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General information

The Computer Systems Department is a part of the Institute of Computer Science University of Silesia, Katowice. Our Institute belongs to the Faculty of Computer Science and Material Science, University of Silesia.

Head of the Computer Systems Department is Professor Piotr Porwik. The Department consists of 13 scholars. Our students attend either the regular or extramural courses. We offer also postgraduate courses “Computer Networks and Multimedia”. The studies offer a choice of the three types of the education: three-year bachelor’s degree, two-year MSc and additionally the Ph.D. courses. The graduates of the Computer Systems Department develop their careers as professional industry large computer system designers, large computer network designers, administrators, managers, Cisco experts, or computer systems programmers. In practice many of our graduates continue their university education by pursuing postgraduate and Ph.D. courses.

We have certification of the Cisco Networking Academy. The Cisco Academy is an innovative education initiative that delivers information and communication technology skills to improve professional career and economic opportunities around the world. Our Department offers Cisco courses during regular studies and postgraduate courses, what allows to raise the professional sillies.

We hope you will enjoy browsing through our website. Should you have any questions concerning our Department, please do not hesitate to contact us at:

Head of department:

Prof. DSc Piotr Porwik
phone: +4832 3689762


Renata Śpiewakowska
phone: +4832 3689760


Computer Systems Department
Institute of Computer Science
41-200 Sosnowiec
Będzińska 39

We organise:

Department specialization:

  • Computer's architecture
  • Network operating systems
  • Network interfaces
  • Single-chip microcontrollers
  • Biometrics systems
  • E-learning applications
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