Inauguration of the academic year 2021/2022

On October 5, 2021 at 11 a.m. the University of Economics in Katowice will host the Inauguration of the Academic Year combined with the official start of the celebration of the University's 85th anniversary.



The program of the Inauguration of the Academic Year includes the ceremonial matriculation, as well as the inaugural lecture entitled: "Mariana Mazzucato's concept of value - heterodoxy or a new paradigm for economic sciences?”, which will be delivered by Prof. Maja Szymura-Tyc.

The event will be accompanied by a performance of the Choir of the University of Economics in Katowice, which will celebrate its 15th anniversary this year.

Due to the ongoing global pandemic, bearing in mind, first and foremost, the health and safety of all members of the academic community, as well as the current sanitary recommendations, we invite you to participate in the Inauguration via live broadcast at: The ceremony will also be broadcast in the lobby of the Center for Modern Information Technologies (CNTI).

This year's event will be preceded by the unveiling of a commemorative plaque in honor of the Senior Rector, Professor Leszek Żabiński, and a Holy Mass that will be held at 8:00 am in the Divine Providence Church in Katowice (Pol. Kościół pw. Opatrzności Bożej w Katowicach).