Educational Offer

  1. What is a double degree? Do you graduate in the UK as well? What about Brexit?
    Dual Award programs are unique study programs conducted in cooperation with Coventry University in the UK. Graduates of these programs receive two degrees - one from Coventry University and one from Łazarski University. No semesters are spent at Coventry University as part of the general program, but the best-performing students will have a chance to spend a semester at Coventry University as an exchange student – once you become a student you will be able to obtain more information about this exchange from the Exchange Students Centre. As long as all the classes take place at Lazarski University, Brexit doesn’t influence your study or graduation.
  2. Is it possible to combine studying logistics and E-commerce?
    Yes, our studies Regulations allow students to pursue two degrees or specializations simultaneously. As long as you are able to take two programs or specializations at the same time and as long as your classes don’t collide time-wise you can do so, however, the Dean of your Faculty should evaluate your academic performance and issue a proper decision allowing you to take two programmers or specializations at the same time.
  3. Is it possible to transfer from another foreign University? How can I do that?
    Yes, you can transfer from another University. You have to submit a transcript of grades along with transfer application and syllabus to Admission Office. Then our Program Director will evaluate your transcript and decide on how many credits we can transfer and which semester we can accept you for.
  4. Do your students from Dual Award Programs study for a year in the UK?
    No semesters are spent at Coventry University as part of the general program, but the best-performing students will have a chance to spend a semester at Coventry University as an exchange student – once you become a student you will be able to obtain more information about this exchange from the Exchange Students Centre.
  5. Do you have part-time studies in English?
    No, we offer only full-time studies in English and part-time studies are available only in Polish language. However, if there is a high interest in these part-time studies in English, our University would be pleased to consider launching a part-time program conducted in English.
  6. Are professors strict and rude during the classes like in my country? What is the teaching staff's attitude?
    No, Professors are very helpful but demanding. The attitude they have to their students and subject is full of dedication, they are passionate professionals and practitioners who want to share their knowledge and experience.  If you work hard and attend your classes you will probably pass all the exams.
  7. Can foreign students take part in the part time-studies?
    Yes, however currently we do only offer part-time studies in Polish. Please note that candidates who are applying to study in Polish have to prove their Polish corresponds to B2 level.
  8. Are double degree studies available in the Faculty of Law and Administration?
    No. We have 4 double degree programs, as follows: BA in International Relations and European Studies, BA in Business Economics, MA in International Relations, MSc in International Business Economics.
  9. Do you have additional seminars, lectures, conferences related to the Law program, except for subjects in the program?
    Yes. There are a lot of extracurricular classes and seminars organized by our departments or academic teachers. The link below will take you to a detailed curriculum for Law in International Relations: https://recruitment.lazarski.pl/fileadmin/user_upload/Rekrutacja/2019/programy/wpia/study_programme_ba_in_law_in_international_relations_2019-2020_01.pdf
  10. How can I choose the right course for me?
    Think about what you like the most and what would you like to do with your future career. Check the structure of our programs to decide which one would be the most appropriate for you. You can also find the program structures of all our degree programs on our website: www.lazarski.pl
  11. Do you offer a BA in Economics? Could you tell me about the program?
    Yes, we do offer a BA degree in Economics both Single Award and Double Award programs. The course combines fundamental theoretical knowledge (with a primary focus on quantitative methods) with developing strong individual skills in such fields as economy, management, accounting, and law.
  12. If a student studied BA in Engineering but has extensive experience in management and administration, can such student apply for a Master’s program in Management?
    Yes, every student who has a Bachelor's degree may apply for an MA in Management. Students with Engineering or management experience will feel even more comfortable studying Management as these programs seem to be of similar field. Your admission eligibility, however depends on the degree certificate you have and the rest of the admission criteria, therefore we recommend you to contact our Admissions Department or send us your documents by e-mail for preliminary verification: recruitment@lazarki.edu.pl.
  13. Is it difficult to study in Lazarski? Shall I be scared that I won’t pass?
    It is not, however like any other studies in a good university it is demanding. It is also very individual and it depends on your personality. Our teaching staff is very helpful. These students who do not pass exams in their first attempt are allowed to have another attempt.
  14. What about sports facilities?
    University has the gym with all the equipment, a swimming pool and a lot of other sports activities you can take up, such as volleyball, football or even horse riding. We also organize sports competitions between other Polish Universities. Our students can participate in sports classes such as basketball, dancing, boxing and many more.
  15. Is it Possible to change from Single to Double degree program and vice versa during the studies?
    Yes, It is possible. However it would be easier to transfer from the Dual Award program to Single Award program. To transfer to the Dual Award program the decision and approval from  Coventry University are required.
  16. I don’t like Maths. Which course would you recommend? Which program could be most optimal for me?
    We would recommend you to take International Relations. This program is focused on history and political science but you may also check the program structure of the rest of our programs to decide which one would be the most appropriate for you. You can find the program structures here: https://rekrutacja.lazarski.pl/oferta/
  17. How friendly is the environment and how safe are the student hostels?
    Poland is one of the safest European countries. The police services work by high European standards providing a safe and secure environment for everybody. Students dormitories are also safe and most of them are located in calm neighborhood areas.
