Practical information for mobile students
The Academy of Music’s buildings
The Karol Szymanowski Academy of Music’s seat consists of five buildings. The oldest neo-Gothic building (33, Wojewódzka street) is linked with the modern building which includes a concert hall for 480 people by a spacious atrium. Apart from the concert hall, the modern building includes one of the biggest musical libraries in Poland, a music therapy hall, an electronic music laboratory, a restaurant and many other facilities. The atrium is also linked with a building in 3, Zacisze street, where the Academy’s authorities have their offices. The other two buildings where lectures and rehearsals take place, are located in 5, Zacisze street and 27, Krasińskiego street.
Location of the Academy of Music
Nearby, there are many shops, restaurants, music clubs (Mariacka Street), a commercial centre, cash dispensers, a bus stop (Katowice Mariacka) and a tramway stop (Katowice Damrota).
How to reach Katowice
The city of Katowice has a good connection with the International Airport ‘Katowice-Pyrzowice’. You can find information about bus connection between the centre of Katowice and the airport on the website www.pkm.katowice.pl , and about taxi connections on the website www.taxipyrzowice.pl
80 km from Katowice there is also the John Paul II International Airport Cracow-Balice.