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Study catalog

Basic information

Language of instruction



2 years

Faculty of Humanities


Education profile: General academic

ECTS guidebook


Offered majors:

  • Latin Philology;
  • Greek Philology;
  • Greek and Latin Philology.

When is the major chosen: while enrolling for the 1st year of studies

Offered foreign language courses: Italian, Modern Greek

Characteristics of the programme: the curriculum of Classical Philology includes courses on ancient Greek and Latin, ancient literature and culture including the reception and continuation of antiquity in Modern Latin, Byzantine and later literature periods until modern times. Apart from degree programme and complementary classes in ancient history with elements of archaeology and history of philosophy, the curriculum also includes intensive courses on Italian or Modern Greek.

Career prospects: translation of antique texts into Polish, work in libraries, archives, publishing houses, cultural and educational institutions related to the heritage of Mediterranean civilisation, in the tourism industry and other international institutions promoting Mediterranean civilisation.

Other, additional information important for the candidate:

The candidates for Latin or Greek major are not required to know Latin or Greek. Only bachelors of classical studies may apply for the major in Greek and Latin philology.

Admissions criteria

Candidate has the necessary qualifications and competencies to continue education at 2nd cycle studies in this degree programme, confirmed with a degree diploma.

Admission criteria: competitive admission based on diploma grades. For the graduates who completed the 1st cycle studies in Classical Studies, the diploma grade will be multiplied by 1.5.

In the case of candidates from other degree diplomas (related disciplines), the decision on qualification to the admission process is taken by the admission committee based on the analysis of obtained learning outcomes and curriculum of completed studies.

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. Uniwersytecka 4
40-007 Katowice
32 200 93 16

Contact for foreigners

International Admissions Office

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