Useful information
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Faculty of Medical Sciences in Zabrze

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Health insurance

All students enrolled in the English language program at the  School of Medicine with the Division of Dentistry in Zabrze, Medical University of Silesia must get (at their own expense) the insurance policy for the whole period of study.

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

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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