FAQ

1.    Do I need a language certificate to apply to the University of Economy?

If English is not your first language, you will be required to demonstrate an acceptable level of both written and spoken English before being accepted onto one of our programmes. You will need a valid English language certificate to apply for the bachelor and master degree programmes.

2.    How to apply for visa?

To obtain a national visa type "D", which entitles you to stay in Poland over 90 days, you have to submit an application, within a period not less than a week before planned departure. Visa type “D” allows you to stay and study in Poland.

3.    What do I do if my visa is due to expire?

If your visa is due to expire you have to apply to extend it in your home country. Member countries can issue visas type "D" up to an annual period of validity (max. 1 year). The other option is to apply for residence card in Bydgoszcz. International Recruitment Office can guide you through the procedures.

4.    Do I need a visa to travel around Europe?

If you have visa type “D” you can travel in the Schengen area without any other permissions. All "D" visas entitle to move around the Schengen area for three months in any six-month period.

5.    Does the University help in finding suitable accommodation?

The University cooperates with several dormitories in Bydgoszcz. These dormitories belong to other universities however, all international students who come to Bydgoszcz can apply for a place there. Please note that places are limited. If you do not get a place in a dormitory you can rent a room or a flat by private renting.

6.    Where can I get help with private accommodation issues?

Here are some useful websites:

However, these websites are run only in Polish.  So, you might need help from Study Buddy or anyone who speaks Polish.  

7.    When do I have to arrive for my studies? Can I arrive late?

If you cannot arrive on time please let us know. It is possible to arrive late and join the group later, but only if you have an important reason.

8.    How do I open a bank account?

The International Recruitment Office is ready to help you with opening a bank account. Notice that bank account cannot be opened by person under the age of 18. Otherwise, the bank account have to be opened by student’s parent or legal tutor.

9.    Can I work while I study in the Poland?

Yes, you can work in Poland without any work permission under one condition – you have to study stationary.

10. I'm struggling with my course, who can I ask for help/advice?

The University of Economy provides help for students struggling with studies. Each and every group has its own tutor, who can give you an advice and help. If tutor is not able to help you there is coordinator in each Institute. And, don’t forget about Study Buddy, maybe his advice will be enough!

11. I am feeling homesick, how can I deal with it?

The first thing to remember is, that you are not alone. Although it may seem as if everyone else is having a wonderful time and not having any problems at all, everyone feels a little homesick from time to time. Some may deal with it better than others, but it is completely normal. Remember to give yourself time to adjust. Meet people through shared activities such as sport or other interests. There are many clubs and societies within the university and city, that you are very likely to find something that suits your interests. 

12. Where I can find my Department on campus?

 

INSTITUTE OF ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT A-06
Coordinator: Bartłomiej Chodyna tel. (52) 567 00 33

 

DEPARTMENT OF TOURISM ECONOMY G-105
Coordinator: Adrianna Bartnicka  tel. (52) 567 00 83


INSTITUTE OF SOCIAL SCIENCES K-303 
Coordinator: Alicja Czerwińska tel. (52) 567 07 80

 

DEPARTMENT OF CREATIVE INDUSTRIES Build. L
Coordinator: Anna Ciechanowska
tel. (52) 567 00 57 or (52) 567 00 71

 

DEPARTMENT OF APPLIED LINGUISTICS H-008
Coordinator: Monika Goszczyńska tel. (52) 567 07 18

 

INSTITUTE OF HEALTH K-322
Coordinator: Łukasz Zachmielewski tel. (52) 567 07 01


INSTITUTE OF SPORT AND PHYSICAL CULTURE
Coordinator: Filip Wiśniewski
nr tel. (52) 567 07 02

 INSTITUTE OF CONSTRUCTION AND SPATIAL MANAGEMENT B-202
Coordinator: Dominika Soboczyńska (Sobochynska) tel. (52) 567 00 20


 INSTITUTE OF  INFORMATICS AND MECHATRONICS   B-103
Coordinator: Tomasz Ocetkiewicz  tel. (52) 567 07 26

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