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PROGRAM
MEDICINE AND DENTISTRY / UNIFIED MASTER'S DEGREE
  • ABOUT US
  • DESCRIPTION OF THE PROGRAM
  • APPLY - STEP BY STEP
  • TERMS AND PROCEDURES
  • REQUIRED DOCUMENTS
  • ENTRANCE EXAM
  • ADMISSION CALENDAR
  • TUITION & FEES
  • RANKING LIST
  • RECRUITMENT AGENCIES
  • LIMITS
  • CONTACT
  • FAQ

ABOUT US

In Medical University of Silesia in Katowice, in a School of Medicine, English division studies have been conducted for more than 20 years. In 2019 year, first English division learning cycle was finished by students of Faculty of Medical Sciences in Zabrze. University has a perennial campus with a reach history, with a friendly and kind atmosphere. University campus attracts students from around the world and gives opportunity to become independent and to get social maturity. There is a dormitory in the area near the Zabrze-Rokitnica Campus, very close to Medical Units and Departments in which, mostly first and second year students decide to live. Medical campus is not only studying, but also atmosphere and tradition characteristic for a south region of Poland called Śląsk. In about 30 km distance are localized the objects with great history - cultural units for example museums/coal mines (UNESCO), strictly connected with the history of coal and silver mining in Zabrze, Katowice, Tarnowskie Góry, cultural zone in Katowice, Giszowiec District, opera in Bytom. Katowice got title of the “City of Music” because of its’ huge number of cultural units connected with music. What is very characteristic in Śląsk is its’ good communication with the other regions of our country. It takes only 1,5 hour to get to Beskidy mountains, with enormous number of  great view places and hiking trails. It takes about 7 hours to change landscape and get by the Baltic Sea. Śląsk is also popular because it is most populated in Poland, and hence it is a mix of different nationalities, cultures, traditions and religions.

 

  

HISTORY

Before 1971, the Faculty of Medical Sciences in Zabrze (formerly the Faculty of Medical Sciences) was the only faculty of the Medical University of Silesia (formerly Medical University of Silesia). Established in 1948 it consequently performed as the fundamental body of other schools.

The origin of the School dates back to 1946 when the Citizens’ Committee for Preparation of the Silesian Social Academy of Medicine made its first attempt to establish such school in Upper Silesia. Discussions held with General Jerzy Ziętek – the Vice-voivode of Silesia, assumed education of personnel for the primary health care (provided on social insurance basis), treatment of occupational diseases and launching the preventive programmes. The scientific and teaching background was supposed to be Polish School of Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Scotland and the equipment was to be supplied by Paderewski Hospital, also from Edinburgh, and financed by Paderewski Testimonial Foundation.

 

 

Future location would have been Rokitnica and Bytom while the organizational efforts were entrusted to Professor Antoni Tomasz Jurasz, MD PhD (1882-1961), founder of the School in Edinburgh. Soon after, in 1947, the project was cancelled. Changes of the political systems forced in Poland made the Foundation and Prof. Jurasz himself, withdraw from the challenge. Neither did the authorities approve of the idea, interested only in takeover of the equipment and promoting, instead of the Academy, establishment of an Institute providing specialist training programmes for the physicians.

Nevertheless, by ordinance of the 20th March, 1948, the Council of Ministers established the Medical Academy in Bytom, acting as a graduate school with a Department of Medicine including within its structures the Division of Dentistry. The first dean wad Prof. Tadeusz Pawlikowski, MD PhD (1904-1985), a  the vice-dean – Prof. Mieczysław Jankowski MD PhD (1896 - 1978).

 

STUDY PROGRAMS IN ZABRZE

The Faculty of Medical Sciences in Zabrze offers undergraduate programmes for English speaking students at the Denistry Program. The studies comprise 10 semesters and include theoretical, pre-clinical and clinical courses. The syllabus includes also a summer holiday internship. The programme has been designed to meet all the valid teaching standards. A student is awarded the professional title of a dentist.

 

STUDENTS: The Faculty of Medical Sciences in Zabrze offers programmes to polish and english speaking students at the Dentistry Program also polish speaking students at the Medical and Paramedics programme.

 

 

In the academic year 2021/2022 the Faculty of Medical Sciences in Zabrze is attended by almost 2 340 students, including 1 473 students of medicine, 745 students of dentistry and 122 students of medical rescue.

 

GRADUATES: Until the academic year 2020/2021 the number of our School graduates reached 9 258 physicians,  6 690 dentists (English and Polish Division) and 440 paramedics.

 

The faculties of medicine and dentistry have been accredited by Polish Accreditation Committee (Resolution No. 414/2017 of the 7th September, 2017 and Resolution No. 415/2017 of the 7th September, 2017).

