University of Silesia in Katowice: Statistics

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Rank Ranking
#867 of 14,131 In the World
#332 of 2,785 In Europe
#11 of 127 In Poland
#1 of 7 In Katowice
#84 of 1,007 For Mining Engineering
Top50% For 37 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
41%
Enrollment
25,000
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
us.edu.pl
Languages
Polish;English

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate41%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (Matura) or foreign equivalent, and a knowledge of Polish
Academic CalendarOctober to June (October - January; February-June)
Enrollment25,000
Full time employee2,000
Student:staff ratio13:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
13,818
Citations
219,943

University of Silesia in Katowice majors

by publication & citation count

Physics
4,123 / 71,031
Chemistry
3,907 / 54,873
Engineering
3,037 / 35,982
Materials Science
2,556 / 26,698
Biology
2,172 / 52,522
Medicine
1,931 / 47,277
Environmental Science
1,774 / 27,852
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
1,251 / 8,554
Condensed Matter Physics
858 / 11,875
Computer Science
727 / 9,499
Geology
666 / 12,034
Quantum and Particle physics
519 / 24,175
Botany
467 / 9,295
Ecology
417 / 6,362
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
405 / 5,013
Atomic and Molecular physics
382 / 6,656
Nuclear Physics
354 / 20,429
Psychology
350 / 2,131
Metallurgical Engineering
348 / 3,695
Geography and Cartography
340 / 2,555
Demography
331 / 6,221
Chemical Engineering
302 / 3,517
Mathematics
271 / 2,146
Business
250 / 1,129
Sociology
205 / 137
Cardiology
202 / 13,829
Paleontology
199 / 3,356
Art & Design
196 / 581
Political Science
196 / 258
Surgery
196 / 8,974
Computational Chemistry
194 / 3,348
Environmental Chemistry
194 / 5,278
Biochemistry
194 / 5,094
Inorganic Chemistry
182 / 4,148
Zoology
173 / 866
Organic Chemistry
170 / 3,989
Physical chemistry
167 / 2,725
Petrology and Geochemistry
163 / 2,289
Economics
162 / 1,347
Anatomy and Physiology
151 / 1,071

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 32 86
1992 44 105
1993 62 141
1994 59 207
1995 73 245
1996 103 287
1997 138 292
1998 132 400
1999 151 417
2000 166 635
2001 187 783
2002 232 1188
2003 309 1738
2004 298 2126
2005 329 2656
2006 405 3519
2007 439 3944
2008 506 4985
2009 458 5682
2010 568 6905
2011 647 8720
2012 690 10866
2013 862 12915
2014 983 15337
2015 1072 17687
2016 1167 19325
2017 1111 20234
2018 1122 20981
2019 1130 23707
2020 1395 29195
2021 1180 31254

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students $500$500
International students $3,750$3,750

The University of Silesia in Katowice has on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

Programs Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities +++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences +++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics +++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine
Engineering | IT +++
Maths | Natural Sciences +++
Licencjat Administration, Art Education, Art Therapy, Biology, Biotechnology, Cultural Studies, Education, Ethnology, Journalism, Music Education, Welfare and Protective Services
Magister Administration, Arts and Humanities, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering, Physics, Social Sciences, Theology
Doktor Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Cultural Studies, Engineering, Fine Arts, Geography, Geophysics, History, Linguistics, Literature, Marine Science and Oceanography, Mathematics, Philosophy, Physics, Political Sciences, Sociology, Theology

University of Silesia in Katowice alumni

  1. Grzegorz Braun

    Grzegorz Braun
    Born in
    Poland Flag Poland
    Years
    1967-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    directorjournalistfilm directorscreenwriter
    Biography

    Grzegorz Michał Braun is a Polish far-right politician, journalist, academic lecturer, movie director and screenwriter. He is the leader of the Confederation of the Polish Crown and one of the leaders of Confederation Liberty and Independence. He was elected to the Sejm in 2019.

  2. Kamil Durczok

    Kamil Durczok
    Born in
    Poland Flag Poland
    Years
    1968-2021 (aged 53)
    Occupations
    journalist
    Biography

    Kamil Sebastian Durczok was a Polish journalist, Editor-in-Chief and presenter of TVN newscast Fakty TVN.

  3. Borys Budka

    Borys Budka
    Born in
    Poland Flag Poland
    Years
    1978-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    economistpolitician
    Biography

    Borys Piotr Budka is a Polish politician, member of Sejm of the 7th, 8th and 9th legislature, Minister of Justice in 2015, vice-president of the Civic Platform political party in the 2016–2020 period, leader of the parliamentary political group of Civic Coalition since 2019, leader of the Civic Platform from 2020 to 2021.

  4. Szczepan Twardoch

    Szczepan Twardoch
    Born in
    Poland Flag Poland
    Years
    1979-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    sociologistwriter
    Biography

    Szczepan Lech Twardoch is a Polish writer. He has written originally in Polish a series of best-selling novels, among them:

General info

Alternative names US
Uniwersytet Slaski w Katowicach
Founded 1968
Accreditation Ministry of Science and Higher Education; Polish Accreditation Committee
Colors blue, white
Academic structure Faculty of Fine Arts and Music
Faculty of Biology and Environmental Protection
Faculty of Ethnology and Educational Studies
Faculty of Philology
Faculty of Informatics and Materials Science
Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry
Faculty of Earth Sciences
Faculty of Social Sciences
Faculty of Pedagogy and Psychology
Faculty of Law and Administration
Faculty of Radio and Television
Faculty of Theology
Collegium of Interdisciplinary Studies
School of Management
Affiliations and memberships EUA - European University Association
EUPEN - European Physics Education Network
ELFA - European Law Faculties Association
AUF - Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie
EASSW - European Association of Schools of Social Work
EUNIS - European University Information System
EPSO - European Plant Science Organisation
CERN - Organisation Europeennee pour la Recherche Nucleaire
ECTN - European Chemistry Thematic Network Association

Location and Contacts

Address ul. Bankowa 12
Katowice, Silesian Voivodeship, 40-007
Poland
City population 276,000
Phone +48 (32) 359 2272
Fax +48 (32) 359 1178

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