Poland takes steps to open up HER border to overseas students

Government seeks to build on increasing numbers coming from abroad to study in the country. Government plans may mean far more foreign students at Polish institutions such as the University of Wroclaw.   The Polish government has introduced measures to promote further internationalisation of its higher education system by bringing in more foreign students. There are Read more

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Pomeranian Medical University in SzczecinPomeranian Medical University in Szczecin is a public (State-owned) university with full-time, intramural system of study. The level of qualification held: master’s degree program; diploma of higher education; long cycle programme.

There are two faculties at the University which offer studies in English: 1. Faculty of Medicine, 2. Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry.

Pomeranian Medical University in Szczecin offers studies in English language since 1996 on the Faculty of Medicine and on the Faculty of Dentistry since 2006. At present, Pomeranian Medical University in Szczecin has over 600 students of English Program at both Faculties. Over 250 students has already successfully graduated from their respective Faculties. Each year the University offers 100 seats at the Faculty of Medicine and 30 seats at the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry.
Univ of Technology in Gdansk

Univ of Technology in Gdansk

The Gdańsk University of Technology is a technical university in Gdańsk-Wrzeszcz, and one of the oldest universities in Poland. It has nine faculties and with 41 fields of study and more than 26 thousand undergraduate, as well as about 400 doctoral students.

Some degree courses and various specialisations are taught in English. Moreover, some of the courses offered by GUT are unique in Poland, for instance ones in Construction Chemistry, Nanotechnology, Geodesy and Cartography, as well as Engineering of Natural Resources. Students have access to specialist laboratories, lecture theatres with multimedia facilities, a library with 1.2 million volumes and various sports facilities. Undergraduates can also join one or more of 60 student science or language societies as well as other organisations.
UTP Univ of Science and Technology

UTP Univ of Science and Technology

University of Science and Technology in Bydgoszcz is a state-run institution of higher education in Bydgoszcz, Poland.

The University of Science and Technology in Bydgoszcz was established in 1951 originally as the vocational institute of engineering, and converted into a full-fledged university gradually, between 1964 and 2006. It is offering technical, agricultural, art and management study programmes, with Bachelor in Engineering, MSc, and Doctorate degrees.
Maritime Univ of Szczecin

Maritime Univ of Szczecin

Our University is a technical school with over a 60-year-old tradition. In three faculties (Faculty of Navigation, Faculty of Marine Engineering, Faculty of Economics and Transport Engineering) offering 9 specializations study 4 000 students a year. Our mission is to educate highly qualified maritime staff i.e. navigators and mechanics answering the needs of contemporary transport and fishing fleet as well as offshore staff prepared to implement computer software and systems for supporting transfer of information in the transport-forwarding-logistics industry.
WSB in Gdansk

WSB in Gdansk

WSB Universities make up the largest Polish group of business schools. As we have over 21 years of teaching experience and cooperate with the business community, all our programs reflect current labor market needs while our diplomas make getting a job easier.

WSB Universities - best in Poland

The top quality of WSB Universities offer has been confirmed for many years by consistently high positions in HEI rankings published by the most prestigious Polish journals.

WSB Universities - stable and reliable

WSB Universities are stable and reliable as they:
continuously develop their educational offer
cooperate with the business environment (Business Centre Club) cooperate with foreign higher education institutions

Tuition fees in Poland

While Polish citizens don’t pay for tuition fees in public universities, international students are charged with fees established by the universities. These cost the least:

  • 2,000 EUR for Bachelor, Master, postgraduate Master degree courses and professional studies
  • 3,000 EUR for Ph.D., specialised and vocational courses

Private universities have average tuition fees of 50,000 EUR/year, depending on the level of education and specialization. Also, you have the right to apply for a public university and compete with Polish students. However, admissions have a higher difficulty than in other cases and you will be enrolled in a programme taught in Polish.

Student living costs in Poland

Poland is an accessible European country with a pretty stable economy and living costs of 300 – 650 EUR/month. You can adjust your budget depending on the city or area you wish to study in. Larger cities such as Krakow or Warsaw require 450 – 550 EUR/month.

If you will find a degree course in a smaller town as Radom, Sochaczew or Stalowa Wola, you will need a total of 300 – 350 EUR/month. The most expensive city of Poland is Pulkowice, where you will spend around 600 – 650 EUR/month.

Accommodation costs in Poland

Housing is a major subject in Poland since it represents 37% of the total monthly budget, according to a European study. International students may find options in university residence halls or private rental apartments that can also be shared. Also, universities have services dedicated to students who seek to house off-campus.

The costs of accommodation in Poland are a bit above the European average of 200 – 300 EUR/month. However, private rental apartments have high standards. Below you will find the costs of housing in most of the Polish cities.

  • For students who live alone: 368 EUR/month
  • Students living with partner/child: 446 EUR/month
  • Students living on university campuses: 269 EUR/month

On-campus housing is not too accessible to students. Only 12% of them live in residence halls and 57% of them are satisfied with the services and housing itself. A one-bedroom apartment in Krakow costs around 290 – 390 EUR/month, while Warsaw has prices of 380 – 501 EUR/month.

Other costs associated with accommodation

When you live in Poland, besides rent you will also have some additional expenses which come from the utilities. The basic ones are electricity, heating, water and garbage and they have total prices of around 150 EUR/month for an 85 square meters apartment.

Transportation costs

Public transport is the main option of 60 of the students who pay 24 EUR for a monthly pass. Many of the Polish cities have nice panoramic views and routes, so you can also walk by foot.

If you enjoy transportation by car, as 18% of the students in Poland, you will pay around 1 EUR/litre of gasoline.

Extra study materials

During your study programme, you will need to purchase books, research magazines, and other products. These are, in most cases, necessary and they can be purchased even from some universities. However, you are advised to buy them from bookstores with old or used products, in order to save some money.

Funding & student support

In Poland, you can also support yourself financially through scholarships and funding programmes. Here are some of the options.

  • Scholarships offered by the Polish Government or bilateral agreements with other countries
  • Financial aid for citizens from developing countries and specialized scholarships
  • Awards and EU programmes
  • Student loans or part-time jobs