Study programs in Poland

Polish higher education has long history – first universities have emerged in this country more than 650 years ago. Nowadays study programs in Poland are available for students from every corner of the world. There are more that 57,000 international students from 157 countries in Poland and this number increases every year. Poland has signed the Bologna Convention and is a part of European Area of Higher Education. As a result, higher education system has been divided in three stages: Bachelor (the original Polish names are Licencjat and Inżynier) programs, Master (Magister) programs and Doctoral studies. Students may choose between numerous state and private universities, colleges professional schools (for example, art schools).

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Bachelor degree could be obtained after 3-3,5 (Licencjat) or 3,5-4 (Inżynier) years of education in the college or university. Enrollment requirements differ between various institutions, but it is necessary to have a secondary school diploma. The list of countries which have an agreement on mutual recognition of different types of diplomas is available on the website of Bureau for Academic Recognition and International Exchange. Most of the bachelor programs are taught in Polish, but some are available in English.

To apply for a master degree, prospective students have to provide a bachelor diploma and the evidence of language proficiency (English or Polish). Some universities also require motivation letters, personal essays and letters of recommendation. Professional schools may also organize additional tests or require a portfolio. Master degree (Magister) could be obtained after 2-2,5 years of studies.

PhD programs are intended for those who already have a Master (or equivalent) degree and plan to pursue a career in academia. In order to get a PhD, students have to pass an exam and defend a dissertation in front of academic commission in the university.

Academic year in Poland usually starts in October, and the second semester finishes in June. Polish universities offer various programs in numerous fields, including outstanding programs in Engineering and Languages. Among the more famous and eminent universities in Poland are Warsaw University and Jagiellonian University which are both public. 

University of Warsaw logo
  • Tuition Fee:
  • International students: $ 6.04k / Year
  • Language:
  • English
    Technical University of Warsaw logo
    • Tuition Fee:
    • International students: $ 4.65k / Year
    • Language:
    • English
      University of Warsaw logo
      • Tuition Fee:
      • Domestic students: $ 2.42k / Year (EEA)
      • Language:
      • English
        Warsaw School of Economics logo
        • Tuition Fee:
        • $ 4k / Year
        • Language:
        • English
          University of Economics in Katowice logo
          • Tuition Fee:
          • International students: $ 6.97k / one year
          • Language:
          • English
          • Ranking:
          • 4141 StudyQA
          • Duration:
          • 2 years
            University of Warsaw logo
            • Tuition Fee:
            • International students: $ 4.65k / 1 year
            • Language:
            • English
            • Ranking:
            • 4010 StudyQA
            • Duration:
            • 3 years
              University of Warsaw logo
              • Tuition Fee:
              • International students: $ 6.04k / Year
              • Language:
              • English
                University of Silesia logo
                • Tuition Fee:
                • International students: $ 4.07k / Year
                • Language:
                • English
                  University of Economics in Katowice logo
                  • Tuition Fee:
                  • Domestic students: $ 1.11k / Year
                  • International students: $ 2.7k / Year
                  • Language:
                  • English
                    University of Economics in Katowice logo
                    • Tuition Fee:
                    • Domestic students: $ 1.11k / Year
                    • International students: $ 2.7k / Year
                    • Language:
                    • English
                      University of Warsaw logo
                      • Tuition Fee:
                      • International students: $ 1.16k / 1 year
                      • Language:
                      • English
                      • Ranking:
                      • 2164 StudyQA
                      • Duration:
                      • 4 years
                        University of Information Technology and Management in Rzeszow logo
                        • Tuition Fee:
                        • Domestic students: $ 140 / Month
                        • International students: $ 1.5k / Month
                        • Language:
                        • English
                          University of Information Technology and Management in Rzeszow logo
                          • Tuition Fee:
                          • Domestic students: $ 1.94k / Year
                          • International students: $ 3k / Year
                          • Language:
                          • English
                            University of Warsaw logo
                            • Tuition Fee:
                            • Domestic students: $ 2.42k / Year (EEA)
                            • Language:
                            • English
                              University of Warsaw logo
                              • Tuition Fee:
                              • $ 16.7k / Year
                              • Language:
                              • English
                                Technical University of Warsaw logo
                                • Tuition Fee:
                                • International students: $ 4.65k / Year
                                • Language:
                                • English
                                  University of Information Technology and Management in Rzeszow logo
                                  • Tuition Fee:
                                  • Domestic students: $ 1.76k / Year
                                  • International students: $ 3k / Year
                                  • Language:
                                  • English
                                    University of Economics in Katowice logo
                                    • Tuition Fee:
                                    • Domestic students: $ 3.87k / one year
                                    • International students: $ 9.41k / one year
                                    • Language:
                                    • English
                                    • Ranking:
                                    • 1601 StudyQA
                                    • Duration:
                                    • 3 years
                                      Warsaw School of Economics logo
                                      • Tuition Fee:
                                      • $ 4k / Year
                                      • Language:
                                      • English
                                        University of Information Technology and Management in Rzeszow logo
                                        • Tuition Fee:
                                        • Domestic students: $ 1.76k / Year
                                        • International students: $ 3k / Year
                                        • Language:
                                        • English
                                          University of Economics in Katowice logo
                                          • Tuition Fee:
                                          • Domestic students: $ 1.85k / one year
                                          • International students: $ 9.41k / one year
                                          • Language:
                                          • English
                                            Lazarski School of Commerce and Law logo
                                            • Tuition Fee:
                                            • Domestic students: $ 8.02k / Year
                                            • International students: $ 1.98k / Year
                                            • Language:
                                            • English
                                            • Ranking:
                                            • 1344 StudyQA
                                            • Duration:
                                            • 3 years
                                              University of Lodz logo
                                              • Tuition Fee:
                                              • $ 15.1k / Year
                                              • Language:
                                              • English
                                                Technical University of Lodz logo
                                                • Tuition Fee:
                                                • International students: $ 4k / Year
                                                • Language:
                                                • English
                                                  University of Warsaw logo
                                                  • Tuition Fee:
                                                  • International students: $ 5.46k / 1 year
                                                  • Language:
                                                  • English
                                                  • Ranking:
                                                  • 1170 StudyQA
                                                  • Duration:
                                                  • 5 years
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                                                    Bachelor programs in Poland

