Uniwersytet Slaski w Katowicach is an autonomous state university in Silesia Province, Katowice, Poland.
The Uniwersytet Slaski w Katowicach should not be confused with a similarly named university in Opava, Czech Republic (Slezská univerzita v Opavě). The University of Silesia in Katowice conducts education and research. It offers undergraduate and Master’s programs, PhD studies, as well as postgraduate, postdoctoral research – habilitation, continuous education and training programs.
The Uniwersytet Slaski w Katowicach has its origins in the Instytut Pedagogiczny w Katowicach (Institute of Education in Katowice), which was founded in 1928; at that time Uniwersytet Slaski w Katowicach was the only institution of higher education in the part of Silesia belonging to Poland. In 1950 opened Wyższa Szkoła Pedagogiczna w Katowicach (Higher School of Education in Katowice). Later, the school became united with a Katowice branch of the Jagiellonian University in Kraków, opened 1965. In 1968 on the base of thjese educational facilities, the University of Silesia in Katowice was established in its current form as the ninth university in Poland.
Uniwersytet Slaski w Katowicach
ul. Bankowa 12
Tel: +48 (32) 359 13 67
Fax: +48 (32) 359 2052
Uniwersytet Slaski w Katowicach Official Website: http://www.us.edu.pl/