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 3, 4 and 5.  
  3. All students 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 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
(a course of Polish recommended) (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 (a course of Polish recommended) (students who have already passed the C1 exam).
Sem 560Two 30-hour courses in any other foreign language or English C2.Two 30-hour courses in any other foreign language (a course of Polish recommended) or English C2.
Sem 6If a student did not manage to register for two 30-hour courses in semester 5, they are obliged to register for the remaining course (s).If a student did not manage to register for two 30-hour courses in semester 5, they are obliged to register for the remaining course (s).

Detailed rules and guidelines for students

Sem 3
(60 h)
All students are  required to take a placement test.Students 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 (grade 3,0 automatically awarded) and delivering an academic presentation (the final exam grade raised to 4,0, 4,5 or 5,0), depending on the quality of the 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 (including Polish for foreigners).
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 (including Polish for foreigners)
or choose a course of English at C2 level
Sem 5
(60 h)
Students that still have free-of-charge credit hours left at their disposalpassed the C1 examContinue 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