UNIVERSITY OF BIELSKO-BIALA - UNIVERSITY FOR YOU!

Our assistance:

Coordinator/academic supervisor 
- the university provides assistance of a coordinator/academic supervisor for foreign students. The students will be guided through the learning/training process before and during the stay at the University of Bielsko-Biala.  It is advisable to contact a coordiantor from the faculty a students would like to appply at in order to settle a proper learning/training agreement.

Center of International Exchange - before student's arrival the officers from CIE help in all administrative issues and after arrival always suppors and guide foreign students through the necessary procedures.  The Academic Exchange Office is situated on the fourth floor in building L at the university's campus and welcomes you every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 11:00 - 14:00 am.

Buddy-student -  a student from the university's Buddy-system programme contacts him/her usually by e-mail in order to get to know each other and then assists in settling down and arranging necessary formalities. The students can also turn to their buddy-student for help and advice during the semester.

Temporary Residence Permit:

EU/EEA citizens - for stay up to 3 months no legalization of stay will be necessary. For stays exceeding 3 months, an EU citizen will have to obtain a temporary residence permit (Karta tymczasowego pobytu obywatela UE). This document is issued by the Department of Citizens Affairs of the Voivodeship Office (province administration). 

Non-EU/EEA citizens - visa is required: the short-term visa entitles to stay in Poland up to 3 months, the long-term visa - up to 1 year. The visa can be extended only once. That is why it is necessary to apply for a visa in a consulate for the whole planned period of study/training in Poland.


Health Care:

EU/EEA citizens - a student from a EU/EEA country is entitled to free health care on the basis of the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC). He/she will receive health services at health care providers who have concluded a relevant contract with NFZ Fund (NFZ - Narodowy Fundusz Zdrowia. The National Health Fund - institution, which is responsible for assuring health services for insured persons).
Non-EU/EEA citizens - the students from the non-EU/EEA countries should purchase health insurance in their home country, before departure.
More useful information about medical care in Poland.


Student ID card

- (legitymacja studencka) is issued for every student by each Dean's Office. The card gives a discount for trains and bus tickets and for entrances (to museums, cinemas, galleries etc.) and it is valid for one semester, then it must be extended at the Dean's Office.

 

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30 October 2020
The Vice-Rector's Welcome Address At the virtual welcome day, Vice-Rector Izabela Rajzer delivered a speech for the international students of the UBB. Have a look!



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30 October 2020
Eclipses and shadows A painter and singer, Magdalena Łazar-Massier presents her works at the University Academic Gallery. The virtual opening of the exhibition entitled "Eclipses and shadows" took place during the University Senate meeting on October 27. The exhibition will be open until 20 November 2020.

Magdalena Łazar-Massie shows us mainly nocturne paintings that illustrate the synthesis of her thoughts and emotions related to the space of the real landscape, remembered and transferred to canvas or paper in the form of a collage. Her way of artistic expression is rich in inexpressible metaphorical symbols that are a record of traces of memory related to her life.

The exhibition is curated by prof. Ernest Zawada.

Visit the exhibition here.

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