UNIVERSITY OF BIELSKO-BIALA - UNIVERSITY FOR YOU!

Admission is open


Dear Candidates!

We kindly inform you that the online recruitment for 2-cycle studies provided in English language at the University of Bielsko-Biala in academic year 2021/2022 is open. We offer you two Master degree  (second-cycle) programmes: MSc in Computer Science (part-time study) and Master in International Business (full-time study). If you wish to join our university, create your individual registration account in the IRK https://irk.ath.bielsko.pl and follow the admissions procedure.

Good luck and see you in Bielsko-Biala!



ERASMUS+ iBIG World PROJECT


The Department of Computer Science and Automatics launched a new Erasmus+ Project entitled Innovations for Big Data in a Real World (iBIG World). The project aims to join together HEIs, business in order to address the competencies and compatible job profile. This collaboration will provide innovative solutions to develop BigData experts. The project's learning framework is based on IEEE guidelines for big data in Machine Learning.

 

The project is carried out by a consortium of four universities: the University of Bielsko-Biała, University of Library Studies and Information Technology (Bulgaria), University of Nis (Serbia), and Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv. The consortium is coordinated by professor Vasyl Martsenyuk.  

 

 Find out more about the project: http://ibigworld.ni.ac.rs/


Information on the beginning of studies for international students


Most of our Erasmus+ students from Spain, Turkey, and Madeira have already arrived! Welcome to Poland!

 

 Please take note of the following information that will help you prepare for the beginning of your studies.

 

 - The summer semester begins next Monday, February 22. The lecture period ends on 14.04.2021. For more information click here.

 - Due to corona restrictions, most courses will be offered online until further notice. 

 - Our Welcome Days will be organized at the start of next week. You will be able to meet other students, learn more about Bielsko-Biala, Poland and Polish culture, and last but not least, about the University of Bielsko-Biala. The first virtual Welcome Meeting is on Monday, February 22, 18:00-19:30. To join the meeting, please use the MS Teams code and/or the link that was sent to you by Mrs. Dagmara Mika.

 - Please note the regularly updated information about the Covid-19 situation for international students.

Good luck!



Our students from the University of Madeira. Photo: ABK

 

The 2nd Admission Round - Master's Programme in Computer Science


You didn't manage to enrol on time? Do not worry!
The second admission round for the summer semester of academic year 2020/2021 has just started and lasts until February 25!

Learn about our admission procedure, register
here: https://e-rekrutacja.ath.bielsko.pl/ and study with us!
  
We encourage you to enrol as early as possible so that you can get your visa on time.

The study programme will be launched with a minimum number of 15 enrolled students.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us:
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We will be happy to answer your questions!


Our university at the "Education Abroad" Virtual Fair in Kiev


If you understand Ukrainian and Russian, meet us at the "Education Abroad" Virtual Fair in Kiev and take a look at our educational offer published in Russian!
The Education Abroad Fair has an international status and is currently the largest educational exhibition in Ukraine.

Our educational offer was presented today by the IRO's Team: Viktoriia Demchak (our trainee) and Agnieszka Będkowska-Kopczyk



 

STUDY WITH US!


Meet our great students from Ukraine in a new promotional video.
The spot is ready! Watch as on the web: ATH YouTube!

Master's Programme in Computer Science - Spring Semester Enrolment Starting Soon


The application for the summer semester of academic year 2020/2021: from 1st to 16th of February!

Learn about our admission procedure, register
here: https://e-rekrutacja.ath.bielsko.pl/ and study with us!
  
We encourage you to enrol as early as possible so that you can get your visa on time.

The study programme will be launched with a minimum number of 15 enrolled students.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us:
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We will be happy to answer your questions!




Webinaria "Your PhD in France"


The French Embassies in Austria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia organize the first edition of the online event "Your PhD in France".

This event will take place from January 19th to February 3rd and will consist of a series of webinars. We will start with a general webinar to get you acquainted with the research landscape in France and the basics of doctoral studies, including funding opportunities. 4 thematic webinars will follow, on the following topics: Natural Sciences, Social Sciences, Health and Life sciences and Artificial Intelligence applied to Environment.

During these webinars, you will be able to listen to, meet and ask questions to representatives of Doctoral Schools in French universities, Campus France, Alumni and other important French stakeholders. If you want to know more about research in France, are considering enrolling in a PhD Program abroad or simply spending some time abroad for your research project, this event is for you! France is a world leader in scientific research and we will give you all the information you need to experience it!

 The programme of our first webinar, "The basics of research and doctoral studies in France", January 19th at 5pm, will include:

 • A presentation and tips on doctoral schools, enrollment, research opportunities, funding, etc. by Aude Chanson, head of the Research Unit at Campus France and Melike Riollet, International Affairs Manager at Association Bernard Gregory

• An interview of Veronika Leláková, who recently graduated in the frame of a PhD joint supervision between France and the Czech Republic

• A question and answer session

 We strongly advise you to attend this first session before joining any of the thematic webinars.

To attend the webinars, please register by filling this form (at least one day prior to the date the chosen webinars are taking place): https://bit.ly/3b5QB6h

The basics of research and doctoral studies in France: 19/01/2021 

Natural Sciences: 26/01/2021

Social Sciences: 27/01/2021

Health & Life Sciences: 02/02/2021

Artificial Intelligence applied to Environment: 03/02/2021

 

We are looking forward to e-meeting you!

Michał Zięba

Responsable de Campus France Pologne, antenne à Cracovie et France Alumni Pologne
 

Season's Greetings


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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: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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

Your IRO UBB

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

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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