The Academy of Physical Education

The Jerzy Kukuczka Academy of Physical Education in Katowice is a three faculty school of higher education. These faculties include Physical Education, Sport and Tourism Management, Physiotherapy. The Academy offers four separate courses which run in the full time and part-time systems. The  Academy provides  education at all three levels: bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree. Furthermore, post-graduate studies in selected fields of physical education and sports management are also available.

The Academy of Physical Education in Katowice is one of the largest Sport Academies in Poland. Currently there are over 5000 full-time and extramural undergraduate students, 80 doctoral students and 500 post-graduate students.

Currently, the Jerzy Kukuczka Academy of Physical Education in Katowice is organized in three faculties:

  • Physical Education - full academic rights, granting degrees and academic titles (PhD)
  • Physiotherapy - actions are being carried out to obtain permission for PhD studies
  • Sport and Tourism Management

At the youngest of the Faculties (Sport and Tourism Management) there are two separate courses (both are offered for 1st and 2nd level of studies):
- Tourism and Recreation,
- Management
Integral components of the organizational structure of this university is also the Centre of Excellence Training and PhD Studies.

Contact us:

Office of Science and International Relations
Piotr Rodak, MSc (languages: Pl, Eng, Ger)
Rector's Plenipotentiary for International Relations
LLP - Erasmus Coordinator

e-mail: p.rodak(at)

Olga Pronina (languages: Rus, Ukr, Eng, Pl)
Assistant for International Relations
e-mail: o.pronina(at)

tel.: 0048 32 207 52 34
fax: 0048 32 207 52 00