Frequently asked questions

GENERAL | ENTERING OF HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA RESULTS / DOCUMENTS UPLOADING | PHOTO ACCEPTING
REGISTRATION | APPLICATION DEADLINES | QUALIFICATION FOR STUDIES
CONFIRMATION OF LANGUAGE COMPETENCES | SUBMISSION OF DOCUMENTS
RECOGNITION OF FOREIGN EDUCATION (NOSTRIFICATION)
APPLICATION FEE | TUITION FEES | SCHOLARSHIP HOLDERS

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GENERAL

I don’t have a second name – do I have to enter any information in that box?

I am 35 years old and I have more than 10 years of professional experience. I live abroad. Can I still apply for studies at the University of Warsaw? If so, on what conditions?

Can you send me a preliminary acceptance letter if I submit scans of my diploma and language certificate? Do you, as a University of Warsaw, help candidates in a visa procedure?

ENTERING OF HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA RESULTS / DOCUMENTS UPLOADING

I have a foreign high school diploma. Do I have to enter my results in the IRK system?

PHOTO ACCEPTING

Registration for the chosen programme is about to finish but photo at my registration account still has a status “pending”.

REGISTRATION

Does creating a registration account mean registration for studies?

APPLICATION DEADLINES

I won’t have my high school diploma final results during the enrollment for the chosen programme. Can I use predicted grades?

Do I need to have an apostille/legalization of my diploma during registration for the chosen programme?

QUALIFICATION FOR STUDIES

What high school diploma results should I have if I want to be admitted to studies?

Are there separate limits of places for Polish and international candidates? How many places are provided for international candidates for particular field of study?

If I don’t have a result from obligatory subject on my high school diploma, may I participate in an entrance exam from that subject or submit a language certificate?

In the admission rules for the chosen programme of study there is an entrance exam/ exam checking language competences. Is it possible to do it online?

This year I graduated with the first cycle studies degree but my diploma will be issued after the deadline of registration for the chosen programme. Can I apply for studies?

I have a foreign high school diploma. How my results will be calculated?

I am from Belarus. What should I do, if have my CT results only in electronic form during the online registration for studies?

CONFIRMATION OF LANGUAGE COMPETENCES

I am a foreigner finishing high school abroad. I do not have a certificate confirming knowledge of Polish. Can I take the entrance exam at the faculty instead?

Is it possible to replace a certificate confirming proficiency in Polish language at C1 level, issued by the State Commission for the Certification of Proficiency in Polish as a Foreign Language, with the exam taken at the faculty?

I have a Card of the Pole. Do I still have to present a document confirming knowledge of Polish language?

Are NAWA scholarship holders obliged to submit a certificate confirming Polish language competence?

I would like to apply for second-cycle studies conducted in English language. However, I do not have an English certificate. My previous studies were fully conducted in English language. Can I use my diploma as a document confirming proficiency in English in this case?

SUBMISSION OF DOCUMENTS

Do you require a notarial authorization in case of submission of my documents by another person?

If I am/I was a UW student and once I submitted my documents at the UW, do I have to submit them again while I’m applying for another field of study?

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

Do I have to submit visa with other required documents? I don’t have it yet. I will apply for visa after being admitted to studies.

Which institution is responsible for issuance of an apostille to the diploma?

RECOGNITION OF FOREIGN EDUCATION (NOSTRIFICATION)

Are all candidates holding foreign diplomas obliged to submit a certificate of recognition of high school diploma or nostrification of higher education diploma?

Am I obliged to attach a scan of certificate of recognition of my high school diploma to my IRK account at the stage of registration for studies?

Which institution should I go to in order to obtain the certificate of recognition of foreign high school diploma?

Is a certificate of recognition of high school diploma or nostrification of the higher education diploma the same document as the certificate confirming that the diploma entitles candidate to undertake or continue university-level studies?

How long will it take to obtain a certificate of recognition of high school diploma issued by the Education Superintendent?

APPLICATION FEE

How can I pay the application fee? Is it possible to pay the application fee by credit card? Can I pay the application fee being outside Poland?

TUITION FEES

Is it possible to pay the tuition fee in installments?

I have the Card of the Pole. May I study at the University of Warsaw without paying the tuition fee?

SCHOLARSHIP HOLDERS

I’m a NAWA scholarship holder. Do I have to participate in the qualification procedure like other candidates?