NCU Collegium Medicum offers admission to seventeen fields of study taught in Polish and offered by three faculties:
- Faculty of Medicine: biomedical engineering, biotechnology, dispensing optics and optometry, medicine, optometry;
- Faculty of Pharmacy: cosmetology, laboratory medicine, pharmacy;
- Faculty of Health Sciences: audiophonology, electroradiology, emergency medical science, midwifery, nursing, nutrition science, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, public health.
If you are a foreign national and wish to study in Polish, we invite you to explore the information and requirements below.
The rules of admission for foreign nationals who wish to study in Polish are specified in Order no. 111 of the Rector of the Nicolaus Copernicus University
The procedure of admission of foreign nationals to first-cycle, long-cycle and second-cycle studies in Polish – a brief summary based on Order no. 111 of NCU Rector:
- admission is open from August 25, 2020 to August 31, 2020;
- decision is announced on September 10, 2020 (via the Online Candidate Registration [Internetowa Rejestracja Kandydatów]);
- admission interview with a candidate is part a of the qualification procedure – it can be conducted in person or through computer systems allowing to verify the identity of the interviewed person and it aims to verify the candidate’s language proficiency and predispositions to take up studies;
Documents that need to be delivered by the beginning of the academic year:
- valid photo – 35 mm x 45 mm;
- maturity certificate or equivalent document entitling the person to apply to all types of higher education institutions – the document entitling to studies must be legalised or affixed with apostille;
- supplement with the list of subjects and grades;
- proof of knowledge of Polish:
- for Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy – not lower than B1,
- for Faculty of Health Sciences – not lower than B2,
- a certificate,a higher education diploma,
- long-term education at school,
- a completed language course;
- a health certificate if necessary;
- a valid insurance policy or the European Health Insurance Card or insurance from the National Health Fund;
- a scan of a document confirming identity;
- one of the following documents:
- valid Pole’s Card,
- permanent residence permit,
- long-term resident’s EU residence permit,
- temporary residence permit,
- confirmation of Polish descent,
- confirmation of a refugee status,
- confirmation of type and degree of kinship with a citizen of the Republic of Poland,
- confirmation of payment of the recruitment fee;
- English translation of documents made by a sworn translator – if the documents are not in Polish.
Tuition fees for foreign nationals who wish to study in Polish are specified in Order no. 120 of the Rector of the Nicolaus Copernicus University:
NCU Collegium Medicum does not offer any courses preparing candidates to obtain an certificate of Polish proficiency. However, the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń offers Polish courses for foreign nationals.
The courses are run by the Centre for Polish Language and Culture for Foreigners.
HOW TO APPLY
Foreign nationals should apply through the University’s online admission system: Internetowa Rejestracja Kandydatów.