Who does not pay for studying in Polish?
No fees for full-time studies in Polish are charged to foreigners:
- who are citizens of the Member States of the European Union, the Swiss Confederation or a member state of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) - a party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area as well as their family members, living on the territory of the Republic of Poland (These persons are obliged to attach an identity card or passport to the Internet Recruitment System);
- who have been granted a permit for permanent residence or long-term resident of the European Union and have a document that can confirm it - Residence Card;
- who have been granted refugee status in the Republic of Poland or enjoy temporary or subsidiary protection in the territory of the Republic of Poland and can present a document that confirms the aforementioned fact during the recruitment process (the candidate's account must include the Residence Card together with the decision on its granting);
- have a certificate confirming the knowledge of Polish language as a foreign language, issued by the State Commission for the Certification of Proficiency in Polish as a Foreign Language, at least at the C1 level;
- holding a valid Polish Charter („Karta Polaka”) or a decision on declaring Polish origin (Persons waiting for the Polish Charter may, during the recruitment process, present a decision on granting the Polish Charter, bearing in mind that no more than three months may pass since the date of issuing the decision);
- who are a spouse, ascendant or descendant of a citizen of the Republic of Poland residing in the territory of the Republic of Poland (Please note that it is necessary to attach all documents that confirm kinship and citizenship of the family member - birth/marriage certificates and passports or ID cards)
- who have a temporary residence permit due to the circumstances referred to in the Act of 12 December 2013 on foreigners (Journal of Laws of 2017, item 2206 and 2282 and of 2018, item 107, 138 and 771):
- Article 159 (1) - in connection with family reunification,
- Article 186(1)(3) - in connection with the possession of a long-term resident's EU residence permit granted by another Member State of the European Union,
- Article 186, paragraph 1, point 4 - you are a family member of a foreigner referred to in Article 186, paragraph 1, point 3, with whom you are staying on the territory of another Member State of the European Union and you accompany him or you want to reunite with him.
You should attach the Residence Card together with the decision on its granting.