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Frequently Asked Questions

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  1. Question: I am a EU citizen, how can I apply for my studies and do I have to pay?

  2. Q: I am not a Polish citizen, how can I apply for my studies and do I have to pay?

  3. Q: I am a student at foreign university and I would like to come for students' exchange, is that possible?

  4. Q: Are sworn translations of all my documents required?

  5. Q: Can I apply for scholarship at the University of Gdańsk?

  6. Q: If I pay a tuition fee and send all documents, but I am not given a visa and as a result I cannot come to study at the University of Gdańsk, will I be entitled to claim my money back?

1. Question: I am a EU citizen, how can I apply for my studies and do I have to pay?

Answer: EU citizens can study at the University of Gdańsk on the same basis as Polish citizens. They should apply to rekrutacja@ug.edu.pl; phone number: +48 58 523 2531. Studying full-time courses for EU citizens is free of charge.

2. Q: I am not a Polish citizen, but I have a Polish Charter (Karta Polaka), how can I apply and do I have to pay for the studies?

A: If you have a Polish Charter (Karta Polaka) you are treated the same as a Polish citizen as far as studying is concerned. Please apply to rekrutacja@ug.edu.pl, phone number: +48 58 523 2531. You can study for free. 

3. Q: I am a student at foreign university and I would like to come for students' exchange, is that possible?

A: If you are a European university student, ask whether your university has an exchange program, for example Erasmus, or contact our Students' Exchange Office at bwzs@ug.edu.pl, phone number: +48 58 523 2442. If you are not a European university student ask about individual agreements at your university. They may check if there are any agreement with one of our faculties. 

4. Q: Are sworn translations of all my documents required?

A: They are required. We strongly recommend you to have your documents translated and legalized in Polish embassy or consulate in your country. 

5. Q: Can I apply for a scholarship at the University of Gdańsk?

A: We do not run any scholarship program for Non-EU students at the University of Gdańsk. You may ask a Polish consulate in your country whether they can offer you any government scholarship. 

6. If I pay a tuition fee and send you all documents, but I am not given a visa and as a result I cannot come to study at the University of Gdańsk, will I be entitled to claim my money back?

If it happens so, then the University of Gdańsk will return you the tuition fee as well as all the documents provided.