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: $ 6.17k / Year
    Technical University of Warsaw logo
    • Tuition Fee:
    • International students: $ 4.74k / Year
      University of Warsaw logo
      • Tuition Fee:
      • Domestic students: $ 2.47k / Year (EEA)
        Warsaw School of Economics logo
        • Tuition Fee:
        • $ 4k / Year
          University of Warsaw logo
          • Tuition Fee:
          • International students: $ 4.74k / 1 year
          • Ranking:
          • 5160 StudyQA
          • Duration:
          • 3 years
            University of Economics in Katowice logo
            • Tuition Fee:
            • International students: $ 7.11k / one year
            • Ranking:
            • 4881 StudyQA
            • Duration:
            • 2 years
              University of Warsaw logo
              • Tuition Fee:
              • International students: $ 6.17k / Year
                University of Economics in Katowice logo
                • Tuition Fee:
                • Domestic students: $ 1.11k / Year
                • International students: $ 2.7k / Year
                  University of Silesia logo
                  • Tuition Fee:
                  • International students: $ 4.15k / Year
                    University of Lodz logo
                    • Tuition Fee:
                    • $ 15.4k / Year
                      University of Information Technology and Management logo
                      • Tuition Fee:
                      • Domestic students: $ 140 / Month
                      • International students: $ 1.5k / Month
                        University of Warsaw logo
                        • Tuition Fee:
                        • International students: $ 1.19k / 1 year
                        • Ranking:
                        • 2813 StudyQA
                        • Duration:
                        • 4 years
                          University of Warsaw logo
                          • Tuition Fee:
                          • $ 17.1k / Year
                          • Ranking:
                          • 2437 StudyQA
                          • Duration:
                          • 4 years
                            Technical University of Warsaw logo
                            • Tuition Fee:
                            • International students: $ 4.74k / Year
                              Warsaw University of Life Sciences logo
                              • Tuition Fee:
                              • International students: $ 2k / Year
                                University of Economics in Katowice logo
                                • Tuition Fee:
                                • Domestic students: $ 3.95k / one year
                                • International students: $ 9.6k / one year
                                • Ranking:
                                • 2003 StudyQA
                                • Duration:
                                • 3 years
                                  University of Economics in Katowice logo
                                  • Tuition Fee:
                                  • Domestic students: $ 1.89k / one year
                                  • International students: $ 9.6k / one year
                                    University of Warsaw logo
                                    • Tuition Fee:
                                    • International students: $ 5.57k / 1 year
                                    • Ranking:
                                    • 1725 StudyQA
                                    • Duration:
                                    • 5 years
                                      Technical University of Lodz logo
                                      • Tuition Fee:
                                      • International students: $ 4k / Year
                                        Technical University of Warsaw logo
                                        • Tuition Fee:
                                        • International students: $ 5.93k / Year
                                          Jagiellonian University Cracow logo
                                          • Tuition Fee:
                                          • Domestic students: $ 2.37k / Year
                                          • International students: $ 2.96k / Year
                                            Technical University of Warsaw logo
                                            • Tuition Fee:
                                            • Domestic students: $ 2.37k / Year
                                            • International students: $ 7.11k / Year
                                              Collegium Civitas logo
                                              • Tuition Fee:
                                              • $ 3.44k / Year
                                                University of Economics in Katowice logo
                                                • Tuition Fee:
                                                • Domestic students: $ 2.85k / one year
                                                • International students: $ 7.11k / one year
                                                • Ranking:
                                                • 1219 StudyQA
                                                • Duration:
                                                • 2 years
                                                  University of Information Technology and Management logo
                                                  • Tuition Fee:
                                                  • Domestic students: $ 2.09k / Year
                                                  • International students: $ 4.15k / Year
                                                    University of Economics in Katowice logo
                                                    • Tuition Fee:
                                                    • Domestic students: $ 4.58k / one year
                                                    • International students: $ 7.94k / one year
                                                    • Ranking:
                                                    • 1163 StudyQA
                                                    • Duration:
                                                    • 2 years
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                                                      Bachelor programs in Poland

                                                      bachelor  programs
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                                                      The program provides students with general cultural (universal) and professional competencies in such areas as engineeri...
                                                      This is a universal program that provides students knowledge not only in the field of information technology, but also i...
                                                      The purpose of the Fundamental and Applied Chemistry program is to prepare competitive specialists in the field of funda...
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                                                      The Department of Family and Consumer Sciences teaches students the values, knowledge and skills necessary to be proacti...
                                                      Description This course develops outstanding graduates well equipped to influence and make significant contributions....

                                                      Master programs in Poland

                                                      master  programs
                                                      Advertisement The Polish Scientific Research Council surveys regularly rank the Chemistry Department of the Universit...
                                                      Unique Master's Degree in Finance and Accounting with opportunity of ACCA Qualification Warsaw School of Economics (SGH)...
                                                      The aim of the programme is to broaden students' knowledge of international business environment and prepare them for ca...
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                                                      The goal of the program is to provide students with knowledge about the functioning of business entities in the digital....
                                                      The program will focus on training engineering personnel in the field of physical materials science, capable of working....
                                                      The goal of the program is to prepare graduates who are ready to work in the field of cultural industries, which is base...
                                                      This interdisciplinary MSc programme equips students with the skills, knowledge and expertise to become expert practitio...

                                                      Most Popular programs in Poland

                                                      most popular  programs
                                                      Advertisement The Polish Scientific Research Council surveys regularly rank the Chemistry Department of the Universit...
                                                      Unique Master's Degree in Finance and Accounting with opportunity of ACCA Qualification Warsaw School of Economics (SGH)...
                                                      The aim of the programme is to broaden students' knowledge of international business environment and prepare them for ca...
                                                      Advertisement Graduates from this programme will have the comprehensive qualifications and basic knowledge in the are...
                                                      Advertisement This 2-year, full-time Masters Degree Course was designed to equip future managers with the marketing s...
                                                      Advertisement We offer in-depth training in excavation of human and animal remains as well as courses in osteology...
                                                      The curriculum of the Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) at RTU Riga Business School is based on the curriculum o...
                                                      The curriculum of the Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) at RTU Riga Business School is based on the curriculum o...
                                                      The leading universities in Latvia Riga Technical University (RTU) and the University of Latvia (LU), in cooperation w...
                                                      The goal of the program is to provide students with knowledge about the functioning of business entities in the digital....

                                                      PhD programs in Poland

                                                      phd  programs
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                                                      Despite the diversity of their interests, researchers in the program are unified by a common desire to understand biolog...
                                                      The Graduate Group in Ancient History is an interdisciplinary, cross-departmental program that encompasses the study of....
                                                      Description Advertisement The EdD programme, which carries the same status as a PhD, is designed for ambitious, mi...
                                                      The Graduate Program in Cell Biology offers students outstanding opportunities for research and training leading to the....
                                                      Description Advertisement Research Areas:Applications are especially welcome in the areas of the School's research...
                                                      Description Advertisement The Doctor of Educational Psychology (DEdPsy) is a research degree accredited by the Bri...
                                                      The PhD Programme offered at the Faculty of Journalism and Political Sciences, University of Warsaw is addressed to Engl...
                                                      The Australian National University provides PhD students with a vibrant research community and outstanding program suppo...
                                                      Abdullah G l University (AGU) aims to be a research-oriented university with state-of the-art facilities designed for m...