general information

Foreigners may undertake study and training at the West Pomeranian University of Technology, Szczecin, if they:

  1. are in good health, proved by a medical certificate stating there is no impediment to their taking up training in the chosen area and form of training,
  2. have the European Health Insurance Card or an insurance in case of illness or accident covering the full period of training in Poland or accede to the National Health Fund (NFZ) on their arrival in Poland.

 

Studies under rules for Polish citizens

Foreigners who meet one of the following conditions may undertake studies under rules for Polish citizens:

  1. who have granted permanent residance in Poland, have refugee status granted in Poland, or temporary protection in the territory of Poland,
  2. migrant workers who are nationals of the European Union, the Swiss Confederation or a Member State of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) - parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area, as well as their family members, if they are living in the territory of Poland,
  3. have been given a long term resident permit of the European Union, have been given a residence permit for specified period of time due to circumstances referred to in art. 53§1 point 7,13 or 14 in the Foreigners Act
  4. have been granted subsidiary protection on Polish territory,
  5. are citizens of the European Union, the Member States of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) - parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area or the Swiss Confederation and their family members, who have the right of permanent residence.

 

Holders of valid Karta Polaka (document confirming affiliation of the holder to the Polish nation) can undertake studies under the rules applicable to Polish citizens or non-Polish citizens.

Nationals of the Member States of the European Union or the member states of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) – parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area and members of their families who have funds necessary to cover the maintenance costs during the period of study may enrol on, and follow, degree programmes:

  1. Under the rules applicable to Polish nationals, however with no entitlement to a maintenance grant, special grant for disabled persons, accommodation grant, meals grant or aid payments, or
  2. Under the terms for non-Polish citizens.

 

Studies under rules for non-Polish citizens

Foreigners who do not meet any of the conditions set out above may undertake studies on the terms for non-Polish citizens on the basis of:

  1. international agreements, pursuant to the rules defined therein;
  2. agreements concluded between higher education institutions and foreign entities, pursuant to the rules defined therein;
  3. decision of the minister responsible for higher education,
  4. decision of the rector of a higher education institution.

 

Foreigners mentioned above may enroll on studies:

  1. as holders of scholarships awarded by the Polish party;
  2. on a fee-paying basis;
  3. without a fee and scholarship benefits;
  4. as holders of scholarships awarded by the sending party, without paying tuition fees;
  5. as holders of scholarships awarded by higher education institutions.