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!