 

TEACHING AND SCIENTIFIC RESOURCES

At present, the School comprises 44 Departments and 4 independent bodies (clinical departments and wards) in Zabrze, Bytom, Katowice, Sosnowiec and Tarnowskie Góry, as well as the Department of Doctoral Studies, the Department of Foreign Languages and the Department of Postgraduate Studies.

 

DENTAL ACADEMIC CENTER AND MEDICAL SIMULATION CENTER

What makes our University unique is the practical form of didactic classes. Working with the patient starts at third year of studies, preceded by practical experience in medical simulation conditions. The great example of competitive for different academic units didactic base is a newly created Medical Simulation Center in Zabrze. Medical Simulation Center gives  students opportunity to get practical skills of their future profession, which is the most important aspect for foreign students.

 

 

This center is equipped with modern equipment, phantom rooms with vision tracks for both the medical and dental faculty. The Medical Simulation Center in Zabrze gives students the opportunity to learn a profession in practice. The first "phantom patients" at the Medical Simulation Center begin their actual medical practice.

Tempting for English-speaking students is very quick contact with a "real patient". Compared to foreign centers, students of the Medical University of Silesia in Katowice start their practical classes very quickly, which is what they care about the most. This is a very big advantage for studying in Zabrze. Students gain practice by learning on the latest equipment with the use of modern technologies, both in dentistry and in general medicine.

 

 

In addition, students have the opportunity to comprehensively diagnose and treat the patient, thanks to the classes introduced in the field of medicine and dentistry in the subject of "Integrated dentistry". This subject allows you to look at the patient through the prism of all areas of dentistry and to choose the appropriate method of treatment, not just "moving" within one field of dentistry. Learning carried out in this way allows the future dentist to be prepared to work with the patient in a comprehensive manner.

For many English-speaking students, studying at the Medical University of Silesia can be a great start to a further scientific career. Belonging to the Student Science Club is a great opportunity to gain scientific achievements. Any research and scientific work can be successfully published in English-language journals, and, moreover, can be presented at STN Conferences in English-language sessions, which are highly scored.

 

 

DESCRIPTION OF THE PROGRAM

Faculty: MEDICINE and DENTISTRY

Degree: MD 

Length of studies: 5 years (10 semesters)

 

BASIC MEDICAL SUBJECTS INCLUDE:

Human anatomy, Biology, Biophysics, Chemistry, Histology, cytology, embryology, Public health, Biochemistry, Microbiology and immunology, Human physiology, Pathomorphology, Pathophysiology, Pharmacology

 

MEDICAL SUBJECTS INCLUDE:

Qualified first aid, Rehabilitation, Cancer prevention, Elements of gynecology and perinatology, Emergency medicine, Forensic medicine, Radiology, Anaesthesiology, Dermatology and venerology, General surgery, Infectious diseases, Internal medicine, Neurology, Oncology, Pediatrics, Clinical pharmacology, Ophtalmology, Otorhinolaryngology

 

DENTAL SUBJECTS INCLUDE:

Conservative dentistry and endodontics, Preclinical conservative dentistry, Preclinical endodontics, Dental prosthetics, Gnathophysiology, Maxillofacial surgery, Orthodontics, Dental prophylaxis in pediatric dentistry, Periodontology and oral mucosa diseases, Dental materials science, Oral surgery, Dental radiology, Oral pathology        

APPLY - STEP BY STEP

1. Register and make an account on SUM’s platform.

2. Follow the instructions and submit the application via the platform. 

3. Attach scanned documents to the application.

4. Pay the application fee of 85 PLN.

5. Once the application is submitted, you will be notified through the University's online account or your email address regarding the status of the application.

6. After the successful verification of the online application, candidate is required to send/post the printed & signed application form with original or notarised copies of all required documents to the University's mailing address (please save the original documents, and send them to us after the exam and a positive decision).

7. NOTE: If the University Admission Committee does not receive the required documents before the deadline candidate’s application will be withdrawn from the system.  

