Study MBBS in Poland

Study MBBS in Poland

Since 2010, Poland has became the best choice for Indian students for pursuing MBBS abroad due to high quality of medical education, low tuition fees structure & high growth rate after completing MBBS in Poland.

From last 5 years, more than 7000 students are already studying medicine in Poland. Now a days, many students from India are preferring to opt for MBBS in Poland over India.

The Poland medical schools are some of the most reputable medical schools around the world. The degree from Poland medical universities is a globally recognized and the students are eligible to appear for the MCI screening test.

MBBS in Poland is facilitating Indian students with top medical universities which are recognized by MCI (Medical Council of India) & accredited by the Ministry of Education & Science and the Ministry of Health. MBBS admission in Poland is a smooth and easy process with us, so that students can apply directly to the selected top medical universities or colleges without any hassle.

MBBS in Poland - In a Glance

Last Date to Apply August, 2020

Basic Eligibility 10+2 Science (PCB) with 60%

10+2 Science (PCB) with 40% ( for SC/ST)

NEET Exam Yes, it is compulsory

IELTS & TOEFL Not Required

Minimum Course Fee Rs. 2.20 Lakhs/Year

Maximum Course Fee Rs. 5.5 Lakhs/Year

Cost of Living in Poland Rs. 15 - 20 Thousand/Month

MBBS Course Duration (in Years) 5 + 1 Year Internship

Recognition of University MCI & WHO Approved

Medium of Education Polish & English Language

Top Medical Universities in Poland

1 Poznan University of Medical Sciences

  • The Poznan University of Medical Sciences was established in 1919 and it is one of the best and largest medical universities in Poland, with great growth potential.

  • This is a leading medical school in Poland and is currently recognized as the largest research, educational, and clinical center in Poland.

  • In close partnership with six clinical hospitals, Research and clinical teaching is conducted.

  • Expansion of the various forms of collaboration in the areas of teaching and research is one of the top priorities for the continued growth of the University.

  • PUMS maintains and develops various forms of cooperation with foreign research centers and universities worldwide through joint research, joint publications and participation in scientific conferences; participation in international programs and research projects.

2 Jagiellonian University Medical College

  • In 1364, King Kazimierz Wielki (Casimir the Great) of Poland founded this prestigious University in 1364 in Krakow city.

  • The city Krakow is a large and modern university city that offers many educational and scientific opportunities.

  • This is the oldest medical school in Poland.

  • The Jagiellonian University Medical College is one of the leading polish scientific institutions with eminent researchers and state-of-the-art infrastructure and it collaborates with major academic centers from all over the world.

  • The faculties of pharmacy & medicine are publicly praised as the largest medical academies in Poland.

3 University of Warsaw

  • The University of Warsaw was established in 1816.

  • The courses from the University of Warsaw hold high positions in international rankings.

  • It is Poland’s prestigious and one of the largest university.

  • It offers courses in humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences as well as a range of interdisciplinary programs.

  • The university offers more than 20 programs which are taught in English, including economics, political science, and business though most of the teaching is in Polish.

  • Warsaw is an international university, with thousands of foreign students, academics, and researchers.

  • The University of Warsaw is the leading university in Poland and it is among the top 2% of the world’s universities.

  • The 3,500 teaching staff of the university includes more than 820 professors, while the students can work on research teams and they also have the opportunity to study under experienced lecturers.

4 University of Lodz

  • Just after the end of the second world war in Europe, the University of Lodz was established on 24th May 1945.

  • Today, this is a highly regarded university in Poland.

  • The university has 12 faculties.

  • To accommodate students, the university has a large number of dormitories, modern sports facilities and an array of entertainment options.

  • The University of Łódź houses around three million books and thus it is the home to one of the largest academic libraries in Central Europe.

  • Presently over 770 foreign students from various countries attend medical and dental programs taught entirely in English at this university.

  • The MBBS program offered by this Medical University is a full-time study program based on requirements which are obligatory for the Polish medical higher education institutions.

5 Medical University of Lublin

  • The Medical University of Lublin was established in 1950 and it is a non-profit public higher education institution.

  • In 1973, the department of dentistry was added in the total departments at the university.

  • The university has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International candidates are also eligible to apply for enrollment.

6 The University of Silesia in Katowice

  • The University of Silesia in Katowice founded in 1968 is one of the largest public universities in Poland.

  • This University offers students a variety of programs and specialized fields of study.

  • Every academic year the university offers more than 70 programmes and more than 200 specializations that are designed to help students and alumni meet the challenges of a changing labor market.

  • The university is a member of international associations such as the Inter university Center for Research and Cooperation with Eastern and South-Eastern Europe (CIRCE'S), the European University Association (EUA).

  • The Medical University of Silesia was established on the 20th of March 1948 and it is the largest medical school in Poland.

7 University of Wroclaw

  • This university was established in the year 1702 and it has a rich history of more than three centuries.

  • The University of Wroclaw participates in numerous international exchange programs such as ISEP, Erasmus, CEEPUS, Fullbright, and others and it also has different exchange agreements with many higher education institutions over the world.

