English Studies at Opole University LLP Erasmus

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English Studies at Opole
University
LLP Erasmus
Institute of English Studies
Opole University
Opole, Poland
Opole - capital of Opolskie province
http://www.opole.pl/en
Opole on the map of Poland
• Wrocław (90 km) – 1 h
by train
• Kraków (Cracovia) (200
km) – 3 h
• Warsaw (400 km) – 5 h
• Gdańsk (600 km)
-7h
• Berlin (350 km)
- 4.5 h (by car) – A4
Highway
• Prague (300 km)
- 4.5 h (by car)
• Vienna (390 km)
- 6 h (by car)
Some useful data
• Population (126,000, urban agglomeration:
265,000)
• Airports
• Wrocław Airport (90 km) Ryanair to Girona,
Alicante, Malaga (in the summer only),
Lufthansa (via Munich to Malaga)
• Katowice Airport (90 km)
• Kraków Airport (190 km)
• Warsaw Airport (400 km)
Old Town
At night
Some facts about Opole University
• Established in 1953
• 8 Faculties (Chemistry, Economics, Philology,
History-Pedagogy, Maths, Physics and IT, Law
and Administration, Natural Sciences,
Theology)
• Over 17000 students and 1300 lecturers
• 35 courses of study, 73 specializations, 50
types of postgraduate studies, 6 PhD courses
of study
Some facts about
Faculty of Philology
Students can choose from among a number of
specialities*:
• Polish
• English (+English with Spanish)
• German
• Russian
• Slavic - Czech
• Slavic – Serbian and Croatian
• Romance (French, Italian)
*Additional languages to choose: Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese
Institute of English Studies
www.ifa.uni.opole.pl
• Uniwersytet
Opolski
Institute of English (1)
• Head: Prof. Andrzej Ciuk
• Deputies: Dr. Elżbieta Szymańska-Czaplak,
Prof. Janusz Malak
• 29 lecturers
• Modern library in Collegium Maius building
• Computer laboratory
• Classes from Monday through Thursday (fulltime studies), Friday-Saturday (part-time
studies)
Institute of English (2)
• 3-year-long BA Studies in English Philology
(specializations: TEFL, Translation, English and
Spanish – starting in the fall 2010)
• 2 year-long MA Studies in English Philology
• Wide range of courses in Linguistics, Literature
and Culture Studies (all subjects conducted in
English)
• Go to www.ifa.uni.opole.pl, English, ECTS –
Course Descriptions
• friendly and well-meaning lecturers
Erasmus Co-ordinators
• Institute of English Studies
Dr Ewa Piechurska ([email protected])
• University Co-ordinator
Ms Aleksandra Schwarz ([email protected])
• Websites
www.erasmus.uni.opole.pl
go to Information for incoming students
(Route Maps, Coordinators, Requirements, Information Sheet,
List of Courses, Brochure of the University, Accommodation,
Useful links)
• Institute of English Studies Website
www.ifa.uni.opole.pl
Erasmus students
www.erasmus.uni.opole.pl
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Introduction meeting
Opole sightseeing
Erasmus Students meetings
Excursions
Costs of living
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Currency: złoty (PLN) 1 € = 4 PLN
Accommodation in the dorm (per month) 330 PLN = 85 €
Train ticket to Wrocław 15 PLN = 3.90 €
Loaf of bread 3 PLN = 0.80 €
Pizza in the restaurant 12-25 PLN = 3-7 €
Cheeseburger in McDonalds 3 PLN = 0.80 €, BigMac Menu 12
PLN = 3 €
• Lunch in Greek, Turkish etc restaurants / fastfoods – 15 PLN –
3.90 €
• Beer (in a shop 3 PLN = 0.80 €, in a pub 5-7 PLN = 1.30-1.80 €
• No need to use public transport in Opole
• Looking forward to seeing you in Opole!
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