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MD program in English

Code medica.doct_sjm_PC_en
Organizational unit Faculty of Medicine
Field of studies MD program in English
Form of studies full-time
Level of education undergraduate (long-cycle)
Educational profile academic
Language(s) of instruction English
Minimum number of students 32
Number of places offered 125
Duration 6 years (12 semesters)
Required document
  • secondary education document (Polish Matura or foreign equivalent)
There are currently no active application rounds for this programme.

Past rounds in this registration:
  • Application round 1 (22.02.2022 12:00 – 09.05.2022 23:59)

About the programme

information about the programme medschool.uj.edu.pl
admission statistics (previous years) statistics overview (in Polish)
application fee
100 PLN
tuition fees

For the 1st year: 15 000 EUR
For the 2nd year: 15 000 EUR
For the 3rd year: 15 000 EUR
For the 4th year: 15 000 EUR
For the 5th year: 15 000 EUR
For the 6th year: 15 000 EUR

In total: 90 000 EUR

More information: fees.

harmful factors present during the course of education

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Useful information

Who can apply?

It is formally required that all candidates to this programme meet the following criteria:

  1.          Holding a document confirming knowledge of English provided that secondary education was conducted in a language other than English. CEFR B2 level of English command must be verified by one of the following documents:

    • IELTS—at least 6.5 points,
    • TOEFL iBT—at least 87 points and at least 3.5 from TWE,
    • TOEFL PBT—at least 510 points test score (for the computer-based test, at least 180 points)
    • equivalent
    Candidates from Scandinavian countries may present their English grades on the high school graduation certificate. The minimum accepted grades are as follows:
    • candidates from Norway—4,
    • candidates from Sweden—C (VG),
    • candidates from Denmark—7.
  2. If a candidate from a Scandinavian country does not hold a required grade from an English course, they are obliged to present one of the documents enlisted above as proof of their English language ability.
  3. Holding a high school-leaving examination certificate or diploma of secondary education, which entitles its holder to be considered for admission to MD/DDS programs in the state it was obtained in.
  4. Having completed Chemistry and Biology or Physics courses during secondary and/or supplementary education, confirmed by a certificate including grade, or by an entry in the diploma of secondary education.

Final result calculation

Order on the ranking list of candidates is determined by their final results, expressed as a number on a scale from 0 to 100. The final result is based on the result of a written entrance examination conducted in English from a subject Reasoning and Critical Thinking in Pre-medical Sciences, including exam conducted online.

Entrance examination description

The entrance examination is online reasoning and critical thinking in premedical sciences. The test verifies the candidate’s analytical skills and ability to solve problems logically, based on information provided, general knowledge and foundations of medicine. Knowledge in Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics/Logic is checked through problems based on text analysis, as well as questions related to charts, graphs and reasoning skills.

The entrance examination consists of 100 multiple-choice questions. Each question has 5 answers, but only one is correct (except for true/false questions, where one has to choose a correct statement). Examination duration: 180 minutes.

More information about the exam: School of Medicine in English website.

Dates of the examination:

  • 28 May 2022 (c. 10 am CST)
  • 11 June 2022 (c. 10 am CEST)

Required documents 

Documents required for qualification for the exam 

 When submitting application in the system, candidates are required to upload the following documents:

  • recommendation letter,
  • scan of a secondary education diploma or a certificate of supplementary education, confirming grades from Chemistry and Biology or Physics.
  • a scan of a document confirming knowledge of English, if the secondary school education was conducted in a language other than English.

Each document issued in a language other than Polish or English has to be enclosed with certified translation into Polish or English.

Documents required for the enrolment

documents to be downloaded from OAS account* (tab “Applications“, link “Documents and further steps“)

  • personal questionnaire
  • declaration of submission of documents (online enrolment)
  • declaration for candidates-minors—if the candidate is under 18
  • power of attorney (if a candidate is enrolled by a representative)

documents, copies of which should be provided together with the originals for inspection

ATTENTION! Please familiarize yourself with the list of required documents and prepare them in advance, as their collection may take longer than the time allocated admission to studies.

  • valid passport or ID card (only for inspection, no copies)
  • high school leaving examination certificate or diploma of secondary education, which entitles its holder to be considered for admission to MD programs in the state it was obtained in
  • health certificate
  • immunization proof
  • certified translation into Polish or English of documents issued in a language other than Polish or English (does not apply to IB diplomas and EB certificates)

Documents which can be delivered until September 29:

  • decision on the recognition of a document of international qualification, issued by the Polish education authority (kurator oświaty); more information: decision
  • health insurance
  • apostille or legalization of a certificate obtained outside Poland (does not apply to IB and EB matura exams)

Documents required after enrolment

  • medical certificate issued by a doctor of occupational medicine, confirming that there are no contraindications to study

ATTENTIONA referral for the medical exam is issued after the successful enrolment by the office. Please note that you should not sign up for the exam before enrolling, without the issued referral.

 More information: required documents

Tuition fee payment

Tuition fee is required from all candidates. The fee amount is listed at the top of the page, in the “About studies” section. More information about tuition fees: fees



Faculty of Medicine

School of Medicine in English

Welcome Centre

questions related to the programme of studies: the programme, signing up for courses, student ID, tuition fees, USOSweb password reset, etc.

questions related to the admission process: the OAS, application fees, booking enrolment dates, required documents, etc.
office hours Monday—Thursday 9 am to 3 pm Monday—Friday 9 am to 3 pm

(+48) 12 422 80 42

(+48) 12 663 26 60

(+48) 12 663 26 63






Łazarza 16

31-530 Kraków

Ingardena 6 (enter through ul. Oleandry 2a)

30-060 Kraków