Admission - Laboratory Medicine

What documents are required in the admission process?
 
2. Upper Secondary School-Leaving Examination Certificate (so-called "Maturity Certificate") or other document obtained abroad that:
  • is validated (legalized) or affixed with apostille
  • gives the right to apply to all types of higher education institutions in the country in the system of which an institution issuing such certificates is located and is equal to the Polish Upper Secondary School Leaving-Examination Certificate 
  • includes grades from one out of the three following subjects: biology, chemistry or physics
3. a document with a statement confirming candidate's right to apply to higher education institutions in candidate's home country (if it is not already on candidate's diploma)
4. a valid docHEALTH_CERTIFICATE.doc31 KB that confirms the ability to take up studies
5. vaccination records (vaccination against hepatitis type B)
6. a certified copy of a passport
7. 4 current photos with uncovered head
 

 
Other requirements
 
1. A candidate needs to speak English well enough to participate in classes conducted in English (long lasting lessons at school or completion of courses at an appropriate level)
 
* The list of documents certifying candidate's proper knowledge of English: FCE, CAE, CPE, BEC 2, BEC (3), CEIBT - certificates issued by University Cambridge Local Examination Syndicate (at least "pass"); IELTS (at least 6.5 points); TOEFL 500 points in tests, at least 3.5 points in writing test (TWE) and 200 points in speaking exam (TSE) issued by Education Testing Service.
 
2. A candidates submits to Collegium Medicum all required documents (see above) and information in a specified time.
3. A candidate attends recruitment interview and is initially accepted by Qualification Commission. Subsequently, a candidate obtains  a final decision from Rector or a person authorized by Rector concerning admission to the studies.
 

 
What documents are required after admission?
 

If candidate's high school diploma has not been issued by any of the EU/EFTA/OECD country (Great Britain, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Spain, Netherland, Ireland, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Latvia, Malta, Germany, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Switzerland, Sweden, Hungary, Italy, Canada, USA, Turkey, Japan, North Korea, New Zealand, Chile, Israel) it needs to be recognized in Poland in result of an administrative recognition procedure done by province education superintendent (kurator oświaty).
The administrative procedure done by kurator oświaty is supposed to be finished before the end of 1st semester of studies.



HOW TO APPLY?

Contact:
Centre for Medical Education in English
in Nicolaus Copernicus University Collegium Medicum in Bydgoszcz
ul. Powstańców Wielkopolskich 46
Student's House No. 3, rooms 013-015
85-090 Bydgoszcz
Poland
studiesinenglish@cm.umk.pl


* The candidates who hold EU or ETFA country citizenship can be also qualified on the basis of Resolution no. 107 of the Senate of the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń of 31.05.2016 (see: qualification of Polish candidates)


The candidates who hold
POLISH CITIZENSHIP can be qualified on the basis of:

-) Resolution no. 107 of the Senate of the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń of 31.05.2016 on conditions and procedures of recruitment for the first year of the studies in the academic year 2017/2018



Preliminary requirements
 
For admission to the studies the following candidates may apply:
1. Persons holding Upper Secondary School-Leaving Examination Certificate or equal, giving the right to apply to the studies at all types of universities according to the rules within this matter binding in the country of origin of the candidate;
2. Persons having on their Upper Secondary School-Leaving Certificate the grade of one out of the three following subjects: biology, chemistry or physics.
 

 
HOW TO APPLY?
 
1. Register in the Internet Registration System (IRK) and enter data necessary for the recruitment process.
IRK registration is open from 29.05. to 10.06.
 
 
2. Make a payment of recruitment fee to an individual bank account, generated by the IRK system, in the amount calculated by the system.
 
Attention!
 
Personal recruitment account in the Internet constitutes the only way of passing the information to the candidates. This means that the information placed on the personal account is considered delivered and binding.
 
3. Take selection interview in English. The interview in English is to assess the candidate's motivation to study nursing, their experience at work for organization of aid, their interpersonal skills and communication abilities. The selection interview is graded according to the scale 0-100 points.
The admission prerequisite is obtainment of minimum 60 points at the entrance examination.
 
 

 
What documents are required after admission?
 
1. application form printed from IRK system
2. Upper Secondary School-Leaving Examination Certificate or other document obtained abroad which:
  • gives the right to apply to all types of higher education institutions in the country in the system of which an institution issuing such certificates is located
  • includes  the grade of one out of the three following subjects: biology, chemistry or physics
If your Upper Secondary School-Leaving Examination Certificate was issued abroad it has to be validated (legalized) or affixed with apostille.
 
3. document with a statement confirming candidate's right to apply to higher education institutions in candidate's home country (if it is not already on candidate's diploma)
4. valid medical certificate that confirms ability to take up studies (which is issued by the Occupational Health Service doctor)
5. vaccination records (vaccination against hepatitis type B)
6. certified copy of a passport (concerning foreigners)/ identity card - dowód osobisty (concerning Polish citizens)
7. 2 current photos with uncovered head (one in electronic form which shall be entered into the Internet registration system (IRK) by candidate, in accordance with the standards pertaining to issuing identity card [dowód osobisty]

If candidate's high school diploma has not been issued by any of the EU/EFTA/OECD country (Great Britain, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Spain, Netherland, Ireland, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Latvia, Malta, Germany, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Switzerland, Sweden, Hungary, Italy, Canada, USA, Turkey, Japan, North Korea, New Zealand, Chile, Israel) it needs to be recognized in Poland in result of an administrative recognition procedure done by province education superintendent (kurator oświaty).
The administrative procedure done by kurator oświaty is supposed to be finished before the end of 1st semester of studies.