Starting the 6th June the 2022/2023 Foundation  Year has been launched for international student candidates. The course programme includes not only English language learning classes but also various activities related with the Polish culture and academic life.

The Foundation Year is an intensive one-year English language course for international candidates to study in Poland. The course participants should communicate in English on the B1 level at least. To begin the studies in English, the B2 level is required.


The classes are conducted by English language teachers of the Centre for Foreign Language Teaching, the Centre of Polish Language and Culture for Foreigners “POLONICUM”, as well as lecturers of the selected faculties of the University of Warsaw. The Office for Academic and Student Affairs is responsible for the administration of the course.


The course registration is open via the Internet Recruitment for Candidates System (IRK) until the 29th June. The admission step-by-step guide is available on the Office for Academic and Student Affairs website >>


Detailed information about the 2022/2023 Foundation Year course, registration and required documents, as well as the study programmes offered in English, is provided on the Office for Academic and Student Affairs website >>

The Foundation Year classes cover:


  • 450 hours of English (4 times a week)
  • 120 hours of Polish for beginners (2 times a week)
  • Social Path module (outings and online activities)
  • Seminar with field specialists (1 or 2 times a week)