Study in Poland

Polish university education system has a history of 650 years of educating high profile professionals. It resulted with a profit not only for Poland, but also for many countries all over the world, where the Poles brought their professionalism and the spirit of innovation. Want some examples?  Ignacy Domeyko established the geological research in 19th century Chile. Between 1872 and 1876 Ernest Malinowski built the world’s highest located railroad in Peru. Bronisław Malinowski was a creator of modern anthropology.  Ten Nobel Prizes were awarded to Polish artists, scientists and other public figures. Maria Skłodowska-Curie is one of only four laureates to receive a prize twice.

Polish specialists of all professions are highly appreciated by the recruiters worldwide. Especially Polish doctors, engineers, architects and IT specialists are acclaimed, but other Polish graduates are also considered to be fully prepared to compete in a global job market. The quality of the system is guaranteed by the State Accreditation Committee, which monitors all Polish higher education institutions. According to its control results, over 80% of the Polish universities have outstanding and good rankings.

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For low costs of studying and living

Although Poland undergoes through a process of rapid economic development, the cost of living is still significantly lower than in most of the EU countries. A total amount of 200-500 Euros is enough to cover the basic cost of accommodation, food and transport. The cost of entertainment and participation in cultural events are also much lower than EU average. The basic cost of studies is also very competitive. The average minimum rate is around 2000-5000 Euro a year (depending on the field of studies), what’s a few times lower than the EU average.

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Poland at a glance

Poland is a fascinating country that serves as the geographical and cultural crossroads of Eastern and Western Europe. Located at the center of the Northern European plain, Poland has been a nation of survivors since the foundation of the first Polish state more than 1000 years ago. Through its turbulent history, its people have managed to maintain their identity, and today, the country enjoys a crucial position as the largest of the former Eastern European states and one of the most populous members of the European Union.

Poland is a member of the European Union. It joined the Schengen Area in 2007. As a result, passport checks are abolished on Poland’s borders to Germany, Slovakia, Czech Republic and Lithuania. It practically means that persons admitted to the Schengen Area can travel hassle-free between the countries of the Schengen Area without internal land and sea border controls, from Portugal to Poland and from Greece to Finland.

Weather and Climate: The climate is mostly temperate throughout the country. The climate is oceanic in the north and west and becomes gradually warmer and continental towards the south and east. Summers are generally warm, with average temperatures between 18 °C and 30 °C depending on a region. Winters are rather cold, with average temperatures around 3 °C in the northwest and in the northeast.

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Universities in Poland
University Website
01 Warsaw University of Technology, Warsaw www.pw.edu.pl/engpw
02 Wroclaw University of Technology, Wroclaw www.portal.pwr.wroc.pl
03 Gdansk University of Technology, Gdansk www.pg.edu.pl
04 Poznan University of Technology, Poznan www.put.edu.pl
05 Lodz University of Technology, Lodz www.p.lodz.pl
06 Bialystok University of Technology, Bialystok www.pb.edu.pl
07 Vistula University, Warsaw www.vistula.edu.pl
08 Kozminski University, Warsaw www.kozminski.edu.pl
09 Lazarski University, Warsaw www.lazarski.pl
10 Poznań University of Economics and Business, Poznan www.ue.poznan.pl
11 Wszechnica Polska University, Warsaw www.wszechnicapolska.edu.pl/english/international-students-office/