University of Silesia in Katowice: Statistics

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#918 of 14,160In the World
#348 of 2,789In Europe
#13 of 127In Poland
#1 of 7In Katowice
#79 of 1,075For Mining Engineering
Top50%For 37 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
35%
Enrollment
25,000
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
us.edu.pl
Languages
Polish;English

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate35%
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
15,193
Citations
225,097

University of Silesia in Katowice majors

by publication & citation count

Physics
4,617 / 72,282
Chemistry
4,450 / 57,189
Engineering
3,479 / 37,525
Materials Science
2,943 / 27,614
Biology
2,435 / 53,801
Medicine
2,047 / 46,355
Environmental Science
2,028 / 29,615
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
1,237 / 8,881
Condensed Matter Physics
964 / 12,417
Geology
802 / 13,189
Computer Science
793 / 9,727
Quantum and Particle physics
565 / 24,966
Botany
543 / 10,661
Ecology
469 / 6,420
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
450 / 5,611
Metallurgical Engineering
415 / 4,026
Psychology
395 / 2,383
Atomic and Molecular physics
391 / 6,283
Nuclear Physics
375 / 20,012
Geography and Cartography
356 / 2,439
Chemical Engineering
339 / 3,579
Demography
318 / 6,715
Mathematics
292 / 2,191
Paleontology
245 / 3,900
Business
237 / 1,279
Environmental Chemistry
228 / 5,764
Surgery
222 / 8,377
Biochemistry
220 / 5,074
Inorganic Chemistry
213 / 4,296
Cardiology
210 / 13,915
Computational Chemistry
210 / 3,209
Political Science
206 / 292
Petrology and Geochemistry
205 / 2,826
Zoology
191 / 967
Art & Design
190 / 554
Physical chemistry
187 / 2,763
Organic Chemistry
186 / 4,153
Sociology
184 / 242
Oncology and Cancer research
178 / 3,918
Economics
178 / 1,296

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
19902974
19913086
199241101
199359138
199459203
199574237
1996102285
1997134276
1998128392
1999150387
2000162618
2001186748
20022321152
20032981695
20042992086
20053202598
20063993436
20074343887
20085044966
20094545690
20105536803
20116338652
201267610877
201384812927
201496615360
2015105617568
2016115119070
2017108519757
2018110319640
2019109222223
2020131927782

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

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities+++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences+++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics+++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine
Engineering | IT+++
Maths | Natural Sciences+++
LicencjatAdministration, Art Education, Art Therapy, Biology, Biotechnology, Cultural Studies, Education, Ethnology, Journalism, Music Education, Welfare and Protective Services
MagisterAdministration, Arts and Humanities, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering, Physics, Social Sciences, Theology
DoktorBiology, 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

    Photo
    Grzegorz Braun
    Born in
    Poland Flag Poland
    Years
    1967-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    directorfilm directorscreenwriterjournalist
    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. Borys Budka

    Photo
    Borys Budka
    Born in
    Poland Flag Poland
    Years
    1978-.. (age 43)
    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.

  3. Kamil Durczok

    Photo
    Kamil Durczok
    Born in
    Poland Flag Poland
    Years
    1968-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    journalist
    Biography

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

  4. Marcin Wrona

    Photo
    Marcin Wrona
    Born in
    Poland Flag Poland
    Years
    1973-2015 (aged 42)
    Occupations
    directorscreenwriterbasketball playerfilm director
    Biography

    Marcin Wrona was a Polish film director. His film Demon was shown at the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival. He debuted at the TIFF in 2010, with The Christening, and was also director of the Polish television series Medics.

General info

Alternative namesUS
Uniwersytet Slaski w Katowicach
Founded1968
AccreditationMinistry of Science and Higher Education; Polish Accreditation Committee
Colorsblue, white
Academic structureFaculty 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 membershipsEUA - 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

Addressul. Bankowa 12
Katowice, Silesian Voivodeship, 40-007
Poland
City population276,000
Phone+48 (32) 359 2272
Fax+48 (32) 359 1178

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