ATH Welcome Point movie workshop in Science Point

Dear international students,
if you have not yet visited the ATH Science Point in the Gemini Park Shopping Centre, there is an excellent occasion upcoming to do so. Next Thursday, on 23rd March 2023, the ATH Welcome Point organises there a Thematic Event: moviemaking workshop. Besides of visiting an interesting and inspiring exhibition of the Science Point (currently, they still host three exhibitions under a common title: “To see. To touch. To understand.”: “Machines of Leonardo da Vinci”, “A mind caught” and “Colours”), the participants of the event will have a chance to acquaint themselves with a specific job in front of a camera ant take part in the process of making a Welcome Point promotional movie.
We are awaiting you at the ATH Science Point, on the first floor of the Gemini Park Shopping Centre, in Bielsko-Biała, Leszczyńska Street 20, at 13 o’clock.

Winter International Day: Holidays Across Cultures

ATH WELCOME POINT invites all students and teachers for a culture exchange meeting.

Winter International Day: Holidays Across Cultures
Kiedy/When: 19/1/2023, 11.30–14.00
Gdzie/Where: Budynek L/Building L, sala / lecture room L331
Program / Programme
1.    Powitanie gości / Welcoming address: dr Agnieszka Będkowska-Kopczyk (Kierownik Projektu Welcome Point / Welcome Point Project Coordinator), mgr Aleksandra Hasior (Uczelniany Koordynator Programu Erasmus+ / Erasmus+ Institutional Coordinator)
2.    Quiz na temat polskich zwyczajów świątecznych i noworocznych i prezentacja polskich tradycji świątecznych / A quiz on Polish Christmas and New Year customs and presentation about Polish Christmas and Easter cusotms: mgr inż. Bartosz Dębowski (pracownik Welcome Point / Welcome Point staff member)
3.    Panel dyskusyjny na temat tradycyjnych świąt religijnych i świeckich w krajach pochodzenia gości z zagranicy / Discussion panel on traditional religious and secular in the foreign guests’ countries of origin
4.    Zwiedzanie wystawy LITMAG w Galerii Akademickiej / Visiting LITMAG exhibition in the Academic Gallery
5.    Zakończenie i bufet / Ending and a buffet lunch

You are welcome!

Happy new year

The International Relations Office and Welcome Point ATH wish everyone a happy 2023.

Opening Hours during the Winter Holiday Period

Between Christmas and the New Year, the International Relations Office will be opened in following days and hours:

27.12. (Tuesday)        office closed
28.12. (Wednesday)   7.30 – 15.30
29.12. (Thursday)       7.30 – 12.30
30.12. (Friday)            office closed

Online lecture of the LITMAG project

Dear Students and Teachers!
You are kindly invited to the second online lecture of the LITMAG project, which focuses on a survey of East European literary magazines that expressed opposition to authoritarian and totalitarian regimes in the post-World War II period and had a significant impact on democratization and accession to the European Union.
The lecture, with the participation of top experts and specialists in the field, will shed light on the situation in the context of East European literary magazines in Poland and Lithuania. The lecture will be held in English.
The lecture will take place on Monday, 19 December 2022, at 1.00 PM (CET) via ZOOM. The official invitation is attached to this message.
Please forward this invitation to all those who might be interested in the lecture.
Agnieszka Będkowska-Kopczyk
Project Coordinator at ATH University of Bielsko-Biala


Erasmus+ project FAAI: Kick-Off Meeting has been conducted at the University of Bielsko-Biala in Poland

Applied Artificial Intelligence addresses concerns in applied research and applications of artificial intelligence (AI). During 2022-2024 the University of Bielsko-Biala will be the coordinator of the EU co-funded project on applied AI.
The receiving of the grant was by virtue of the comprehensive policy of the Rectorate of the University of Bielsko-Biala and the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Computer Science focusing on international cooperation, innovations, and grant financing of the research in the areas of science, education, and engineering.

The main goal of the Erasmus+ project “The Future is in Applied Artificial Intelligence” (FAAI) 2022-1-PL01-KA220-HED-000088359  is for students to get acquainted with the possibilities of AI systems for solving problems in management, industry, engineering, administration, and education; evaluations of existing AI systems and tools, emphasizing comparative studies and user experiences; and the economic, social, and cultural impacts of AI.

On November 7-8, 2022 Kick-off meeting was held in Bielsko-Biala (Poland). The Meeting was conducted on the basis of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering of the University of Bielsko-Biala
The first transnational project meeting has served as the kick-off meeting for the project. The project's framework was re-presented and finalized, and also project management, communication, quality assurance, publicity and administrative matters were discussed.

The participants from the University of Bielsko-Biala, Poland (UBB), University of Library Studies and IT, Bulgaria (ULSIT), the University of Nis, Serbia (UNi), the University of Ss. Cyril and Methodius in Trnava, Slovakia (UCMT), University of Montenegro, Montenegro (UoM) took an active part at the meeting.
In conclusion, the participants of the meeting have declared the most important expected result as the establishment of the long-term strategic partnership and cooperation in education, research, business, and innovation of applied AI.