  • Wroclaw Medical University was established in the year 1946 and it is one of the most renowned public medical schools in Poland.

  • The Wroclaw Medical University consists of 5 faculties: Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Public Health, and Postgraduate Education, being Dentistry and medical as the main faculties.

  • About 6,000 students study at the Medical University of Wroclaw and 1093 academic professors and teachers work at the Medical University.

  • With other universities abroad, Wroclaw Medical University has signed 200 international agreements of co-operation.

8 Nicolaus Copernicus Medical University

  • This medical University is the smallest and youngest public medical university in Poland and it provides students with individually focused teaching methods.

  • There are three faculties at the university namely medicine, health sciences and pharmacy which provide a broad range of programs covering various areas of medicine, and all follow the most recent advancements in science.

  • The University offers a total of 15 medical programs out of which medicine, nursing, and physiotherapy are taught entirely in English.

9 Gdańsk Medical University

  • The Medical University of Gdańsk (MUG) is located in one of the most beautiful cities in Europe with an old town and beautiful sandy beaches and it is the largest medical university in northern Poland.

  • The Medical University of Gdańsk (MUG) is the first medical school in the country and ranks among the top ten of the best Polish state universities (7th place).

  • The MUG has 4 Faculties: Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, and the Intercollegiate Faculty of Biotechnology and it educates more than 6000 undergraduate and postgraduate students.

  • The MUG offers Premedical Course, Pharmacy Programme, Medicine Doctor Programme, and Nursing Programme which are taught fully in English.

Benefits of Studying MBBS in Poland

  • Coaching for FMGE / MCI Screening Test is provided including mock test during MBBS in Poland.

  • Best medical colleges in Poland are recognized by - MCI & WHO.

  • IELTS & TOEFL is not required to study MBBS in Poland.

  • One internships at very reputable government & private hospitals.

  • All top medical universities in Poland offers high quality of education in English medium .

  • Study medicine course in Poland without donation & capitation fees.

  • Best MBBS colleges in Poland are among world ranked universities.

  • Affordable low tuition fees structure for MBBS course in Poland.

  • MBBS admission process in Poland is very simple & easy as it does not require any entrance exam.

  • Globally recognized medical degree after graduation.

  • MBBS Scholarships in Poland are provided to some deserving students.

  • Students who are applying for MBBS Degree in Poland are Eligible for various licensing exam such as MCI Screening Test, USMLE-1, PLAB in UK etc.

  • Very Moderate weather Condition in Poland as compared to other countries.

Why you Should Opt for MBBS in Poland?

  • Listed in world directory of medical colleges.

  • No entrance exam.

  • Top Universities facilitates students with high quality of education system.

  • The fee structure of MBBS courses in Poland is very cheap & affordable.

  • One Year Internship with quality government & private hospitals.

  • All the medical colleges in the Poland follow English medium of instruction.

  • The medical colleges of Poland are very popular due to their highly experienced staff in the field of medicine.

  • The Poland medical degree is a globally recognized degree.

  • Poland offers a blue card work permit for students who have completed their MBBS degree so that they can get a job and settle down as well in this country.

  • All medical universities in Poland are recognized and approved by international bodies such as WHO & MCI.

  • It is easier to get admission for PG after MBBS in Poland in comparison to get admission in India for PG.

MBBS in Poland - Is it Safe for Indian Students?

  • In recent surveys, it has been observed that students who are already studying in Poland feels safe & secure without any hassle.

  • Although, you can verify the Poland rank where stands in the safety department & also check the crime rates against Indian students if any.

  • Before applying to any course in abroad, you should visit some forums to check the review of Indian students about their experiences who are already pursuing MBBS in Poland.

Syllabus for Studying MBBS in Poland

  • The duration of the M.D. Program at medical Universities in Poland is 6 years and it is based on the Polish curriculum.

  • This course is designed for international candidates who have graduated from high school, and who have obtained good grades in: Chemistry, Physics, Biology, and English.

The course of Medicine is divided into 2 parts:

  1. Pre-clinical studies: three pre-clinical years are devoted primarily to Anatomy, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Medical Biology, Physiology study, Histology and Embryology. During these three years, the clinical aspects of these subjects are also gradually introduced.

  2. Clinical studies: these remaining three years of the course consists of two years of clinical knowledge and training and one year dedicated to elective clinical practice.

Note: Students are awarded the degree of Medical Doctor known as M.D. as soon as they complete all of the theoretical and clinical subjects and clear all of the required examinations.

Admission Procedure: for Studying MBBS in Poland

  • Every year, in the month of May or June, most of the medical colleges or universities in Poland start their admission process.

  • Immediately after getting the results of the higher secondary exam, Indian students can apply for studying MBBS in Poland.

The admission process is as follows:-

  • Students should send the application seeking admission along with all necessary credentials such as a copy of a valid passport, certificates of educational qualification.

  • The international applications are processed quickly by medical universities. Students will receive the confirmation (if qualified, or rejection) in a week’s time.

  • Once the students receive confirmation they will need to send the documents along with passport for Visa to the embassy for student’s visa.

  • Students will get the confirmation letter and admission letter from the respective university.

