General Information

  1. All students must take 150 credit hours of a foreign language before successfully completing their programme of study. Attendance at the first class is obligatory.
  2. Foreign language courses are incorporated in the model curriculum of studies for semesters 1-5.
  3. International students may choose courses of Polish or of any other foreign language.
  4. Polish students must attend a 60-hour course of English, and then a 90-hour course of another foreign language or English at a higher level.5) A 60-hour course of English ends with the C1 Academic Exam – https://www.sjo.pw.edu.pl/STUDENCI/Studia_anglo/C1_Academic_info_ENG.pdf
 HOURSPOLISH STUDENTSINTERNATIONAL STUDENTSEXAM
Sem 130Foreign language – English (ELAN 1)Foreign language - English (ELAN 1)
Sem 230 +30*Foreign language – English (ELAN 2) and the  Academic Writing course (EACAW)*Foreign language– English (ELAN 2) and the  Academic Writing course (EACAW)*C1 Academic Exam
Sem 330Any other foreign language or English at a higher levelForeign language, Polish is recommended
Sem 430Any other foreign language or English at a higher levelForeign language, Polish is recommended
Sem 530Any other foreign language or English at a higher levelForeign language, Polish is recommended

*The Academic Writing Course (EACAW) is strongly recommended to students since the writing skills mastered in it constitute an integral part of the C1 Academic Exam.

Foreign language course coordinator for English-medium studies at Electronics and Information Technology: Monika Kulińska-Trigonidi, MA – monika.trigonidi@pw.edu.pl

Detailed rules and guidelines for students admitted to WUT

Semester 1
Foreign language - English
30 h
All students take a placement test. Attendance at the first class is obligatory.
Students with placement test results below the B2+ level.Academic English B2+  course. Students earn credits for course completion.
Students at the B2+ and C1 levels.Academic English C1 course. Students earn credits for course completion.
Semester 2
Foreign language - English
30 h         
AND
Academic Writing*
30 h
Students at the C1 levelContinuation of the  Academic English C1 course. Students take the C1 Academic Exam.
All students write a placement essay on the basis of which they are divided into B2+/C1 and C1/C2 groups.Course designed by Foreign Language Centre teachers. Students earn credits for course completion.
Semester 3
Any other foreign language or English 
30 h
For international students – recommended language - Polish**
For other students – any language course offered by the Foreign Language Centre (English at the C2 level or other languages)
Semester 4
Any other foreign language or English
30 h
For international students – recommended language - Polish**
For other students – any language course offered by the Foreign Language Centre (English at the C2 level or other languages)
Semester 5
Any other foreign language or English
30 h
For international students – recommended language - Polish**
For other students – any language course offered by the Foreign Language Centre (English at the C2 level or other languages)

*Academic Writing skills, not covered in ELAN 1 and ELAN 2, make an integral part of the C1 Academic Exam. Students are strongly recommended to attend the EACAW Class, which comprises various types of writing tasks, necessary for their university career e.g. graph/table/process descriptions, summaries, letters, reports or essays.

**International students may choose to take Polish courses before the third semester and use the limit of 60 credit hours available to them.

Note!

The Foreign Language Centre does not transfer the credits awarded for the completion of foreign language classes at other faculties of Warsaw University of Technology or other universities. This regulation does not refer to the credits awarded to Erasmus Plus students or the students who return to their studies after a break.

MU/MK 1.10.2019