Mostostal Warszawa celebrating the 50th anniversary of University of Silesia

On October 9, 2017, will be held inauguration of the jubilee academic year at the University of Silesia in Katowice.  During the celebrations will be we awarded ‘Pro Scientia et Arte’ to honour academics for extraordinary scientific and artistic achievements. Mostostal Warszawa, for many years engaged with the University of Silesia, has become a partner of the anniversary celebrations in Katowice.  

University of Silesia is one of the largest and the most dynamically developing Polish universities. It is educating 28 000 students per year at 12 faculties. The university in Katowice also develops scientific research in many different fields and specialities, e.g. regarding health and medicine, change of climate and biotechnology. These activities date back to 1968 when the university was founded as the ninth higher education facility of its kind in the country.

The Jubilee of University of Silesia will be held in the concert hall of the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra in Katowice. Among others, the event will be attended by Marcin Krupa, President of the City of Katowice. At the invitation of His Magnificence the Rector prof. Andrzej Kowalczyk and the Senate of the University of Silesia Janusz Stanaszek, Director of Southern Branch of Mostostal Warszawa will take part in the celebrations.

– Our support for the 50th anniversary of the University of Silesia is another example of company’s activities for the development of academic circles and the university in Katowice. Mostostal Warszawa shares with University of Silesia a common history of cooperation. We have built for the University e.g. Academic Information Centre and Academic Library, Silesian Inter-University Centre of Education and Interdisciplinary Research in Chorzów and didactic laboratories complex Modlab. In Sosnowiec, we performed extension work of the Faculty of Pharmacy at the Medical University of Silesia. Mostostal Warszawa has been and hopes to be present on the different sites in the Silesian Voivodeship. At this point, the major project of Mostostal Warszawa in the region is a construction of modern aquapark in Tychy – says Janusz Stanaszek, Director of Southern Branch of Mostostal Warszawa.  

During the celebrations will be held matriculation of students and will be given ‘Pro Scientia et Arte’ awards to the academics for outstanding scientific and artistic achievements. The ceremony will be highlighted by a lecture of Marian Paluch about the importance of amorphous drugs. There will be also an artistic performance e.g. Harmony Choir at University of Silesia and Katowice Song and Dance Group. The Jubilee is held under the honorary patronage of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education.   

Inauguration of the academic year opens the celebrations of the 50th jubilee of University of Silesia. The next months will provide lots of opportunities, initiatives and activities, engaging and integrating academic community, entrepreneurs, and inhabitants of Silesia. The programme of the celebrations includes e.g. Day of University of Silesia, scientific festivals, Academic Sports Gala, night-skating, outdoor cinema, symphonic concerts, conferences, convention of graduates and folk festival. Mostostal Warszawa is a partner of the celebrations at the University of Silesia.

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