of Music
in Katowice


The Karol Szymanowski Academy of Music in Katowice was founded in 1929. Located in a beautiful neo-Gothic building the Academy holds variety of artistic events such as concerts, master classes, workshops, competitions and conferences both on national and international levels, combined with didactic activities.

The Academy offers full-time as well as part-time BA, MA and post-graduate studies adjusted to European Credit Transfer System (ECTS).

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AM - Historia
AM - Historia
AM - Historia

The organizational structure of the Academy consists of four departments: Department of Composition, Conducting, Theory and Music Education, Instrumental Department, Vocal-Acting Department, Jazz and Popular Music Department

The school prides on its spectacular Concert Hall for 480 people which meets the latest spatial and acoustic requirements. The building is also the seat of one of the largest music libraries in Poland.
Being a member of AEC (Association Européenne des Conservatoire, Académies de Musique et Musikhochschulen) and other music organizations The Karol Szymanowski Academy of Music in Katowice is very active on national and international arena. This includes co-operation with numerous music schools all over the world including more than 60 partner institutions within Erasmus Programme.

AM - Historia
AM - Historia
AM - Historia


Professor Władysław Szymański

Vice-Rector for Didactics and Science
Professor Wanda Palacz

Vice-Rector for Students’ Affairs and International Relations
PhD Jacek Glenc


Rector’s Office
ul. Zacisze 3
40-025 Katowice, Poland
Tel. +48(32) 7792112, 7792111
Fax +48(32) 7792124

Erasmus Coordinator
Agnieszka Badura
Tel. +48 32 7792354
Fax +48 32 7792101

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