World-class universities and colleges: Poland hold fourth position in Europe in terms of number of people enrolled in higher education after United Kingdom, Germany and France. Most schools, colleges and universities offer courses in foreign languages. The quality of education provided by Poland is monitored and evaluated regularly. There are in all 400 Universities with 5000 courses available, where each course has had to gain Polish Accreditation Committee’s approval. Among them there are a number of fields of study that have received excellent grade. Various Scholarships are also offered to students while studying such as GE Foundation.
Lower tuition costs: Compared to other EU countries, the tuition fees in Poland are highly competitive and the costs of living are a fraction of what a foreign student would have to spend in other European cities.
Work while you study: International students can work while they study. Students who are not nationals of EU member countries must also hold a valid residency permit. 20hrs work is permitted during studies and 3 months of full-time work during holidays is allowed. Full time work is permitted to Residence Card holders only.
Post-graduate work permit: Students from member countries of the European Union can work in Poland without restriction after they graduate. If one is a graduate of a Polish higher education institution full-time program, they don’t need a permit work in the country. In this course of time the individual needs to make sure that his/her stay permit is in order. One can stay back further for 2-3 years as long as he/she can prove that he/she can financially support herself without seeking any government benefits. Students who obtain a job or accept employment can obtain a Work Permit.
A pathway to Poland permanent residence: All kind of professionals can apply for a Blue card once they are employed. This is valid initially for 2 years and can be extended for further 3 years and the individual can work over all European Union in the Blue card scheme participating countries. After 5 years one can apply for Permanent Residence option.
Other Advantages: Poland is the only country that had growth during recent recession. It is Schengen Country i.e. visa allows the individual to travel to 26-member countries. It also provides with ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) that allows student to take study transfer in any EU country. Studying engineering in Poland can save one year by completing Bachelors for 3 years and Masters for 1.5 to 2 years. Poland is also one of the 28 members of European Union Member.
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