These are some things you should check before you leave for Poland:

Your finances: have enough money to cover the initial costs of accommodation and living expenses;

Your visa: make sure you apply for a visa early as it can take several weeks for the Embassy to schedule an appointment, make sure you have all the necessary documents for the meeting at the Embassy;

Your documents: don’t forget to bring all the required documents with you (the originals), together with your passport, your visa and photocopies of all these documents in case you lose them; below you’ll find the list of the documents you need to bring with you:


  • High School Diploma (legalized copy in English or Polish, adjusted apostille, i.e. sealed and signed by a Polish consul in your country)
  • Certificate of English language skills (if necessary)
  • Entrance Medical Record (a doctor’s certificate of no contraindications to study, in English or Polish)
  • Proof of medical support (a copy of health insurance policy or European Health Insurance Card EHIC or declaration of entering the National Health Fund immediately after commencing education in Poland)
  • copy of passport (page with photograph and passport number)
  • copy of visa or residence card

Furthermore, candidates applying for second degree studies have to submit:


  • first degree termination diploma legalized or adjusted apostille diploma or other document confirming termination of university abroad
  • verified extract from student's registration book, including list of examination and credits or supplement for diploma.

Travelling to Poznań: plan how you will travel to Poznań and prepare all the necessary addresses and maps of the city and the University’s dorms;

Clothing: make sure you take appropriate clothing - suitable for all seasons.


See you in Poznan in September!