University of Silesia in Katowice is one of the largest and most dynamically developing public universities in Poland. Founded in 1968, the University of Silesia quickly established a reputation as a vibrant academic institution and an important interdisciplinary research hub. With a tradition of launching new programmes to best meet the needs of rapidly changing labor markets, the University of Silesia offers students a variety of programs and specialized fields of study. With outstanding research teams and well-equipped laboratories, we are an important player on the global research arena. We actively participate in European Commission initiatives focused both on educational and scientific development, and realize projects within the frame of programmes such as Erasmus+ and Horizon 2020.
The University of Silesia in Katowice gives its students a unique possibility to develop their interests, fulfil their passions and gain practical skills necessary in constantly changing job market. Every academic year we offer over 70 programmes and over 240 specializations, that are designed to help our students and alumni meet the challenges of changing reality and labor market. We provide a stimulating learning environment where individual interests can be pursued and academic ambitions achieved. The University of Silesia serves almost 25,000 intramural and extramural students and it already has 250,000 proud alumni, among which there are outstanding personalities in many fields. Our community consists also of more than 2,000 teachers and researchers.
If starting studies is an investment, we can assure you that investment in the University of Silesia will pay off whatever your scientific and professional aspirations are.