Admission rules for foreigners at the University of Opole

 

The foreigner - anyone who does not have Polish citizenship.

 

 Legal basis:

 

- Act on Higher Education of 27 July 2005, (Journal of Laws, 2005, No 164, Item 1365);

- Act on Education System of 7 September 1991- (Journal of Laws, 1991 No. 95, item 425);
- Notice of the Minister of Science and Higher Education of 30 August 2016 - on the consolidated text of the regulation of the Minister of Science and Higher Education on the taking up and undergoing studies and trainings by foreigners and and their participating in scientific research and development (Journal of Laws, 2016, Item 1501) ;

 

The foreigner may take up studies:

1.            Pursuant to the principles applicable to Polish citizens if they meet at least one of the following conditions:

   

1. they are citizens of a member states of the European Union, or a member state of the European Free Trade Agreement (EFTA) - parties to the agreement on the European Economic Area, or the Switzerland and members of their families who have a permanent residence permit;
2. they have a valid card, permanent residence in the territory of the Republic of Poland;  
3. they have a valid Pole’s Card;
4. they hold refugee status as granted by the Republic of Poland
5. they have been granted temporary protection in the territory of the Republic of  Poland;
6. they are migrating employees, being citizens of a member state of the European Union or of a member state of the European Free Trade Agreement (EFTA) – the parties to the agreement on European Economic Area, if they are or were employed in Poland, including members of their families, if they abide in the territory of the Republic of Poland; 7. they have been granted a long-term EU resident permit;
8. they have been granted complementary protection in the territory of the Republic of  Poland;
9.  they have been granted a temporary residence permit due to circumstances stated in Art. 127, Art. 159 Section 1 or Art. 186 Section 1, Subsection 3 or 4 of the Act on Foreigners of 12 December, 2013 (Journal of Laws, Item 1650) in the territory of the Republic of Poland;
 

2.            Pursuant to the rules other than those applicable to Polish citizens on the basis of:

1. international agreements, according to the principles stipulated therein;
2. agreements drawn between the University and foreign institutions, according to the principles stipulated therein;
3. The decision of the Minister responsible for the higher education system or the Minister referred to in Art. 33 Section 3 of the Act of 27 July 2005 Law on Higher Education (Journal of Laws of 2005, No. 164, Item 1365, as amended);
4. the decision of the Rector of the University:
4.1. as holders of scholarships granted by the Polish side (document 3);
4.2. upon payment of due fees (document 4);
4.3. without paying fees and receiving scholarship-related benefits;
 University of Opole does not have free places on offer!
4. 4. as a holders of scholarships granted by the sending party without paying tuition fees (document 6);
4. 5. as holders of scholarships granted by the university (document 7);
University of Opole does not provide scholarships
 
Contact:

Foreigners who want to study in Polish, please contact:

 Centre for Eastern Partnership
Collegium Civitas, Room 326
Katowicka 64
45-061 Opole, Poland
Tel: + 48 77 452 74 96
E-mail: centrum.partnerstwo.wschodnie@uni.opole.pl 
 

Foreigners who want to study in English, please contact:

 
Office for International Study Programmes,
Niechcic Hall of Residence, Room 1,
Katowicka 87B,
45-061 Opole, Poland
Tel: +48 77 452 72 92
E-mail: hello@uni.opole.pl