  18. What are the career your graduates continue after the graduation of Double degree?
    Most of our Graduates of Dual Award programs work at international corporations in different positions, these are business analysts, accountants, managers of different levels. Some of them are successful businessmen running their own companies such as marketing agencies, real estate agencies, or different startups.
  19. How does the Dual Award degree in International Relations look like?
    The teaching process, grades, and the quality guarantee are compliant with the British educational standards. The students pursue a single course and write a single BA thesis but are awarded two degrees: British (from Coventry University) and Polish (from Lazarski University). The curriculum meets the needs and expectations of students from Europe and beyond.
  20. If a student studies Engineering at a Bachelor level, but has extensive experience in management and also studied basic Economics in college can he or she apply to study MSc in Business Economics?
    Yes, every student who has a Bachelor's degree may apply for any Master’s program. If student has previous similar experience or BA degrees in similar fields it will be easier for him/her to pursue their studies. Your Admission Eligibility, however depends on the degree certificate you have and the rest of the admission criteria, therefore we recommend you contact our Admissions Department or send us your documents by e-mail for preliminary verification: recruitment@lazarki.edu.pl.
  21. What is the difference between Single and Double degree program?
    Both programs are conducted at Lazarski University. The difference is that Dual Award programs are assessed by both Lazarski and Coventry University and, thus, graduates of such programs receive two degrees - one from Coventry University and the other from Łazarski University. No semesters are spent at Coventry University as part of the general program, but the best-performing students will have a chance to spend a semester at Coventry University as an exchange student 
  22. Are our double degree courses more demanding?
    Yes. All the midterms, final exams or in-class works are assessed by both Lazarski University as well  as Coventry University in the UK, thus the student is expected to perform better and therefore gain valuable skills.
  23. Can I study two-degree programs at the same time?
    Yes, our studies Regulations allow students to pursue two degrees or specializations simultaneously. As long as you are able to take two programs or specializations at the same time and as long as your classes don’t collide time-wise you can do so, however, the Dean of your Faculty should evaluate your academic performance and issue a proper decision allowing you to take two programmes or specializations at the same time.
  24. Study Programme in Law in International Relations includes "French, German." So, do we need to choose between those two languages?
    Yes. Students study foreign languages as a part of some degree programs. In this case students can choose which foreign language they want to study.
  25. What are the career opportunities for Law graduates in International Relations?
    The graduates of this program will be able to pursue their careers in political analysis,
    government and local government institutions, international organizations, non-government organizations, journalism, research, or academic career. Lazarski University's Career Department organizes job fairs on campus and helps our students to prepare their CVs and get ready for the interviews.
  26. What subjects do you offer in Law in International Relations?
    The course curriculum of the Law in International Relations Programme at the BA level is adapted to the contemporary requirements of the labor market. It combines major areas of international public law, EU law, and political aspects of international relations. The curriculum meets the needs and expectations of students from Europe and beyond. You can also check the detailed information about BA in Law in International Relations Programme here: https://recruitment.lazarski.pl/offer/english/first-cycle-studies/law-in-international-relations/
  27. Is it possible to become a lawyer in Poland or abroad after graduating from Law in IR?
    No. To become a certified Lawyer and be able to start your practice you have to pass Bar State Exam and get a proper license. This can only be done by graduating a 5-year degree program in Law.
    After graduating from Law in IR you will be able to work in international companies in the legal department, etc.
  28. What is the difference between International Relations and Law in International Relations?
    The study and practice of international relations are interdisciplinary in nature, blending the fields of economics, history, and political science to examine topics such as human rights, global poverty, the environment, economics, globalization, security, global ethics, and the political environment. But, Law in International Relations constitutes the legal basis of international relations and it plays a vitally important role in the conduct of relations among nations. It is used by every nation as a shield for advocating its rights and as a legal weapon for criticizing the demands and policies of other nations.
  29. What qualifications can I get after graduating from Law in Business Management?
    The program combines sound legal knowledge with the most important aspects of business management. You will learn law regulation, the basics of managing the organization, business law aspects, etc. Please check the link below to get detailed information about the mentioned program: https://recruitment.lazarski.pl/offer/english/first-cycle-studies/law-in-business-management/
  30. Where can I get a job after graduating Law at your faculty?
    The English language programs in Law combine legal knowledge with the most important aspects of business management. You will learn law regulations, basics of managing the organization, business law aspects, etc., which can prepare you for a job as a lawyer in the legal department of various organizations, as well as a manager at different levels, or a businessman. Please check the link below to get detailed information about the Law in International Relations program, as an aspect of career and studies: https://recruitment.lazarski.pl/offer/english/first-cycle-studies/law-in-international-relations/
  31. Is your Law Diploma recognized worldwide?
    Yes. Lazarski University Faculty of Law and Administration is the best law faculty among private universities in Poland and the diploma has a good value among employers.
