|Nominal duration||3 months|
|Study language||combined English/Polish|
|Tuition fee||€1,000.00 per year|
High school / secondary education (or higher)
If your educational documents have been issued outside of Poland please read more about certificates and diplomas obtained abroad.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Polish.
All required documents issued in another language than Polish need to be translated. If you don’t have a possibility to provide Polish translation, we will accept the documents translated in to English and you will have to submit Polish translation after arrival.
You must take the original entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.
More information is available in Language requirements section.
The Intensive Preparatory Course is designed for all international candidates who wish to study at the University of Social Sciences, in order to generally prepare them for studying and living in Poland in the coming years.
The duration of the Course is 3 months and it precedes the selected Bachelor, Master, Clark University or MBA program.
Although the course is optional, it is absolutely recommended for those candidates who wish to arrive in Poland 3 months before the beginning of studies, get familiar with the Polish culture and customs, get acquainted with the city they will live in, learn the basics of the Polish language, travel a little bit, but also practice and improve English, if it is not their mother tongue. The course is full-time and classes are held during the week. The total number of hours is 240.
The course consists of different parts which are complementary and conducted separately but simultaneously.
• Study-related English conversations: students from different countries tend to have varying levels of fluency in English and this part is designed to make everyone comfortable in speaking the language and understanding casual and formal conversations. It is also a great opportunity for integration before the beginning of studies.
• Introduction to Poland: every culture is different, and Poland is not an exception, especially for students from other continents. In order to better prepare the students to live in a new environment, the course will teach them basics of the Polish culture, customs, but also history and geography, so that they are better prepared to spend a wonderful time in this beautiful country. Polish people are very friendly and to get the most out of the time spent in Poland, one should also learn about how Poles live and think.
• Basics of the Polish language: although the program of studies in run fully in English and the staff will speak English, you have a great opportunity to learn a new language while studying. Learning the basic words and phrases will be an introduction, but you will explore more as you go. This will help you greatly during your studies in Poland. And who knows – you just might decide to stay here for much longer!
During the course of the program, field trips and additional activities will be organized for the students to best prepare them for their educational journey.