Poland is highly acknowledged for affordable medical education abroad. The Polish education system is ranked 10th across the globe with a balanced cost of studying medicine and dentistry. The country has some of the oldest and most prestigious universities in Europe. The government has invested its money in the up-gradation of university resources which ensures cutting-edge technology.
Along with the acknowledgment and achievements of Poland’s educational institutions, the cost of studying in Poland is also an important point to take note of. The cost of studying medicine and dentistry in Poland comprises tuition fees and the cost of living.
Having said that, Poland is not a very expensive place for students as compared to other countries in Europe, the living expenses average around 5000 USD per year if you find accommodation at a reasonable price. Adding to the fact, Poland medical university fees annually range from 11,000 to 16,000 USD for most General Medicine (MBBS/ MD) and Dentistry programs.
Cost of Studying Dentistry in Poland
|University name||Annual tuition fee for Dentistry in USD||Annual tuition fee for Dentistry in AED|
|Poznan University of Medical Sciences||13,845 USD||50,855 AED|
|The Medical University of Lodz||13,475 USD||49,495 AED|
|Medical University of Warsaw||16,334 USD||59,996 AED|
|Pomeranian Medical University, Szczecin||12,760 USD||46,868 AED|
|Jagiellonian University, Kraków||13,270 USD||48,742 AED|
|Medical University of Lublin||11,127 USD||40,870 AED|
|Medical University of Silesia||11,551 USD||42,428 AED|
|Wroclaw Medical University||13,048 USD||47,926 AED|
Cost of Studying Medicine in Poland
Poland MBBS fees for many popular universities are tabulated below-
|University name||Annual tuition fee for medicine in USD||Annual tuition fee for medicine in AED|
|Poznan University of Medical Sciences||12,909 USD||47,416 AED|
|The Medical University of Lodz||12,030 USD||44,187 AED|
|Medical University of Warsaw||14,172 USD||52,055 AED|
|Pomeranian Medical University, Szczecin||12,745 USD||46,813 AED|
|Jagiellonian University, Kraków||15,293 USD||56,172 AED|
|Nicolaus Copernicus University, Toruń||9,708 USD||35,658 AED|
|Medical University of Lublin||11,500 USD||42,240 AED|
|University of Warmia & Mazury||10,455 USD||38,402 AED|
|Jan Kochanowski University of Kielce||13,000 USD||47,750 AED|
|Medical University of Silesia||11,095 USD||40,753 AED|
|Andrzej Frycz Modrzewski Krakow University||15,300 USD||56,200 AED|
|Wroclaw Medical University||12,545 USD||46,080 AED|
|The University of Rzeszow, Faculty of Medicine||13,000 USD||47,750 AED|
Cost of living in popular Polish cities –
The cost of living for students in a few popular cities are listed below–
In Kraków & Warsaw
Jagiellonian University, Kraków is the oldest and most acknowledged university in Europe. To date, the university’s academic activities have released many outstanding graduates whose achievements, actions, and discoveries have made a remarkable presence in the history of Poland and as well as in the World. Currently, over 40 000 students and almost 4000 academic teachers are a part of Jagiellonian University, Kraków.
The total estimated annual expenses average in Kraków and Warsaw is tabulated below-
|Tuition Fee for MD program||14,500-16,775 USD|
|Tuition Fee for dentistry||13,882 USD|
|Total expenses||Up to 26,000-27,378 USD or 95,000-1,00,000 AED|
In Szczecin & Gdansk
Pomeranian Medical University, highly acknowledged for its medical programs, is a public university established in 1948 in Szczecin that offers an intramural system for studies. Since 1996, PMU has offered studies in the area of medicine and since 2006, in dentistry. Currently, over 600 students are studying at Pomeranian Medical University in ED (English Division). Also, around 350 students have graduated already.
Total annual expenses average in Szczecin & Gdansk is tabulated below
|Tuition Fee ( for MD and Dentistry both)||13,875-15,000 USD|
|Total expenses||19,672-21,315 USD or 72,250-76,000 AED|
In Toruń & Kielce
Nicolaus Copernicus University was established in Toruń in 1945. It’s among the most prominent universities to study in Poland. It comprises 16 faculties which include 3 faculties at Collegium Medicum UMK (another campus in Bydgoszcz) for medical science. It currently comprises around 21000 plus students. Along with this, the university has a staff of approximately 4052. In total, the number of alumni of NCU is around 2,00,000. The university is among the top institutes to study medicine in Poland. QS World University Ranking has ranked NCU among the top 4% of universities across the globe.
The total annual expenses average in Toruń & Kielce is tabulated below-
|Tuition Fee||11,500-13,000 USD|
|Total expenses||15,000-16,500 USD or 57,000-62,000 AED.|
To conclude, universities in Poland are worth studying at and investing your money in. The quality of research and teaching in universities is high and Polish qualifications are recognized worldwide.
If someone has graduated with a dental or medical degree in Poland, they are allowed to practice internationally. Also, along with quality education with modern equipment, Poland medical university fees are reasonable and come with a balanced cost of living. In their free time, students can visit places and enjoy their study period.
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