General admission requirements

Collegium Medicum admissionNCU Collegium Medicum currently offers the following programmes taught fully in English:


pdfAdmission criteria - Medicine - annex 2 to Directive 49 of NCU Rector of 15 April 2019207.91 KB

pdfAdmission criteria - Nursing / Physiotherapy - annex 3 to Directive 49 of NCU Rector of 15 April 2019391.39 KB

pdfAdmission criteria - Laboratory Medicine - annex 1 to Directive 49 of NCU Rector of 15 April 2019208.55 K


Admission requirements vary depending on the selected programme and the candidate's citizenship. Please refer to one of the sections below:

Non-Polish citizens

The information and requirements below apply to candidates whose primary country of citizenship is other than Poland. Recruitment of non-Polish citizens is managed by the Centre for Medical Education in English. For detailed information concerning admission to a specific programme, please visit the page dedicated to this programme (access through home page).

Direct admission (opening - closing dates):

  • Medicine: 20 April 2020 - 14 August 2020
  • Nursing, Physiotherapy, Laboratory Medicine: 20 April 2020 - 31 August 2020


Recruitment process:

  1. you register in the online admission system Dream Apply;
  2. your create your account and submit the required documents;
  3. if your documents are approved by the Qualification Commission, you are invited for a recruitment interview;
  4. if you succeed at the interview, you become admitted.


The interview:

There is no entrance examination, only a recruitment interview. The interview usually includes questions concerning basic knowledge in biology at the level of secondary school and motivation to study the selected programme. It also aims to check the candidate’s proficiency in English. The interview can be conducted online if needed. Sample questions or reference materials are not available.

Required documents:

  1. your upper secondary school leaving certificate or diploma which:
    • is validated (legalised) or affixed with apostille,
    • gives the right to apply to all types of higher education institutions in the country where it was issued and is equal to the Polish upper secondary school leaving certificate,
    • includes grades from the following subjects:
      • Medicine - two grades: (1) Biology and (2) Chemistry or Physics;
      • Nursing, Physiotherapy, Laboratory Medicine - at least one grade: Biology or Chemistry or Physics;
  2. a document confirming your right to apply to all types of higher education institutions in your home country - if this is not stated in your secondary school leaving certificate;
  3. a valid health certificate confirming your ability to take up studies - available from the page of the selected programme;
  4. valid vaccination records (against hepatitis B);
  5. a certified copy of your passport;
  6. 4 valid photographs without head cover.


Recruitment fees:

There are no recruitment or application processing fees.

How to apply:

You register in the online admission system Dream Apply and follow the instructions given by the system.

After admission:

If your secondary school diploma was not issued by any of the EU/EFTA/OECD countries (Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, the USA) it needs to be officially recognized in Poland by province education superintendent (kurator oświaty).
The administrative procedure managed by kurator oświaty should be finished before the end of 1st semester of studies.

Polish citizens

The information and requirements below apply to candidates whose primary country of citizenship is Poland. Recruitment of Polish citizens is managed by the Recruitment Commission [Komisja Rekrutacyjna]. For detailed information concerning admission to a specific programme, please visit the page dedicated to this programme (access through home page).

Admission (opening-closing dates): 2 June 2020 - 9 July 2020

Recruitment process:

  1. you register online in system Internetowej Rejestracji Kandydatów (IRK);
  2. your create your account and submit the required documents;
  3. you are invited to attend a recruitment interview and (in case of Medicine) written test;
  4. if you succeed at the interview (and test in case of Medicine), you become admitted.
     

The interview and test:

  • Medicine: The written test includes multiple-choice questions related to biology, chemistry and physics at the level of secondary school. The interview usually includes questions concerning basic knowledge in biology at the level of secondary school and motivation to study medicine. It also aims to check the candidate’s proficiency in English. The interview can be conducted online if needed. Sample questions or reference materials are not available.
  • Nursing, Physiotherapy, Laboratory Medicine: There is no entrance examination, only a recruitment interview. The interview usually includes questions concerning basic knowledge in biology at the level of secondary school and motivation to study the selected programme. It also aims to check the candidate’s proficiency in English. The interview can be conducted online if needed. Sample questions or reference materials are not available.


Required documents:

  1. a completed application form generated from the IRK system;
  2. your upper secondary school leaving certificate or diploma which:
    • gives the right to apply to all types of higher education institutions in the country where it was issued and is equal to the Polish upper secondary school leaving certificate,
    • includes grades from the following subjects:
      • Medicine - two grades: (1) Biology and (2) Chemistry or Physics,
      • Nursing, Physiotherapy, Laboratory Medicine - at least one grade: Biology or Chemistry or Physics;
    • is validated (legalised) or affixed with apostille if it was issued in a country other than Poland;
  3. a document confirming your right to apply to all types of higher education institutions in your home country - if this is not stated in your secondary school leaving certificate;
  4. a valid health certificate confirming your ability to take up studies;
  5. a certified copy of your passport;
  6. 4 valid photographs without head cover.
     

Recruitment fees:

The application processing fee is PLN 85.

How to apply:

You register in system Internetowej Rejestracji Kandydatów (IRK) and follow the instructions given by the system.

After admission:

If your secondary school diploma was not issued by any of the EU/EFTA/OECD countries (Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, the USA) it needs to be officially recognized in Poland by province education superintendent [kurator oświaty].
The administrative procedure managed by kurator oświaty should be finished before the end of 1st semester of studies.

 
 
 
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