  32. Is the program structure for Law in IR and Law in Management related to Polish or International Law?
    The curriculum is focused on the areas of international public law, EU law, and political aspects of international relations. Thus it is rather related to International Law. Please check for detailed program structure here: https://recruitment.lazarski.pl/offer/english/first-cycle-studies/law-in-international-relations/
  33. Do you have a University Library, does it offer free access to all of the students?
    Yes, Łazarski University students have free access to the Library. Please use the link to get more information about our University Library: https://www.lazarski.pl/en/faculties-units/university-library/
  34. Is it possible to study for a diplomat? And what are the opportunities after graduation? Will I be able to start a career (as a Diplomat) outside of Poland?
    Law Graduates in International Relations could work as a Diplomat. Lazarski University’s diploma is recognized around the world  and Lazarski University offers internships during the studies in International Environment.
  35. What is the duration of law program, is it longer than other programs?
    The BA in Law in International Relations program lasts three years and MA in Law in International Relations lasts two years.
  36. I saw that Law in International Relations is 1620 per year but International Relations double degree is 2040 per semester
    BA in International Relations is a single degree program and has the same tuition fee as a BA in Law in International Relations. But, BA in International Relations and European studies (double degree) program cost 2040 Euro per semester.
  37. Will I be able to become an attorney after Law in IR?
    No. To become a certified lawyer and be able to start your practice you have to pass the state bar exam and get a proper license. This can be only done if you graduate a 5-year degree program in Law. Graduates of Law in International Relations program can become a lawyer with a legal department of organizations in different industries, tax experts, diplomats, or managers.
  38. Can students participate in arranging their schedules?
    Yes. Students can arrange their schedules online by themselves before the beginning of every semester by choosing the exact group and time from the list of suggested ones.
  39. Is it possible to take a master's degree in law after graduating from a bachelor's of law in international relations?
    Graduates of BA in Law in International Relations program can apply for a Master's degree in Law. Please check program details and curriculum by this link: https://recruitment.lazarski.pl/offer/english/first-cycle-studies/law-in-international-relations/
  40. Can you give any practical advice for applicants for a Double degree?
    This program is demanding and assessed by both Lazarski and Coventry Universities. But it is worth that effort. Be prepared for a challenging environment.
  41. What kind of license student can get after graduating from this program (aviation Law)?
    Graduates of this program can get Bachelor's diploma in Aviation Law as well as ATPL frozen license which is ATPL theory and CPL (A) license with ratings: SEP (L); MEP (L); IRME + MCC. These licenses and ratings enable graduates to apply for a job as an airline pilot.
  42. Does this program include complete professional pilot training? Will graduate become a pilot?
    Yes, indeed. The program includes the entire training both theoretical and practical (200h) for ATPL. The graduate can become a commercial airline pilot after passing all exams in the Civil Aviation Authority.
  43. How many hours of practical flights do your students have?
    There are 200 h of practical flights including flights in a simulator. This amount of hours meets the requirement of EASA in terms of ATPL training.
  44. Is it important to know the Polish language to study this program or to pass the state exam and get a Pilot License?
    No. Your working language, the language of studies, and the language of examination will be English. Our academic teachers and instructors are fluent English speakers.
  45. One of the requirements for the Pilots license is the EASA certificate and I don't live in a European country to get it, so I applied for a semester in Poland so I can get into the NFZ health insurance to schedule the medical test. Is this possible?
    No. It is not possible to get a 1st class Medical Certificate with the National Health Fund (NFZ). The Aero-Medical examination can be only performed by authorized Aero-Medical center approved by EASA in any European Country. However if you will be taking your language course in Poland, we may help you to arrange the medical examination in the Military Aviation Institute in Warsaw.
  46. Does your program prepare for the pilot license examination?
    Yes. The entire program prepares you on both theoretical and practical levels for the ATPL license examination. Our instructors and academic teachers are the best professional pilots who are pleased to share their valuable practical knowledge with our students, trying to teach them real things based on real situations they had during their career.
  47. How much can a student earn at the beginning of their carrier?
    The salary of the First Officer in European Airlines starts from 2000 euro net. Pilots in command in the rank of Capitan can earn between 6000 euros to 11000 euros.
  48. Are the entrance exams difficult?
    Not really. The entrance exams in Mathematics and Physics cover the material of the High School program and are quite basic, however they are extremely important in order to understand some fundamental theoretical parts of your ATPL training. English language criteria are B2, which is the upper-intermediate level.
  49. Do all the classes take place at the University campus?
    Yes. All the theoretical classes take place at the University campus. Practical classes, however, will take place at Goldwings training Center in Warsaw Babice Airport.
  50. When do students start to fly?
    Starting as early as in the first year of studies, we ensure our students the opportunity to fly during an internship held at a professional pilot training center. After the first year of theoretical training students are expected to perform their first solo flight (SE).
  51. Is it hard to get a medical certificate for pilots?
    No. If you do not have major problems with your health, you will be able to get class 1 medical certificate on the same day you took the examination. You may check for the class 1 EASA medical requirements here: https://www.easa.europa.eu/sites/default/files/dfu/Easy_Access_Rules_for_Medical_Requirements.pdf
  52. How important is my health to study this program?
    Health is important – both students and pilots are expected to take medical examinations annually.
