Candidates with IB and EB diplomas


Equivalent levels of maturity subject results (languages and mathematics)
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Candidates with IB diplomas:

subjects levels they should be entered by candidates into the UW registration system as the following levels:
mother tongue or foreign language Ab initio or B SL SL
A /A1 or A2/ – SL or HL* HL
B HL HL
Mathematical Studies SL SL

* foreign languages A / A1 / A2 at the level HL or SL are taken into account as bilingual in the recruitment process at the UW (this rule doesn’t apply to the Polish language) – please check Bilingual level below.

Note on the Polish language:

In the case of the Polish language exam for the IB diploma:

  • levels A / A1 / A2 (HL or SL) and B HL are taken into account as HL (advanced level); a candidate should choose the option “Polish language” and enter his/her result in the field HL level on his/her registration account;
  • levels Ab initio and B SL are taken into account as SL (standard level); a candidate should choose the option “Polish language” and enter his/her result in the field SL level on his/her registration account.

If admissions rules for the programme so provide, in case of candidates who do not have the possibility of taking Polish language examination within the International Baccalaureate (IB) we take into account language A or A1. A candidate should choose the option: “language A1/A (in case of lack of Polish language)” on his/her registration account. Additionally, s/he should indicate the language, which s/he has passed on the level A/A1 (a candidate chooses e.g. ‘IB English language (A, A1, A2)’).

Important! In the qualification procedure of candidates with the IB diplomas for studies conducted in the Polish language, the admissions committees may conduct an additional entrance exams to verify the candidate’s competency to study in Polish.


Candidates with EB diplomas:

subjects levels they should be entered by candidates into the UW registration system as the following levels:
mother tongue or foreign language L1, L4 or L5 elementary level
L1+3, L2 or L3 advanced level
L2+3*
other subjects 2(x45) or 3(x45) elementary level
4(x45) or 5(x45)
5+3 (additionally for mathematics)
advanced level

* foreign languages at the level L2+3 are taken into account as bilingual in the recruitment process at the UW (this rule doesn’t apply to the Polish language) – please check Bilingual level below.

Note on the Polish language:

If admissions rules for the programme so provide, in case of candidates who do not have the possibility of taking Polish language examination within the European Baccalaureate (EB), we take into account language L1 or L1+3. A candidate should choose the option: “language L1 (in case of lack of Polish language)” on his/her registration account. Additionally, s/he should indicate the language, which s/he has passed on the level L1 or L1+3 (a candidate chooses e.g. ‘EB English language’).

Important! In the qualification procedure of candidates with the EB diplomas for studies conducted in the Polish language, the admissions committees may conduct an additional entrance exams to verify the candidate’s competency to study in Polish.


BILINGUAL LEVEL

The EB result of a foreign language at L2+3 and the IB result of a foreign languages at A/A1/A2 (except for Polish language) are taken into account as bilingual and converted into the advanced level according to the following formula:

R =D x 4/3

where:

  • D is the result at the bilingual level
  • R is the result at the advanced level

The result R doesn’t exceed 100%.