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Admission of foreign citizens under the same rules as Polish citizens

Commencing studies under the same rules as Polish citizens means applying for admission in the manner specified in the conditions and principles set out in the resolution of the AMU Senate on recruitment for the first year of full-time and part-time studies, and the requirement to register on the Internet Recruitment System (System Internetowej Rekrutacji) as indicated in the recruitment schedule for a given academic year. The results on diplomas issued by a foreign university are calculated by the AMU Department of Education in compliance with the recruitment principles for a given major, taking into account the grading system used in the country where the diploma was issued.

 

Nationals of EU member states, the Swiss Confederation and the member states of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) – parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area – and their family members who are in possession of the financial resources necessary to cover the costs of living in the course of their studies are eligible to study under the same rules as Polish citizens, however they are not eligible for social scholarships, special scholarships for the handicapped or allowances, or if they are eligible then it is under rules different to those applicable to Polish citizens.

 

The list of documents for First-cycle programmes:

Candidates/Foreigners applying for admittance to the 1st year of study are required to submit the following documents:

1. printed and signed online form, which is the admission application (it can be downloaded from the Online Enrollment (IR) system);

2. copy of Karta Polaka (Polish Card);

3. foreign secondary school graduation certificate legalised or certified by an apostille;

4. Polish translation of the secondary school graduation certificate prepared by a sworn translator entered on the list of certified translators of the Polish Ministry of Justice

(http://bip.ms.gov.pl/pl/rejestry-i-ewidencje/tlumacze-przysiegli/lista-tlumaczyprzysieglych/search.html), or certified by a Polish consul in the country where the

certificate was obtained;

5. certificate stating the equivalence of a foreign secondary school graduation certificate with the relevant Polish certificate issued pursuant to the regulations on the recognition of school

certificates and secondary school graduation certificates obtained abroad, submitted by the end of the first semester of studies;

6. A certificate of Polish language at a minimum of B1 level issued by State Commission for the Certification of Proficiency in Polish as a Foreign Language or certificate of completion one year course of Polish language. Certificates of Polish language are NOT REQUIRED for studies: Polish Studies for International Students, German Philology;

7. document evidencing the Polish origin, pursuant to the Repatriation Act of 09.11.2000 (Polish Journal of Laws – Dz.U. of 2004, No. 53(532) as amended) – this does not apply to persons

holding a valid Karta Polaka (Polish Card);

8. medical certificate, with its Polish translation prepared by a sworn translator, stating that there are no contraindications for the candidate to study in the chosen field;

9. copy of an identity document (passport);

10. valid visa or residence card (karta pobytu), or other document entitling the holder to reside in the Republic of Poland;

11. health insurance policy and personal accident insurance policy for the duration of study in Poland, or the European Health Insurance Card, or insurance with the National Health Fund

(NFZ) in Poland taken immediately after commencing education in Poland;

12. 1 coloured photograph (35 x 45 mm, in accordance with the requirements of issuing identity cards);

 

The list of documents for Second-cycle Master programmes:

The list of documents required from foreign citizens with a diploma of a Polish university

A printed and signed application form for admission to the University (downloadable from the Internet Recruitment (IR) System),

2.      A copy of the applicant’s high school final exam certificate authenticated by AMU,

3.      A copy of the applicant’s higher education diploma authenticated by AMU,

4.      A certificate of English language - at a minimum of B1 level for International Relations, C1 for English and Multicultural Communication in Europe (EMCE),

5.      A sworn translation into Polish of a medical certificate confirming that there are no contraindications for their studying a given major,

6.      1 recent color photograph measuring 35 x 45 mm (complying with the requirements for ID or passport photographs),

7.      A copy of the applicant’s passport,

8.      A copy of a valid visa or residence permit,

9.      A copy of a valid document confirming the candidate’s eligibility for recruitment under the same rules as Polish citizens,

10.  An insurance policy against illness or accident for the period of studies in Poland or a European Health Insurance Card, or a contract with the National Health Fund in Poland – to be submitted immediately after the beginning of studies.

 

The list of documents required from foreign citizens with a diploma from a foreign university:

A printed and signed application form for admission to the University (downloadable from the Internet Recruitment (IR) System),

2.     A copy of the applicant’s higher education diploma issued by the foreign institution, authenticated by AMU and legalized or bearing an apostilleauthorizing the holder to commence second-cycle studies in the country where the diploma was issued,

3.      An original translation of the diploma into Polish performed by a sworn translator registered on the list of translators by the Polish Ministry of Justice,

or

an original translation of the diploma into Polish authenticated by the Consul of the Republic of Poland in the country where the document was issued,

4.      A certificate of English language  - at a minimum of B1 level for International Relations, C1 for English and Multicultural Communication in Europe (EMCE),

5.      A sworn translation into Polish of a medical certificate confirming that there are no contraindications for their studying a given major,

6.      1 recent color photograph measuring 35 x 45 mm (complying with the requirements for ID or passport photographs),

7.      A copy of the applicant’s passport,

8.      A copy of a valid visa or residence permit,

9.      A copy of a valid document confirming the candidate’s eligibility for recruitment under the same rules as Polish citizens,

10.  An insurance policy against illness or accident for the period of studies in Poland or a European Health Insurance Card, or a contract with the National Health Fund in Poland – to be submitted immediately after the beginning of studies.