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Recruitment step by step for foreigners studying under the rules applicable to Polish citizens

| Jarosław Kata

Dear Candidate,

In order to successfully enrol into one of the programmes offered at the University of Opole, you have to follow the steps described below:

  1. Get familiar with the principles of recruitment of foreigners at the University of Opole
  2. Get familiar with the list of the required documents
    • You can apply for Bachelor’s studies only on the basis of the high school (secondary school) certificate
    • You can apply for Master’s studies on the basis of a BA or MA diploma
    • Foreign high school certificates and diplomas are legalized in Polish diplomatic posts of countries which issued the documents
    • Documents relating to education issued outside Polish borders are recognized either on the basis of international agreements or through the procedure of nostrification
    • All the required documents drafted in a foreign language should be translated into Polish and confirmed by a sworn translator or a notary.
  3. Register in the online recruitment system
    • Your personal details have to be entered according to your international passport
    • You correspondence address must be correct (your acceptance letter will be sent by post)
    • Photo must meet the requirements
    • Information about your education must be complete with scans of your diplomas attached
    • Read the description of the programme you want to sign up to and enter the corresponding grades from your high school certificate or university diploma (converted into the Polish system)
    • Sign up for the programme
    • Attach the scans of the rest of the required documents in the system
    • Pay the registration fee (85PLN) to the bank account number generated by the system
  4. Send the copies of all the required documents by post to the Office for International Study Programmes
  5. Prepare for the arrival to Opole
    • start the application procedure for a visa in one of the Polish embassies or consulates
    • let us know if you need any additional documents from the University for visa procedure
    • keep us updated of your visa status
  6. Complete submitting the documents 
    • Upon your arrival to Opole, have your documents translated into Polish (if you haven’t done that back in your country)
    • Submit the originals of the documents at the Office for International Study Programmes
    • Sign the contract with the University of Opole


Originals of the documents are to be submitted to the University of Opole before 28 September 2018.

Candidates for study programmes conducted in English submit the documents to:
Office for International Study Programmes of the University of Opole
"Niechcic" dormitory, room 1
87B, Katowicka street
45-054 Opole
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