Erasmus Policy Statement

Jerzy Kukuczka Academy of Physical Education in Katowice - PL KATOWIC05

Erasmus University Charter 2014 - 2020


I. Strategy, priorities and activities of international cooperation cells of Physical Education in Katowice, in the context of the activities of the educational program Erasmus +

In order to meet the essential requirements of the Bologna Declaration on the European Higher Education of The Jerzy Kukuczka Academy of Physical Education in Katowice, actively participating in the current activities of the LLP ERASMUS, wants to continue to share in the new component of the ERASMUS +.

During the period 2014-2020(21) is provided for further dynamic development of the exchange of students and academic staff. In order to improve the quality and attractiveness of multilateral cooperation between Physical Education in Katowice and other higher education institutions in Europe, the university intends to further expand and share offer teaching in English. The university wants to build a new ERASMUS + can send to students, as a proven way to verify, while the practical implementation and consolidation of knowledge and skills acquired by students during classes. It is also important that the practices are admittedly indirect, but substantial in its weight, confirmation of compliance training content to the needs of the labor market. It is also an effective way to expand the scope of cooperation between universities and enterprises and other institutions. The university will make reasonable efforts to ensure adequate supervision and support for this action.

Academy of Physical Education in the past year did not report problems related to gender, xenophobia or racism. Students are educated in the spirit of respect for human rights and democratic principles.


II. Providing high-quality academic exchange

In order to ensure and improve the quality of education for several years, is developed internal quality assurance system. Its operating items include: USOS (University System of Study), the full, updated information about the college, entry conditions, studying principles, schedule of classes, etc.

With a view to ensuring an adequate level of academic exchange program ERASMUS+, shall annually appropriate measures at both the skills of students and teaching staff of the program, and then - in the immediate preparation for the tour, and when you return.

ECTS was introduced into the study programs realized in the University in the academic year 2007/2008. This led to facilitate the qualification process and the subsequent settlement of the results of students enrolled in the transcript of records (called Transcript of Records). ECTS was developed containing all the information about studying in the Academy. Students every year are informed about the formalities to be accomplished in order to become a participant in the ERASMUS+ program.

After approval of the final list of students to go in a given academic year, the Academy provides comprehensive assistance traveling - organizational and substantive: facilitates contact with the university partner, mediates the exchange of the necessary documents, advise on matters of transport and insurance and, above all, support in building a set of typed objects an agreement on the program of study (called Learning Agreement).

For foreign students constantly enriches the educational offer. Students at the time of study are staying in a college dorm on the same terms as Polish students. The school does not charge tuition or use of resources.

Outgoing teachers are given information about the host institution and travel assistance related to insurance, organization of transport and accommodation. Check Teacher Academy for a grant under the ERASMUS+ program is an important element to be taken into account when assessing the achievements of unions and employee activity.

The task of improving the quality of education at the University of The Jerzy Kukuczka Academy of Physical Education in Katowice manifests itself through the implementation of the following provisions:


 1. for students arriving / departing

    full availability of the curriculum for all courses and subjects (university website, current information about the offer of study for a given semester and the European Credit Transfer System - ECTS);
    each incoming student is Polish "guardian" - a student who helps him;
    meetings with the coordinators of the program and the direction of explaining the rights and responsibilities of students of Physical Education and determining the final versions of the Learning Agreement (Learning Agreement);
    accommodation in a student AWF to facilitate the integration of Polish students;
    providing full professional administrative assistance with application procedures;
    staff visits to assess the quality of study at partner institutions;
    financial assistance provided by the AWF for various activities related to the exchange students;
    recognition of periods of study abroad, including assessments of foreign university diploma at graduation;
    after returning home, students fill in the questionnaire and evaluate their studies abroad.

2. for incoming / outgoing teachers;

    ensuring adequate recruitment academics;
    organizing the stay of visiting teachers both at school and in their spare time;
    arranging travel and stay abroad for teachers leaving;
    extra points for the teachers involved in the exchange during the evaluation of teachers;
    reports from teachers after returning from the exchange to provide feedback and opinion on their experience of teaching at the partner universities.

III. Ensuring high quality of student

            The practice should be consistent with the program practices that the student is under study and the basis for their credit as a mandatory student placement. The period of practice is usually from a few to several weeks, depending on the requirements outlined by the University in the curriculum.

An important role in the organization and conduct practices have tutors

called for each specialty. Their duties include: develop programs

practices, setting of practice, to oversee the organization of practice, working with carers

practices in the workplace.

            Acquisition of the institutions in which they will carry out the placements will be through establishing direct contacts with foreign institutions active in the thematic studies at the University of Physical Education. The agreement between the university and the institution organizing the placement will provide information on the practice, its scope, number of students in training, practice time, appoint a guardian practices on behalf of the institution to provide adequate jobs internship program in line with the practice of programming, monitoring the correct application of practice, to ensure the social conditions of students staying at the place of practice.

During the practical training the students are supervised in the field of substance

and form both the tutors on behalf of the university and the workplace.

Student Internships are an integral part of the curriculum for all courses of Physical Education. They provide high quality detail:

    verification of the target institutions - institutions are only accepted from the highest qualified staff and modern equipment;
    verification of academic staff who supervise practice, accept their place and program, monitor the progress of students (including visits to the site) and make a formal pass all the requirements;
    mentoring in the institution in which the placement, which takes care of the student and help him in his work;
    mandatory daily practice, the student writes and analyzes every day, and each entry signed by the mentor;
    Final completion practices is based on daily practice, the opinion of the institution where the placement, and the opinion of the promoter.

Institutions target practice vary due to the course of study.

                                                                                                                                                                       Rector's Plenipotentiary for International Relations