Opening of the Welcome Point and the workshop “Visual arts from all around the world”

Dear Students and Teachers,

you are welcome to join an official opening of the ATH Welcome Point on 30th November 2022. The opening ceremony is connected with lectures on visual arts, a discussion panel on how an experience gained abroad can influence our lives, visiting the Academic Gallery and a little meal. The program starts at 11:30 and lasts until 15:30 (see below). The events are organised as a part of the project “University of Bielsko-Biala – your friendly space”, financed by the Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange. We invite all the academic community of our university, particularily our students and employees from abroad.

Opening of the Welcome Point and the workshop
Visual arts from all around the world”
Kiedy/When: 30/11/2022
Gdzie/Where: Budynek L/Building L

Aula L128, Welcome Point and the Academic Gallery

Czas / Time Miejsce / Place Wydarzenie / Event Prowadzenie / Moderator
11:30 – 13:00 Aula L128  “Visual arts from all around the world”
Olga Veselska10 artists from Ukraine
Sefa GürbüzTen treasures of visual arts from Turkey
Agnieszka Będkowska-KopczykMax Fabiani: Slovene architect of Art Nouveau and his works in Vienna, Trieste and Bielsko-Biala
Carlos DimeoTheatre as a form of communication. Speaking about own experience as an actor and director. 
Agnieszka Będkowska-Kopczyk, Bartosz Dębowski
13:00 – 13:45 Aula L128 Discussion panel How international experience imprints your life (guests: Ruslana Ziubina, Sefa Gürbüz, David Wawrzuta) Agnieszka Będkowska-Kopczyk, Bartosz Dębowski
13:45 – 14:00 Aula L128 Prezentacja projektu Welcome Point/Welcome Point project presentation Agnieszka Będkowska-Kopczyk
14:00 – 14:10 Aula L128 Wystąpienie JM Rektora/HM Rector’s address Agnieszka Będkowska-Kopczyk, Bartosz Dębowski
14:15 – 14:30 Welcome Point, 4. Piętro Oficjalne otwarcie Welcome Point przez JM Rektora/Official opening of the Welcome Point by HM Retor  Agnieszka Będkowska-Kopczyk, Bartosz Dębowski
14:30 – 15:00 Galeria Akademicka Zwiedzanie Galerii Akademickiej / Visiting of the Academic Gallery Ernest Zawada
15:00 – 15:30 Hall 4. piętro/Hall 4th floor Poczęstunek i dyskusja / Catering and discussion Agnieszka Będkowska-Kopczyk, Bartosz Dębowski


LITMAG online lectures

ATH University of Bielsko-Biala, Department of Polish Studies and Department of Modern Languages
invite you to LITMAG project online lectures on
European Literary Magazines 1945 – 2004 in Slovenia and Italy
on October 17, 2022, at 11.00 AM.

Click here to register
and join Zoom Meeting on Monday:

The project “East European Literary Magazines 1945–2004: Testing the Boundaries and Paving the Way to Democratization” reveals creative insurgent efforts to win artistic and political freedom behind the Iron Curtain during the Cold War.

More about the lectures:



Dear Candidates,

The third round of the admission procedure for the academic year 2022/2023 IS CLOSED.


We offer you two study programmes in English:

Master of Science Degree Programme in Computer Science       

Master's Degree Programme in International Business


Other study programmes are held in Polish. Click HERE to find out more.
If you have any questions, contact us: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The recruitment periods for foreign students for our university, as per the Rules & Procedures No. 1630/2021/2022 of the Rector of the University of Bielsko-Biala of the 6th of April 2022:

Recruitment 1st round 2nd round 3rd round
Electronic Registration From 06.04.2022  to 30.06.2022 From 20.07.2022 to 31.08.2022 From 10.09.2022 to 21.09.2022
Entrance exams/preliminary interview (if required) 04.07.2022 to 08.07.2022 01.09.2022 to 06.09.2022 22.09.2022 to 23.09.2022
Decision of the Rector 20.07.2022 7.09.2022 26.09.2022
Application of Candidates From 21.07.2022 to 29.09.2022 From 08.09.2022 to 29.09.2022 From 27.09.2022 to 29.09.2022
27 July 2021
Services for Students with Disabilities

University of Bielsko-Biala takes all the necessary precautions to ensure a life withouth barriers for our physically challenged students by offering:
- the opportunity of availing of the help of a teaching assistant
- the opportunity of changing the form of participation in classes (e.g. by participation in a videoconference or increasing the permissible number of hours of absence from classes with the option of making up for them in a manner agreed with the teacher)
- possibility to change a given place / date of sitting exam
- extension of the time of examination / graded assignment.

