52 English-speaking Universities in Poland You Should Consider!

Studying in Poland is usually a fantastic choice and quite affordable. Every year, students have the opportunity to enroll in more than 400 programs. In Poland, there are two ways to study. One has the option of enrolling in a degree program taught in Polish or English. You require a visa and a certificate of linguistic proficiency in order to enter either country. Poland’s relatively low cost of education can be attributed to the freedom of institutions to determine their own annual tuition rates.

The average cost of tuition is between EUR 2000 and EUR 6000 per year, however actual costs will vary depending on the institution and course of study. The expense of attending MBA programs may be significantly greater. For instance, these cost between EUR 8000 and EUR 12,000 year. You can submit an application for admission to the following universities if you are also interested in studying in Poland.

  • Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań

  • AGH University of Science and Technology

  • Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw

  • Collegium Civitas

  • Cracow University of Economics

  • Cracow University of Technology

  • Czestochowa University of Technology

  • Gdansk University of Technology

  • Graduate School for Social Research (GSSR)

  • Jagiellonian University in Kraków

  • Jan Dlugosz University in Czestochowa

  • Koszalin University of Technology

  • Kozminski University

  • Lazarski University

  • Lodz University of Technology

  • Lublin University of Technology

  • Maria Curie-Sklodowska University in Lublin

  • Medical University of Bialystok

  • Medical University of Gdańsk

  • Medical University of Lodz

  • Medical University of Silesia, Katowice

  • Medical University of Warsaw

  • Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń

  • Opole University of Technology

  • Polish-Japanese Academy of Information Technology

  • Polonia University in Czestochowa

  • Poznan University of Technology

  • Poznań University of Economics and Business

  • SGH Warsaw School of Economics

  • Siedlce University of Natural Sciences and Humanities

  • Silesian University of Technology

  • The Fryderyk Chopin University of Music

  • The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin

  • The University of Gdansk

  • University of Bialystok

  • University of Bielsko-Biala

  • University of Ecology and Management in Warsaw

  • University of Economics in Katowice

  • University of Finance and Management

  • University of Lodz

  • University of Silesia in Katowice

  • University of Warsaw

  • Vincent Pol University in Lublin

  • Warsaw School of Computer Science

  • Warsaw University of Life Sciences – SGGW

  • Warsaw University of Technology

  • Wroclaw Medical University

  • Wroclaw University of Economics

  • Wroclaw University of Environmental and Life Sciences

  • Wrocław University of Science and Technology

  • WSB Universities Group

  • WSB University

How to apply for university admission?

(a) Admission Requirements for BA or BSC (Bachelors) Candidates:

  1. Notarized secondary school certificate or an official duplicate issued by the candidate’s high school,
  2. filled out the application form,
  3. 4 passport-size photographs,
  4. copy of candidate’s ID (passport),
  5. certificate of the English language proficiency optionally (unless the high school courses were taught in English);
  6. the medical certificate with no contradiction for studying,
  7. admission fee payment receipt.

(b) Admission Requirements for MA (Master) candidates:

  1. Undergraduate program diploma or an official duplicate issued by the university,
  2. candidate’s CV with the details about the school and professional career optionally,
  3. one academic reference and one personal reference optionally,
  4. filled out the application form,
  5. 4 passport-size photographs,
  6. copy of the candidate’s ID (passport),
  7. proof of English language proficiency (unless the first degree was taught in English),
  8. the medical certificate with no contraindication for studying,
  9. admission fee payment receipt.

As an international applicant might be additionally asked to submit:

  • Notarized secondary school certificate or an official duplicate issued by the candidate’s high school (when applying for master program),
  • A supplement to the undergraduate program diploma or a copy of the bachelor thesis, and other documentation*

Please note that you should request any further documentation your chosen university may want from you. To ensure that you may enroll in university right away and avoid wasting time, each university has distinct admissions standards.

Tuition Fees in Poland Universities

Students belonging to EEA states, do not need to pay any tuition fees to study in Poland. Whereas all other foreigners are required to pay tuition fees that on average are the following:

  • EUR 2000 per year for first, second, and long cycle studies,
  • EUR 3000 per year for doctoral, postgraduate, and medical postgraduate internships as well as scientific, arts, specialist, and post-doctoral internships,
  • EUR 3000 per year for vocational courses and apprenticeships,
  • EUR 2000 per year for an annual preparatory Polish language course to commence studies in Polish

Public and private higher education institutions each set their own tuition rates. The cost of tuition varies by institution and study program and can be anywhere from EUR 2000 and EUR 6000 per year. Costs for MBA programs range from EUR 8000 to EUR 12,000 per year.

Work During Studies in Poland

You are permitted to work lawfully in Poland as an international student who is not a resident of the EEA. However, there are times when your employer must submit a work permit application on your behalf. All full-time students are given permission to work.

Living Expenses

No doubt Poland is much cheaper as compared with other European countries. However, living cost in Poland does change from city to city. Some examples of average prices per month:

  • Rent in a shared flat (or dormitory) – EUR 80-150
  • Transportation (in big cities) – EUR 15-20
  • Telephone/mobile, Internet, TV – EUR 12- 75

Selected prices

  • Bread: EUR 0.50 – 1.50
  • Water 1.5l: EUR 1
  • Milk: EUR 1
  • Coffee: EUR 2 -3 EUR

A one-course dinner may be purchased for between EUR 2-4 in the most inexpensive locations, but a three-course meal at a quality restaurant would cost you at least EUR 12. The cost of movie tickets ranges from EUR 3 to EUR 7. The cost of theater, opera, or concert tickets ranges from roughly EUR 7 to EUR 23.

Accommodation Expenses

A shared room in a dorm (housing provided by institutions) costs about EUR 60–80 per month, and a single room costs about EUR 100–150 per month.

For international students, private housing is an additional choice. The room typically costs between 150 and 200 euros per month to rent. Remember that the cost of renting an apartment depends on the city, the building’s location, and its size. For instance, in Warsaw, the typical monthly rent for a tiny one-room apartment is about EUR 300/350.

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