European programmes

The University of Bielsko-Biala participates in different kinds of projects within European programmes well-known across the Europe. 
Detailed information about the exact projects can be found at:



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ERASMUS+ is a special programme proposed by European Commission designed to enable people to stimulate learning experiences and help to develop the education and training sector along Europe. There are four sub-programs funded by the Commission and they cover different levels of education and training: Comenius for schools, Erasmus+ for higher education, Leonardo da Vinci for vocational education and training, Grundtvig for adult education. 
The Erasmus+ Programme (EuRopean Community Action Scheme for the Mobility of University Students) was established in 1987 and since that year developed widely internationally. It was named after the Dutch philosopher Desiderius Erasmus of Rotterdam. Name of the Programme (Erasmus+) also matches with the extended name in the brackets above. 
Since the establishment nearly three million Europeans have participated in the programme.
The University of Bielsko-Biala sends and receives students for study period and practical palcements. The period of study can last for the semester or a whole academic year. Placements last for minimum 3 months up to 12 month within the same academic year. Staff Training Assignment and Staff Teaching Assignment are two projects for staff exchange. Normally outgoing staff and students receive grant.



Scholarship and Training Fund

Countries: Norway, Iceland and Lichtenstein have offered to Poland financial aid under common name Norwegian funds. This grant was given to Poland to be used between years 2004-2009 to reduce social and economic differences among the European labor market. Special support was also given to the area of the education known as the Scholarship and Training Fund (STF), to establish and tighten educational contacts between Poland and countries mentioned above. Budget of 90% was given from STF countries; the rest was covered by the Polish State budget. The budgeting has finished in 2011, however a new phase is expected to be started in 2013.


sfp7th Framework Programme

Wide range of the Framework Programmes for Research and Technological Development were developed as a funding programme by European Union to promote, support and encourage researching and technological development. Abbreviations for Frameworks Programmes vary from FP1 to FP8. At this very moment project FP7 is implemented. It had started in 2007 and it will last until 2013. The funding is growing for each Framework. 


Human Capital Programme

Programme was implemented by European Union in 2007 and intended for Poland. It will be running until 2013 and will try to help to increase the employment rate and reduce social differences within the country. The special emphasis is shown to make public administration service easier and more quality, to improve professional activity of the individuals, to popularize the educational system. European Union finance 85% of the activities, 15% has to be provided by the national budget.


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29 November 2020
The latest Covid-19 measures at the University of Bielsko-Biala
Dear International Students,

the Rector of the University of Bielsko-Biala issued an order to continue distance teaching and learning mode until January 10, 2021. This applys to all courses including specialist laboratories and exercises. Please check your mailbox at MS Teams for updates.

In order to ensure your safety, we wish to remind you of the key rules during the COVID-19 pandemic here.

If you feel sick, call a doctor and stay home! 24-hour telephone line will inform you how to deal with SARS-CoV-2 virus: 800 190 590 (for Polish telephone cards) and for foreign telephone cards +48 800 190 590 (for English press 6).

If you feel worrid abut the coronavirus, contact your Erasmus+ coordinator and/or our IRO via e-mail:

Stay safe, everyone!  Wear a mask, wash and disinfect your hands, keep your physical distance!


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24 November 2020
Solidary with Belarus - NAWA Scholarships
The University of Bielsko-Biala cordially invites academic staff and students from Belarussia!

Together with the Conference of Rectors of Academic Schools in Poland (CRASP), NAWA is going to carry out three support measures dedicated to the Belarusians on behalf of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education. The measures are: ‘Solidary with Students,’ ‘Solidary with Scientists’ and ‘Solidary with Teachers'.

Please see the following information:

Information for scientists

Information for students

Please contact us, if you wish to work or study at the University of Bielsko-Biala!

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