1 Where to find help? PRACTICALITIES It may happen that you will need, especially at the beginning of your stay, some help. Depending on the kind of problems you have you can contact: - academic and didactic issues: always contact the appropriate departmental coordinator (usually a lecturer). S/he will help you with timetables, courses, ECTS points, Learning Agreements, Transcript of Records, credits, lecturers etc. - administrative and organisational issues: people from the International Relations Office (Collegium Minus) from Erasmus Team (Mrss. Schwierz and Mucha). We can help you with scanning your documents (LAs, TRs etc.) sending them to your universities via mail, fax or , problems with dormitories and also with issues with which you need an immediate help or advice as departmental coordinators are not always available. - daily issues: regular students, memebers of the Buddy Programme. Issues concerning walking around the city, restaurants, clubs but also libraries, theatres, cinema etc.
2 Buddy Programme: - gathers students of the Opole University who want to help our Incoming Students - the scope of this help is vast, basically you can contact the members when: - you have troubles with orientation within the campus; - they can pick you up from the train station; - you can ask them to help you in the Dean s Offices and dormitory; - or ask about transportation in Opole and Poland. They want to be your friends and colleagues. Useful information and contact details you can find here: and also you can find them on Facebook (the weblink is given on their website).
3 Student s Identity Card: - enables you to use the Library - enables you to have discounts while using the public transport (trains, city buses) - it is a proof that you are student of the Opole University for the given period of time How to get it? -you have to pay 5,00 PLN via bank transfer to the bank account (each Faculty has a different one) Transfer s title (important!) - in the bank transfer s title please put: surname, name, dot. legitymacji, name of Faculty
4 Faculties Bank Accounts: the Faculty of Philology: the Faculty of Chemistry: the Faculty of Economics: the Faculty of History and Pedagogics (including the Institute of Political Sciences): the Faculty of Law and Administration: the Faculty of Theology: the Faculty of Natural Science: the Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Computer Science:
5 Our University is scattered around the centre of the city. You can have classes in various buildings often called Collegia. We have: - Collegium Maius (philologies) Plac Kopernika - Collegium Civitias (political studies) Katowicka Street 89 - Collegium Paedagogicum (pedagogical studies) Czaplaka Street 2 - Collegium Chemicum (chemistry) Oleska Street 48 - Collegium Oeconomicum (economics) Ozimska Street 46A The University s administration (including International Relations Office) is located on Plac Kopernika in Collegium Minus building.
6 University s building on the Oleska Street 48: - the seat of Dean s Offices of: - the Faculty of Chemistry - the Faculty of History and Pedagogic (for students from the Institute of Political Studies) Main building on the Plac Kopernika 11 Collegium Maius - the seat of the Dean s Office of the Faculty of Philology - the seat of the Library of the Faculty of Philology - the seat of the Rectorate
7 Building on the Ozimska Street 46 -the seat of the Faculty of Economics Collegium Minus the seat of administration of the Opole University: -located on Plac Kopernika 11 next to the Collegium Maius building, -the seat of the International Relations Office: the 3rd floor, room 31 - opening hours: from 8:00 14:00
8 The Main Library builing is located on the Strzelców Bytomskich Street 2. It is next to the Instytut Śląski, which is easily visible as opposite is the Młynówka Canal, also known as Opolean Venice.
9 Why do you need the Dean s Office? - in the appropriate Dean s Office, you will be given you login and password for eduroam (wi-fi internet connection); - you can collect your Student s Identity Card there; - near the end of your stay/semester you collect from there Karta zaliczeniowa where your teachers fill in your grades; - near the end of your stay/semester you collect from there Karta Obiegowa on which you have to collect all necessary stamps from the Library (that you do not have any books borrowed), the Dormitory (that you have paid all fees), the appropriate Dean s Office (that you gave them the Karta zaliczeń and your Student s Identity Card).