Admission Policy

No student shall be denied admission to the University by reason of age, sex, nationality, religious belief or political affiliation. 
Every applicant for admission shall undergo a thorough health examination. No person shall be admitted to this University found by the University Health Service to be with a dangerous, communicable, contagious or infectious disease or who is physically unfit to take the courses in any college of the University.


Polish university education system has a history of 650 years of educating high profile professionals. It resulted with a profit not only for Poland, but also for many countries all over the world, where the Poles brought their professionalism and the spirit of innovation. Polish academic traditions reach back to 14th century. The Jagiellonian University in Kraków was established in 1364, University of Computer Science & Skills Lodz Poland is established in1998 and for example is ranked in one of the Top Coder international IT ranking.

3 Reasons Why to Study in UCSS Poland

1) High quality of Polish educational system

Polish specialists of all professions are highly appreciated by the recruiters worldwide. Especially Polish doctors, engineers, architects and IT specialists are acclaimed, but other Polish graduates are also considered to be fully prepared to compete on a global job market.
The quality of the system is guaranteed by State Accreditation Committee, which monitors all Polish higher education institutions. According to its control results, over 80% of the Polish universities have outstanding and good rankings.

2) Low costs of studying and living

Although Poland undergoes through a process of rapid economic development, the cost of living is still significantly lower than in most of the EU countries. A total amount of 200 – 500 Euros is enough to cover the basic cost of accommodation, food and transport. The cost of entertainment and participation in cultural events are also much lower than EU average. The basic cost of studies is also very competitive. The average minimum rate is around 2000 – 5000 Euro a year (depending on the field of studies), which is a few times lower than the EU average.

3) High level of personal security

Poland is much safer than most of the European countries. Even the Nordic countries, considered as very safe, have much higher crime rate than Poland. It’s perfectly safe in here for international students of all races, beliefs and origins’
Poland Education and The UCSS Grading System

Grading system and ECTS

The Polish grading system in higher education is based on the 5 to 2 scale, where 5 is the best mark and 2 is the worst.

Moreover, students can also be marked with additional signs of + and -. Each of them equals half a point: + means 0.5 more. Some courses, however, are not evaluated on such a marking scheme and for these a student may simply obtain zal. or zaliczenie which means that their workload was satisfactory and they have passed the course.

Local grade ECTS grade Local definition 5A Very good (bardzo dobry) 4+B Better than good 4C Good (dobry) 3+D Better than satisfactory 3E Satisfactory (dostateczny) 2FX/F Unsatisfactory, fail (niedostateczny) Zal.Credit/approval Credited without marks

As there are many different grading systems in Europe, the ECTS grading scale has been developed to help institutions translate the grades awarded by host institutions to ECTS students. This provides additional information on the student's performance to that provided by the institution's grade, but does not replace the local grade.

In general, ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) helps facilitate the recognition of periods of study abroad and enhances the quality and volume of student mobility in Europe. The Nicolaus Copernicus University also follows ECTS scheme, which means that ECTS credits are allocated to course units, lectures, practical works, etc. at each faculty. In ECTS, 60 credits represent one year of study (in terms of workload); normally 30 credits are given for six months (a term/semester). ECTS credits are also allocated to thesis preparation if this activity forms a part of the regular programme of study at both home and host institutions. Credits are allocated to courses and are awarded to students who successfully complete those courses by passing the examinations or other assessments. ECTS credits do not replace local grades! They make study programmes easier to read and compare for all students and lecturers, local and foreign.

Since not all the ECTS Information Packages are available on the Internet, please contact your responsible departmental coordinator for further information.

 by the recruiters worldwide. Over 80% of the Polish universities have outstanding and good rankings.

Admission Requirements 

Undergraduate Programs

Secondary school Mark sheets and certificate

Personal Statement


2 Letters of Recommendations

Passport copy


Medical Certificate

Postgraduate Programs

Secondary School Mark sheets and Certificate

Bachelor’s degree Mark sheets, transcripts & Certificate


2 Letters of Recommendation

Passport copy


Medical Certificate

Documents required 

List of documents for Attestation/Apostille with Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Poland Embassy

1.   Bachelor’s degree Mark sheet, transcripts & Certificate
2.   Secondary School Mark sheet & Certificate
3.   Transfer Certificate.
4.   Migration Certificate

Admission and Study in Poland

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