Poland is among the largest and most populous countries in the region – ninth largest in Europe by area, and sixth in the European Union (EU) by population. The country is culturally incredibly rich. Warsaw, the capital, has shopping and nightlife, plus the Warsaw Uprising Museum, honoring the city’s WWII-era resistance to German occupation.

Poland boasts 14 UNESCO world heritage site from Bialowieza Forest to the Old Towns of Warsaw and Krakow. People of Poland are stress free, they have good manners, etiquette and patriotism. There is a great emphasis on being polite and courteous as everyone is expected to behave with decorum. If you visit one Polish home, you’ll be treated like a family straightaway.

  • Polish higher education system is developing swiftly and is well developed. It is regularly monitored and evaluated
  • Poland also follows the Bologna process
  • Foreign students coming to Poland can anticipate the most diversified education that meets the high European standards
  • Low living costs
How does the education system work in Poland?

A large part of the Polish higher education market is made up of private colleges and universities. There are about 310 privately owned universities and colleges and 138 state schools of higher learning. This has resulted in a high level of competition that has given Poland lower prices for studying than in many other European countries. More than 100 higher education institutions in Poland currently offer study programmes in English. Poland has taken active part in the Bologna Process. The ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) allows students to be geographically mobile and continue their education in other countries. There is no central administration for admission. Instead, each institute is responsible for their own admission process.

What is the average duration of study for education in Poland?

*Bachelor’s degree – 3 to 4 years (except for Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Architecture and other courses which require more than 4 years of studies)

*Master’s degree – 2 years

What are the admission requirements to study in Poland?

Admission requirements vary based on the course that student is applying to and also the high school or University curriculum the student is currently studying.

**Registered students with Gyanberry are provided with detailed admission requirements as well as comprehensive guidance on the entire admission process.

What is the average fees to study in Poland?

a) Minimum AED 20,000 – Maximum AED 30,000 per academic year (for engineering, business, humanities, etc.)

b) Approx. AED 40,000 – 55,000 per year for Medicine/Dentistry related courses

Living Expenses: Approx. AED 20,000 – AED 30,000 per academic year

Part Time Work: Yes

Post Study – Work Visa: Yes

What is the career scope after studying in Poland?
  • Poland has various multinational companies like Microsoft, Intel, GlaxoSmithKline, and Google set up bases in Poland for future work opportunities
  • Thousands of Polish companies are doing their best to make Poland perceived to be a dynamically developing country, offering an improving business environment, and with business visionaries having a bent for entrepreneurship
  • World class companies often choose Poland as an investment destination in Europe. The number of new investment projects is constantly growing, especially in the automotive, R&D, electronic and chemical sectors
What are some internationally recognized univesities in Poland?