Orientation Week is organised one week before each semester. Students from Erasmus Student Network prepare a variety of events to welcome new exchange students and help them in their first days.
Every foreign student has her/his Mentor (also called a "Buddy") who would pick them up from the airport or railway station and help with accomodation.
The program of Orientation Week usually includes info meetings, a course of "Survival Polish", city rally game, visit in a coal mine or Tyskie Breweries, and a lot of integration events and parties.
At the end of Orientation Week there is a Global Village - a party during which representatives of each country present their typical national costumes, food, sweets, drinks, songs, dances etc.
Orientation Week is a great opportunity to get to know Poland and Silesia better and integrate with all the students. Get ready for great adventure!