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FOREIGN CITIZENS’ EDUCATIONAL PATHS

Comparison of foreign citizens’ educational paths

In compliance with Art. 43 of the Act – Law on Higher Education (Journal of Laws of 2016, item 1842, as amended), the following persons are eligible for recruitment in compliance with the rules applicable to Polish nationals:

1)persons who hold a valid Polish Charter (Karta Polaka);

2)non-nationals who have been granted a permanent residence permit;

3) non-nationals who hold refugee status as granted by the Republic of Poland;

4) non-nationals who have been granted temporary protection in the territory of the Republic of Poland;

5) migrant workers who are nationals of a Member State of the European Union, the Swiss Confederation or a member state of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) – a party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area – and the members of their families if residing in the territory of the Republic of Poland;

6) non-nationals who in the territory of the Republic of Poland have been granted a European Union long-term residence permit;

7) non-nationals who in the territory of the Republic of Poland have been granted a fixed-term residence permit pursuant to the circumstances referred to in Art. 127, Art. 159 section 1 or Art. 186 section 1, point 3 or 4 of the Act of 12 December 2013 on Foreigners (Journal of Laws of 2016, item 1990, as amended);

8) non-nationals who have been granted subsidiary protection in the territory of the Republic of Poland;

9) nationals of a Member State of the European Union or a member state of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) – a party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area, or the Swiss Confederation, and members of their families having the right of permanent residence;

10) nationals of a Member State of the European Union, the Swiss Confederation,  or a member state of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) – a party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area – and members of their families who possess financial resources necessary to cover their subsistence costs during the period of study.

Candidates who hold the residence card with annotation “access to the labour market” or the Schengen visa, or the national visa issued for the purpose of working in the territory of the Republic of Poland, may undertake and pursue degree level education, doctoral programmes and other types of education or training, as well as participate in research and development work on a tuition fee-paying basis.  They are not eligible to apply for a maintenance grant, special grant for disabled persons or assistance grants. Candidates who hold the residence card with annotation “access to the labour market” are not eligible for recruitment in compliance with the rules applicable to Polish nationals.

Candidates holding the Polish Charter and candidates who are nationals of a Member State of the European Union, the Swiss Confederation,  or a member state of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) – a party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area – and members of their families have the right to choose and may undertake degree level education, doctoral programmes and other types of education or training, as well as participate in research and development work:

  • in compliance with the rules applicable to Polish nationals

    or
  • on the basis of:
  • international agreements, in compliance with the rules defined therein;
  • agreements concluded by higher education institutions with foreign entities, in compliance with the rules defined therein;
  • decisions of the minister competent for higher education;
  • decisions of the rector of a higher education institution.

Foreigners applying for admission to study programmes on the basis of points 1 – 4 may undertake and pursue education or training and participate in research and development work:

  1. as holders of scholarships awarded by a Polish partner;
  2. on a tuition fee-paying basis;
  3. free of tuition fees and with no scholarship entitlement;
  4. as holders of scholarships awarded by the sending partner, and free of tuition fees;
  5. as holders of scholarships awarded by higher education institutions.

Candidates following the admission rules applicable to Polish nationals who experience problems with electronic registration may – in order to get assistance – contact the competent faculty admissions committee.

Non-nationals wishing to be admitted in compliance with the rules applicable to Polish nationals undergo the admissions procedure laid down for candidates who are Polish citizens, i.e. they meet the admissions criteria determined by the Senate of the higher education institution by way of resolution.

Admission fee: the amount of the admission fee shall be communicated to the public in May each year.

Tuition fee: the tuition fees are of the same amount and payable on the same conditions as by Polish nationals, including fees for repeating courses.

Full-time study programmes: free of charge (with the exception of the programmes in Architecture with English as the language of instruction).

Part-time study programmes: the tuition fees are the same as for Polish nationals (their amount is defined by way of regulation)

Scholarships: Holders of a valid Polish Charter are eligible to apply for financial support.

Rules other than the ones applicable to Polish nationals:

As a rule, foreigners study at Cracow University of Technology on a tuition fee-paying basis. The tuition is calculated in foreign currency.

If you are of Polish origin, you may turn to a Polish consulate for information on available scholarships for studying in Poland.

Foreigners may also be referred to a study programme:

  • as holders of scholarships awarded by a Polish partner, or
  • free of tuition fees and with no scholarship entitlement, or
  • as holders of scholarships awarded by the sending partner, and free of tuition fees.

In order to study pursuant to the above-listed rules, the candidate receives – via the Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange (Narodowa  Agencja Wymiany Akademickiej – NAWA) – a referral to a study programme on previously established financial conditions.

ATTENTION: Persons who have been referred by NAWA should register to the study programme pursuant the rules others than the ones applicable to Polish nationals.

Candidates are admitted to study programmes pursuant to the rules other than the ones applicable to Polish nationals in compliance with Regulation no. 23 of the 24th April 2017 of the Rector of Cracow University of Technology on rules for undertaking and pursuing degree level education at Cracow University of Technology by persons who are not Polish nationals.

Candidates admitted to a study programme pursuant to the rules other than the ones applicable to Polish nationals are not eligible to apply for financial support.

Tuition fees and admission fee:

Pursuant to Regulation no 13 of the 29th March 2018 on the amount of fees for educational services provided to foreigners.