The country of Poland is a focal point for international students as the number has grown to 57,000, of which 8,000 are pursuing the fields of Medicine and Dentistry. The Polish universities are known for their world-class medical programs, all the Polish universities provide a dental program of 5 years and the average annual tuition for the same is 15,000 USD. All the university’s curriculum is updated to the modern standards and the approach toward the dentistry program is from both practical and theoretical perspectives.
Some of the most popular universities in Poland offering the Dentistry program in English are:
- Jagiellonian University
- Wroclaw Medical University
- Medical University Gdansk
- Medical University Warsaw
- Medical University Lodz
- Poznan University of Medical Sciences
These universities have international recognition for their graduates and they are highly ranked in the best universities globally which are backed by QS, and U.S. News and Report. Every mentioned university offers a dental program with tuition ranging from 12,500 – 18,500 USD or 45,911 – 67,948 AED
Poland isn’t just famous for its higher quality of education but for various factors such as the cost of living, the tuition fees, lifestyle, etc. The Polish universities meet all these standards.
|Type of degree||Undergraduate, long-cycle|
|Duration of degree||5 years|
|Average tuition fees annual||12,500 – 18,500 USD or 45,911 – 67,948 AED|
|Medium of teaching||English|
Why study dentistry in Poland?
- The programs from the Polish universities have global recognition and students are eligible to go through a country-specific process that leads them to obtain a license to practice in that country.
- The living cost is comparatively low compared to western Europe and western countries.
- There are many scholarships available for international students, which makes the study abroad dream quite pocket-friendly.
- Poland’s medical faculties are frequently considered as having one of Europe’s best English medical programs.
Top universities to study Dentistry in Poland
The table below contains a list of universities to study dentistry in Poland.
|Name of University||World Rank (CWUR)||National Rank by subject, Medicine (QS)|
|Wroclaw Medical University||976||–|
|Medical University Gdansk||1087||551-600|
|Medical University Warsaw||943||551-600|
|Medical University Lodz||1014||–|
|Poznan University of Medical Sciences||1183||–|
The admission process for the Polish universities is quite simple. After the acceptance of the application, some universities expect the student to clear a university-provided entrance exam and/or interview, whereas some universities do not require passing an entrance exam. They admit students on the basis of high school grades and/or interviews.
Eligibility criteria for Dentistry programs
|English proficiency test||IELTS >6.5, TOFEL 80 to 87 (can be waived off)|
|Compulsory majors||Biology and Chemistry (Physics is also advisable)|
|Admission application||Universities online portal/Gyanberry application services|
|Application deadline||March to August|
- Filled application form with attached photo
- Original transcripts
- Original school certificates
- Cover letter (signed)
- Health insurance
With the accordance to the basic documents the universities demand these as well
- Birth certificate
- Bank receipt of 1st-year tuition fees (only asked by a few universities)
- Passport size photos
Cost of studying Dentistry in Poland: Tuition fees and living expenses
|Name of University||Program Name||Duration||Annual Tuition fees USD/AED|
|Jagiellonian University||Dentistry||5 years||14,000 USD or
|Wroclaw Medical University||Dentistry||5 years||12,339 USD or
|Medical University Gdansk||Dentistry||5 years||18,315 USD or
|Medical University Warsaw||Dentistry||5 years||18,315 USD or
|Medical University Lodz||Dentistry||5 years||15,116 USD or
|Poznan University of Medical Sciences||Dentistry||5 years||13,673 USD or 50,220 AED|
The annual cost of living in Krakow
|Rent||3600 USD or 13,222 AED|
|Food||2400 USD or 8,814 AED|
|Transport||240 USD or 881AED|
The annual cost of living in Wroclaw
|Rent||1980 USD or 7,272 AED|
|Food||1464 USD or 5,377 AED|
|Transport||100 USD or 367 AED|
The annual cost of living in Gdansk
|Rent||1704 USD or 6,258 AED|
|Food||1440 USD or 5,288 AED|
|Transport||300 USD or 1,101 AED|
The annual cost of living in Warsaw
|Rent||2052 USD or 7,536 AED|
|Food||1800 USD or 6,611 AED|
|Transport||324 USD or 1190 AED|
The annual cost of living in Lodz
|Rent||2952 USD or 10,842 AED|
|Food||1750 USD or 6427 AED|
|Transport||102 USD or 374 AED|
Scholarships to study Dentistry in Poland
When choosing the country for your study abroad program the scholarships have a potent effect in decision making as it can make your dental programs quite inexpensive. Luckily in Poland, there are several scholarship opportunities for international students.
As we all know, tuition fees can affect the study abroad dream, so at Gyanberry we offer Gsholar, which pays your 20% of tuition in your freshman year. The scholarship is decided on the factors of
- Extracurricular Activities
British Council IELTS Award
The British Council IELTS Award is to help high-caliber individuals who have a strong desire to advance their careers and can demonstrate that their education will enable them to contribute to society.
Successful applicants will be eligible to study at an undergraduate or postgraduate level in an English-taught program anywhere around the globe (in Germany or abroad) that recognizes IELTS as part of their entrance requirements.
Students can also avail a variety of university-specific scholarships. Poznan University of Medical Sciences offers scholarships like the US Sallie Mae program, Ontario OSAP, Norwegian Lånekassen, German BAföG, Swedish CSN, and Saudi government scholarships.
Jagiellonian University funds international students through the following scholarships:
- Scholarship for Olympians
- Bohdan Łysiak
- Ad Polonos Scholarship Fund
- Prof. Franciszek Ziejka scholarship
Wroclaw Medical University awards the following scholarships to outstanding students who have excelled in academics, the arts, athletics, or any other extracurricular endeavors.
- Social scholarship
- Chancellor’s Scholarship
- Minister’s scholarship
You can count on high-quality education and research in Poland, particularly in medicine. At Poland Universities, English-taught degrees are becoming more widespread. This is in reaction to the significant number of international students who are drawn to Poland because of its academic prospects and low living costs.
For the complete application process get in touch with Gyanberry.