(a part of Appendix to Resolution No 30/2019 of the Senate of the Karol Lipiński Academy of Music in Wrocław of 26 June 2019 - The admission terms, procedures, start and end dates, and rules, and the scope of entrance examinations 2020.2021)
 

ADMISSION TERMS FOR PROGRAMMES IN ENGLISH

§ 18

            First- and second-cycle programmes in English shall be restricted to persons who:

  1. fulfil the requirements applicable to a relevant programme, as laid down in these admission Terms and
  2. have a good command of English supported by:
  1. a document confirming the knowledge of the English language – i.e. one of the documents listed in Appendix No 3 hereto, or
  2. a certificate, diploma, or other document confirming completion of a secondary school in which classes were taught in English, or
  3. other document, subject to the prior approval of the relevant Dean.

§ 19

  1. Admission for programmes in English shall be subject to the terms and rules laid down in these admission Terms, with the following reservations:
  • entrance examinations shall be administered in English;
  • entrance examinations may be administered outside the Academy by examiners appointed by the Chair of the FRC. Decisions on acceptance or rejection shall be served to candidates also as translations into English;
  • programmes in English shall be launched subject to the required number of candidate applications being submitted to guarantee self-financing;
  • detailed scope requirements for entrance examinations, the types of required documents and the dates by which to submit them, and the entrance examination dates will be published on the Academy’s website amuz.wroc.pl.
  1. The Rector may lay down alternative terms of admission for programmes in English, including programmes as part of international agreements and EU-funded projects, and in other cases, where reasonable.


ADMISSION TERMS FOR FOREIGN NATIONALS

§ 20

  1. Non-Polish citizens (“foreign nationals”) may study in first- and second-cycle programmes subject to the terms laid down in the Act and these admission Terms.
  2. Foreigners referred to in Article 324 (2) of the Act may be accepted into programmes taught in Polish subject to the enrolment limits set by the Academy.

§ 21

Foreign nationals may be accepted into first- and second-cycle programmes taught in Polish, provided that they:

  1. have completed a preparatory course in education in the Polish language at establishments designated by the Minister of Science and Higher Education, or
  2. hold a Polish certificate confirming knowledge of the Polish language at least at the B1 level, issued by the State Commission for the Certification of Proficiency in Polish as a Foreign Language, or
  3. receive, in the admission process, a confirmation from the Academy that their knowledge of Polish is sufficient to study in Polish,
  4. have a matura diploma or a secondary-school completion certificate issued in the Polish education system, or
  5. have a university degree from a programme taught in Polish or a programme in Polish Studies, or
  6. have graduated from a secondary school outside Poland in which classes were taught in Polish.

§ 22

Foreigners may be accepted into first- and second-cycle programmes taught in English, provided that they fulfil the requirements of § 18 (2) of these admission Terms and:

  1. hold the required documents as defined by the generally applicable laws and by these admission Terms;
  2. prove that they have the specific capabilities, as required by the Academy, to study in programmes requiring such capabilities;
  3. prove that they are in a good state of health, supported by a medical certificate of fitness to study in a relevant programme or form of studies.

§ 23

Foreign nationals may enrol with the Academy, provided that they:

  1. have a health insurance policy for the period of their education in Poland, or
  2. have a European Health Insurance Card, or
  3. are covered by universal health insurance as defined by the Publicly Funded Healthcare Services Act of 27 August 2004 (Journal of Laws of 2018, item 1510, as amended), or
  4. have a proof of medical expenses insurance within the territory of Poland for a minimum of EUR 30,000.

§ 24

Foreigners willing to study in Poland shall undergo admission processes subject to the terms and rules laid down in these admission Terms, with the following reservations:

  1. candidates without documents confirming their knowledge of Polish are required to take an examination in Polish organised by the Academy to obtain the confirmation referred to in § 21 of these admission Terms,
  2. the scope of required knowledge, as referred to in § 8 (1), includes:
  1. the knowledge imparted at first-level music schools – a basic general knowledge of music;
  2. the knowledge imparted at second-degree music schools – an extended knowledge of music;

