According to the data of January 25, 2022, 575 people from Poland studied at Ukrainian universities in the current academic year. Most of them are in medical faculties of medical universities: in IvanoFrankovsk, Ternopil and Lviv.
The Ministry of Health, in cooperation with the Ministry of Education and Science, has ensured for all Polish medical students in Ukrainian universities, the coordination of the provision of places in selected fields of study in Polish universities. announcement In this regard it has already been submitted by the Ministry of Health.
Other college students
Polish citizens also studied non-medical colleges in Ukrainian universities. If they wish to continue their studies at a Polish university, these persons must establish direct contact with the chosen university. It is worth noting that the study is full-time
In public universities for Polish citizens free of charge.
In case of problems or questions, please contact the Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Education and Science [email protected]
For all students in Poland, including students from Ukraine
The rights of Polish and Ukrainian citizens wishing to continue their studies in Poland are governed by the Humanitarian Assistance Bill (the so-called Special Law) adopted on March 4 of this year. By the Standing Committee of the Council of Ministers. The project provides official and legal solutions that will enable universities to implement a special procedure for transferring to studies in Polish universities, as well as rules for financing the continuation of studies in medical colleges for Polish citizens transferring from Ukrainian universities.
Regulations proposed by the Polish Government will enable Polish citizens and Ukrainian citizens who on February 24, 2022 were students at a university operating in Ukraine and will declare that they studied on that day in a particular year of study in a specific field of study and level to study at a university operating in the territory of Ukraine.Ukraine, Continuing education even in the absence of the required documents proving periods of study, passing exams, credits or vocational training.
Special assistance for students – citizens of the Republic of Poland – co-financing of studies
The “Special Law” also provides for a solution according to which Polish citizens who on February 24, 2022 were medical students at a university operating in Ukraine and accepted by a Polish university to study in a field compatible with their studies. For studies or part-time studies in a foreign language, an amount not exceeding the fees for such studies in universities of Ukraine will be charged.
Flexible operation of the university
The bill will introduce specific rules for the organization and operation of universities in connection with the need to enable the continuation of studies in Polish universities by persons who, as a result of hostilities on the territory of Ukraine, were forced to leave this country or were unable to continue their studies.
Regulations under preparation provide for the possibility for universities to amend registration decisions for studies starting in the second semester of the 2021/2022 academic year and in the 2022/2023 academic year, excluding the application of the provisions of the Law – Higher Education and Science Law for the study regulations amendments introduced on September 30, 2022, To the extent necessary for admission to studies, by transfer from Ukrainian universities, to persons who on February 24, 2022 had student status at one of the universities operating in Ukraine.
This applies to the exclusion of the application of the provisions on the basis of which the study regulations are approved at least 5 months before the beginning of the academic year, and requires an agreement with the student on autonomy in a specific manner and comes into force at the beginning of the academic year.
The university rector will also be able to change the organization of the 2021/2022 academic year specified in the university’s internal files. In the 2021/2022 academic year, it will also be possible to jointly conduct full-time and part-time classes at the university.
Proposal for students, doctoral students and researchers from Ukraine
For the offer to students, doctoral students and employees who are citizens of Ukraine, who will be interested in transferring to Polish universities or Polish institutes, work is underway on a website that integrates all information, as well as an online platform where there is information about available places in Polish units. There will also be a place on the platform for publishing apps from people searching for places. All data will be provided in standardized forms that allow you to easily search for places according to your needs. All information regarding this matter will be detailed and made available by the Ministry of Education and Science within the next few days.
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