The inauguration of the 54th academic year at the University of Silesia will take place on 1 October 2021 (Friday) at 11 a.m..
During the event, new students and PhD students of the University of Silesia will take the academic oath. The inauguration will feature the “Pro Scientia et Arte” awards, which are to honour the University of Silesia employees for their outstanding scientific and artistic achievements. The winners in 2021 are Prof. Halina Rusek from the Faculty of Social Sciences for her outstanding scientific achievements in social sciences and Prof. Stanisław Kucharski from the Faculty of Science and Technology for his outstanding scientific achievements in natural sciences.
During the inauguration, Prof. Grażyna Borkowska from the Institute of Literary Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences will deliver her first academic lecture this year entitled “Several remarks on our (Polish) mentality.”
You can watch the event via Facebook, and the University’s YouTube channel “Uniwersytet Śląski”.
The University of Silesia is an accessible, universal, and open university. In case you have any special needs that we can apply during the inauguration, please inform us so we can do our best to implement appropriate solutions.
Schedule of inauguration at individual faculties
Faculty of Humanities
4 October, 10 a.m.
Faculty of Social Sciences
4 October, 2 p.m.
Faculty of Natural Sciences
5 October, 10 a.m.
Faculty of Law and Administration
5 October, 2 p.m.
Faculty of Science and Technology
6 October, 10 a.m.
Faculty of Theology
6 October, 2 p.m.
Krzysztof Kieślowski Film School
7 October, 10 a.m.
7 October, 2 p.m.
International Environmental Doctoral School associated with the Centre for Polar Studies at the University of Silesia
Faculty of Arts and Educational Science
11 October, 12 noon