                                                    bachelor  programs
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                                                    Master programs in Poland

                                                    master  programs
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                                                    Unique Master's Degree in Finance and Accounting with opportunity of ACCA Qualification Warsaw School of Economics...
                                                    The aim of the programme is to broaden students' knowledge of international business environment and prepare them for...
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                                                    ARIMA is a Joint Master Degree Programme in Quantitative Asset and Risk Management provided by universities:...
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                                                    Most Popular programs in Poland

                                                    most popular  programs
                                                    Advertisement The Polish Scientific Research Council surveys regularly rank the Chemistry Department of the...
                                                    Unique Master's Degree in Finance and Accounting with opportunity of ACCA Qualification Warsaw School of Economics...
                                                    The aim of the programme is to broaden students' knowledge of international business environment and prepare them for...
                                                    Advertisement Graduates from this programme will have the comprehensive qualifications and basic knowledge in the...
                                                    Advertisement This 2-year, full-time Masters Degree Course was designed to equip future managers with the marketing...
                                                    Advertisement We offer in-depth training in excavation of human and animal remains as well as courses in osteology,...
                                                    Advertisement Full-time, 2nd cycle studies are three semester long and finish with a presentation of a Master...
                                                    Description Bachelor Programme in Management provides theoretical and practical knowledge in the field of...
                                                    Description International Relations and Area Studies is a new (established in 2013) undergraduate programme offered...
                                                    ARIMA is a Joint Master Degree Programme in Quantitative Asset and Risk Management provided by universities:...

                                                    PhD programs in Poland

                                                    phd  programs
                                                    The PhD Programme offered at the Faculty of Journalism and Political Sciences, University of Warsaw is addressed to...
                                                    The Faculty of Physics operates a four-year programme of PhD studies. This is an individual course of study, followed...
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                                                    Vistula University has enjoyed the PhD accreditation since 2001. The University offers PhD Preparatory Seminars. This...
                                                    This PhD programme aims to develop research in the field of nanomaterials and nanostructures and their applications to...