Study In Poland

Why Study In

Poland?

For high quality of polish educational system

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.  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 academic traditions reach back to 14th century. The Jagiellonian University in Kraków was established in 1364, as the second university in Central Europe. Today’s Polish universities continue the glorious traditions of their predecessors. Warsaw University is ranked first in the Top Coder international IT ranking.

 

The quality of the system is guaranteed by 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.

 

Educational Institutes

In Poland, higher schools of education can be public or private. Public schools are those, which are financed fully or partially by the state. Private schools are fully financed from private funds. Universities are always public schools, as are medical universities. Whether your school is public or private can make a difference when you wish to apply for a state scholarship.

 

The following types of schools exist in Poland:

  • Universities
  • Polytechnics or Universities of Technology
  • Higher Schools of Pedagogy
  • Medical Schools or Medical Universities
  • Academies of Fine Art, Film or Theatre
  • Music Academies
  • Higher Schools of Physical Education
  • And others

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 200-400 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 minimum rate is 2000 Euro a year, what’s a few times lower than the EU average.

 

For rapid economical development

Since 20 years Polish economy has significantly been growing. According to Central Statistical Office’s data, Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 2008 was in real terms 4.8 per cent higher than in 2007. In 2007 GDP recorded 6.7 per cent growth. The rate of the value added growth for whole economy in 2008 was 4.9 per cent (6.6% in 2007). According to the latest European Commission’s forecast, in 2010 the GDP growth may dip to 2.0 per cent. Taking into account, however, international crisis and -1.8 per cent GDP growth forecast for the EU-25, Poland’s result is a symptom of Polish strong economy. The unemployment level decreases very quickly, falling from almost 20% in 2004 to 9.5 % in 2009.

 

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Admission Requirements / Checklist for Poland

  1. Copies of All Educational Documents (Attested)
  2. Any experience Letter
  3. One Photographs (Passport Size)
  4. Comprehensive CV
  5. Copy Of Passport (One year valid, First Page, Second Page and Last Page)
  6. Two Academic Reference Letters
  7. SOP, Statement of Purpose (Be strict on it as this must be provided by student. We can give him guidance how to prepare it but finally student has to prepare it.)
  8. Contact details ( Landline number + Mobile Number + Email Address + Residential Address)
  9. Next to kin details
  10. English Test Score Report (IELTS , TOEFL, PTE)
  11. Any Previous Visa Application record (Previous Refusal)

Visa Requirements for Poland study Visa:

 

  1. Visa application form (long or short term, depending on the term of course) duly filled and signed by the applicant. In case of minor(s), form should be signed by both parents.
  2. Two (2) recent photographs of the applicant.
  3. An ordinary passport or other recognized travel document valid for at least three months from the expiry date of the visa applied for. This document must have at least two empty pages. Please bring all your previous passports, if any, and attach copies of used pages with your application (on A4 size paper).
  4. Photocopy of your national ID card.
  5. Third country nationals residing in Pakistan must provide supporting documents proving legal residence.
  6. If you have been ever refused a visa by any Embassy or High Commission a refusal letter will be required.
  7. Original and photocopy of Family Registration Certificate issued by NADRA (in English or with a certified translation if in Urdu).
  8. Acceptance letter from the Polish University, formal confirmation of enrolment and the fee receipt, information about the accommodation (address) in Poland.
  9. Letter from Inter Board Committee of Chairmen (IBCC) stating that an applicant is eligible to study at any National/International University.
  10. Original bank statements of the last six months.
    • Last three salary slips.
  11. Or sponsorship Affidavit, certified by a Public Notary in Pakistan, proof of sufficient financial means of your sponsor (proof of income and the last six months bank statements)/ Polish scholarship.
  12. English Language test such as:

* TOEFL {Test of English as a Foreign Language} (minimum score of 550 points for  the paper Based  Test or 213 points for the Computer Based Test)

* IELTS {International English Language Testing System} (Band 6.0)

  1. Proof of possessing an amount of 800 zloty or the equivalent in foreign currency, so as to be able to cover the costs of living and lodging for each month of the stay throughout the whole time of study or the first year if the stay is to be longer.
  2. Any other certificates – according to school requirements.
  3. Proof of accommodation.
  4. Proof of health insurance for the whole period of stay in Poland or travel health insurance policy.
  5. Copy of flight booking(s) – both ways.
  6. In case of paid studies, scientific research or training, a proof of payment covering the first year of studies or its full term, if the studies will take less than one year, is necessary; or a statement proving the possession of funds in the amount sufficient to cover the cost of studies, provided in the declaration.
  7. The Consulate might ask for additional documents if found necessary.

 

Waiting time for obtaining this type of visa is 8-15 days. After obtaining the Acceptance letter one can apply for a student visa.

Note:- For up to date information always visit the website of local Polish embassy.

More about Poland

CapitalWarsaw
LanguagesPolish Language
Official CurrencyPolish złoty
Climate