The MODLAB research laboratory of Univeristy of Silesia in Katowice will obtain a PLN 24 million grant from the Regional Operational Programme for the Upper Silesian Voivodeship for 2007–2013. It is 85 percent of the total amount of the project (PLN 29 million). The grant will be spent for an expansion of existing laboratories and for a development of new research units. Laboratories are going to be equipped in compliance with ICT standards (Information and Communication Technologies in education).
The Krzysztof Kieślowski Faculty of Radio and Television of the Silesian University is going to build a new seat. The building will be localized on Św. Pawła Street in the City Center near the seat of the Faculty of Law and Administration where the City’s authorities want to create a university’s campus. The plot designed for the development was offered by the City of Katowice.