Professor Z. Kwias is a graduate of the Faculty of Medicine at the Medical University of Poznan. He graduated with honors in 1966. After completing his post-graduate and compulsory 2-year military service, he passed a specialization exam for 1st degree of surgery in 1971. He then went to work in the Department of Urology, Medical University of Poznan, led by the doc. Władysław Twardosz. In 1975 he was awarded the title of urologist. In the same year he defended his Ph.D. "Concentrations of phosphates, calcium and magnesium in serum and their diurnal excretion in patients with kidney stones". The work was awarded the 2nd prize by the PTU Main Board. In the same year he was promoted to adjunct. From 1980 to 1989 he was deputy head of the Urology Clinic - doc. Józef Strzyżowski. In 1988, the Faculty Council of the Medical Faculty in Poznań awarded him a habilitation doctor degree in urology, on the basis of his dissertation "Own method of treating fistulas and diverticulitis in patients with post-traumatic spinal cord injury" - received the individual award from the Minister of Health and Welfare Individual Award Scientific grade II. In October 1989, he was appointed a docent. From 1.10.1989, after the doc. Strzyżowski retired, was appointed by the Rector of the University of Medical Sciences in Poznan to become the head of the Urology Clinic, and after the creation of the cathedral as head of the Urology Department and Clinic. In 1997, still acting as the head of the Urological Department at the hospital at ul. Szwajcarska, won the contest and was appointed to the position of head of the Urological Department of the hospital. J. Strusia in Poznan. In 1993 he was appointed an Associate Professor at the Medical Academy. In 1999 he was awarded the title of Professor, and in 2004 he was appointed by the Minister of Health to become a full professor.