Study Medicine in Poland – Medicine Admission – Foundation / Preparatory Course
1. Overview of Preparatory Courses
Preparatory courses for medicine in Poland aim to equip students with the foundational knowledge needed to undertake a medical degree program. These courses typically last one academic year and focus on key subjects such as Biology, Chemistry, and Physics. Some programs also offer Polish language classes to help international students adapt and prepare for studying in Poland.
2. Entry Requirements
The general entry requirements for preparatory courses in Poland are:
- A high school diploma or its equivalent.
- Basic knowledge of Biology, Chemistry, and Physics.
- Proficiency in English (if the course is taught in English).
3. Application Process
The application process for preparatory courses usually includes:
- Completing the application form provided by the university.
- Submitting copies of your high school diploma and academic transcripts, passport, and a medical certificate attesting to your fitness for university study.
- If the course is not in English, you may need to provide proof of language proficiency.
Please note: Each university may have slightly different requirements, so it’s important to check the specific requirements of the university you’re applying to.
4. After the Preparatory Course
Upon successful completion of the preparatory course, students will be eligible to apply for the medical degree program. However, it’s important to note that completion of the preparatory course does not guarantee admission into the medical program; you will still need to meet the entry requirements of the medical program, which often includes passing an entrance exam.
Here are some universities in Poland known to offer preparatory courses for medical studies:
- Medical University of Warsaw: http://www.wum.edu.pl/english, Phone: +48 22 572 06 26
- Jagiellonian University Medical College: https://medschool.uj.edu.pl/, Phone: +48 12 422 80 42
- Medical University of Lodz: http://studymed.umed.pl/, Phone: +48 42 272 50 52
Always contact the university directly to get the most accurate and updated information.