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Medical University of Silesia

Medical University of Silesia consists of five schools: School of Medicine in Katowice (the one that offers education in English language), School of Medicine with the Division of Dentistry in Zabrze, School of Health Care, School of Public Health, and School of Pharmacy with Division of Medical Analytics in Sosnowiec. The university is governed by the Rector who together with his Deputies and Administration Director constitutes the Rector`s Council. The Senate is the body managing the whole university. Each school is governed by the Dean, who together with his Deputies and the Head of the Dean`s Office constitutes the Dean`s Council. The Program in English language is coordinated by the Vice-Dean for the English Language Program. Chairs and departments are basic units of each school. Each department is managed by the Chairman of the Department. Clinical education programs are carried out in the university hospitals and affiliated institutions. An important part of the university is constituted by the

PhD Programmes

About

History

Medical University of Silesia has over sixty-year tradition. The University was established in 1948 as the Medical Academy in Rokitnica Bytomska. The first Rector of the school was Professor Nowakowski, a famous specialist in hygiene.

Education

The Medical University of Silesia consists of five schools: School of Medicine in Katowice (the one that offers education in English language), School of Medicine with the Division of Dentistry in Zabrze, School of Health Care, School of Public Health, and School of Pharmacy with Division of Medical Analytics in Sosnowiec.

Research

The objective is to advance this research in the BAMI project and will develop a standardised method of bone marrow cell collection, develop a standardised method of optimising reparative potential of bone marrow derived cells, standardise bone marrow preparation procedure so that it can be universally applied, standardize method of bone marrow cell delivery post AMI and conduct the first large scale all course mortality clinical trial to test if the product and delivery method mentioned above can lead to a 25% reduction in mortality.

University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2019
901 -100
2018
801
2017
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ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.

Services

Housing services

We offer accommodation for students at the dormitory located on the campus, within a walking distance from the basic science buildings in Katowice-Ligota.

Library services

Anatomy is one of the world's most famous textbooks for medical students. The book was based on the updated and revised second edition of Gray's Anatomy for Students.Wydanie Polish was translated and edited by a team of excellent specialists in the field of anatomy .

Medical services

Health insurance and emergency medical procedures insurance is obligatory for all students attending classes/clinical rotations in Poland.

Student Life

Campus life

Katowice is the main city of Upper Silesia - a historical part of Poland. The first factories, such as ironworks, started to operate in the 14th century already. In the 19th century the whole area existed as a vast country: Katowice and the Karbowo, Brynów and Bogucice estates. At that time numerous coal-mines and steelworks were established, for example, in 1804 one of the biggest steelworks, still active the Baildon steelwork was opened by the prince Hohenlohe together with the Irish engineer John Baildon. It was the first steelwork in the world where the domestic coke was burnt.

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