  53. What is the age limit for Aviation?
    There is no age limit for starting your studies in the Aviation Law and Professional Pilot Licence program, however, there might be age limits set by particular airlines to apply for a job as an airline pilot. Please note that pilots can fly until they are 65 years old.
  54. How much we can earn after this program?
    The average salary of an airline pilot in Europe (First Officer) varies from 2000 Euro Net to 7000 Euro Net per month depending on the airline. The profession of a pilot is getting in high demand. According to Boeing, over 635,000 new pilots will be needed by 2037.
  55. Do you provide a guarantee for employment in any airline?
    Joining our unique program provides students with the Launchpad for an exciting career in the sky. The challenging course will take a student from no-experience in flying to the job of a First Officer in our partner airline. Within the scope of the collaboration with Baltic airline Xfly, a graduate can join the airline as a First Officer after meeting the airline requirements as well as completing the course.
  56. Are your teachers good?
    Yes, indeed. All academic teachers are experts and professionals in their fields. Most of them are professional pilots both in military and civil aviation. Among them is a distinguished Polish Capitan Tadeusz Wrona who landed 737 without landing gear in Chopin Airport, a former military pilot Ph.D. Tomasz Balcerzak or col. Andrzej Jaśkowiak who was the Chief of the Meteorological Center of Polish Armed Forces.
  57. What is the difference between the Lazarski Pilot program and the Goldwings Pilot program?
    Lazarski University offers an integrated course from zero to ATPL in combination with a BA degree in Aviation Law. Thus no previous aviation experience is required to start our program. We will teach you both the theory and practice required for the ATPL license. In the Goldwings program, however, they offer the modular course, which means that you can have your ATPL training only by taking separate individual modules, and usually students need to have some flight hours and meet some requirements to proceed from one to the following module. At Goldwings you will not be able to get a degree diploma.
  58. How much does it cost to complete a bachelor in Aviation?
    The cost of entire tuition on Aviation Law and Professional Pilot Licence program including 200 h or practical flights is 74 000 euro, which is comparable to the cost of aviation training in other Flight Academies in Poland and also less than the cost of pilot training in most of the other European Countries.
  59. Are there any difficulties to get a pilot license as an international student?
    No. The training program, training center, as well as the Polish Civil Aviation Authority are recognized and approved by European Agency EASA. This means that all the EASA flight schools have the same standards around Europe. According to these standards everybody has the same rights and requirements to get Pilot Licence. The process of training, examining, and getting the license is the same for both foreigners and Polish citizens. The only difference is that foreign students need to apply to CAA before they can start the training, however, the university helps with this and does it on your behalf.
  60. How many hours per day of practical and theoretical subjects?
    All of the classes students have at the University are ATPL theoretical classes interrelated with Aviation Law classes. Practical classes (these are flights, pilot briefings, simulators, etc) are performed in the form of an internship during the summer (120 h), starting from April. Therefore students study theory from October to April, and then they get access to the corresponding practical part of the training. After the first year, students will be able to perform their first solo flight (SE).
  61. What about the fleet, what planes do you use for training?
    For basic training we use AT-3, Cessna ( 172, 152); Piper (Seneca, Arrow); Diamond (DA-20, DA-42) aircraft.
  62. Can I work as a pilot in Turkey with the license that Lazarski University provides?
    Yes, indeed The training program, training center as well as the Polish Civil Aviation Authority are recognized and approved by the European Agency EASA. As long as EASA is one of the most recognized Civil Aviation Agencies, its licenses are valid in most of the countries. Most Airlines, both European and non-EU, require EASA licenses to be hired. Turkish Airlines also requires an EASA license from their candidates.
  63. What is the total tuition cost with practical flight hours?
    The tuition fee in the 2020/2021 academic year is 12000 euros per semester during the first 2 years and 13000 euros per semester during the last year. The fee does already include the cost of the entire training, including the required flight hours for ATPL which is 200h.
  64. Does the license let me fly after I graduate?
    Yes, students who graduate and pass all the exams in CAA: ATPL theory; CPL (A); SEP (L); MEP (L); IRME + MCC will get ATPL frozen and will be able to get a job as First Officer in Airline.

Admission

  1. How did the COVID shutdown influence Poland?
    Covid-19 didn't influence Poland that much as other European countries due to very decisive preventive activities of the Polish government. Now the situation is getting better and the lockdown is almost over. Lazarski University is also well prepared for any situations like this in the future, we were one of the first Universities in Warsaw that launched online classes within a week after the quarantine started and ensured our students the continuous study process.
  2. My four years of bachelor program was 100% English medium instruction. Also I studied the English language in my schooling and college level. Is that enough to support my English language proficiency?
    If you graduated from an English speaking country you do not need to confirm your language proficiency. Candidates from other countries could take Skype interviews to prove their English corresponds to B2 level or present international language certificates like IELTS, TOEFL, TOEIC, etc with the score equal to B2 level.
  3. In case of refusal, is tuition refunded? What can students do to get waiver/discounts?
    Yes, in case of visa refusal tuition fee is refundable, registration and administration fees are non-refundable. As a candidate you can apply to Lazarski Grants, the best three candidates will get up to 50%  discount for the first year.
