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Education System Overview

In the 2019-2020 academic year, 219 U.S. students studied abroad for academic credit in Poland

Academic calendar: October 1 - June 30

Major school holidays/breaks: 

  • Late December - early January
  • Mid-February 
  • Late March - early April 
  • July - September 

Major exam period(s): Late January/early February, June, and September

Six years of English language classes are required for all Polish high school students. 

Structure of the University System

Years of study required to earn a bachelor's degree: 3 to 4 years 

Degrees offered: Bachelor's, Master’s and Doctoral degrees

The language of instruction at universities: Polish (some programs in English are available)