Krzysztof Kieślowski Film School (previous name: Krzysztof Kieślowski Faculty of Radio and Television) was created in 1978. In 2001, by the decision of the Senate of the University of Silesia, it was named after Krzysztof Kieślowski.
The School is an organizational unit of the University of Silesia educating in particular in the field of art and artistic disciplines. Krzysztof Kieślowski Film School employs the staff with the highest artistic and scientific achievements. The structure of the School includes three degree programmes, where teaching activities associated with the offered courses and the artistic and scientific activity are carried out. These are: Film and Television Production, Film and Television Directing, Cinematography and Photography. There are no institutes or departments in the structure of the School. In addition, the School includes: atelier, specialized laboratories: large format photography, editing, multimedia techniques, photography, IT and a library with an archive.