  4. Could you please explain the document legalization process for non-EU students specifically for Indian, Bangladeshi students?
    To be accepted you have to provide us with all the required documents such as legalized or Apostille Certificates (High School or Bachelor Diplomas). Legalization is a stamp that confirms the authenticity of your diploma or certificate. There is a two-phase legalization process. The first phase is to get partial legalization from the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the country where the diploma or certificate was issued. The second phase is to approach the Polish consulate in the country where Certificate was issued for the final legalization stamp. This procedure applies to all the countries which are not a part of the Hague Convention, thus it applies to Bangladesh. The countries which are the active members of the Convention like India should apply for the process of getting an Apostille. This process is usually issued by local authorities or Ministries.
  5. What about documents submission. Do we need to send originals? Polish Embassies are currently closed and it is not possible to get legalization.
    We require Apostille or legalized high school diploma, eligibility statement, language certificate, health insurance, and payment confirmation for Bachelor's degree admission. As for the Master's degree admission, we require an Apostille or legalized Bachelor's degree diploma, language certificate, health insurance, and payment confirmation. Due to the current situation, we are flexible regarding the deadlines but all the admission requirements should be met.
  6. What is the deadline to apply for this program in Lazarski?
    The application deadline for the Aviation law and professional Pilot Licence is the 31.08.2020. Foreign candidates are expected to submit their documents before that date, as we would need to register you as student-pilots in Polish CAA, which usually takes about 1 month.
  7. I am completing school. Can I give the exam without IELTS or B2 level certificate?
    Yes. Candidates who do not have any International language Certificates can take our Skype interview to prove their English is at B2 level and thus be able to start their studies. To take the Skype interview please contact our Admissions team: recruitment@lazarski.edu.pl
  8. How can I apply for the discounts?
    Lazarski University offers many opportunities for students to have their tuition fees reduced through merit and participation during their time at our University. Your eligibility for these, however, depends on your grades and your active involvement in university life.
    We do also have a competition every year called Lazarski Grants which allows you to get a 50% discount for the whole 1st year of your studies. For more information about the discounts please click here: https://recruitment.lazarski.pl/discounts/
  9. When does admission start and what is the application deadline?
    The admissions campaign has already started on the 20th of April and currently all candidates can apply. The application deadline is the 30.09.2020. Candidates who need to get an entry visa to arrive in Warsaw should apply early enough to have enough time for the visa application and to be able to arrive before 01.10.2020.
  10. Could you please clarify whether the tuition fees on the website refer to one semester or the whole year?
    The tuition fees listed on our website refers to one semester.
  11. What is the minimum GPA required for admission?
    As long as Lazarski University is one of the top 3 private Universities in Poland, we  will require our candidates to have a 60% GPA.
  12. Are there any limits for particular programs. Is there any chance that I can get a place in August, as only then I will have my School Certificate?
    Yes, there will still be a chance to apply as the application deadline is at the end of September. Due to the current situation, most of the countries have delayed school leaving examinations and thus many candidates may also have a delay in getting their certificates. Lazarski University will be more flexible with deadlines and will provide online tuition for these students who will be late until they arrive and join their classes.
  13. When will I get an invitation for a visa? Does the procedure take long?
    The acceptance letter is issued within a few days after getting all the required documents for admission.
  14. Is it possible to pay the tuition fee in instalments?
    No, the tuition fee should be paid by the semester. However in some individual situations students may ask the Bursars office to pay the semester tuition fee in smaller instalments. A proper application should be submitted.
  15. If I arrive late for my studies due to visa issues, will you still accept me?
    Yes. Lazarski University will be more flexible with deadlines and will provide online tuition for these students who will be late until they arrive and join their classes physically.
  16. In the case of students that got the conditional offer letter and are expected to send legalized originals to get the acceptance letter before the end of August, is University planning to extend the deadline?
    The Application Deadline is at the end of September, however, we do recommend you to submit all the required documents by 30.08.2020 to have at least one month for visa application.
    Due to the current situation, the university will be more flexible in terms of deadlines, however, the university is not able to violate the law and we would have to get your original legalized documents to give you admission. If the Embassy is currently closed, you may not need the acceptance letter right now. As soon as Embassies will open, you will be able to get your documents legalized and we will be immediately able to issue the acceptance letter for you to apply for a visa.
  17. Do you have any age limit for applicants? What is the GAP accepted for application?
    No, there is no age limit applicable in terms of getting admission. As a general rule most universities accept gaps of maximum 10 years.
  18. Where can I get Apostille?
    Usually Apostille is issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs or Ministry of Education. However, in some countries there are some other particular institutions responsible for that. It is always better to check with your local educational authorities.
  19. Can tuition be returned if a visa not given?
    Yes, in certain unfortunate circumstances, such as visa refusal, students may submit a refund application and get the tuition fee refunded back. The registration and admissions fees however remain non-refundable.