Eligibility Criteria for Students: For MBBS Course in Poland

  • To study MBBS in Poland, the minimum age is 17 years and the maximum age is 25 years.

  • Candidates must have obtained 60% minimum marks with science as the background in the higher secondary examination.

  • Candidates must have taken proper school education in 10+2 pattern.

  • In the higher secondary level, candidates must have studied Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Botany and Zoology.

  • To enroll for ‘MBBS in Poland’, candidates must have qualified NEET exam.

MBBS in Poland: Student Visa Procedure for Indian Students

The process for applying visa can be different for different country. It might differ in Poland and India, but don’t worry just gather the papers and provide to our Representative.

  • Visa form filled

  • Original passport arrangement

  • Official letter from Poland (message of acceptance to the school).

  • Travel medical insurance confirmation of minimum 30,000 € coverage within Poland.

  • Your high school and graduate certificates

  • Certificate of language you knew (English or polish).

  • Make sure you have enough funds for study and living in Poland

  • Air ticket reservation with dates and flight numbers specifying entry and exit from Poland.

  • Hotel Booking Reservation for the whole duration of the intended stay in Poland

  • Photos must be attached; the photo should be of passport format – a recent whole-face captured with a light background.

  • Proof of civil status (marriage certificate, birth certificate of children, death certificate of spouse, ration card whatever is applicable).

  • Means of subsistence – Proof of sufficient financial means for the period of stay in Poland.

How long does it take to get my visa?

It usually takes about a week. But it depends on how busy the consulate is so it is better to apply for visa at least one month in advance.

Visa Type Cost In Euros Cost In INR

Schengen Short-stay visa
(includes tourist visa, & transit visa)
60 4412

Children age between 6 and 12
years old applying for short stay visa
35 2574

Student Long stay 50 3676

Long stay Visa 99 7279

Questions that might be asked during Visa Interview

Here are the questions that might be asked during the interview for the student visa:

  • Who is the sponsorer for your visit?

  • Are you single or married? If married, what does your spouse do?

  • For how long you have been married?

  • How many children do you have? How old are they, where are they and what do they do?

  • Are any of your close family or friends in the Schengen area? When did you meet them last time?

  • Which are your home country and town?

  • What is your highest educational qualification?

  • If you need to travel from one place to another, how will you do that?

  • How can I trust you that you will come back?

  • Why you have selected Poland to study?

  • Why do you want to study this course and how you think it will help you in the future?

  • What is the reason behind choosing this university?

  • Where will be your stay in Poland?

  • Are any of your relatives stays in Poland?

  • Do you have any plan to stay in the country after you complete your study?

  • Do you have any plans to work in Poland?

  • Will your family be visiting Poland during your stay in Poland?

Note: Once the interview is over, the visa can be sent to the candidate either through mail along with their passport.

About Poland

Poland is officially known as “The Republic of Poland”, it is a self-governing country in Central Europe. The nation is divided into 16 administrative divisions. It is the sixth most populous country in the European Union having the population over 38,422,500. The surface area of Poland is 312,679 kilometers square.

Warsaw is the capital and the largest city in the country. The overall climate of Poland is temperate. The other popular and major cities in Poland are Kraków, Wroclaw, Lódz, Poznan, Szczecin, and Gdansk. Poland is a developed market and has regional power. Poland has a leading school educational system in Europe.

Accommodation in Poland

  • In European countries finding an accommodation is very easy and convenient. They are even cheaper, it is because of that wages in Poland are much lower, student from abroad or job persons will not have a problem in finding a good place for living at affordable price. Polish cities are full of density so student can usually find a place to live as they like and feel comfortable.

  • Students who are studying MBBS in Poland University can easily get accommodation, and students who will take admission with us can also be provided accommodation from us which is not expensive.

Indian Student Life in Poland

  • Most people living in Poland receive basic healthcare under the National Health Fund or NFZ. Under the state health insurance, you can expect to contribute 9% of your salary to the NFZ.

  • With express, intercity, and regional trains and the option of buying tickets online, taking the train in Poland is very convenient.

  • Buses give you the option of traveling to smaller to more rural areas.

MBBS in Poland - Important FAQs

Apart from the information provided, here are some frequently asked questions on Quora and Careers 360:

Which are the top medical universities to study MBBS in Poland?

According to Select Your University, Nicolaus Copernicus University and Poznan University of Medical Science these are the best medical universities to study MBBS in Poland.

What is the time period to complete the whole MBBS course in Poland?

It takes 6 years in Poland to complete an MBBS degree with an internship.

Are there any disadvantages of studying MBBS in Poland?

There is a language barrier while communicating with locals. Students may face some difficulties as foreigners there as many locals can’t speak English.

What is the age limit for studying MBBS in Poland?

The students should be at least 17 years old and a maximum of 25 years old to study MBBS in Poland.

What is the cost of studying the MBBS course in Poland?

The total cost of a 6 years MBBS course including tuition fee and hostel accommodation charges for 6 years sums up between Rs. 40 lakh to Rs. 55 lakh approximately.

How many Indian students are studying in Poland?

There are more than 7000 Indian students in Poland currently getting their education.