Poland is situated in Central Europe. It is bound by the Baltic Sea, Belarus, the Czech Republic, Germany, Lithuania, Slovakia and Ukraine. The country is mostly part of the Great European Plain, while to the south, the plain rises to the Carpathian and Sudeten Mountains.

Poland Statstics

About Poland

There are 38.2 million inhabitants in the country. The official language is Polish. The capital of the country is Warsaw.

Other Information

The academic year in Poland is divided into two semesters of 15 weeks each – the winter and the summer semester. The winter semester starts in October and ends in mid-February, with a break of about ten days for the Christmas holidays. The examination session usually takes two or three weeks, beginning in January.

Academic Year

The summer semester starts in mid-February and ends in June, with a one-week break for Easter.

Other Benefits

Summer holidays last for three months from the beginning of July to the end of September, but only for those students who passed all exams within the summer examination session (two-three weeks in June). Those who failed take the exams again in September.

Tution Fee

Many Polish higher education institutions offer education in foreign languages, mostly in English. All these studies are paid.

Cost of Education

The price depends on the university (information on the websites of the universities) – it’s about 4,000 – 8,000 Euro per year, and for medical schools about 9,000 – 13,000 Euro per year.