  20. What can I do to get discounts for the next year?
    Our candidates can participate in our every year competition called Lazarski Grants which gives students the possibility of getting a 50% discount for the whole 1st year of your studies.  Then as a Lazarski University student you will be eligible for student scholarships and discounts. Among them is a discount to prospective students who finish their academic year with a GPA of 4.4 which is 20% for the following year of studies. Those students who score above 4.8 will get a 30% discount. Students who participate in university life or are socially engaged can also get a discount.
    For more information about the discounts please click here: https://recruitment.lazarski.pl/discounts/
  21. Do you accept the Medium of Instruction letter as proof of language proficiency?
    No. Only international Language Certificates such as IELT, TOEFL, TOEIC, etc. are accepted.
    Those candidates who do not have any international certificate can take our Skype interview to prove that their level of English proficiency is at least B2.
  22. Do you send the acceptance letter by post or email?
    As a general rule the acceptance letter is sent by e-mail as most of the consulates accept a scanned copy of this document, however, if you would need the original one we will be able to send it by post.
  23. Do I need to send my original documents by Post or are scans sent to e-mail enough to be accepted?
    Yes. The original documents are required to get admission. You may send us scanned copies of your documents for verification so we could confirm your eligibility before you send the originals, but  original documents should also be submitted to get admission.
  24. Do I need a language certificate if I have an American high school diploma?
    No. Candidates who have graduated in one of the English speaking countries such as the USA, UK, New Zeeland, Australia, Canada, Ireland and have got a high school certificate or BA degree issued in one of these countries do not need to submit any language certificate or take the Skype interview.
  25. Can I get the diploma validation in the Portuguese Embassy in Poland or do I have to go to Portugal to get it from the Polish Embassy there?
    Yes, you can get it in the Portuguese Embassy in Poland. Your diploma can be legalized either in the Polish Embassy in Portugal or the Portuguese Embassy in Poland. For the latter one please contact your Embassy to check for the requirements. Please also note that the Legalization stamp from the Portuguese Embassy should be translated into Polish.
  26. What is the refund policy? Where can I find the refund policy information?
    The refund policy may be found in the proper regulation section on the candidates' accounts. The tuition fee is refundable if the candidate did not start the studies. It is also proportionably refundable if a student resigns during the studies. The admission fees remain non-refundable.
  27. Do I have to pay the tuition fee before I get a final offer letter? Or initially, a conditional offer letter will be provided based on preliminary assessment.
    Yes. Candidates are expected to pay at least a 1st-semester tuition fee along with admission fees to get admission. Please also note that information about payment is stated in your acceptance letter and is required to apply for a visa.
  28. Do I need to submit the health and travel insurance when I apply online?
    No. Health or Travel insurance is not required to get admission, however, every foreign student is obliged to purchase National Health Fund Insurance (NFZ) upon arrival. The university will assist you with this.
  29. I am from Russia. There is no information about the dates of our School Leaving Exams. They can take place even in the middle of August. Will it affect my University Admission?
    No, it will not probably affect your admission as many countries have delayed their school leaving exams and thus many students will get their high school certificates later than expected. The admissions campaign will last until the end of September. Lazarski University will also approach such students with greater flexibility and will provide online classes if they will be late.
  30. What happens if we take online classes and get visa refusal?
    Generally students should apply for their visas at least 1 month before the academic year starts to be able to get a visa and arrive before October the 1st. However if a student is not be able to get a visa before October the 1st, then starts studies online and gets a negative visa decision, then the tuition fee can be refunded proportionally, deducting the amount for the classes that took place.
  31. How do we get our original documents back?
    All the original documents are returned upon arrival, unless you are a student who is obliged to get Diploma Recognition (Nostrification), then the documents are returned after getting the decision of Nostrification.
  32. Regarding the eligibility document, by whom does this document need to be authorized?
    The eligibility statement can be issued by either the School Principal, Education Board, or Ministry of Education. This letter should include the statement that the high school certificate gives its holder an academic right to apply for a bachelor's program in the country where this certificate was issued. There should also be a short description of the educational system and grading system of that country.
  33. Do I have to pay the first-year tuition fee to process my application?
    No. Candidates are expected to pay at least 1st-semester tuition fee along with admission fees to get admission. However some consulates may require a confirmation of payment for the whole year tuition fee to apply for a visa.
  34. I finished the online registration. What do I do next? Do I pay?
    Yes, after registering online and completing all the required data, candidates are expected to prove their English corresponds to B2 level, pay their invoice and submit all the required documents. Then University will issue an acceptance letter.
  35. I will have my IELTS exam in January. I don't have school attestation yet. Can I submit my IELTS results in June or July?
    Yes, you can. However it is not necessary to take any external examination as you can always take our Skype interview to prove your English corresponds to B2 level and this will be enough to start your studies.
  36. Where will the exams take place?
    All the University exams take place at our University Campus.
  37. Does the university accept the local notary legalization or apostille?  Due to Covid-19 both the Foreign Ministry and Polish Embassy are closed now.
    No. Notary is not the proper institution to legalize academic documents. Students should get partial legalization from their local Ministries first (Ministry of Education and Ministry of Foreign Affairs) and then approach Polish Consulate for Final Legalization stamp.
