The program includes 3 pre-clinical years (lectures and seminars) and 3 clinical years (clinical classes in hospitals with patients, Medical Simulation Centre, and internships).
Student clinical training at 6 University clinical hospitals and affiliated ones across Warsaw.
Over 900 graduates since 1993.
Teaching that goes beyond standard requirements (more than 5700 hours and 36 ECTS per year).
Students complete a Register of Student Skills essential for medical practice.
The English Division of the Second Faculty of Medicine was established in 1993 at the Medical University of Warsaw for students interested in studying medicine in English.
The Division offers a medical program for high school graduates and for college/university graduates. At the end of the program, the graduates are awarded the MD degree and receive a medical diploma recognized in the European Union, USA, Canada, and most other countries of the world (for precise information on diploma recognition in particular countries, consult appropriate legal acts).
Having completed the basic science part of the study program, the students are eligible to sit for the USMLE (the United States Medical Licensing Examination) Step I and for the USMLE Step II on completion of the clinical part of the program.
Foreign students who decide to start their medical education at the Medical University of Warsaw can get financial support by applying for student loans in their home countries.
As far as the assessment of the students` achievements is concerned, the theoretical knowledge of the medical students is checked in the form of tests during the courses or/and written/oral exams at the end of the courses. The learning process of the students is supervised by the teaching staff during the whole course. Practical/clinical skills are regularly evaluated during the courses, and at the end of the course in the form of assignments.
Basic science and pre-medical training of the English Division students are provided in the form of lectures, seminars, and practical classes by more than 70 departments and clinics of the Medical University of Warsaw and affiliated to the University. Clinical training facilities at affiliated hospitals are regularly evaluated in order to ensure the effectiveness and high quality of clinical training.
All the teaching staff training the students of the English Division are employed either on a full-time basis or on a part-time basis. They also work as researchers or medical practitioners at the University’s basic science, pre-clinical and clinical departments.
To be eligible to apply, you must:
Have a high school-leaving examination certificate or secondary education diploma or equivalent which entitles you to be considered for admission to a university program in the country it was obtained.
Take our Competency Test or the BMAT, MCAT, GAMSAT, or UKCAT.
Have passing grades in Biology, Chemistry, and Physics or Mathematics on your high school-leaving examination certificate or secondary education diploma or equivalent.
If you do not have the required grades, you can take an exam in such a subject. We organise exams in biology, chemistry, and physics.
Remember – regardless of the subject exam, you will also have to take the competency test or BMAT/MCAT/GAMSAT/UKCAT.
Prove English language proficiency.
Register in the Online Recruitment System.
You can write the Competency Test or apply using the BMAT, MCAT, GAMSAT, or UKCAT certificate only once during the admission process.
You may start applying for university and write the Competency Test before you receive your secondary school-leaving certificate. You have to submit the original certificate before the end of recruitment. The deadline will be set by the Admission Board.
Please remember to correctly fill in the date on the application form when you receive your secondary school-leaving certificate.
The above requirements pertain to all Candidates applying to the Medical University of Warsaw 6-year Medical Programme, including Polish or international candidates and candidates holding Bachelor's or Master's diplomas.
Required documents confirming the fluency in English
The candidates who have been qualified to the admission to the studies (6-year Medical Programme in English) must present a certificate of an examination verifying their fluency in English.
The above requirement does NOT apply to the candidates whose mother tongue is English (e.g. Australia, United Kingdom, USA, Canada) or the candidates who have taken the baccalaureate examination in English.
For these candidates, documents confirming command of English are:
Citizenship of a country in which English is the official language;
IB Diploma (International Baccalaureate);
EB Diploma (Issued in Brussels);
The higher education diploma, if the language of instruction was English.
The Admission Board reserves the right to request additional information and/or require language proficiency exam scores.
Below is a list of Language certificates recognized by the Medical University of Warsaw:
IELTS Academic – at least 6.5 points
TOEFL iBT – at least 87 points and at least 3.5 points of the TWE
TOEFL PBT – at least 510 points (at least 180 points in the computer system)
TOEIC – at least 700 points
In the case of the candidates who have obtained the graduation certificate of secondary education upon taking the baccalaureate examination (egzamin maturalny), the result of the written examination in English (advanced level) of at least 83% will be taken into account. If a candidate presenting a graduation certificate of secondary education obtained after taking the baccalaureate examination does not have at least the above grade in English he/she must present the language certificate confirming his/her fluency in English according to the above rules.
In respect of the candidates from Scandinavian countries, the grades included in the graduation certificate of secondary education will be taken into account. The minimum grades in the case of the candidates representing Scandinavian countries:
Candidates from Norway – 4
Candidates from Sweden – C (VG)
Candidates from Denmark – 7
If a candidate from a Scandinavian country does not have at least the grade specified above he/she must present a language certificate confirming his/her fluency in English according to the above rules.