The Silesian Universities Network (SUN) was established in 2010 as an initiative of nine public universities located in the province of Silesia mainly in order to promote the Silesian higher education, both in Poland and abroad, as well as to take joint actions aimed at improving the image of the Region as a big academic and educational centre. 

The Network unites universities of various nature related to: the Arts, Humanities, Economy or Technology, which together present a wide range of educationl options in hundreds of faculties at bachelor's, master's, bachelor's of science, postgraduate of PhD level. Currently, SUN consists of: 

The members of SUN wish to ensure that foreign students are offered a comprehensive organization of their stay in Silesia. Thus, they undertake joint initiatives facilitating access to the best teaching programmes and implement together the elements of social programmes aimed at making their stay more attractive. 
The planned results of the cooperation mainly relate to integrating academic societies of the Silesian province, internationalizing the Silesian public higher education institutions as well as improving the atractiveness of the Refion as a place to learn and study.  

          Representative on the behalf of the University of Bielsko-Biala:
          Hanna Lamers
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          Leader of the Network in years 2012-2014:
     University of Economics in Katowice
          prof. Wojciech Dyduch
          President of the SUN
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          Representative on the behalf of the University of Economics in Katowice 

          Edyta Lachowicz-Santos
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14 January 2021
Webinaria "Your PhD in France"
The French Embassies in Austria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia organize the first edition of the online event "Your PhD in France".

This event will take place from January 19th to February 3rd and will consist of a series of webinars. We will start with a general webinar to get you acquainted with the research landscape in France and the basics of doctoral studies, including funding opportunities. 4 thematic webinars will follow, on the following topics: Natural Sciences, Social Sciences, Health and Life sciences and Artificial Intelligence applied to Environment.

During these webinars, you will be able to listen to, meet and ask questions to representatives of Doctoral Schools in French universities, Campus France, Alumni and other important French stakeholders. If you want to know more about research in France, are considering enrolling in a PhD Program abroad or simply spending some time abroad for your research project, this event is for you! France is a world leader in scientific research and we will give you all the information you need to experience it!

 The programme of our first webinar, "The basics of research and doctoral studies in France", January 19th at 5pm, will include:

 • A presentation and tips on doctoral schools, enrollment, research opportunities, funding, etc. by Aude Chanson, head of the Research Unit at Campus France and Melike Riollet, International Affairs Manager at Association Bernard Gregory

• An interview of Veronika Leláková, who recently graduated in the frame of a PhD joint supervision between France and the Czech Republic

• A question and answer session

 We strongly advise you to attend this first session before joining any of the thematic webinars.

To attend the webinars, please register by filling this form (at least one day prior to the date the chosen webinars are taking place):

The basics of research and doctoral studies in France: 19/01/2021 

Natural Sciences: 26/01/2021

Social Sciences: 27/01/2021

Health & Life Sciences: 02/02/2021

Artificial Intelligence applied to Environment: 03/02/2021


We are looking forward to e-meeting you!

Michał Zięba

Responsable de Campus France Pologne, antenne à Cracovie et France Alumni Pologne

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18 December 2020