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Study catalog

Basic information

Language of instruction

Polish

Duration

3 years

Faculty of Humanities

Katowice

Education profile: General academic

ECTS guidebook

Description

Offered majors:

  • Culture and Communication in Business,
  • Culture and Communication in Tourism,
  • Culture and Communication in Diplomacy.

When does the choice of major occur:  Second semester, commencement during the semester

Offered foreign language courses: selected by the students, in addition, course in a language from the region of the world related to the selected regional major in a given year

Characteristics of the programme:

International Polish Studies are devoted to the Polish culture in the context of cultures of European and non-European regions. The programme is addressed to people eager to learn about the world, wishing to find out about inter-cultural relations and skills in the culturally sustainable environment.

Culture and Communication in Business

  • Knowledge gained: Business ethics, business cultural predispositions, intercultural negotiation process conditions
  • Skills obtained: cooperation with international teams and managing them

Culture and Communication in Tourism

  • Knowledge gained: principles of organising trips and travels abroad, history of unique places in Poland and worldwide
  • Skills obtained: preparing a very interesting trip, making others interested in monuments and attractions of different places worldwide

Culture and Communication in Diplomacy

  • Knowledge gained: diplomacy protocol, principles of the order of precedence, presentation strategies and auto-presentations, diplomacy and consular law
  • Skills: mediations and cooperation with other diplomats, resolving each matter without conflicts

Professional prospects (graduate profile):

Culture and Communication in Business

  • Business negotiator, cultural consultant in international corporations, negotiation consultant, leader of an international team, leader of an international project.

Culture and Communication in Tourism

  • organiser of trips, tourist company director, employee of cultural institution, employee of state and private-owned tourist organisations, employee of city hall.

Culture and Communication in Diplomacy

  • Diplomat, culture consultant in an embassy or consulate, head of culture department of an embassy or RP consular, employee of Polish Institute, consultant in state-owned companies involved in international contacts on higher levels, employee of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Admissions criteria

Admission is based on the assessment of required documents submitted by the candidate (upon prior registration in Online Application System).

In the case when the number of candidates exceeds the limit of places, admission is decided by means of the ranking list, created on the basis of the grade average in the Matura exam.

A foreign candidate applying for admission should know Polish language at the level which enables them to actively participate in university classes, as confirmed with a certificate or exam conducted by the School of Polish Language and Culture at the University of Silesia.

Fees for education

Tuition fees in academic year: 2022/2023

Payment for semester
for Polish citizens and foreigners entitled to education at full-time studies conducted in Polish without paying the tuition fee.

No tuition fees


Payment for semester
for foreigners applying for studies on tuition-paying basis

Tuition paid in full

PLN2,850.00

Tuition paid in 3 installments

  • PLN990.00
  • PLN990.00
  • PLN1,020.00

Contact

Faculty's contact details

Faculty of Humanities

ul. Uniwersytecka 4
40-007 Katowice
32 200 95 12

https://us.edu.pl/wydzial/wh

miedzynarodowe.studia.polskie.wh@us.edu.pl

Contact for foreigners

International Admissions Office

Bankowa 12, room 76
40-007 Katowice, Poland
+48 32 359 22 72
+48 32 359 22 73
admission@us.edu.pl