Study in Poland
Quality Education, Affordable Options
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Poland has over 400 public and private higher education institutions to choose from. Conducted in the English language, the programs are of extremely high quality, while study costs and the cost of living is substantially lower than most other European countries.
Top Reasons to Study in Poland
Poland’s universities date back to the 14th century, with the foundation of renowned Jagiellon University. Today, they outperform some of the well-respected American universities! The number of universities have quadrupled over the last few years and the number of students have increased five-fold. It offers an opportunity for students to receive quality education in a thriving academic environment.
Poland has fast become the destination of choice for the study of medicine. Other popular degrees include engineering, architecture and physics. Polish diplomas are recognised internationally, and continue to lead the global benchmark. All leading courses in Polish universities are conceived and taught in English language. The tuition fees are not high and the living costs are fairly low.
Poland being one of the 26 European countries covered under the SCHENGEN visa, students studying in the country are free to visit the 25 other European countries. These factors makes Poland one of the best overseas education destinations for international students with a limited budget.
Study in Poland
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There are about 400 HEIs (Higher Education Institutions) in Poland. They are divided into state and private institutions. Due to a high level of competition amongst the two, they offer top quality programs at extremely low prices. Poland’s HEIs offers PhDs, masters/equivalent degrees and bachelor degrees.
Polish universities offer of 2 intakes: Fall & Spring.
Higher education system in Poland comprises of five types of institutes. They are: Public Universities, Private Universities, Technical Universities, HEI (Uczelnia Akademicka) & Community Colleges.
Students need to clear all the subjects they have enrolled to obtain their degree. Poland offers 3 different types of degrees. They are; Diploma/Advance Diploma, Bachelors & Masters
The Polish higher education system includes both public as well as non-public institutions. Each HEI, based on the quality of their scientific research and didactic offer may also be classified as academic (research-oriented) or professional (focused on providing higher education best suited for the job market). Moreover, there is a popular division of HEIs into groups according to the areas of knowledge and training which they focus on. However, it is important to note that the classification of HEIs based on scientific domains is a traditional one. The scope of programs offered by HEI can be broader than its name would suggest. For example universities of technology kept their historical names but they may (and do) offer courses in other fields of science.
Cost of education for foreign students is gratuitous in Poland provided they opt for one of the HEIs. However, competition for admission in the HEIs is high. Study & living costs are rather low. Private universities are more expensive than public universities. Health insurance is mandatory for foreign students for entire duration of their stay.
Poland is situated at the geographical and cultural crossroads of Eastern & Western Europe. It’s one of the oldest countries to be in; the largest of former Eastern European states and the most populated member of the European Union. The vibrant mix of European ethnicities makes it a wholesome environment to study and live.
International students can work in Poland after completing their bachelors/masters by receiving 1-year post study work visa. Students pursuing masters degree are eligible for work permit during the course of their studies by taking up contract based work*.
Students must fulfil criteria mentioned below to be eligible for applying for admission in a Canadian university:
- Must be an Undergraduate: 10+2
- Minimum 3 years of Bachelors Degree to apply for Master’s program
- Strong recommendation letters.
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