  38. I am from Guatemala and the embassy of Poland is currently closed, so I can’t get Apostille of my documents, but my diploma got approved by the local notary, is that accepted?
    No. Notary is not the proper institution to legalize academic documents. Students should get partial legalization from their local Ministries first (Ministry of Education and Ministry of Foreign Affairs) and then approach Polish Consulate for Final Legalization stamp.

Accommodation and Support

  1. I would like to know more about accommodation.
    While studying in Warsaw, you can choose from numerous accommodation options. Lazarski University offers places in student dormitories as well as apartments. Our Accommodation Department is dedicated to finding the best possible solution for our students during their time of study. You can find information about accommodation options with approximate costs on our website: https://www.lazarski.pl/en/faculties-units/accommodation-division/student-dorms/.
  2. Is there any person in charge of managing international students (arrival, accommodation, etc.)?
    Yes,  our Student Help Desk ensures comprehensive information and assistance in all issues connected with obtaining various social certificates and forms, legalizing your stay in Warsaw, insurance, traveling around Warsaw and Poland and much more. Our Accommodation Department will be happy to pick you up at the airport or find the best housing solution for you. Please contact Accommodation Department by e-mail accommodation@lazarski.edu.pl or phone +48 22 54 35 515/404
  3. What are the measures put in place for international students in terms of visa? What kind of help does the University provide?
    Lazarski provides all documents required from the University for candidates to apply for a visa. Therefore, if a candidate is prepared for visa interviews and submits all required documents there should not be any problems in receiving a visa for education purposes. We also have a Student Help Desk where students can get legal advice on their stay in Poland as well as get help with getting Temporary Residence Card (TRC).
  4. Can you also tell us more about the student Help Desk?
    The purpose of the Student Help Desk is to assist new students with their acclimatization at Lazarski University and to help students begin their student life in Warsaw. Anyone can come here with their problems. We provide comprehensive information and assistance in all issues related to obtaining various social certificates and forms, legalizing your stay in Poland, insurance, or traveling around Warsaw and Poland.
  5. Is there any support for people with Disabilities: Example DYSLEXIA OR DYSPRAXIA?
    Yes. You can apply both for special assistance from the side of University, as well as for other social grants, hardship benefits, and Rector's scholarships. Find more information here: https://www.lazarski.pl/en/discounts-and-scholarships-for-students/.
  6. What help does the school offer regarding visas for international students, especially students from countries for which a polish visa is hard to get?
    Lazarski University has a Student Help Desk. Our staff is passionate about helping you with almost any issues you might have, including immigration ones. We have a professional lawyer specializing in immigration law who can help you apply for TRC while you are in Poland and can give you valuable advice. Please also note that there was a new visa application system VFS launched this year which should optimize the process of getting an appointment in the Embassy and the application process itself.
  7. I want to know what is the cost of living and studying per year?
    The cost of living greatly depends on you, but it is estimated to be between 1200 - 2500 Euro or more per semester, excluding tuition fees and accommodation. Annually it would be between 3000-5000 or more.
  8. Is Accommodation far from the University?
    No. Most of our dormitories are in a stone’s throw from the University. Our students don’t spend much time on their trips to the university and back. It usually takes 5-10 minutes on foot or 15-30 minutes by public transport, depending on the dormitory. Please contact our Accommodation Department to check on available housing options: accommodation@lazarski.edu.pl
  9. What are the conditions of accommodation?
    We are dedicated to finding the best possible solution for our students during their time of study. We do offer both dormitories and apartments. Usually, most accommodation options we offer are in a good modern standard. We recommend contacting our accommodation Department to check on available housing options or check our website. accommodation@lazarski.edu.pl.
  10. Are there any places to live nearby the campus?
    Yes, indeed. Most of our dormitories are in a stone's throw from the University. It usually takes 5-10 minutes on foot or 15-30 minutes by public transport, depending on the dormitory. Please contact our Accommodation Department to check on available housing options: accommodation@lazarski.edu.pl
  11. Can I book accommodation before arrival? And how much should I pay?
    You may book your accommodation option with our Accommodation Department and pay a deposit to keep the room until you arrive. After, students are expected to pay monthly rental fees according to their rental agreement. (The agreement is signed between the student and the particular dormitory).
  12. When is the best time to apply for accommodation?
    Accommodation follows the first-serve principle, thus the earlier you apply for accommodation the more chance you have to book a good option. Most of the students are applying in June and July.
  13. Do you have any SUPPORT for disabled Students?
    Our University has been fully adapted to the needs of persons with disabilities. You can apply for both special assistance scholarships and other social grants, hardship payments, and Rector's scholarships. Find more information here: https://www.lazarski.pl/en/discounts-and-scholarships-for-students/
  14. Do you organize pickup service at any time of the day and night?
    In most cases yes. The pickup service is performed by the Accommodation Department and all the details should be discussed with them directly before your arrival, so they could arrange the pickup accordingly.

International Exchange and Erasmus Programmes

  1. Do you offer study programs abroad?
    Yes, our students can take part in our International Exchange programs which allow pursuing a part of their studies at one of our partner universities located in European Union countries, Turkey, FYROM (Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia), and Georgia and Russia. You can get more information by contacting our International Exchange Department: erasmus@lazarski.edu.pl.
