Academy of Silesia

Artistic, Technical, Medical fields of study
Katowice, Poland

Erasmus+ programme

Required documents Application procedure 2024/2025

The students who would like to study in Academy of Silesia within Erasmus+ Programme should be nominated by the international office of their universities. Please nominate the students including the following information and sending it to

  • name and surname of the student
  • date and place of birth
  • email address
  • subject area
  • level of study
  • proposed period of stay (indicate the term please)

Once the students are nominated they should follow the application procedure

Application deadline:
spring term: 15th November
winter term: 15th May


  • Application form
  • Transcript of records
  • A copy of passport (EU members can send a copy of ID card)
  • online learning agreement
  • A copy of EHIC card – however, it is strongly recommended to buy an extra insurance as the card does not cover all the necessities

All the documents should be signed where necessary, scanned and send via email to

Required documentsSemester dates

Spring term: usually lasts from the end of February till the middle of June + examination period (till the beginning of July)

Winter term: usually lasts from the beginning of October till the end of January + examination period (till the middle of February)

Required documentsacademic calendar

Required documentsLanguage requirements

All the students who would like to study within Erasmus+ Programme in Academy of Silesia should meet the following language requirements: English B2 or Polish B2

Required documentsCourse Catalogue 2024/2025

Language of instruction of all the subjects: English

Architecture - Bachelor's degree programArchitecture - Bachelor's degree program

Interior Design - Bachelor's degree programInterior Design - Bachelor's degree program

Interior Design - Master's degree programInterior Design - Master's degree program

Civil Construction - Bachelor's degree programCivil Construction - Bachelor's degree program


Fashion DesignFashion Design

Graphic DesignGraphic Design

Medicine - Uniform master's studiesMedicine - Uniform master's studies


Required documentsGrading system

Academy of Silesia grading system

  • 5,0 (A) – excellent/very good
  • 4,5 (B) – fairly good
  • 4,0 (C) – good
  • 3,5 (D) – satisfactory plus
  • 3,0 (E) – satisfactory
  • 2,0 FX unsatisfactory (fail) (the student is allowed to retake an exam)
  • 2,0 F unsatisfactory (fail) (the student is NOT allowed to retake an exam)

Pass: 3,0 – 5,0
Fail: 2,0

Required documents VISA

No visa is required from the (EU) and European Economic Area (EEA) member countries. All citizens of non-EU/EEA member countries who wish to study in Poland are required to obtain a Polish visa prior to their arrival to Poland.

Required documentslegalization of stay

Legalization of stay: Students who are going to stay in Poland for longer than 3 months should obtain a temporary residence permit at the Silesian Voivodeship Office.

Silesian Voivodeship Office
Department for Citizenship and Foreigners

Address: Katowice, ul. Jagiellońska 25
Phone: +48/32/207 73 27

You can find more information here:

To get more information about staying in Poland visit the Ministry of Foreign Affair’s website:

Required documentsInsurance and healthcare

All exchange students should take out health insurance for the whole period they are going to stay abroad.

If you are an EU citizen, you are obliged to have an EHIC card.

If you are not an EU citizen, you should purchase health insurance prior to your arrival to Poland and it should be valid during the entire stay. Otherwise you should apply for public health insurance (Polish National Health Fund - NFZ) – it is only possible after arriving in Poland ( link - scroll down for English!)

All exchange students should get an extensive insurance plan when still in the home country and send it to the Incoming Officer before her/his mobility starts.

Every exchange student should have:

  • private health insurance plan (of student’s choice) covering at least out- and in-patient treatment, civil liability and repatriation for the whole mobility period (EU citizen - additionally EHIC card)
  • personal accident insurance.

Detailed information about healthcare in Poland can be found on the website of the National Health Fund

More information about healthcare in Poland:

Required documentsHousing


Required documentsPUBLIC TRANSPORT

link to the public transport operator in Silesia:

an app of the public transport operator:

a commercial app for finding transport connections and checking timetables:

Required documentsUseful links

Useful links:

Required documentsAcademic Planner

Required documentsErasmus Student Network (ESN)

Required documentsStudent's guide in Poland

Erasmus+ App


Erasmus: A Complete Guide

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