Enrolment

Dates:

The registration and payment of registration fees (via ERK) lasts from 8 AM, 29 May until 6 October 2013. (THE REGISTRATION DOES NOT REQUIRE DELIVERING ANY DOCUMENTS.)

Entries for studies (DELIVERING DOCUMENTS) last until 13 October 2013 (delivering documents in London) or until 15 October 2013 (delivering documents in Krakow).

The candidates qualified for the studies should make an entry at the precisely assigned date, available after logging into the individual ERK account in the registration card in the tab “required documents” after confirming the form “entry data.” Not making an entry in the time assigned will result in not being accepted for the studies.

ATTENTION! An important information for those wishing to submit the documents in London: candidates should deliver a letter of attorney (having first consulted with our staff members in London) with an authorized ID copy. More on a letter of attorney: LINK. For more information, please contact Karolina Żłobecka at +44 (0) 20 7589 8701.

The documents should be submitted at the Institute of Political Sciences and International Relations in Krakow or at the office of the Jagiellonian University Polish Research Centre in London.

In case of any problems, the staff at the office of the Jagiellonian University Polish Research Centre in London are available to assist candidates in carrying out the application procedures.

Documents required at the time of the entry:

  • application with a request for admission printed from the individual ERK account and signed by the candidate
  • a copy of a higher education diploma (at least Bachelor’s level) or another document of graduating from a foreign higher education institution, enabling the graduate to undertake second level studies in the country where it has been issued, which has been deemed equivalent with an appropriate Polish diploma of graduating at Bachelor’s level or higher (and its original for review), and in the case that  at the time of entry the candidates do not have the document of the higher education diploma yet, a statement issued by the higher education institution, confirming passing the diploma exam and including information regarding being able to undertake second level studies in the country in whose system that institution operates, as well as diploma exam, diploma dissertation and the diploma grades, as well as a written statement regarding delivering a copy of the document (and its original for review) by the time given – under the penalty of receiving an entry refusal decision from the commission
  • a copy of the Polish school-leaving examination certificate [“matura”] or a diploma of the International  Baccalaureate (IB), or the certificate of the European Baccalaureate EB, or a school-leaving examination certificate or another document received abroad considered equivalent to the Polish school-leaving examination certificate (and its original for review)
  • two photos, 35 mm x 45 mm in size, without any head covering, on bright background (according to the requirements for issuing Polish identity cards)
  • a copy of both sides of the identity card, and, in the case of people who are not Polish citizens, a copy of the passport page including their picture (and its original for review)
  • a copy of the diploma supplement (and its original for review) or an official grade transcript, and in the case if at the time of entry the candidates do not have their diploma supplements or grade transcripts, a written statement regarding delivering a copy of the document (and its original for review) by the time given – under the penalty of receiving an entry refusal decision from the commission
  • a certified Polish translation of every document provided that has been compiled in a language other than Polish

The candidates with school-leaving examination certificate received outside of Poland different from the International Baccalaureate certificate (IBO) or the European Baccalaureate (EB) are required to deliver the following additional documents:

  • nostrification certificate – if the school-leaving examination certificate has been issued in a country with which Poland has not entered into an agreement regarding mutual recognition of documents and in case if the document has been issued in a country with which Poland has entered into such an agreement, but the document itself is not included therein – issued by the Małopolski Kurator Oświaty [the Lesser Poland Education Superintendent] or the education superintendent correct for the place of residence in Poland, or a written statement of the candidate regarding commitment to nostrify the certificate no later than until the end of the first semester of studies under the penalty of losing the status of a student.

The candidates who have a school-leaving certificate  received outside of Poland are required to deliver the following additional documents:

  • the school-leaving examination certifications received outside of Poland that are not the IB diploma or EB certificate should be affixed with an apostille or should undergo legalisation

The candidates who have a higher education diploma received outside of Poland are required to deliver the following additional documents:

  • a certificate of nostrification issued by the council of  of any Polish higher education institution, or a written statement of the candidate regarding commitment to nostrify the higher education diploma no later than until the end of the first semester of studies under the penalty of losing the status of a student – does not apply to the diploma issued by the institutions operating in the higher education system of: a member of EU, a member state of OECD, or a member state of EFTA, or a party of the European Economic Area agreement, or a country with which Poland has entered into an agreement regarding mutual recognition of documents.
  • a higher education diploma received outside of Poland, which has to be affixed with an apostille (if the state issuing the diploma has signed the Convention abolishing the requirement of legalisation for foreign public documents, opened for signature at the Hague on 5 October 1961), or which should undergo legalisation.

Candidates who are not citizens of the Republic of Poland are required to provide the following additional documents:

  • a copy of a document (and its original for review) confirming proficiency in the Polish language, that is, a certificate of completing a one-year course preparing to undertake studies in Polish in the institutions appointed by the Ministry for Science and Higher Education, a certificate confirming proficiency in the Polish language issued by the State Commission for the Certification of Proficiency in Polish as a Foreign Language or a different document issued by the Jagiellonian University confirming that the level of proficiency in the Polish language enables the holder to undertake studies in Polish (does not apply to candidates taking part in the interview)
  • a copy of a document confirming the right to undertake studies according to rules applying to the citizens of the Republic of Poland – confirming fulfilling the conditions delineated in the article 43 of the act (and its original for review)
  • a copy of a document confirming legalisation of residence at the territory of Poland, that is a visa or a temporary or permanent residence card, or a different document authorizing the holder’s residence at the territory of Poland (and its original for review) – include a statement that such a document will be delivered by 1 October 2013, under the penalty of losing the status of a student
  • a copy of the document confirming the possession of an insurance policy in case of an illness or results of unfortunate accidents for the time of studying in Poland, or a copy of the European Health Insurance Card (and its original for review), or a statement regarding entering insurance in the National Health Fund in Poland immediately after the beginning of education – include a statement that such a document will be delivered by 1 October 2013, under the penalty of losing the status of a student
  • a copy of a doctor’s statement regarding the lack of contraindications for undertaking studies (and its original for review) – include a statement that such a document will be delivered by 1 October 2013, under the penalty of losing the status of a student

Fees:
The enrolment fee is PLN 75 // EUR 18 // USD 25.

Having chosen the currency in which the enrolment fee will be paid and having confirmed their registration, the candidates do not have the possibility of changing the currency they have chosen. A bank account number, individual for every student, to which the enrolment fee should be paid will be made available in the registration card of the candidates’ individual ERK accounts only after they have registered for this programme.

This bank account is created only for the needs of paying the enrolment fee for the given programme and only for the person carrying out the given registration. It cannot be used for any other payments. If the candidates are making the payments in a foreign bank, they should include the SWIFT code PKOPPLPW in front of the account number to which the enrolment fee is paid.

The candidate covers all handling fees connected with the bank transfer. In the case of returning an excess payment or a payment incorrectly made out to the account to which the fees for the enrolment procedures are paid, all handling fees connected with returning or reclassifying the funds are covered by the candidate. We recommend making payments via a bank transfer or directly in the PEKAO S.A. Bank.

The tuition fee for a year of studying is PLN 10 000.

Tuition fee can be paid in monthly rates of PLN 1250.

The payments should be made after receiving the decision regarding being accepted for the studies, by a bank transfer to the account provided.

The University does not cover the costs of travel, accommodation and board of the students during the meetings in Krakow and in London.

In case of any questions, please contact us at pon.studia@uj.edu.pl . Thank you and welcome!