English language requirements

Your English Language skills will be tested:

  • Skype interview  in the middle of July
  • Interantional English Level Certificate

Generally your English needs to comply with at least the B1 level. You can self-check your language skills using the European Language Passport here: http://europass.cedefop.europa.eu/en/resources/european-language-levels-cefr/cef-ell-document.pdf

On the basis of the Ordinance of the Minister of Science and Higher Education from 12th October 2006 on undertaking and continuing studies and trainings by foreigners, students wishing to pursue their studies in English in Poland are required to present the certificate to prove their knowledge of the English language.  

The requirement doesn’t concern those applicants for whom English is their native language or was their instruction language at school.

List of accepted certificates:
  1. First certificate in English (FCE), Certificate in Advanced English (CAE), Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE), Business English Certificate (BEC) Vantage - with at least Pass, Business English Certificate (BEC) Higher, Certificate in English for International Business and Trade (CEIBT) - certificates issued by the University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate and by the University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations.
  2. International English Language Testing System IELTS - above 5 credits - certificates issued by the University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate, the British Council and Education Australia.
  3. Certificate in English Language Skills (CELS) - Vantage (B1) and Higher (C1).
  4. Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) - at least 510 points from the Paper-based test (Computer-based at least 180 points) and at least 3,5 points from the written work - issued by Educational Testing Service, Princeton, USA.
  5. English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) - First Class Pass at Intermediate Level, Higher Intermediate Level, Advanced Level - issued by City & Guilds Pitman Qualifications (Pitman Qualifications Institute)
  6. International English for Speakers of Other Languages (IESOL) - "Communicator", "Expert" and "Mastery" levels - issued by City & Guilds Pitman Qualifications (Pitman Qualifications Institute).
  7. Spoken English Test (SET) for Business - Stage B "Communicator", Stage C "Expert", Stage C "Mastery" - issued by City & Guilds (City & Guilds Pitman Qualifications).
  8. English for Business Communications (EBC) - Level 2, Level 3 - issued by City & Guilds (City & Guilds Pitman Qualifications).
  9. English for Office Skills (EOS) - Level 2 - issued by City & Guilds (City & Guilds Pitman Qualifications).
  10. Test of English for International Communication (TOEIC) - at least 700 points from the test - issued by Educational Testing Service, Princeton, USA.
  11. London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI): English for Business Level 2, English for Business Level 3, English for Business Level 4 - certificates issued by the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry Examinations Board.
  12. London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) - Foundation Certificate for Teachers of Business English (FTBE) - certificate issued by the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry Examinations Board.
  13. B1 Certificate in English - adVantage, B1Certificate in English for Business purposes - adVantage, Certificate in English for Technical Purposes (B1) - TELC examinations (The European Language Certificates) administered by the WBT (Weiterbildungstestsysteme GmbH).

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