Frequently Asked Questions

 

 

What are your academic entry requirements?

We welcome students who have good results in subjects such as:

  • Mathematics,
  • English,
  • Geography,
  • History,
  • Computer Science,
  • Economics,
  • Accounting,
  • Commerce.

 

What are your English language requirements?

We generally require a certificate confirming the candidate's proficiency in English which is the language of instruction (i.e. Certificate in Advanced English (CAE), Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE), International English Language Testing System (IELTS), and Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)) or any other document that can certify whether a candidate’s high school instruction was conducted in English.

In the event that there is candidates with good grades but no certificate confirming English proficiency, that candidate will be asked to participate in a telephone interview in English with a recruitment officer.

 

Is it possible to have the English language requirement waived since I have studied in English?

The English language requirement may be waived but candidates would still be asked to participate in the aforementioned telephone interview.

 

What are your tuition fees?

Tuition fees amount to 2500 Euros per annum for International students and 3,000 PLN for Polish and EU nationals, and it does not cover accommodation.

 

Do you offer any scholarships?

We don’t offer any scholarships at the moment.

 

Do I have to pay a deposit?

When a student has been accepted they will have to present evidence that they have paid the full tuition fee but this only applies for the 1st year of studies. Do bear in mind that there is also an application fee of 200 Euros.

 

Can I apply online and what do I need to submit?

Yes you may apply online through the International Office by sending:

  • A filled out application form
  • Legalised document (original) confirming secondary school graduation;
  • Confirmation of the right to apply for any type of higher education programme in the country where the candidate was awarded the school leaving diploma;
  • Copy of the passport page containing the photo;
  • Three passport photographs;
  • Signed cover letter;
  • Certificate confirming the candidate's proficiency in English which is the language of instruction (i.e. Certificate in Advanced English (CAE), Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE), International English Language Testing System (IELTS), and Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)) or any other document that can certify whether a candidate’s high school instruction was conducted in English;
  • Confirmation that a non-returnable application fee of 200 EUR has been paid to the University of Lodz account;
  • Statutory obligation where the candidate commits to complete the nostrification process no later than until the end of the first semester of studies, provided that the candidate has been successfully enrolled (a candidate can download it here, or receive it by e-mail), stating that in case the candidate is admitted to the studies he/she shall nostrify his/her documents by the end of the first semester.

 

What happens once I have applied to the Faculty of Management?

You will get an acknowledgement that we have received your application within 24 hrs. and a decision concerning your application will be made within 2 – 3 weeks and you will be told what to do next.

 

What type of references do I need to submit with my application?

We generally don’t require references, but should you do so please submit academic references only.

 

Is it possible to defer my place on the programme?

It is possible to defer your place on the programme, but under specific conditions. 

 

When do I need to pay the tuition fees?

You will need to pay the tuition fees once you are given the account number by the main International Office of the University of Lodz and it should be before the beginning of the academic year.

 

Can I change my payment arrangements?

Unfortunately, for the first year you may not make changes to payment arrangements.

 

What do I need for my visa appointment?

You will need an offer or an invitation letter and this will only be issued once there is proof that you have paid the full tuition fee.

 

How do I find the Faculty of Management?

Our contact details are as follows:

Faculty of Management
University of Lodz
22/26 Matejki Str.
90-237 Lodz, Poland
room:     19
phone:   (42) 635 5044
e-mail:   
iofm@uni.lodz.pl
Skype :   iofm.iofm

 

Does the Faculty of Management provide accommodation?

The Faculty of Management through the University of Lodz does provide accommodation for International students and if you need accommodation you will be obliged to fill out an accommodation form.

 

How many teaching hours are there each week?

On average there about 20 teaching hours every week.

 

What living costs should I allow for?

We are pleased to inform you that Lodz has one of the lowest living costs in Europe and you may allow 10 000 PLN which amounts to 2500 Euros a year for all your living costs including accommodation.

 

How much do I have to pay for accommodation?

The standard accommodation fee for international students per month in a single room occupied by one person is 455 zł(around 120 Euro), in a double room shared with another Polish or Erasmus student - 350 zł (around 100 Euro) and rental rates are subject to change each academic year.

 

When is the admission deadline?

The admission deadline is July 15th.

 

Is there an application fee?

Yes, there is a non-refundable fee of 200 EUR.

 

When does the academic year start and end?

The academic year starts in the first week of October and ends in the last week of June.

 

Where can I legalise my documents?

They may be legalised at any Polish embassy or consulate in your country.

 

What if my country is a signatory of the Convention of 5 October 1961 abolishing the requirement of legalisation of foreign public documents?

In that case legalisation will be replaced by an apostille attached to the original document. The full list of the signatories to the Hague Convention can be found here.

 

How can I get answers to admissions-related questions?

You are welcome to post your admissions questions by emailing to iofm@uni.lodz.pl or to Ms. Liliana Lato at the International Students' Office, University of Lodz (lilianalato@uni.lodz.pl).

