Incoming students 

Incoming students 

Welcome to the webpage for International Exchange Students! This page contains link to the informations that will help you to prepare to your study period and adventure at the Kozminski University. In case of any questions, we are ready to assist you.

Deadlines
  • nomination deadline for Fall semester or Academic Year - May 1st
  • nomination deadline for Spring semester- November 1st
  • to apply for Fall Semester or Academic Year  -  May 30th
    to apply for Spring Semester - November 30th

 

Application Packet

Needed documents:
1. online application form at:
http://rekrutacja.kozminski.edu.pl/rekrutacjaNA/Default.aspx
choose the Exchange program

Please fill it in, print, sign, scan, and send to incoming@alk.edu.pl
2. copy of the ID/passport
3. copy of the medical insurance (in case of EU citizen - please submit European Health Insurance Card)
4. 1 passport size picture in JPG file. Please send it to the email incoming@kozminski.edu.pl or upload it to the online form.
5. transcript of students records
6. copy of the Certificate of English B2 (or FCE, LCCE 2) unless the student studies at the English track or English is a native language

Transcripts

Please note that the Kozminski University transcript will be mailed to the home university within two months after the end of the exchange program. In case a student was nominated for a full year, the transcripts will be sent once the exchange is finished.

 

Grading system

Definition

KU grade

ECTS grade

Excellent, outstanding performance with minor errors.

5,0

A

Very good, above average standard but with some errors.

4,5

B

Good: generally sound works with number of notable errors.

4,0

C

Satisfactory plus: fair, but with number significant shortcomings.

3,5

D

Sufficient: performance meets minimum criteria.

3,0

E

Fail: some more work required before credit can be awarded.

2,5

F

Fail: considerable further work is required.

2,0

FX

passed : not used in the computation of GPA

zal.

ungraded

List of courses and classes

 

 

Course offer for incoming students in 2014/2015

 

Course outlines/syllabi will be available before the beginning of the semester; You will choose courses online in our system few days before the semester starts. The information about the enrollment deadlines will be provided by the International Students Advisor.

Learning Agreement has to be submitted no later than 2 weeks after the semester starts. 

 

Polish Language classes

Polish language is avaliable for all incoming exchange students. The registration will be made online few weeks before the semester starts.

 

FAQ

What teaching methods are used? : Lecture and workshops
Workload?: Usually 30 ECTS per semester; it all depends on the decision of your Home Institution
What is the grading system used?: ECTS

When is the exam session?: The exam session for Fall semester is scheduled for the second part of January; for Spring semester in the middle June. Fall Retake session is scheduled  for February; Spring retake sesssion for first two weeks of September.

Is there Early Examination Session available?: It is not scheduled. It has to be discussed individually.

Does  the University have a dormitory?: No, we do not offer in-campus accommodation. Incoming Exchange student usually rent flats in the city center.

Do you offer Orientation Session?: Yes, Erasmus Student Network along with the International Students Advisor organize Orientation Week few days before the classes start.

Insurance

Please make sure you are insured before coming to Poland. UE citizens are required to have valid European Health Insurance Card. Those of you who come from outside of the EU are required to buy proper insurance. The school does not provide students with health insurance.

 

Student's bank account offer

Bank Zachodni WBK S.A. is a universal commercial bank offering a wide range of banking services for personal customers and businesses.

There are over 600 branches and over 1040 cash points available to our customers throughout Poland.


To download: Account infoPowerPoint presentation , flyer


Accommodation

The University assists foreign students in their housing needs however we cannot offer spots in any dormitory. Apartments and rooms are usually rented in Warsaw through a network of agencies specializing in short term furnished accommodation or through agreements with individual landlords. Rental fees range from approximately 350 to 500 € per month, depending on location, size, standards etc. A returnable deposit for your accommodation (1 to 2 months’ rent) + a month's rent in advance is expected at the moment of signing the contract with the landlord.

We suggest to check the following links: 

Easy Rent www.easyrenting.pl

Accommodation for Students www.e-afs.com

Origo real Estate www.origonieruchomości.pl

Home Broker rent@homebroker.pl

Sound Garden Hotel www.soundgardenhotel.pl/en

 

 

Eurasmus.com  www.eurasmus.com offers a free platform in which exchange students can find and book accommodation across all the major cities in Europe and apply for internships abroad. It also provides key information about the city in which you will study. The interactive accommodation portal allows you to book a student room using a secure payment system with landlord verification, customer reviews and guaranteed refunds. 

 

P & O Apartments www.pandoapartments.com.pl

Find also our ESN Kozminski group on Facebook, www.facebook.com/#!/groups/esn.kozminski and search for the flat through FB.

Kozminski University will provide also some offers prior your arrival.