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ATH at the 15th Conference "International Students in Poland 2022"


Dr Agnieszka Będkowska-Kopczyk represented ATH University of Bielsko-Biala at the 15th Conference "International Students in Poland 2022" (PL: XV Konferencja Studenci Zagraniczni w Polsce 2022), held in Wrocław from 30/3/2022 to 1/4/2022. She had a talk at a session "University open to the world. Challenges, tools and good practice" that was co-organized by IROs Forum and Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange (NAWA). The conference was organized within the "Study in Poland" programme by the Conference of Rectors of Academic Schools in Poland (CRASP), Perspektywy Foundation and Wrocław University of Environmental and Life Sciences.

NICE Project Meeting




On the 22th and 24th March this year, a project meeting was held at the University of Bielsko-Biała as part of the NICE project - Network for Inter-Institutional Cooperation in Entrepreneurial Education, implemented under the Strategic Partnerships of the Erasmus + Program. The meeting was attended by partners from the Technical University of Ostrava, Ostrava, Czechia (the project coordinator), the Technical University of Košice, Košice, Slovakia, and the Óbuda University, Budapest, Hungary. The main goal of the project meeting was to develop the rules and topics of the competition in the field of entrepreneurship development addressed to the group of students of partner secondary schools participating in the project.


The project group

David Wawrzuta: a Polish student of sociology from Australia




Listen to an interview with David Wawrzuta!

20 years old, who was born in Newcastle, Australia and emigrated to Poland, near Bielsko-Biala in 2018. He studies sociology at the ATH University of Biesko-Biala. In February 2022 he joined our International Relations Office helping Erasmus+ students and full-time students from abroad. Many of you have already met him in the room 402 in the building L at Willowa 2.

The interview is about his Australian life experience and cultural differences between Poland and Australia. 🇦🇺 🇵🇱

WHEN: Wednesday, 30.03.2022, 18:30-19:00
WHERE: Radio Agora, Klagenfurt, Austria; Livestream: https://www.agora.at/livestream

The interview is held by dr Agnieszka Będkowska-Kopczyk for her radio show called Stičišče slovanskih kultur / Treffpunkt slawische Kulturen / Interface of Slavic cultures.

Find out more about the radio show HERE

 

USOS payment for the student dormitory

Dear students, this guide has been prepared to help you pay your monthly rent and deposit for the student dormitory. In case you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us.

How to log into USOS and pay your monthly rent for the student dormitory 

From the 28th of March, lectures will be held on campus!

📢 A T T E N T I O N 📢 From the 28th of March, Monday, the University of Bielsko-Biala will be realizing all lectures, classes, tests, and examinations on campus 🎓, with the exception of master degree lectures, which will continue to be held in the online form.

😷 The necessity of wearing a face mask covering both your nose and your mouth, as well as the necessity of social distancing while on campus, will be decided only by government regulations on this matter.

e-CET – e-Courses for English Teachers up-date and plans




As part of the e-CET project, which is currently developed by the employees of the Institute of Modern Languages ​​at our University, a training session in a hybrid formula will be organized shortly for the teachers of English who wish to take part. The training sessions are aimed at validating materials created in the first three phases of the project’s implementation. More information regarding the training course is to be released soon. HERE you can find more information regarding the project along with contact data to the project coordinator dr Elwira Lewandowska.

New Erasmus+ Project at our University


 
2022 to be another successful year for Erasmus+ Projects at the Institute for Modern Languages – Social Skills in Blended Learning for Better Student Achievement (KA220-SCH-AB540773) is a 3-year Erasmus+ funded initiative aimed at developing various online tools for teachers aimed at increasing the level of Transversal Skills development in an online teaching and learning environment. The consortium of 7 project partners from Belgium, Cyprus, Finland, Hungary, Slovakia, Romania and Poland. HERE you can find more information regarding the project along with contact data to the project coordinator dr Elwira Lewandowska.

Cooperation with University of Sopron, Hungary


Habil. Dr. László Varga associate professor and the dean of Benedek Elek Faculty of Pedagogy at the #UniversityofSopron, Hungary, gave an on-line guest lecture on „Early Childhood Neuropedagogy – Golden 3000 Days” at the Department of Pedagogy. Thank you dr Małgorzata Jopek-Bizoń for initiating promising cooperation between #UniversityofBielskoBiala and #UniversityofSopron! Read more.

A message from the Student Government




➡️ A message from the Student Government
 
The Student Government of Akademia Techniczno-Humanistyczna is connect with our students from Ukraine in these tough times. We would like to inform you that among students and employees of the Akademia Techniczno-Humanistyczna there is a great desire to support you. Remember, you are not alone! If you need to talk, get help with a given matter, find out something or any other help – do not hesitate to message us. If, however, you need help, Ms Joanna Kancler is employed at the university (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.), who offers you free psychological support at certain times (you only need to make an appointment). The Student Government also makes an appeal to students from Poland - none of us are to blame for this situation, but each of us needs support and a sense of community in these grim times. If you can see that an international student has a problem - help him, talk to him, remember that we are all human.

Since the irst day of the war in Ukraine, the Student Government has organized emergency service that is located in the Building D in our university campus. If you want to join us and help, contact the Chairman of the Student Government Nikodem Słowiński (+48797769096). Together we are greater than each of us alone!

More: https://www.facebook.com/samorzad.ath

Welcome new incoming students!


Dear Students,

welcome to our ATH University of Bielsko-Biala! We begin the Orientations Days tomorrow, that is,
on Monday, the 21st of February. Click here for the Program.

We are looking forward to seeing you!
Your IROs Team 
 

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

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)

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

Katarzyna Dudek, MSc
head of the office
e-mail: 
kdudek@ath.bielsko.pl

Ewa Sobiecka, MSc
e-mail: esobiecka@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