University of Silesia in Katowice

University of Silesia in Katowice

Top reasons to study here

  • The uniRank University Ranking – 2017 Polish University Ranking.
  • The only Polish higher education institution that comprehensively educates computer game developers in game design and localization.
  • The University of Silesia constantly develops itself as a research and technological development unit.

Bachelor's programmes

Engineering & Technology (1)

About

History

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.

Education

The University of Silesia is the largest public comprehensive university in the south of Poland, educating nearly 24,000 students and doctoral students, including 900 foreigners. The University provides full-time and part-time studies in over 80 degree programmes and more than 200 majors.  We teach in the following fields of study: humanities, the arts, social sciences, natural sciences, engineering and technology, as well as theology (the latter being very rare at Polish universities). 

The University of Silesia gives its students a unique possibility to develop their interests, fulfil their passions and gain practical skills necessary in the constantly changing job market. 

Research

The University of Silesia fosters humanist research projects oriented towards current social issues and demographic trend analyses, as well as tracking developments in biological and exact sciences. From local to regional, and from pan-European to global, the University of Silesia’s undertakings span the modern scientific continuum, observing, evaluating and proposing solutions. Supported by national and international institutions and consortia, multiple projects aim at achieving substantial technological advances to be practically applied in such areas as economic policy. 

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University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2022
1001
2021
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2020
801
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2022
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2021
1001
2020
1001
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2022
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2021
1232 -150
2020
1082
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

Student services

Students’ Activity Zone is university’s unit devoted entirely to serving the student communities. Incorporating among others Student’s Service Center and Career Center, the mission of the zone is not only to support the students in financial, psychological and legal matters, but also to facilitate their entrance and functioning in the labor market. Students’ Activity Zone also ensures equal opportunities in terms of access to higher education for people with disabilities.

Student Reviews

Positive Review
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Excellent Learning Environment and friendly Lecturers

review of university of Silesia, wonderful school.
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

Great university, great lecturers, excellent education.

Programme for foreign students
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

In the academic year 2019/2010, all the foreigners applying for programs offered by the University of Silesia who are not entitled to study free of charge participate in a contest for the best foreign candidates. Foreigners with the best results of the qualification procedure will not have to pay to study. This applies to candidates for undergraduate, graduate, and...

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