§ 25

  1. Certain foreign nationals may be accepted into first-cycle programmes without being subject to the admission rules applicable to Polish citizens. These include foreign nationals who:
  1. hold one of the following documents:
    1. a Poland-issued matura certificate or a matura certificate and a certificate of matura examination results for individual subjects as referred to in the Education System Act;
    2. a certificate, diploma or other document as referred to in Article 93 (1) of the Education System Act;
    3. a certificate or other document issued outside Poland by a school or educational institution that is recognised by the state on the territory or in the education system of which such school or institution operates, recognised in Poland as a valid proof of eligibility to apply for admission into higher education programmes in accordance with Article 93 (2) or (3) of the Education System Act;
    4. a secondary-school examination certificate issued outside Poland, confirming eligibility to apply for admission into higher education programmes in the state in which the issuing institution operates, recognised – under certificate nostrification laws – as equivalent to the matura certificate issued in the Republic of Poland;
  2. can prove, by taking a test of knowledge and skills as defined in Appendix No 2 hereto, that they have the specific capabilities required to study at the Academy;
  3. submit all the required admission documents.
  1. Foreign nationals referred to in Article 93a of the Education System Act may be accepted into first-cycle programmes without being subject to the admission rules applicable to Polish citizens, provided that they hold an administrative decision issued by a competent schools superintendent, confirming their eligibility to apply for admission into a higher education programme.
  2. For certificates or other documents referred to in Article 93 (3) of the Education System Act, foreign nationals shall submit a decision of a competent schools superintendent that such certificates or documents have been recognised in the Republic Poland as confirming eligibility to apply for admission into a higher education programme by the end of the first semester at the latest. Where reasonable, for reasons beyond the foreign national’s control, the Rector of the Academy may extend the time limit for that foreign national’s application.

§ 26

  1. Certain foreign nationals may be accepted into second-cycle programmes without being subject to the admission rules applicable to Polish citizens. These include foreign nationals who:
  1. hold one of the following documents:
  1. a diploma of higher education from a Polish institution or an institution outside Poland – in the latter case along with a legalisation certificate or an apostille – or other document confirming eligibility to apply for admission into second-cycle programmes in the issuing state, recognised as being equivalent to the corresponding Polish diploma of first-cycle programme completion, in accordance with the laws applicable to nostrification of diplomas of higher education from non-Polish institutions, unless they are exempt from the nostrification process under these laws, or
  2. a diploma that is recognised, under an international agreement, as equivalent to the corresponding Polish diploma of first-cycle programme completion, or as confirming eligibility to apply for admission into first-cycle programmes in the Republic of Poland, or
  3. a diploma confirming completion of a higher education programme outside Poland, recognised by the Republic of Poland in accordance with the Act, or
  4. a proof of higher-education programme completion at a specific level of education, in accordance with the Act;
  1. can prove, by taking a test of knowledge and skills as defined in Appendix No 2 hereto, that they have the specific capabilities required to study at the Academy;
    submit all the required admission documents.
  1. For diplomas and other university degree documents issued outside Poland that are recognised by nostrification, the foreign national shall submit a certificate to confirm that the diploma or other document is equivalent to the corresponding diploma of higher education issued in the Republic of Poland by the end of the first semester at the latest. Where reasonable, the Rector may extend the aforementioned time limit.

§ 27

  1. Foreign nationals who hold a Polish Card (Karta Polaka) shall, in addition to admission documents, provide the Academy with the original or a Xerox copy of this document certified to be a true copy by a consul of the Republic of Poland.
  2. Laws of 2018, item 5, as amended) the foreign national shall submit the original of a decision certifying Polish descent, (i.e. Journal of Laws of 2018, item 609, as amended), or a Xerox copy thereof certified to be a true copy by a consul of the Republic of Poland.

 

DOCUMENTS ISSUED IN LANGUAGES OTHER THAN POLISH

§ 28

  1. Each document in a language other than Polish, except for the IB diploma, shall be submitted together with its certified translation into Polish.
  2. Certified translation shall mean a translation authenticated by:
  1. a Ministry-of-Justice listed sworn translator, or
  2. a person registered as fulfilling a role equivalent to a sworn translator in the Republic of Poland, a European Union member state, an EFTA state which is party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area, or in an OECD member state, or
  3. a consul of the Republic of Poland relevant to the state in the territory or education system of which the document has been issued, or
  4. a Polish-accredited diplomatic post or a consulate office of the state in the territory or education system of which the document has been issued.
  1. Diploma of higher education earned outside Poland and non-Polish secondary-school leaving certificates should be:
  1. submitted together with apostilles, if the issuing states are party to the Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents of 5 October 1961 (Journal of Laws of 2005, No. 112, item 938) or
  2. legalised, in the case of other states.
  1. Holders of certificates of other non-Polish secondary school-exit examinations shall be eligible to apply for admission into higher-education programmes subject to the rules described in Article 93 of the Education System Act.
  2. Holders of diploma of higher education earned outside Poland shall be eligible to continue their education subject to the rules described in Article 326 of the Act.


/ a part of Appendix to Resolution No 30/2019 of the Senate of the Karol Lipiński Academy of Music in Wrocław of 26 June 2019 - The admission terms, procedures, start and end dates, and rules, and the scope of entrance examinations 2020.2021/