Information for incoming students

University unit Coordinator Contact
Institute of Psychology dr Małgorzata Szarzyńska Institute of Psychology
45-052 Opole, pl. Staszica 1
Institutional ERASMUS Coordinator mgr Aleksandra Schwierz Office of Research and International Relations,
Opole University
45-040 Opole, pl. Kopernika 11a
phone:+48 77 541 59 75

Courses taught in English

  • Cross-Cultural Psychology
  • Introduction to Social Psychology
  • Psychology of Happiness
  • Stress and Coping
  • The Brain and Behavior
  • Managerial Psychology


dr hab. Barbara Dolińska prof. UO – Director
dr hab. Aleksandra Rogowska prof. UO – Vice-Director, Research
dr Barbara Zmaczyńska-Witek – Vice-Director, Instruction and Students

Our Department started in 1997. We have a typical 5-year Master’s training program.
Areas of Specialization Include:

  • Stress and natural disasters
  • Community psychology, including homelessness, unemployment and poverty‏
  • Social psychology, including auto-presentation, attractiveness‏
  • Sport psychology
  • Neuropsychology
  • Meditation and cognitive-emoctional functionning
  • Mind-body interactions
  • Family psychology, adoption, and foster care