WHY STUDY IN POLAND?
Poland in the recent times has gained a lot of traction among international students; they are particularly drawn to its education system, well-respected universities, low tuition fees and living costs, infrastructure and its high quality of education. Students don’t necessarily need to worry about the language because the most demanded and high-quality programmers are taught in English.
Students who graduate from polish universities are demanded around the world. Doesn’t matter if students opt to be doctors, engineers or IT specialists the recruiters will always be looking out for them. Poland is also considered one of the safest countries in whole Europe and has been successful in gaining the traction among international students which gives students a much-needed opportunity to learn in a diverse environment and get to explore other cultures as well.
Speaking of culture, Poland has a very rich cultural heritage it has many historical monuments and 15 UNESCO world heritage sites which dates back to thousands of years. Poland also has many fascinating structures like Wieliczka salt mine which dates back to the 13th century and even has a town made up just of salt. Almost 30% of Poland’s land area is covered with dense forests that make it an ideal location for students to go hiking and trekking.
COSTS AND SCHOLARSHIP
Low cost of living makes Poland one of the most proffered destinations for international students. Education for polish students is completely free but international students are required to pay the fee which is nominal as compared to various other countries. Typically
For the undergraduate program, the fees normally range from $2000 to $7000.
For masters program, the fees normally range from $8000 to $15000
Living cost highly depends on the city, mode of transportation, meal plan, and lifestyle. Large cities like Krakow can cost up to 600 Euros per month and small cities like Sochaczew may cost up to 350 Euros only. The food costs can range up to $150 Euros every month.
We recommend our students to opt for on-campus accommodation, the price and quantity both of which may vary depending on the university and the city. Students might spend around $70-$90 on monthly for a shared room and $100-$170 for a single room. Because of a great student network, it really becomes easy to find a roommate and split the costs. Doesn’t matter if students plan to stay in an apartment by their own or wish to stay in a shared place, students can be sure of plenty of options for accommodation depending on their preferred price range and quality.
Some of the popular scholarships for Indian students are
- Taylor Randolph’s Annual Academic Scholarship 2020
- Cogan and power academic scholarships
- Mobility Seeker Outdoor Sports Scholarship 2020
- Education Future International Scholarship 2021
- Houtan Scholarship 2020
POPULAR COURSES IN POLAND
- Engineering and Technology
- MBA and management
- Business and Economics
- Aviation management
- Landscape Architecture and urban planning
- Journalism and social communication
Students have the opportunity to work while they study in Poland; they can work up to 20 hours during the course and work full time during the official breaks or vacations. Students can work for various paid and unpaid internships depending on the field of study. Students are advised to learn polish or take up a basic course of polish which would help them find better employment opportunities.
After graduation 80% of the students go for post-graduation or PhD, those who don’t wish to study further can apply for ‘Stay Card’ which allows students to find work and live there for a period of 2-3 years as long as students can support themselves financially i.e. without availing government benefits. Once a student is able to find a permanent job they may apply for and obtain a work permit.
STUDENT VISA REQUIREMENTS
Following are the documents which are required for a student visa
- Valid passport
- Completed visa application form
- 2-3 passport size photos
- Medical insurance (make sure its valid in Europe)
- Proof of the minimum financial resources which should ideally cover the study and living expense for the due course
- Certificate of admission from the educational institution
- Proof of accommodation
- Fee receipt of visa application fees
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