Useful information
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Faculty of Medical Sciences in Zabrze

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Health insurance

National Health Fund insurance

Based on the Act of 27 August 2004 on healthcare services financed from public funds persons meeting certain requirements specified in the above mentioned Act are entitled for compulsory or voluntary health insurance in Poland.

If you are residing on the territory of Poland and are not entitled to use common healthcare services you can acquire the right to use healthcare services financed from public funds based on voluntary health insurance.

In order to conclude an agreement for voluntary health insurance please contact regional branch of National Health Fund (NFZ) to file an appropriate application and get familiar with detail terms for this procedure like required documents/statements, charges, premiums, etc.

Contact information of National Health Fund branch for Silesia region can be found at the NFZ website


Emergency numbers


ER 999
Fire brigade 998
Police 997
Emergency from mobile phone 112

Public transport



On-line routeplanner for the Polish railways. We are at the station Zabrze.


Bus and Tram

On-line routeplanner for the Silesian public transport (ZTM)


Dean's Office: Zabrze Plac Teatralny
Campus in Zabrze-Rokitnica: Rokitnica Śląski Uniwersytet Med.

ACS in Bytom:

Bytom Plac Akademicki

Holidays in Poland

Date English name Polish name
January 1 New Year's Day Nowy Rok
January 6 Epiphany Święto Trzech Króli
Sunday in Spring (movable) Easter Sunday Niedziela Wielkanocna
Monday following Easter Sunday Easter Monday Poniedziałek Wielkanocny
May 1 Labour Day Święto Pracy
May 3 Constitution Day Święto Konstytucji 3 Maja
7th Sunday after Easter Pentecost Sunday Zielone Świątki
9th Thursday after Easter Corpus Christi Boże Ciało
August 15  

Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary/

Polish Armed Forces Day

Wniebowzięcie Najświętszej Maryi Panny/

Święto Wojska Polskiego
November 1 All Saints' Day Wszystkich Świętych
November 11 Independence Day Święto Niepodległości
December 25 Christmas Day Pierwszy dzień Bożego Narodzenia
December 26 Boxing Day Drugi dzień Bożego Narodzenia

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