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Poland

Poland

Quick Facts & Figures

  • capital

    Warsaw
  • language

    Polish
  • currency

    (PLN) Polish zloty
  • government

    Republic
  • religion

    Catholic
  • weather

    Continental
  • timezone

    GMT +1
  • internet domain

    .pl

Poland, officially known as the Republic of Poland, is a country located in Central Europe. The country consists of 16 divisions that cover a total area of 312,696 square kilometers. Poland enjoys four seasons: spring, summer, autumn, winter, making it one of the popular study abroad destinations in Central Europe.

Polish is the official language of Poland and is believed to be one of the most difficult languages in the world. The language has been influenced by Latin, Greek, German, Czech, Ruthenian, Turkish, French, Italian, Russian, Hungarian and Yiddish.

At present, there is a growing number of more than 70,000 international students across the globe who are studying in Poland. The country's higher education programs follow the standards set by the Bologna Process / European Higher Education Area. This means that the degrees students earn in Poland are internationally recognized.

 

Partner Schools

Studying in Poland

How do I choose a school in Poland?
There are many schools and programs available to Filipino students looking to pursue their studies in Poland. After deciding (1) What your career goals are and (2) What academic programs can help you achieve those goals, it's time to do some research on which school is best for you! There are schools in Poland that are looking for Filipino students just like you!
Are there scholarships available? How can I finance my studies?
There are many scholarships offered by both the government of Poland and the schools themselves. Visit the Edukasyon profiles of the schools you are interested in to check if they are offering any scholarships.

There are also some international student loans available from different loan giving bodies. University representatives usually work in tandem with their financial aid department that focuses on helping students find options to finance their education. Explore our partner schools here, and click "Send Inquiry" to get connected with your university representative.
What are the required languages for studying in the Poland?
Polish is the official language of the country and is spoken by the majority of the population. It is highly recommended to learn Polish to maximize the learning experience in the country but some programs may be taught in English.
 
What are the requirements for studying at a school in Poland?
Generally, schools in Poland will require the following:
  • Diploma or High School Certificate
  • Financially secure
  • Must be in good health
  • Vaild Passport
  • Student Visa
Do I need a visa? How do I get it?
Studying in Poland will require a visa. Foreign students (non-EU) who are planning to study in Poland are also required to have a Temporary Residence Permit.

General requirements:
  • A valid passport
  • Official letter of acceptance to a school in Poland
  • Confirmation of having funds to studying and living in Poland
  • Health insurance

Living in Poland

How much is the cost of living in Poland?
The average budget for international students studying in Poland costs around 300 to 900 PLN a month. It covers for accomodation, meals, and other expenses.
Are there Filipinos living in Poland?
There is no specific number on how many Filipinos are currently living in Poland, but there is a Filipino community in the country that supports their fellow Filipinos in Poland and those who are planning to live or stay there.

Working in Poland

Can I work while I’m studying in Poland?
Yes, part time work is allowed for students to support their education and financial needs.