Academic calendar

Winter semester

June 15 Erasmus application deadline for winter semester
October 1 First day of classes for the winter semester
October 10 Official ceremony of beginning new academic year - no classes
November 1 All Saints - religious holiday (closed shops)
November 11 National Holiday - no classes (closed shops)
December 24 Christmas Break - no classes
December 25 26 Christmas Holiday (closed shops) - no classes
January 1 New Year (closed shops) - no classes
January 6 Three Kings Religious Holiday - no classes (closed shops)
January 26 - February 15 Examination period
February 15 Final term for passing all exams

Summer semester

December 15 Erasmus application deadline for summer semester
February 16 First day of classes
April 5 - 6 Easter Holiday - no classes (closed shops)
May 1 Work Holiday - no classes
May 3 National and religious holiday - no classes (closed shops)
May 15
May 16 - 17
University Holiday
Juvenalia - Students Holiday (party and concerts)
May 24 Religious Holiday - no classes (closed shops)
June 4 Religious Holiday (Corpus Christi) - no classes (closed shops)
June 12 Last day of classes for the summer semester
                       June 15 - 27 Examination period
September 14 - 20 Allowance term for passing all exams

PRESENTATION of the State University of Applied Sciences in Nowy Sacz

International Relations Office

mgr Anna Polek – Erasmus institutional coordinator
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mgr inż. Katarzyna Górowska
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Rector’s Office:
Staszica St. 1, room 101 and 102
33-300 Nowy Sącz, Poland

PWSZ in Nowy Sacz

Welcome to the State University of Applied Sciences in Nowy Sacz!

Państwowa Wyższa Szkoła Zawodowa w Nowym Sączu (PWSZ) is a state college established by polish government order on June 16, 1998 as one of the first schools of this type in Poland. It is located in the charming town Nowy Sacz, in the beautiful and mountainous area of South Poland.

The PWSZ students can find their specialization among the subjects offered by the six PWSZ Institutes (faculties):

Institute of Economics,Institute of Foreign Languages,Institute of Pedagogy,Institute of Engineering,Institute of Physical Education,Institute of Nursing.

Full-time studies at State University of Applied Sciences in Nowy Sacz are free. PWSZ also offers weekend study programs, as well as postgraduate studies. After 3 years the graduates are awarded either a licentiate diploma (Bachelor of Arts degree) or after 3,5 years - an engineering diploma (Bachelor of Science degree). Graduates may then work in their chosen profession as well as pursue master degree studies and post-graduate studies.

From 2012 university offers also studies on the 2nd level (Master) in field of Management and Production Engineering.

Address: Poland, 33-300 Nowy Sacz, Staszica Street 1
Website: www.pwsz-ns.edu.pl
Tel.: +48 18 443-45-45, Fax: +48 18 443-46-08
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Specializations of study on the 1st level:

  • public finances and administration
  • economics of tourism and recreation
  • company accountancy and finances
  • European Union founds and projects
  • English education with Russian
  • English education
  • German education
  • Russian education
  • English – translation
  • German – translation
  • Russian – translation
  • Linguistics for Business
  • physical education with biological recuperation and corrective exercises
  • physical education with biological recuperation and instructor specialization
  • physical education with corrective exercises and instructor specialization
  • mathematics education and informatics
  • mathematics education and environment
  • pre-school and junior school education
  • junior school education combined with English
  • junior school education combined with German
  • pre-school education with pedagogic therapy
  • pre-school education with English
  • resocialisation pedagogy
  • cultural and educational work
  • plastic arts education with informatics
  • visual art and digital creation of image
  • applied informatics
  • mechanical engineering
  • food technology
  • ecoenergetics
  • car mechatronics
  • applied mechatronics
  • nursing
  • medical rescue

Major specializations of study on the 2nd level:

  • economics and business organization
  • nursing
  • pre-school and early-school education
  • media education with elements of jurnalism
  • vehicles and machines mechatronics
  • mechatronics in production systems
  • reverse engineering
  • production technology and exploitation the technical systems