Ladies and Gentlemen,
Soon, on December 9th , we will start celebrating our common achievement, which is the title of European City of Science 2024 obtained by Katowice. We have every reason to share this pride with the City, because it was thanks to the involvement of the academic communities of seven public universities forming the Academic Consortium Katowice - City of Science.
For us together and for each university individually, the coming year will be a unique opportunity to draw attention to the wealth and diversity of scientific research, education, artistic and sports achievements that are the work of our scientists, athletes, artists, students.
On December 9th , 2023, we will begin an unprecedented event in the academic history of Poland. In Katowice and other academic cities in the Silesian Voivodeship, for 50 weeks in 2024, we will meet continuously with residents of our region and guests from Poland and abroad to better understand the world through science. But above all, to share this unique joy - the joy of knowing and creating that comes from science, art, sport and education.
We want the community of the Silesian Voivodeship, its institutions and leaders of social and economic life to see us - several thousand researchers, teachers and academics - working for the common good in the region's public universities.
Let's make the best of the coming year for ourselves, for the inhabitants of the region and for our universities.
Rectors of the Academic Consortium Katowice - City of Science
prof. dr hab. Władysław Szymański, Rector of the Karol Szymanowski Academy of Music in Katowice
prof. dr hab. Grzegorz Hańderek, Rector of the Academy of Fine Arts in Katowice
prof. dr hab. Grzegorz Juras, Rector of the Jerzy Kukuczka Academy of Physical Education in Katowice
prof. dr hab. Eng. Arkadiusz Mężyk, Rector of the Silesian University of Technology.
prof. dr hab. Tomasz Szczepański MD, Rector of the Medical University of Silesia
prof. dr hab. Eng. Celina M. Olszak, Rector of the University of Economics in Katowice
prof. dr hab. Ryszard Koziołek, Rector of the University of Silesia in Katowice
THE MOST IMPORTANT INFORMATION
Opening weekend of the European City of Science Katowice celebrations:
· Opening of the program of celebrations of the European City of Science Katowice 2024 KATOPOLIS show - Spodek, December 9th , 2023, 7:00 p.m.
The income from ticket sales will be donated to support the development of young people in the Silesian Voivodeship as part of the program implemented by the European City of Science Katowice 2024 in partnership with the National Children's Fund. www.miastonauki.pl
· Silesian Science Festival KATOWICE - International Congress Center in Katowice, December 9th -11th , 2023
Free entry tickets: https://7sfn.systemcoffee.pl/ www.slaskifestiwalnauki.pl