place in Cieszyn. The event is organized by the School of Polish Language and Culture of the University of Silesia. The aim of the summer school is to improve the Polish language skills of the students in accordance to their individual needs and interests. Thanks to numerous classes and activities the participants of the summer school will have an opportunity to verify and improve their knowledge of language through practice.
The University of Silesia in Katowice recently signed the cooperation agreement with National Dong Hua University (NDHU) in Hualien, Taiwan. In the frame of the agreement students and academic staff of both universities will have the chance to participate in joint exchange and research programs.
Knowing how hard is to determine the field of studies while being a candidate, the University of Silesia has prepared the U-kierunkuj się (“Find Your Path”) application. Being a multimedia quiz, U-kierunkuj się proposes candidates the programmes of studies chosen on the basis of their preferences.
The University of Silesia welcomes the representatives of the Université du Maine.
In the days of 31st May - 2nd June 2017 the delegation of the Université du Maine (France), a longtime partner of our University, will pay a visit to the University of Sileisa in Katowice.
On Friday, 12th May 2017, in the Rectorate of the University of Silesia an agreement was signed between the University, Academic Sports Association US and e-Sports Association in Katowice. As a part of the agreement, the University will contribute to creating learning programmes of multimedia-oriented high school classes.
European Economic Congress is one of the most important economic events in Central Europe. These year’s (ninth) edition took place on 10th – 12th May 2017.
On 11th May 2017 the delegation of the Liaoning Province of People’s Republic of China visited the Rectorate of the University of Silesia in Katowice.
The meeting was an opportunity to expose the activities of the University of Silesia, especially teaching of Chinese language and culture.
The University of Silesia will enter into cooperation with the University of Calcutta. The bilateral agreement between the Universities will be signed on 10th May 2017 during IX European Economic Congress, which will take place in the International Conference Center in Katowice on 10th – 12th May.