The University of Bialystok offers the following programs taught in English and Russian languages.

Programs taught in English

Philology: English Philology

General educational aims of the studies and employment/further education possibilities: The aim of English studies is to acquire basic knowledge of the target language, literature and culture and to employ it in professional and social contexts in an ethical way. The graduates can use at least one target language at the C1 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, and can use the target language for specific purposes. They also have interdisciplinary competence which enables them to apply their knowledge and ability to use language in different fields of academic and social life. They can solve professional problems, gather, process and transfer information (both in written and oral forms)  and participate in team work. Their qualifications should allow them to work in educational, administrative and cultural institutions such as publishing houses, editorial boards, mass media, tourist industry , services, etc. – mainly in places where good knowledge of the target language and culture is required. They can also work as teachers of English in primary and lower secondary schools after completing a special pedagogical programme provided by the Teachers` Educational Centre of UwB (CEN). The graduates are well-prepared to continue their studies at MA level.

Computer Science

Our first-degree full-time Computer Science programme lasts 3 years (VI semesters). Graduates receive a bachelor's degree (licencjat in Polish) after completion of a diploma thesis and a succesfull diploma defence. During the course of study, students can earn a maximum of 184 ECTS credit points (European Credit Transfer System). Starting from the 4-th semester students are required to choose 6 elective courses in addition to the standard programme curriculum.

In the second year, within the framework of a 120-hour internship (in selected IT companies or IT departments of other institutions such as public administration) students learn about the role and goals of IT in a company, the structure and organization of IT units, as well as the rules of teamwork.

One of the main objectives of the programme is to educate qualified graduates who are able to skillfully adjust to the changing needs of the job market. Studying for the first-degree is also the time when students discovers their own predispositions and decide about their academic and professional future. Students may subsequently decide to apply for the master's degree studies and choose their specialization (the second-degree Computer Science programme at University of Bialystok comprises five specializations).

Physics: Medical Physics

The content of studies in medical physics is located on the frontier area of physics and medicine. The programme of studies contains foundations of physics, the elements of chemistry, the elements of biology and biophysics, the introduction to human anatomy and physiology. It contains finally the elements of oncology and radiative methods of image diagnostics and oncological therapy.
The aim of education is to prepare physics staff to work in health care units as well as in suitable research and industrial laboratories. Graduates of the faculty will be capable of both taking a role of competent partners of medical, research or technical staff and serving as advisors for resolutions connected with achievements in physics, especially ones which are applied in diagnostics and medical treatment. They will be also prepared to apply for the second degree studies.

Programs taught in English and Russian


Graduates will obtain knowledge necessary to perform and design tasks in the areas of education, arts, culture, entrepreneurship and social activities using the latest information technology.

Graduates will gain skills of: design and operation in the fields of education focused on the use of creative potential; activities in the area of creative partnership understood as combining artistic and cultural activities of entrepreneurship and business; activities in the area of creative industries; design online educational and training programs; create professional electronic information resources, moderate skills of communications in social media in order to exert educational, artistic, cultural and social impact.

Graduates may find employment in educational and cultural institutions, social media, lifelong learning centers and virtual education centers, mass media (portals, television, radio, newspapers), design and advertising agencies, publishing houses , organizations involved in the implementation and design of systems of modern education, as well as in organization of school and after-school information and teaching centers.

Programs taught in Russian

Pусская филолoгия

Выпускник, кроме элементарного общегуманитарного образования, владеет основными знаниями о языке, литературе, истории и культуре России. Обладает практическими знаниями русского языка на уровне С1 по Европейской системе уровней владения иностранными языками Совета Европы. Может также использовать специальную терминологию, позволяющую проведение филологических исследований,  формулировать высказывания, касающиеся области восточнославянского языкознания и литературоведения. Приобретенные знания дают ему возможность поступить на работу в издательства, редакции журналов, стать сотрудником средств массовой информации, а также, проявить себя в секторе туризма и услуг, требующих хорошего владения русским языком и знакомства с русской культурой.  Кроме этого, после прохождения педагогического курса, выпускник получает квалификацию, позволяющую обучать русскому языку в детских учреждениях, начальных школах и гимназиях. Выпускник владеет знаниями и умениями, которые предоставляют возможность продолжить образование на втором уровне.   

Pусская филолoгия – языковая коммуникация в сфере бизнеса

Специальность русская филолoгия – языковая коммуникация в сфере бизнеса была создана для лиц, которые желают после окончания учебного заведения работать на предприятиях и в учреждениях, поддерживающих конкакты с партнерами из России.  Выпускник, кроме элементарного общегуманитарного образования, владеет основными знаниями о языке, литературе, истории и культуре России. Обладает практическими знаниями русского языка на уровне С1 по Европейской системе уровней владения иностранными языками Совета Европы. Выбор специальности русская филология – языковая коммуникация в сфере бизнеса, дает выпускнику умение вести официальную и торговую корреспонденцию, переводить, общаться, разговаривать и заключать договоры с российскими партнерами. Делает возможным поступление на работу в торговые и туристические  фирмы, центры культуры, в которых, учитывая специфику международных контактов, необходимым является активное знакомство с русским языком. Выпускник владеет знаниями и умениями, которые позволяют продолжить образование на втором уровне.