FAQ - Poland

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International students are permitted to work in Poland without a work permit. However, there are time constraints, and the job should be part-time. When the academic term is in session, students are permitted to work 20 hours per week. Studying and working in Poland helps students with tuition fees and day-to-day living expenses. However, once your study program is completed, the rules and conditions change, and you will be required to obtain stay-back permits.

Poland offers attractive scholarships to its students. It offers student scholarships through the government, various foundations, and universities. International students from developing countries are always given special financial assistance. The Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange provides most of them (NAWA). For specific scholarship information, visit the University's and organization's websites.

To study in Poland, you need to submit some documents. A different course and university require different documents. Some common documents are a CV, Letter of recommendation, Filled-in application form, four passport-size photographs, a Copy of the ID., Proof of English language proficiency, a Statement of Purpose, etc.

Higher study in Poland follows the bologna process of Europe based on legal status and authorization. There are many categories of Universities in Poland. There are approximately 457 universities in Poland. There are 131 public universities and 326 private universities among them. The top 5 universities are the University of Warsaw, Jagiellonian University, Warsaw University of Technology, AGH University of Science and Technology, Adam Mickiewicz University, and Poznań.

You will have to obtain a student visa to enter Poland for your studies. To apply for a student visa, you must submit important supporting documents. These include a filled Application Form, A Valid Passport, a Letter of Acceptance from a University in Poland, Medical Insurance, Academic Documents, Monetary Fund Proofs, etc.

Public universities in Poland have low tuition fees. There are private universities with little high fees. This varies depending on the course and the university that offers it. The average tuition fee for Bachelor's and Masters's in Poland is 2000- 4000 Euro per Year. This can go high up to 8000-12000 Euro per year for Medicine and MBA. The living cost in Poland depends on where you choose to study and live. The average monthly living cost for international students in Poland is between 500 and 850 Euros. The amount will vary depending on your type of accommodation, lifestyle, and social expenses while studying in Poland.

Certainly, the courses offered at Polish universities are among the best. You will find your interesting subject in Poland. Some of the best courses to study in Poland for international students are Engineering, Medicine, MBA, Business and Economics, MBBS, Nursing, law, Dentistry, etc.

As there are many courses to look forward to in the English language, there comes a need to fulfill the English Language requirement to prove English language proficiency.IELTS and TOEFL tests are one way to prove this. However, if you have completed your previous education in English, some Polish universities will not require IELTS scores. One of the most prestigious universities in Poland, the Warsaw University of Technology, does not have IELTS requirements if the medium of instruction for previous studies has been English. Read more: Study in Poland without IELTS

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