8. Once the University Admission Committee verifies your documents, you will be notified about furhter procedures.

9. Upon completion of qualification procedure, candidate's number will be added to the ranking list. 

NOTE: Candidates may be required to attend the entrance examination as specified in § 4 of Conditions and recruitment procedure for studies pursued in English at the Medical University of Silesia in Katowice in the academic year 2022/2023 (Terms and procedures of admission 2022-2023)

10. Ranking list will be published on the website once the qualification procedure is completed for all candidates.

 

 

APPLY

 

 

Candidates may apply for admission to our English language medical program on individual bases directly to the university or may use the services of the following recruiting agencies:

    • Recruiting agency for candidates from Scandinavian countries, Spain, Israel, United Kingdom and Northern Ireland, Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg - Adam Kiełpiński Tolles Consulting
    • Recruiting agency for candidates from UK, USA, Middle East countries, Korea and African countries - Medlink Students Limited
    • Recruiting agency for candidates from South Asia countries (India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Pakistan) and countries of the Middle East region of Asia - Falesia Jovial Unipessoal LDA
    • Recruiting agency for candidates from Norway, Sweden, Ireland, Germany, Arabic Countries - Boniface - Owl-Med

 

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

Candidates are required to submit the following documents to the Admission Committee:

 

  • original or notarized copy of high school diploma,
  • application form,
  • identification document (to be presented for verification),
  • 3 photos – required ID or passport photos, with candidate’s name and surname signed on the back of the photo,
  • certificate documenting English language fluency level (as specified here),
  • receipt of registration fee payment in the amount of 85 PLN (transferred to this account number),
  • health certificate confirming no objections to take up studies in respective fields – applies to candidates who were successfully admitted to the study program by the University Admission Committee,
  • Apostille – in case when the high school/college diploma was issued by an institution operating in the educational system of a Hague Convention Contracting country, as of October 5th, 1961, which waives the requirement of legalization of foreign government documents,
  • certificate issued by the Polish Superintendent of Education stating an approval of high school/college diploma – in case of documents not recognized in Poland by operation of law, issued in a country with which Republic of Poland did not sign a mutual educational. document recognition contract, or a document from a country with which Poland has the above-mentioned contract but the document is not covered in it, NOTE: this certificate is to be obtained only after arrival to Katowice.

 

All documents must be issued in English language. If the original document is issued in another language, a sworn translation into English is required.

 

ENTRANCE EXAM

Secondary school grade conversion

According to the Conditions and recruitment procedure for studies pursued in English at the Medical University of Silesia in Katowice in the academic year 2022/2023, Candidates applying for studies pursued in English who have a school-leaving certificate or secondary school leaving certificate issued outside the Republic of Poland (other than IB and EB certificates):

-          issued in a Member State of the European Union (EU),

-          Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD),

-          European Free Trade Association (EFTA)

-          a party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area or the Swiss Confederation,

will be qualified on the basis of results from the secondary school leaving examination or final examination in the subjects covered by the recruitment procedure, converted into qualification points. The conversion factors for the results from secondary school leaving examinations taken abroad for particular countries are defined in Attachment No. 1 to the Terms and conditions, the mode and deadlines of commencement and completion of recruitment procedure for specific fields of study pursued in Polish at the Medical University of Silesia in Katowice in the academic year 2022/2023.

 

Entrance examination

Candidates applying for admission to studies pursued in English who have a school-leaving certificate or a secondary school leaving certificate issued outside above mentioned countries will be qualified on the basis of results of the entrance examination conducted by the University in the subjects covered by the recruitment procedure, converted into qualification points.

Candidates will be informed through the e-mail and the admission platform about the exam, please check your email and admission account.

 

During the examination candidate’s knowledge will be evaluated in the following fields of study, as per candidate’s choice:

biology (mandatory)

chemistry or physics, as per candidate’s choice 

 

To prepare yourself for the exam please check the syllabus in the topics you choose:

Chemistry Syllabus for the entrance examination

Biology Syllabus for the entrance examination

Physics Syllabus for the entrance examination

 

PLEASE NOTE: The entrance exam will be conducted using remote method through the MS Teams platform. Make sure your computer settings allow your webcam, microphone, and speakers/headphones work on this application.

 

 

 

ADMISSION CALENDAR

First round

Deadline of registration in the system – until July 22, 2022

 

After the end of the first round the Admission Committee will make the entrance exam and then the first ranking list.

 

Second round


Deadline of registration in the system – until August 24, 2022


After the end of the second round the Admission Committee will make the entrance exam and then the second ranking list.


Exam date August 30, 2022

 

Third round


Deadline of registration in the system – until September 9, 2022


After the end of the third round the Admission Committee will make the entrance exam and then the third ranking list.


Exam date September 14, 2022

 

Fourth round


Deadline of registration in the system – until September 20, 2022


After the end of the fourth round the Admission Committee will make the entrance exam and then the fourth ranking list.


Exam date September 22, 2022

 

Fifth round


Deadline of registration in the system – until September 27, 2022


After the end of the fifth round the Admission Committee will make the entrance exam and then the fourth ranking list.


Exam date September 28, 2022

 

Admission for the academic year 2022/2023 has been completed.

