Winter semester 2021/2022

Students who do NOT qualify for the exemption from C1 Academic English should take the English Placement Test available at: https://www2.arch.pw.edu.pl/course/view.php?id=815 between: 1 October 9.00 am – 9 October 23:59. The enrolment key (necessary to access the test) will be sent to your email addresses in the domain: @pw.edu.pl

C1 Academic English Classes will be held on Wednesdays 10.15-11.45 at the Faculty of Architecture. The classes start on 13 October. Before the classes start class details will be sent to students’ email addresses registered in USOS.

Students who QUALIFY for the exemption from C1 Academic English should contact: magdalena.walenta@pw.edu.pl and enclose a scan of the relevant certificate. The list of certificates and exemption rules are available on the website Exemption from course attendance and C1 Academic.

All students – to complete the foreign language curriculum, must do 180 credit hours of foreign languages, including: 

  • 60 hours of mandatory C1 Academic English – for all students (unless they qualify for exemption – see above) 
  • 60 hours of mandatory Polish – for international students

For further details see General Information below. 

English-medium Studies Coordinator at the Faculty of Architecture

Magdalena Walenta, Ph.D.   

e-mail address: magdalena.walenta@pw.edu.pl            

Student Affairs Office

WUT Main Building, Room 419 (+48 22) 234 59 83

General information

  1. All students must take 180 credit hours of a foreign language before successfully completing their programme of study.
  2. Foreign language courses are incorporated in the model curriculum of studies for semesters 1,2,3, but in individual cases it can be implemented in any semester.
  3. All international students must attend courses of English and Polish. 
  4. All Polish students must attend courses of English and another foreign language. 
  5. All students (both Polish and International) admitted to the Faculty must pass the English exam at C1 Academic level before successfully completing their study programme.
 HoursPOLISH STUDENTSINTERNATIONAL STUDENTSEXAM
Sem 160Mandatory language classes.
Academic English (30h)
AND any other foreign language (30h)
Mandatory language classes.
Academic English (30h)
AND Polish (30h)
C1 Academic Exam after semesters 
2 or 3.
Sem 260Mandatory language classes.
Academic English (30h)
AND any other foreign language (30h)
Mandatory language classes.
Academic English (30h)
AND Polish (30h)
Sem 360Mandatory language classes.Mandatory language classes.
Sem 40-60A course in any foreign language (within available free-of-charge credit hours).A course in any foreign language (within available free-of-charge credit hours).
Sem 1
60 h
International students: 
30h of Polish
and
30h of Academic English*
Polish: Enrolment through www.sjo.pw.edu.pl and upon contacting Marta Szpak, M.A. 
Course credited.
Polish students: 30h of Academic English* + 30h of any other foreign language
Sem 2
60 h
International students: 
30h of Polish
and
30h of Academic English*
Polish: Enrolment through www.sjo.pw.edu.pl and upon contacting Marta Szpak, M.A. 
Course credited.
Polish students: 30h of Academic English* + 30h of any other foreign language
Sem 3
60 h
Students who passed the C1 Academic Exam: enrol in English at C2 level (30h) and any other foreign language (30h).
Sem 4
0-60 h
A course in any foreign language(within available free-of-charge credit hours).

* Exemption from course attendance and the C1 Academic university examination

Students who have any of the recognized certificates (the list of certificates and the procedure available at www.sjo.pw.edu.pl) are exempted from the C1 Academic Exam AND participation in Academic English classes at C1 level, but they must use the available hours for other language classes – English at C2 level or other languages.