Admission procedure for other candidates

Following candidates may undertake studies on different terms than applicable to Polish nationals:

  • candidates from non-EU/EFTA member countries, who do not meet the requirements mentioned above to undertake and pursue studies on the terms applicable to Polish citizens
  • citizens of EU or EFTA countries and members of their families, who decided to undertake studies in Poland on other terms than applicable to Polish citizens (e.g. as Polish scholarship holders)
  • Ÿholders of the valid Polish Charter (pol. Karta Polaka), who resigned from study on the terms applicable to Polish citizens (e.g. they will study as Polish scholarship holders)Ÿ


The candidates may study:

  • Ÿon a fee-paying basis (fees in EUR)
  • Ÿas Polish scholarship holders
  • Ÿfree from charges and scholarships
  • Ÿas free-from-fee holders of scholarship from their country of origin
  • Ÿas holders of scholarship from an educational institution or a natural or legal person

on the basis of:

  • Ÿdecisions of the Rector of the University of Warsaw
  • Ÿinternational agreements
  • Ÿagreements concluded between higher education institutions and foreign entities
  • Ÿdecisions of the minister competent for higher education or other competent minister

Admission procedures:

  • Polish and foreign scholarship holders are admitted according to the rules stated in appropriate Polish/international agreements.
  • For other candidates, admission procedure includes entrance exam (written or oral) and/or in some cases calculating the results obtained on high school (maturity) / higher education diploma, as well as additional criteria. In each case, candidates are advised to contact the Admissions Office prior to their admission to University of Warsaw.

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Tuition fees

Foreign students must pay tuition fees, which are at the University of Warsaw not lower than the equivalent of:

  • 2000 euro per year – for vocational (first-cycle), uniform master’s degree and post-bachelor master’s degree (second-cycle) studies

In the first year the students are also obliged to pay additional 200 euro one-off fee. On the student’s request, heads of particular University of Warsaw units may, in justified cases, give partial or full exemption from payment of tuition fees.