Required documents

  • Before qualification for studies candidates are obliged to attach scanned copies of required documents.
  • Upon being qualified for studies, candidates must submit (send by post) originals of required documents directly to the appropriate faculty or institute.

PLEASE NOTE that non-submitting required documents by specified deadline is equal with resignation from undertaking studies. In justified cases the faculty or institute may extend the deadline for submitting documents.


  • in case of application to first (BA) or long-cycle (MA) studies – the original of secondary school (maturity) certificate or another document (with a full list of final grades), entitling to undertake university-level study in country in which the certificate / document was issued
  • in case of application to second-cycle (MA) studies – the higher education diploma (MA, BA, engineer diploma or equivalent) with a full list of grades obtained during the course of study, entitling to continue university-level study in country in which the diploma was issued
  • a legalisation / authorisation of above-mentioned documents (or apostille if the document was issued by an institution operating in the educational system in a country that was a member of the Hague Convention of 5th of October, 1961 abolishing the requirement of legalizing foreign official documents) [read more]
  • a document stating that the certificate / diploma entitles to undertake or continue university-level study in country in which the certificate / diploma was issued (such proof should be issued or certified by the school or educational institution which issued the certificate / diploma or by educational authorities of the country which issued the certificate / diploma or in which system of education the school operates) [a sample form]
  • original sworn translations into Polish language (or English language if a candidate undertakes studies provided in English) of all the documents listed above or (in case of other than sworn translation) translation legalized by the Polish consul in the country where the documents were issued
  • a certificate of recognition (nostrification) of secondary school (maturity) certificate / higher education diploma, if applicable [read more]
  • a photocopy of visa or other document proving legalization of stay in Poland – in case of foreigners staying in Poland
  • an application for issuing student’s id printed out from candidate’s individual registration account in the Candidate’s Registration System (it is necessary to attach a digital photo first)
  • a proof of student’s id payment [read more]
  • if need be, the document confirming the candidate’s right to study without tuition fee payment (for example: Card of the Pole, etc.) – in case of foreigners undertaking studies conducted in Polish language [read more]
  • if applicable, a health certificate stating that there are no objections to undertake studies on the chosen programme
  • if need be – additional documents, depending on the chosen programme of stuy
  • authorization to submission of documents – in case of submission of candidate’s documents by the other person [a sample form – two pages]

Please note! Documents printed out from individual registration account at IRK system must be signed by the candidate.