The School of Medicine with the Division of Dentistry in Zabrze (20 min away from Katowice) offers undergraduate programmes for English speaking students at the Faculty of Medical Dentistry. The studies comprise 10 semesters including theoretical, pre-clinical and clinical courses. The syllabus includes also a summer holiday internship. The program has been designed to meet all the valid teaching standards necessary to award the professional title of a dentist.
In the academic year 2018/2019, the School of Medicine with the Division of Dentistry in Zabrze is attended by almost 2.400 students, including 1.497 students of medicine, 700 students of dentistry and 133 students of paramedic studies.
Until the academic year 2017/2018 the number of school graduates reached 8.578 physicians, 6.297 dentists and 347 paramedics.
Since 2018 students in Zabrze have had the opportunity to practice in a very modern Medical Simulation Center. In the operating room, hospital emergency department, intensive care room, delivery room, paediatric room and pre-hospital simulation zone, there are advanced, full-scale patient simulators of different ages, along with modern medical equipment. Thanks to advanced technology, patient simulators are able to provide information about their medical history, current ailments, present various disease symptoms and dynamically change life parameters. Students can examine patients in real time, order laboratory and imaging tests and conduct treatment while observing its effectiveness. Under the conditions of the pre-hospital simulation zone, it is possible to implement scenarios using a fully equipped emergency ambulance equipped with the standard of a Specialized Medical Rescue Team.
Two dental rooms (phantom room and clinical room) in which more than 50 dental units are installed are available to students of medicine and dentistry. It enables students individually carry out practical exercises using phantoms and the latest equipment. The LCD monitors installed at each workstation allow the teacher to present to students in real time the issue they must face.