 

 

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Frequently Asked Questions

 

 

What are your academic entry requirements?

We welcome students who have good results in subjects such as:

  • Mathematics,
  • English,
  • Geography,
  • History,
  • Computer Science,
  • Economics,
  • Accounting,
  • Commerce.

 

What are your English language requirements?

We generally require a certificate confirming the candidate's proficiency in English which is the language of instruction (i.e. Certificate in Advanced English (CAE), Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE), International English Language Testing System (IELTS), and Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)) or any other document that can certify whether a candidate’s high school instruction was conducted in English.

In the event that there is candidates with good grades but no certificate confirming English proficiency, that candidate will be asked to participate in a telephone interview in English with a recruitment officer.

 

Is it possible to have the English language requirement waived since I have studied in English?

The English language requirement may be waived but candidates would still be asked to participate in the aforementioned telephone interview.

 

What are your tuition fees?

Tuition fees amount to 2500 Euros per annum for International students and 3,000 PLN for Polish and EU nationals, and it does not cover accommodation.

 

Do you offer any scholarships?

We don’t offer any scholarships at the moment.

 

Do I have to pay a deposit?

When a student has been accepted they will have to present evidence that they have paid the full tuition fee but this only applies for the 1st year of studies. Do bear in mind that there is also an application fee of 200 Euros.

 

Can I apply online and what do I need to submit?

Yes you may apply online through the International Office by sending:

  • A filled out application form
  • Legalised document (original) confirming secondary school graduation;
  • Confirmation of the right to apply for any type of higher education programme in the country where the candidate was awarded the school leaving diploma;
  • Copy of the passport page containing the photo;
  • Three passport photographs;
  • Signed cover letter;
  • Certificate confirming the candidate's proficiency in English which is the language of instruction (i.e. Certificate in Advanced English (CAE), Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE), International English Language Testing System (IELTS), and Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)) or any other document that can certify whether a candidate’s high school instruction was conducted in English;
  • Confirmation that a non-returnable application fee of 200 EUR has been paid to the University of Lodz account;
  • Statutory obligation where the candidate commits to complete the nostrification process no later than until the end of the first semester of studies, provided that the candidate has been successfully enrolled (a candidate can download it here, or receive it by e-mail), stating that in case the candidate is admitted to the studies he/she shall nostrify his/her documents by the end of the first semester.

 

What happens once I have applied to the Faculty of Management?

You will get an acknowledgement that we have received your application within 24 hrs. and a decision concerning your application will be made within 2 – 3 weeks and you will be told what to do next.

 

What type of references do I need to submit with my application?

We generally don’t require references, but should you do so please submit academic references only.

 

Is it possible to defer my place on the programme?

It is possible to defer your place on the programme, but under specific conditions. 

 

When do I need to pay the tuition fees?

You will need to pay the tuition fees once you are given the account number by the main International Office of the University of Lodz and it should be before the beginning of the academic year.

 

Can I change my payment arrangements?

Unfortunately, for the first year you may not make changes to payment arrangements.

 

What do I need for my visa appointment?

You will need an offer or an invitation letter and this will only be issued once there is proof that you have paid the full tuition fee.

 

How do I find the Faculty of Management?

Our contact details are as follows:

Faculty of Management
University of Lodz
22/26 Matejki Str.
90-237 Lodz, Poland
room:     19
phone:   (42) 635 5044
e-mail:   
iofm@uni.lodz.pl
Skype :   iofm.iofm

 

Does the Faculty of Management provide accommodation?

The Faculty of Management through the University of Lodz does provide accommodation for International students and if you need accommodation you will be obliged to fill out an accommodation form.

 

How many teaching hours are there each week?

On average there about 20 teaching hours every week.

 

What living costs should I allow for?

We are pleased to inform you that Lodz has one of the lowest living costs in Europe and you may allow 10 000 PLN which amounts to 2500 Euros a year for all your living costs including accommodation.

 

How much do I have to pay for accommodation?

The standard accommodation fee for international students per month in a single room occupied by one person is 455 zł(around 120 Euro), in a double room shared with another Polish or Erasmus student - 350 zł (around 100 Euro) and rental rates are subject to change each academic year.

 

When is the admission deadline?

The admission deadline is July 15th.

 

Is there an application fee?

Yes, there is a non-refundable fee of 200 EUR.

 

When does the academic year start and end?

The academic year starts in the first week of October and ends in the last week of June.

 

Where can I legalise my documents?

They may be legalised at any Polish embassy or consulate in your country.

 

What if my country is a signatory of the Convention of 5 October 1961 abolishing the requirement of legalisation of foreign public documents?

In that case legalisation will be replaced by an apostille attached to the original document. The full list of the signatories to the Hague Convention can be found here.

 

How can I get answers to admissions-related questions?

You are welcome to post your admissions questions by emailing to iofm@uni.lodz.pl or to Ms. Liliana Lato at the International Students' Office, University of Lodz (lilianalato@uni.lodz.pl).

 

 

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