Within the framework of intensive one-year and one-semester programs of Polish language and culture, the Institute of Polish Language and Culture for Foreigners offers:
- INTENSIVE ONE-SEMESTER OR ONE-YEAR PROGRAM OF POLISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE
- INTENSIVE ONE-SEMESTER OR ONE-YEAR PREPARATORY PROGRAM FOR STUDYING IN POLAND
One-semester programs (including preparatory programs) may be taken in the first or second semester of the academic year:
- 1st SEMESTER 3 OCTOBER 2022 – 3 FEBRUARY 2023
- 2nd SEMESTER 27 FEBRUARY – 23 JUNE 2023
Each semester is 15 weeks long; according to the Polish system of education, one academic hour lasts forty-five minutes.
INTENSIVE ONE-SEMESTER OR ONE-YEAR PROGRAM OF POLISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE
The program includes courses of grammar and vocabulary as well as linguistic fluency (listening comprehension, reading comprehension, communication and conversation, and composition and editing of texts). Additionally, the program participants can attend lectures of their choice in the fields of history, literature, culture, Polish contemporary society, or practical classes (including reading of literary and journalistic texts, pronunciation and intonation, and grammar review). All courses are conducted by specialists in teaching Polish as a foreign language.
We offer courses on all levels of language fluency, in accordance with the guidelines of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (Council of Europe 2003).
INTENSIVE ONE-SEMESTER OR ONE-YEAR PREPARATORY PROGRAM FOR STUDYING IN POLAND
We offer preparatory programs for studying in Poland in the following fields:
- SOCIAL SCIENCES
- POLITICAL SCIENCE AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
- LAW AND ADMINISTRATION
- MARKETING AND MANAGEMENT
Participants in the preparatory program are required to possess a knowledge of the Polish language on at least the B1 level.
The aim of the program is to help students develop their linguistic competence, develop language proficiency (listening, speaking, reading, writing) and skills that are of general use in academic life, and gain Polish language knowledge in their specific field of studies.
The one-year program consists of 600–720 academic hours:
GENERAL LANGUAGE PROGRAM: 480–600 hours (the number of hours depends on the student’s language proficiency level)
SPECIALIZED LANGUAGE COURSES: 120 hours
The one-semester program consists of 300–360 academic hours:
GENERAL LANGUAGE PROGRAM: 240–300 hours (the number of hours depends on the student’s language proficiency level)
SPECIALIZED LANGUAGE COURSES: 60 hours
If there is enough interest, help will be provided in organizing additional courses (such as biology, chemistry and mathematics) by reputable private educational institutions (also for an additional fee).