General information

Candidates who are not citizens of Poland, hereinafter referred to as foreigners, can apply for undergraduate courses, graduate courses as well as doctoral or postgraduate courses if

  • (1) they have been granted visa or a residence card or other document authorizing them to stay in Poland and
  • (2) are insured against health risks or accidents for the time of their education in Poland or have obtained the European Health Insurance Card or insurance at the National Health Fund (Narodowy Fundusz Zdrowia) immediately after the start of education.

Foreigners are subject to the same principles of recruitment as those referring to candidates holding the old format of the secondary school leaving certificate (Stara Matura) according to the criteria of admission determined for the chosen programme. To apply for admission candidates should register in the Online Registration System (IRK), attend an interview (if required for a chosen course) and submit all required documents within the deadline specified in the Admissions Schedule.

Place and date of document submission

After the registration in the Online Registration System (IRK), all foreigners applying for admission will find information concerning qualification on their internet accounts (no other information is sent to candidates). Candidates qualified for admission have to submit all the required documents to the relevant recruitment committees before the deadline specified in the Admissions Schedule

Required documents - click here

Tuition fees:

  1. Opole University charges recruitment fee of 85 PLN (21 EUR) per registration for every programme. Payment must be made to a bank account generated by the Online Registration System (IRK).

  2. Citizens of the European Union member states, the European Agreement on Free Trade (EFTA) member states or the holders of valid Pole’s Card who possess financial means indispensable to cover the costs of maintenance during studies can undertake and continue regular studies, doctoral studies, as well as other forms of education according to the principles relating to citizens of Poland, with the provision that the above-mentioned are not eligible for receiving social benefits, special benefits for the disabled, benefits to cover accommodation or boarding, and other financial grants (not applicable to students with the Pole’s Card).

  3. Foreigners undertaking studies and trainings, not mentioned in section 2 above, are obliged to pay the annual tuition fee. The tuition depends on the type of the study programme chosen but is not lower than:

  • for undergraduate and graduate programmes € 1,160

  • for doctoral studies and post-graduate programmes, scientific and artistic traineeships, specialization trainings, and habilitation trainings € 1,200

  • payments should be made to the bank accounts generated by the Online Registration System (IRK).

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