UNIVERSITY OF BIELSKO-BIALA - UNIVERSITY FOR YOU!
 


Courses of the Polish language in the 2020/2021 academic year (summer semester):

1) COMUNICATION IN POLISH FOR BEGINNERS (60 HOURS)
2) COMUNICATION IN POLISH FOR INTERMEDIATES (60 HOURS)
3) INTENSIVE 600-HOUR COURSE OF POLISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE

1. Communication in Polish for Beginners and Communication in Polish for Intermediates: the course will start as soon as the appropriate number of participants has gathered. The call is open!

More information: download attachment
Registration via the application form: 
kursj-polskiego.webankieta.pl – fill out the form

  • 1 meeting = 2 school hours = 90 min.
  • intensive course (2 sessions per week) or extensive course (1 session per week)
  • when? Monday – Friday, afternoons (between 4 pm – 8 pm) – the organizers will try to match the dates and hours of lessons to the group of participants
  • where? University campus (building L, 2 Willowa Street, 43-309 Bielsko-Biała)
  • how to apply?  https://kursj-polskiego.webankieta.pl
If the group is interested, it is possible to extend the course (+ 60 hours).
 
The courses are run by experienced academic teachers.
The program covers all skills (reading, writing, speaking and listening), grammar issues and general vocabulary, thanks to which participants acquire adequate knowledge to build and understand oral and written statements for active communication.

The International Relations Office informs that it does not issue invitations or confirmations of admission for short language courses, i.e. Communication in Polish for beginners and Communication in Polish for intermediates (60 hours and 120 hours).

Such decision is provided only for full-year Intensive Polish Language Course (600 hours), which begins at the beginning of the academic year (see the offer below).

Contact details: Dagmara Mika PhD
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Phone: +48 33 82 79 434

2. Intensive 600-hour course of Polish language and culture: the course will start as soon as the appropriate number of participants has gathered. The call is open!

The primary objective of the course is preparing foreigners to study in Polish at the University of Bielsko-Biala.
The program covers all skills (reading, writing, speaking and listening), learning vocabulary and grammar, includes also diverse topics 
(from basic: Polish alphabet, questions about age, origin, etc., to more advanced: travel and tourism, history, culture etc.). 
 
Finishing the course should allow future students to handle both basic situations (in shop, restaurant), as well as more complex issues (roadside inspection, official letters).
Moreover the course’s objectives are concentrated on presenting the history of integration process in Europe after Second Word War, moreover to familiarize students with the most important and difficult historical and political aspects of Polish integration with Euro-Atlantic structures.
 
The course covers 600 hours of lectures:
- 480 hours of Practical language course (view details),
- 60 hours of Polish culture, art and tradition (view details),
- 30 hours of The situation of Polish political and socio-economic background (view details),
- 30 hours of Interpersonal communication, self-presentation (view details).
 
The course costs 4 000 PLN for two semesters.
 
Contact details: Dagmara Mika PhD
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Phone: +48 33 82 79 434

Information Clause
According to art. 13 of the General Regulation on the Protection of Personal Data of 27 April 2016 (Official Journal EU L 119 of 04.05.2016) The University of Bielsko-Biala informs that:

  1. the administrator of your personal data is the University of Bielsko-Biala with headquarters at ul. Willowa 2, 43-309 Bielsko-Biała (Organizer);
  2. contact with the Data Protection Inspector at the University of Bielsko-Biala is possible by phone 33 8279344 or email address This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.;
  3. your personal data will be processed for the purposes necessary to organize the Polish as foreign language courses (courses) pursuant to art. 6 clause 1 lit. and the general regulation on the protection of personal data of 27 April 2016, including: lists of participants, preparation of course completion certificates, correspondence with course participants, recruitment for subsequent editions of the course,
  4. the recipients of your personal data will be: persons authorized by the Administrator to process data as part of performing their official duties, entities commissioned by the Administrator to perform activities that involve the need to process data (operator WebAnkieta.pl), entities authorized to obtain personal data on the basis of legal provisions,
  5. your personal data will be stored for a period of 12 months in the Organiser's IT systems. Due to the nature of placing personal data in the form of an image in the media, the storage period is not specified;
  6. you have the right to access the data content and rectify it, delete or limit processing, as well as the right to object, request to stop processing and transferring data, as well as the right to withdraw consent at any time;
  7. you have the right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority;
  8. providing personal data is voluntary, however, refusal to provide data may result in refusal to participate in the course;
  9. the data provided by you will not be processed in an automated manner and will not be subject to profiling;
  10. the administrator does not intend to transfer personal data to a third country or international organization.

Additional offer

Courses of the Polish language offered by the Department of Foreign Languages (Studium Języków Obcych) of the University of Bielsko-Biala:

Read more: www.sjo.ath.bielsko.pl
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: biblioteka@ath.bielsko.pl. 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: dmika@ath.bielsko.pl

More info in Polish: http://niepelnosprawni.ath.bielsko.pl/ 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


INTERNATIONAL PROJECTS

ONGOING
Erasmus+ Strategic Partnerships  
Social Skills in Blended Learning for Better Student Achievement
e-CET

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


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


COMPLETED
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:
     Address:

     ul. Willowa 2
     43-309 Bielsko-Biała
     Poland
     building L, room: 311 (3rd floor)
     tel.: +48 (33) 82 79 330 or 445
     fax: + 48 (33) 82 79 201
     e-mail: nauka@ath.bielsko.pl

Ewa Sobiecka, MSc
head of the office
e-mail: esobiecka@ath.bielsko.pl

Katarzyna Dudek, MSc
e-mail: kdudek@ath.bielsko.pl

Maria Kamińska, MA
e-mail: mkaminska@ath.bielsko.pl
 
   
 
   
   
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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