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Study catalog

Basic information

Language of instruction

Polish

Duration

5 years

Faculty of Theology

Katowice

Education profile: General academic

ECTS guidebook

Description

Offered majors:

  • Teacher Training Programme
  • Theology in Culture

When the major is chosen: after the 2th semester

Offered foreign language courses: English, German, French

Frequency of sessions in case of extramural studies: 10 sessions per semester, on Fridays and Saturdays

Programme characteristics:

Programme: theology conducted at the Faculty of Theology of the University of Silesia in Katowice constitutes a classical realization of the project of theological studies, designated in the framework of the Catholic Church by the standards of the Sapientia christiana constitution. The programme is based on an in-depth study of philosophy (logic and theory of cognition, history of philosophy, anthropology, metaphysics, ethics), constituting an introduction to the proper studies of theology. Theology itself is learnt in the context of reliable historical knowledge about the origins and development of Christianity. The core of studies is formed by the Bible theology and systematic theology (fundamental, dogmatic and moral). Based on them, knowledge and skills in other disciplines are developed, in particular: spirituality, liturgics, catholic social science, ecumenism.

Major: Teacher Training Programme allows to gain entitlements to perform the profession of religion teacher in all types of schools and family facilities

Major: Theology in Culture prepares for work in institutions related to culture and education.

Professional perspectives:

  • Religion teacher;
  • Mass media;
  • Specialist archives, museums, libraries and publishing houses;
  • Parish administration;
  • Scientific work in the scope of theology (possibility of completing 3rd cycle studies);

Admissions criteria

Od kandydata wymagana jest akceptacja katolickiego charakteru studiów oraz zasad moralności chrześcijańskiej.

Dla kandydatów z NOWĄ MATURĄ i dla kandydatów ze STARĄ MATURĄ kwalifikacja obejmuje wynik egzaminu maturalnego/dojrzałości z języka polskiego oraz rozmowę kwalifikacyjną.

1. Wynik egzaminu maturalnego/dojrzałości z języka polskiego:

  • Dla kandydatów z NOWĄ MATURĄ:

Wynik uzyskany w części pisemnej egzaminu maturalnego. Jeżeli kandydat zdawał egzamin na poziomie podstawowym i rozszerzonym, to pod uwagę brany będzie wynik korzystniejszy.

Wynik zostaje przeliczony na ocenę zgodnie ze skalą:

Punkty (w %)

Ocena

91 ÷ 100

6

71 ÷ 90

5

51 ÷ 70

4

30 ÷ 50

3

  • Dla kandydatów ze STARĄ MATURĄ:

Średnia ocen z części pisemnej i ustnej egzaminu dojrzałości (ocena celująca liczona jest jako „5”).

2. Wynik rozmowy kwalifikacyjnej dotyczącej:

  • podstawowych wiadomości z zakresu religii,
  • motywacji wyboru studiów teologicznych.

Rozmowa kwalifikacyjna oceniana będzie w skali ocen od 2 do 5. Ocena pozytywna: 3; 3,5; 4; 4,5; 5, ocena negatywna: 2.

Ocena negatywna „2” skutkuje nieprzyjęciem kandydata na ww. kierunek studiów.

Ostateczny wynik postępowania kwalifikacyjnego jest średnią arytmetyczną ocen z pkt. 1) i pkt. 2).

International Baccalaureate

  • The candidate who obtained the International Baccalaureate diploma, issued by the International Baccalaureat Organization based in Geneva, are subject to the same admission rules as holders of “new” Polish maturity exam. The results on the diploma of International Baccalaureate are calculated according to the following indicators:

IB Diploma

Standard level

Higher level

7

100%

100%

6

86%

85,71%

5

72%

71,43%

4

58%

57,14%

3

44%

42,86%

2

30%

28,57%

1

0%

14,29%

In case the candidate does not submit the International Baccalaureate diploma, for the sake of qualification, the candidate is obliged to submit the certificate about the IB result issued by the appropriate institution and present the IB diploma immediately after its reception.

NOTE: If the admissions criteria for the programme assume additional entrance exams for the holders of “new” Polish maturity exams, the following factors are concerned during the qualification: result from IB diploma calculated according to the scale above and the results of the additional entrance exam.

European Baccalaureate

The candidate who obtained the European Baccalaureate diploma, issued by European Schools in accordance to the Luxemburg Convention of 21 June 1994 about the European School status, are subject to the same admission rules as holders of “new” Polish maturity exam. The results on the diploma of European Baccalaureate are treated as results of the extended “new” Polish maturity exams and are calculated according to the following indicators:

EB exam

“new” Polish maturity exam

9,00 ÷ 10,00

100%

8,00 ÷ 8,95

90%

7,00 ÷ 7,95

75%

6,00 ÷ 6,95

60%

5,00 ÷ 5,95

45%

4,00 ÷ 4,95

30%

In case the candidate does not submit the European Baccalaureate diploma, for the sake of qualification, the candidate is obliged to submit the certificate about the EB result issued by the appropriate institution and present the EB diploma immediately after its reception.

NOTE: If the admissions criteria for the programme assume additional entrance exams for the holders of “new” Polish maturity exams, the following factors are concerned during the qualification: result from EB diploma calculated according to the scale above and the results of the additional entrance exam.

Secondary education certificate, or equivalent, obtained outside of Poland

The candidate who has obtained the secondary school graduation certificate (or another document) issued outside Poland may apply for studies. The document has to entitle the holder to undertaking Bachelor studies in the country in which the document was issued.

For candidates which are Polish citizens or apply for studies on the same rules as Polish citizens, the admission procedures defined in the programme’s description apply.

Foreign candidates applying for studies on other basis (tuition-paying, tuition-free, scholarships) are accepted for studies under regulations other than noted in the admission criteria. 

If programme’s admission criteria require mark in Polish language :
The candidates applying as Polish citizens or on the same rules as Polish, which finished secondary education outside Poland, will have the mark of that country’s language taken into account instead of Polish language mark.

In the case of candidates who have a secondary school-leaving certificate or other document authorising them to take up 1st cycle studies or long-cycle studies issued abroad, the grades in the document authorising them to take up studies in the country of document issue are taken into consideration. Additionally, WKR may take into consideration the grades in external exams in the countries where such exams are conducted, e.g.: result of CT exam in the case of Belarus, result of EGE exam in the case of Russia, and result of ZNO exam in the case of Ukraine. The results of these exams shall be regarded as equivalent to Polish advanced Matura exam.

Note: If programme’s admission criteria under “new” Polish maturity exam include additional entrance exams the results of BOTH entrance exam and secondary school graduation certificate are considered.

Fees for education

Tuition fees in academic year: 2022/2023

Payment for semester

Tuition paid in full

PLN1,400.00

Tuition paid in 3 installments

  • PLN511.50
  • PLN511.50
  • PLN527.00

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

To be announced

Semestral fee will be announced at a later date.

Contact

Faculty's contact details

Faculty of Theology

ul. Jordana 18
40-043 Katowice
32 356 90 54

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

teologia@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