Terms of study

Full text of UW’s Rules of Study is available here.

Foreigners studying at the University of Warsaw pay for studies. More information available here.

Tuition fee for full-time studies conducted in Polish language is not charged in case of:

  • citizens of the European Union (EU) or European Free Trade Association (EFTA) countries and members of their families, if residing in the territory of Poland
  • foreigners who have been granted a permanent residence permit (settlement permit) or long-term residence permit of the EU
  • foreigners who in the territory of Poland have been granted a temporary residence permit (residence permit for a fixed period) pursuant to some special circumstances, referred to in Articles: 159 section 1, or Article 186 section 1 subsections 3 or 4 of the Act of 12 December 2013 on foreigners
  • foreigners who hold refugee status granted by the Republic of Poland
  • foreigners who have been granted temporary protection in the territory of Poland
  • foreigners who have been granted subsidiary protection in the territory of Poland
  • holders of the C1 level certificate in Polish language issued by the State Commission for the Certification of Proficiency in Polish as a Foreign Language
  • holders of the valid Card of the Pole
  • holders of the formal decision on Polish origin
  • spouses, children and parents of the Polish citizen, if residing in the territory of Poland
  • foreigners who in the territory of Poland have been granted a temporary residence permit (residence permit for a fixed period) pursuant to circumstances, referred to in Articles: 151 section 1 (for purpose of scientific research), or Article 151b section 1 (for long-term mobility of scientist) of the Act of 12 December 2013 on foreigners or stay in territory of the Republic of Poland in accordance of short-term mobility of scientist on terms specified in Article 156b section 1 of the Act on Foreigners of 12 December 2013 or hold national visa issued for the purpose of scientific research or development work

Please note: Foreigner can be exempted from tuition fee payment on the basis of the decision of the minister or the director of Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange on granting a scholarship.