UNIVERSITY OF BIELSKO-BIALA - UNIVERSITY FOR YOU!
Faculty: Humanities and Social Sciences
 
Level of studies: Bachelor studies
 
Language: English
 
Our Business Spanish 
course has been created with the support of the Norway Grants as part of the project called “Modern scientific and economic tools in Central-European region”. Public consultation with employers has been carried out in which, apart from the theoretical knowledge, the following skills of graduates have been stressed: communicative skills, self-presentation, business correspondence management, etiquette and awareness, and even punctuality. Such skills are often defined as “soft competences” by employment specialists. Also, a wide knowledge of the broadly defined cultural issues of trading partners’ countries is valued. Our graduates will demonstrate a C1 command of Spanish (Effective Operational Proficiency), be a well-trained philologist – with the knowledge of Spanish and Spanish-American Literature, Linguistics, Cultural Studies, Business Spanish and oral and written translation. Moreover, they will have posessed the basic knowledge of the following aspects: business, marketing, trade, management, international business culture, etc.
 
 
Employment prospects
 
Our graduates will be able to handle business correspondence, as well as negotiate in Spanish. They will be trained to translate business documents from Spanish to Polish and vice versa (orally and in writing). They will be dynamic, communicative, creative and cooperative. They will have the knowledge necessary to work as an assistant or translator in international corporations and domestic companies trading with Spanish-speaking countries.
 
Our strong points:
We are the only public university in Podbeskidzie region;  we offer courses free of charge; we guarantee solid and thorough education in both theoretical and practical aspect
Our staff members are experienced teachers, tutors and Spanish native speakers
We offer our students a complete first cycle course with BA diploma, and we are planning to open a postgraduate course in 2016/2017
Our university allows you to study or serve internships at Spanish universities in León, Vigo, Santiago de Compostela, Cáceres and Tarragona.
 
Classes
 
Our offer includes about 600 hours of different subjects to chose from, enabling the students to shape their academic career:
 
YEAR ONE
 
First semester
Introduction to linguistics
History of The Spanish-speaking countries
Latin
Descriptive grammar of Spanish
Intellectual Property Rights and Work Safety
Practical Spanish - grammar exercises, writing, speaking
Information technology (IT) 
Physical Education 
English Language 
 
Second semester
Descriptive grammar of Spanish 
Practical Spanish - grammar exercises, writing, speaking
Introduction to literature 
Culture and civilization of the Spanish-speaking countries
Modern trends in literature 
History of Spanish literature 
Physical Education 
English Language 
 
 
YEAR TWO
 
Third semester
History of Spanish literature 
Spanish in Tourism 
Elements of marketing 
Descriptive grammar of Spanish 
Practical Spanish - grammar exercises, writing, speaking
Studies in acquisition and language learning 
English Language 
Portuguese Language 
Elements of savoir vivre for translators 
Modern Latin America 
 
Fourth semester
Descriptive grammar of Spanish 
Practical Spanish - grammar exercises, writing, speaking
Translation - theory and practice 
English Language 
Business negotiations 
History of Spanish-American literature 
Spanish business language 
Portuguese Language 
 
 
YEAR THREE
 
Fifth semester
History of Spanish-American literature 
Spanish business language 
Professional practice 
Practical Spanish - grammar exercises, writing, speaking
Digital Literature 
Portuguese Language 
Psychology in Management 
Sources of Latin American Cultures 
Diploma seminar in linguistics/literary
 
Sixth semester
History of the Spanish language with elements of historical grammar
Business communication (in Spanish)
Practical Spanish - grammar exercises, writing, speaking
Practical Studies in Spanish – Economic
Translations
Multicultural Issues in Literature
Diploma seminar in linguistics/literary
 
 
Student training
 
In the course of study our students serve internships in international companies, travel agencies, etc. They can also serve internships in Spain during their participation in the Erasmus programme.
 
 
 

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25 April 2017
Erasmus+ team keeps exploring the Silesian region around Poland.

This time team has visited Pszczyna city and castle museum, as well as famous bisons' park.

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25 April 2017
Happy to announce that our new tradition of International Dinners is very successful!

This time the name of the dinner was "Easter dinner", due to the forthcoming Easter celebration in Poland. However, as International team, we are happy to cook and try all dishes from all countries.

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