General Information

  1. All students must take 180 credit hours of a foreign language before successfully completing their programme of study. This can be accomplished by choosing either 30 or 60-hour courses per semester.
  2. Foreign language courses are incorporated in the model curriculum of studies for semesters 2, 3, 4 and 5.  
  3. International students may choose courses of Polish or of any other foreign language.
  4. Polish students may  also choose courses in foreign languages other than English.
  5. All students (both Polish and International) admitted to the Faculty after the academic year 2013/2014 must pass the university English exam at C1 Academic level  before successfully completing their study programme.
 HoursPOLISH STUDENTSINTERNATIONAL STUDENTSEXAM
Sem 230Academic English course.A course of Polish.
Sem 360Academic English, including academic writing
OR  any other foreign language/s (students who have already passed the C1 exam).
Academic English, including academic writing
OR  any other foreign language/s (students who have already passed the C1 exam).
C1 Academic  Exam must be passed no later than by the end of the fourth semester
Sem 460Academic English, including academic writing
OR any other foreign language/s (students who have already passed the C1 exam).
Academic English, including academic writing
OR any other foreign language/s (students who have already passed the C1 exam).
Sem 530 - 60A course in any other foreign language if a student still has free credit hours remaining at his/her disposalA course in any other language if a student still has free credit hours remaining at his/her disposal.

Detailed rules and guidelines for students

Sem 2
(30 h)
International students  take a 30-hour course of PolishRegistration online according to the instructions available on www.sjo.pw.edu.pl   (click : Polish for Foreigners)
or in person with Ms Marta Szpak, MA  during her office hours.
Students earn 2 credits for course completion.
Polish students attend a 30-hour Academic English course – earning 2 credits
Sem 3
(60 h)
All students are  required to take a placement testStudents that have not passed their C1 examA course  in Academic English at C1 level.
Allocation to groups is based on the placement test results.
Students earn  4 credits for course completion.
Students at C2 level and native speakersThe C1 exam may be deemed  passed on presenting  a recognised language certificate or a foreign  (English) secondary school-leaving certificate and delivering an academic presentation. 

A course of English at C2 level or another language is to be attended until all the remaining free credit hours have been used.
Sem 4
(60 h)
Students that still have not passed their C1 examContinue their course in Academic English
Students that have already passed the C1 examContinue a course in another foreign language
or choose a course of English at C2 level
Sem 5
(30 - 60 h)
Students that still have free-of-charge credit hours left at their disposalContinue their second foreign languageStudents are encouraged to complete the course by taking  A2-B2 exam, depending on the level achieved .
or  take a course of English at C2 level

  JK 01.10.2019