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Study catalog

Basic information

Language of instruction

German, Polish


2 years

Faculty of Humanities


Education profile: General academic

ECTS guidebook


Offered major: Teacher Training Programme

Characteristics of the programme:

Graduate of the 2nd cycle studies can work as a German teacher in education at every level thanks to fluency in German and excellent methodological and pedagogic preparation. The complementary studies expand the students’ knowledge about the didactics of German language in secondary education, enriching their knowledge about the culture, literature and media of the German speaking countries as well as pragmatic linguistics and translation.

General description of the programme

The faculty of Germanic Studies equips its graduates with the fluency in German both in speech and in writing (level C2 for II degree studies) enables them to obtain general knowledge and skills in humanistic subjects and prepares them to practice the future profession based on chosen specialization.

General description of the specialization

Teacher Training Programme beside a thorough knowledge about German language and language learning subjects assumes learning second foreign language – Swedish, English etc.

Admissions criteria

Candidate applying for admission has knowledge, skills, and social competencies necessary to take up education at 2nd cycle studies in this degree programme.

The candidates who obtained the Bachelor’s degree diploma in German studies or applied linguistics and have the relevant teaching qualifications in line with the ministerial requirements may apply for admission to studies.

The graduates of 1st cycle studies at the University of Silesia will be admitted in the first place.

If the expected limit of places has not been filled after admitting all graduates of the University of Silesia, the candidates who completed the 1st cycle studies at other universities will be admitted.

Candidates from other universities will be subject to competitive admission based on Bachelor’s degree diploma grades. In the case of candidates who obtained the same grade on the Bachelor’s degree diploma, and whose admission to studies would result in exceeding the limit of places, the evaluation of interests related to the subject of MA thesis (glottodidactics, linguistics, history of German literature, culture of German-speaking countries) will be taken into account.

If the qualified candidates fail to enrol within the specified period of time and release places at 2nd cycle studies, graduates of the University of Silesia shall have the priority in filling the gaps.

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


Tuition paid in 3 installments

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


Faculty's contact details

Faculty of Humanities

ul. Grota Roweckiego 5
41-200 Sosnowiec
32 364 09 05

Contact for foreigners

International Admissions Office

Bankowa 12, room 76
40-007 Katowice, Poland
+48 32 359 22 72
+48 32 359 22 73