  2. Do you have exchange programs? If so, with which countries and how can I participate?
    Yes, our students can take part in our International Exchange programs such as the Erasmus + study program which allows pursuing a part of their studies at one of our partner universities located in European Union countries, Turkey, FYROM (Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia), and Georgia and Russia. You can get more information by contacting our International Exchange Department: erasmus@lazarski.edu.pl.
  3. Could you tell me more about the Erasmus program?
    Lazarski University participates in the Erasmus+ Program which offers Lazarski’s students a chance to spend one or two semesters at another partner university. Currently there are more than 90 partner universities our students can visit as a part of the Erasmus + program in European Union countries, Turkey, FYROM (Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia), Georgia and Russia.

Internships and Jobs

  1. How do you help with finding job after graduation?
    Lazarski University has the Internship and Career Department that helps students with finding jobs. We also organize job fairs where our students can meet a lot of employers including international corporations. As a part of the study program our students have compulsory internships, which is usually the first step in their professional career which our University is happy to provide.
  2. What is the employability percentage of your graduates?
    The graduates of Lazarski University are among the best-paid experts according to the ELA (which is the Polish Graduate Tracking System). A lot of our students continue working in the companies they had an internship at, others easily find their job after graduation.
  3. Is it possible to combine work with studies? And how is school life in Lazarski in general?
    It is very individual and it depends on your personality. Life in Lazarski is very interesting, University provides a lot of possibilities for active students. Many of our students can combine their studies with a part-time job.
  4. Do International students get a work permit after completing the education?
    Polish Universities' alumni of full-time study programs can work without a work permit after graduation.  Our Student Help Desk may help you with applying for a Residence permit to stay in Poland to work as a graduate.
  5. During the internship program, does Polish stand as an added advantage or as a mandatory requirement?
    If you study in English, everything will be in English - including internships. Nowadays almost everybody (especially in international companies) speaks English fluently or well. There are a lot of Lazarski students or graduates who are foreigners and work as specialists or managers in polish or international companies in Warsaw without any knowledge of Polish. Sometimes the knowledge of Polish can be an asset but it is not required in many companies, especially in the international ones, where your working language is English.
  6. Do you have statistics of where your alumni find their job?
    Yes, there is a Polish Graduate Tracking System (ELA.nauka.gov.pl) – a monitoring system of professional careers of graduates of Polish Universities. According to its statistics the graduates of Lazarski University are ranked among the best-paid in the Polish labor market.
  7. Does the University help with internships?
    Yes. Lazarski University has a Career and Internship Department that assists our students in finding their preferred internships. Starting from the 2nd year students are expected to take compulsory internships to gain practical skills.
  8. Can I work in the UK after graduation from Double Degree?
    The Diploma that you will get after graduating Double Degree is the same as you would get at Coventry University. To work in the UK you have to check work permit requirements for foreigners in the UK.
  9. What kind of practice does Lazarski provide while studying Law programs?
    Lazarski University offers an internship in international organizations as well as in numerous legal offices.

Other

  1. Are there many activities to meet other students?
    Yes, there are a lot of events for students: Lazarski Welcome party, 3 days boat trip to Sweden, Days of foreign cultures, Talent Shows, different holidays celebration, etc.
  2. Please tell us about the sports facilities?
    Lazarski University provides various physical activities for the students:  tennis, fitness, kickboxing, cheerleading, futsal, judo, etc. Each 1st year student is obliged by the rules of the University to participate in two semesters of minimum once a week physical class organized by our Centre for Physical Education and Sports. Participation in the class will be concluded with a grade.
  3. Does the University offer any extracurricular activities such as parties, events,  student research groups?
    Yes, there are a lot of extracurricular events and parties organized by our Student Union. There are also a lot of research groups divided by interests on both of our Faculties.
  4. Are there educational/social trips within Poland or outside organized?
    Yes, there is a 3 days boat trip to Sweden organized by the Student Union, there are a lot of foreign conferences student can take part in or just City outbreaks organized by Student Union.
  5. Do Polish people speak English?
    Yes, most of the Polish people living in Warsaw speak English. Poland has become the European Financial Center. More and more international companies relocate their headquarters from London to Warsaw or Budapest.
  6. Is it hard to learn the Polish language?
    It depends on your ability to learn foreign languages. For Russian speakers, it's easier, for English speakers it may be more complicated but still possible. We had many students from different countries who were able to learn Polish in one year.
  7. How many hours daily do you spend in classes? Is there any chance to work part-time?
    Usually, classes last for 5 hours every day,  students have the right to work full-time and part-time if it doesn’t collide with their timetable. But you should remember that your primary obligation is to study.
  8. What nationalities study at this course?
    We have a great nationality mix at Lazarski University. We have around 50 nationalities studying with us.
  9. What are the plans for some of us who are not in the country at the moment due to this pandemic?
    We are preparing high-quality online classes which will run simultaneously with the classes on campus, so students who are not currently in the country will be able to follow their classes without any problem.