Classes and exams take place in venues free of architectural barriers. On the premises of the University of Bielsko-Biala there are marked parking spaces, as well as appropriate facilities for wheelchairs: elevators (except for building "B"), thresholds, ramps, toilets adapted to the needs of people with disabilities. In addition, on the basis of an agreement between the University authorities and the Bielsko-Biała City Hall, students with physical disabilities are transported to and from the University.
The library facilities are adapted to the needs of the disabled. The Library and Reading Room are located on the ground floor of the L building. You can park your car near the entrance. The lack of thresholds and carpeting make it easier for people in wheelchairs to move around. On the ground floor, next to the reception desk, there is a toilet adapted for the disabled.

The Reading Room has a workstation for the disabled, provided with a 23-inch screen that enables easy enlargement of the text, a keyboard adapted for the blind and partially sighted (contrasting colours, capital letters and Braille characters), as well as headphones. IVONA Text-to-Speech software has also been installed.
The library has an on-line Prolib catalogue containing bibliographic descriptions of all collections available in the library. Books available at the Lending Department can be ordered remotely. In the university network, the Library's readers have access to full-text Polish and foreign-language databases. You can log in to the databases on the EBSCO platform from outside the university network. The access password can be obtained by the readers by phone from Monday to Friday from 8.00 a.m. to 3.00 p.m. (telephone number 33 82 79 272) or by sending a request to the following email address: Disabled readers are served first. Library staff are available to assist in finding and delivering library materials. Authorised persons can collect books from the library on behalf of a disabled person. An appropriate document template can be downloaded from the Library website.

The support system of the University of Bielsko-Biala meets the needs of students with disabilities in terms of architectural accessibility, adaptation of forms of education and supporting technologies.The Rector's plenipotentiary provides consultations for students with disabilities. If you have a question, call us on +48 33279434 or write to us:

More info in Polish: read more>
24 February 2021
Partner Institutions and Projects

Image by Gerd Altmann via Pixabay

The University of Bielsko-Biala cooperates with many academic centres and research institutes all over the world to build partnerships to help better the experience for students. The number of bilateral agreements is growing rapidly each year. We currently have over 100 Erasmus+ agreements in the EU and beyond, as well as about 50 bilateral agreements covering scientific and educational cooperation with foreign partners.

Erasmus+ agreements
Bilateral agreements



Erasmus+ Strategic Partnerships  
Social Skills in Blended Learning for Better Student Achievement

YETI - Young Entrepreneurial Teachers Initiative
Innovations for Big Data in a Real World –  iBIG World
NICE – Network for Inter-Institutional Cooperation in Entrepreneurial Education

PIETE – Partnership for Initial Entrepreneurship Teacher Education

Citizens, Equality, Rights and Values programme (CERV)
LITMAG - Testing the Boundaries and paving the way to democratization. East European Literary Magazines 1945 – 2004

International Visegrad Fund
Cooperation in promoting the directions of cultural tourism and cultural heritage in Ukraine and the V4 countries

Iceland, Lichtenstein, Norway grants

Citizen journalism for enhancement of regional development. Development of the interdisciplinary curricula and implementation of teaching innovations (1/3/2022 – 29/2/2024)


Erasmus+ Strategic Partnerships 
GPSV – Geometrical Product Specification and Verification as toolbox to meet up-to-date technical requirements
Find your inner inventor

The POWER Structural Funds
Invest in yourself it is never too late. The model of increasing the access of people aged 50+ to various forms of lifelong learning

Visegrad Fund
Corporate social responsibility Academy in V4 – Universities for society
Cross-border Bees in V4 Countries – Building of Educational Entrepreneurship Start-ups in V4 Group

To find out more about projects contact Science and External Cooperation Office
that reports directly to the Vice-Rector for Science and External Cooperation. Its main tasks are:
  • cooperation with the university's basic units in the task of planning, coordinating and reporting on research and development and scientific cooperation with foreign countries
  • preparation of the research policy of the university
  • auditing the financial merit of scientific projects financed from the state budget and transfer them to the authorities of state administration
  • providing information on existing legislation, procedures and their changes in the field of science and about scientific conferences, courses, internships, scholarships and opportunities to participate in research projects
  • coordination of work related to the implementation of university's internal grants
  • collection of data for evaluation research units in terms of scientific, economic and development of information, analyzes and to report in this area
  • assistance in the preparation of applications for scientific-research projects' funds and projects financed by the Structural Funds
  • identifying and updating data on the research potential of the University in the area of international research collaboration,
  • assistance in establishing and maintaining relationships and collaborative research with foreign institutions (bilateral agreements besides Erasmus+ IIA)
  • coordinating the matters relating to staff visits abroad.
Contact information of the Science and External Cooperation Office:

     ul. Willowa 2
     43-309 Bielsko-Biała
     building L, room: 311 (3rd floor)
     tel.: +48 (33) 82 79 330 or 445
     fax: + 48 (33) 82 79 201

Katarzyna Dudek, MSc
head of the office

Ewa Sobiecka, MSc

Maria Kamińska, MA
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22 February 2021
Course Cataloge in Russian
Are you a speaker of the Russian language? This course catalog will help you to pick up a study programme that fits your interest. Bear in mind that the courses are held in Polish except for MA in International Business and MSc in Computer Science that are held in English.  read more>
17 February 2021