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STUDY COSTS IN POLAND
|Study Program||Average Tution fees|
€500 to €6,000 per annum
€1,000 to €8,000 per annum
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Yes, international students are allowed to work while studying in Poland. However, they are only allowed to work for up to 20 hours per week during the academic year and full-time during the holidays.
The cost of studying in Poland varies depending on the institution and the program you choose. On average, you can expect to pay around 2,000 to 4,000 EUR per year for a bachelor’s degree and 2,000 to 5,000 EUR per year for a master’s degree.
Yes, there are several options for financial aid for international students studying in Poland. These include scholarships, grants, and loans. It is best to start researching financial aid options as early as possible, as the application process can take several months.
The language of instruction in Poland varies depending on the institution and the program you choose. Many programs are taught in Polish, but there are also a growing number of programs taught in English, particularly at the graduate level.
An academic year in Poland starts in October and ends in June. The academic year is divided into two terms: summer and winter term. The winter term begins at the beginning of October and lasts till the mid- February with 2-weeks Christmas break. The summer term starts in mid-February and lasts till the end of June with a week break for Easter. After each semester students are to take an examination session. After summer term the exams are in June but the whole session lasts till September (retakes, exams conducted before an examination board). Summer holidays lasts from July to the end of September.
Medical care in Poland is not free of charge. Health insurance is mandatory for all students for the entire duration of their stay in Poland. The students from non-EU/EEA countries are recommended to buy medical insurance in their home country or immediately after their arrival in Poland. Otherwise students are required to pay for any health service they get. Foreign students are also advised to purchase third party liability insurance and accident insurance.
EU citizens staying in Poland are legible for free health service, providing they present their European Health Insurance Card (EHIC).
EU citizens not having insurance in their country of residence and non-EU citizens may sign insurance agreement with the Polish Health National Fund (NFZ – Narodowy Fundusz Zdrowia) and purchase insurance for the monthly fee of 40 PLN.
Under bilateral agreements the citizens of the U.K., Sweden and Slovakia are entitled to free medical care. Under an agreement with the Czech Republic Czech students are entitled to necessary medical care in cases of sudden illness or accident.
More information can be found on The National Health Fund website: www.nfz.gov.pl.