We invite you next year for the academic year 2023/2024 admission.

TUITION & FEES

The amount of tuition fees for students starting education in the academic year 2022/2023

 

Faculty of Medical Sciences in Zabrze program:

  • medicine and dentistry – 55 000 PLN for year (27 500 PLN for winter semester and 27 500 PLN for summer semester)

 

ADMISSION FEE - 85 PLN

RANKING LIST

1st Ranking list for English language Dentistry Program of August 4, 2022

 

RANKING LIST

 

2nd Ranking list for English language Dentistry Program of August 30, 2022

 

RANKING LIST

 

3rd Ranking list for English language Dentistry Program of September 14, 2022

 

RANKING LIST

 

4th Ranking list for English language Dentistry Program of September 21, 2022

 

RANKING LIST

 

5th Ranking list for English language Dentistry Program of September 28, 2022

 

RANKING LIST

 

Final Ranking list for English language Dentistry Program of September 30, 2022

 

RANKING LIST

RECRUITMENT AGENCIES

Candidates may apply for admission to our English language medical program on individual bases directly to the university or may use the services of the following recruiting agencies:

 

Candidates from Scandinavian countries, Spain, Israel, United Kingdom and Northern Ireland, Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg can submit their application to:

Adam Kiełpiński Tolles Consulting


Candidates from Norway, Sweden, Ireland, Germany, Arabic Countries can submit their application to:
 

Candidates from UK, USA, Middle East countries, Korea and African countries can submit their application to:

Medlink Students Limited


Candidates from South Asia countries (India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Pakistan) and countries of the Middle East region of Asia can submit their application to:

Falesia Consultants


Candidates from the countries of the Middle East and India can submit their application to:

Gyanberry


Candidates from the countries of the Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, UAE, Saudi arabia, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, India, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, Tanzania and UK can submit their application to:

Education Poland

 

 

LIMITS

ADMISSION LIMITS FOR THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2022/2023

 

MEDICINE AND DENTISTRY 36

 

ADMISSION LIMITS FOR THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2021/2022

 

MEDICINE AND DENTISTRY 36

 

 ADMISSION LIMITS FOR THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2020/2021

 

MEDICINE AND DENTISTRY 36

 

 

CONTACT

 
MEDICAL UNIVERSITY OF SILESIA IN KATOWICE
Faculty of Medical Sciences in Zabrze
Dean's Office
pl. Traugutta 2
41-800 Zabrze
POLAND
 
Phone: +48 (32) 37 05 242
 
E-mail: 
 

Opening hours:

Monday: 9:00-12:00 and 12:30-2:00
Tuesday: 9:00-12:00 and 12:30-2:00
Wednesday: closed
Thursday: 9:00-12:00 and 12:30-2:00
Friday: 9:00-12:00 and 12:30-2:00

FAQ

Q: For who the qualification procedure is open?

A: The qualification procedure for  studies  for  fields  of  study  pursued  in  English  is  open  to candidates who have graduated from secondary school and have obtained a certificate entitling them to take up higher education in the country in which the certificate was issued.

 

Q: What language are the classes conducted in?

A: All classes are conducted in English. 

  

Q: What is the recruitment fee and what does it apply to?

A: It is a fee related to the recruitment procedure for the field of study you are applying for. This amount is determined by the ordinance of the Minister. 

 

Q: What is the amount of the recruitment fee?

A: Recruitment fee is 85 PLN.

 

Q: Can I get a refund of the enrollment fee? 

A: The University will only refund the enrollment fee if:

  • a particular field of study has not been started,
  • a double fee has been paid for the same field of stydy,
  • the candidate  resigned   from  participation  in  the  recruitment  process  before   the University Recruitment Committee had undertaken any activities.

 

Q: What are the current tuition fees?

A: List of tuition fees is available at our website Tuition & Fees

   

Q: Which determines the acceptance of documents for the qualification procedure?

A: Acceptance of documents for the qualification procedure is determined by the date of their receipt by the University. Documents submitted or received after the deadline set by the University Recruitment Committee will not be considered.

 

Q: What minimum IELTS score is required?

A: According to Polish regulation minimum IELTS score is at least 6.0.

 

Q: What size and type of photo is required?

A: A color photo is required in the following format: 35 mm / 45 mm, min. 300 DPI.

   

Q: Can I submit documents in a language other than Polish or English?

A: The  documents  originally  issued  in  a  language  other  than  Polish  or  English  should  be accompanied by a sworn translation into English.

 

Q: Where and when I have to submit the documents?

A: Candidates applying for admission to studies pursued in English submit the documents in person at the place and time designated by the University Recruitment Committee or by post.

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