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==Short overview==
 
==Short overview==
Poland has two million students enrolled in over 400 higher education institutions. Since its foundation, Poland has served as the geographical and cultural crossroads of Eastern and Western Europe.  
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Poland has two million students enrolled in over 400 [[higher education institution]]s. Since its foundation, Poland has served as the geographical and cultural crossroads of Eastern and Western Europe.  
  
 
==Types of institutions==
 
==Types of institutions==
There are two main categories of higher education institutions in Poland:
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There are two main categories of [[higher education institution]]s in Poland:
  
 
*University-type institutions<br>These institutions offer studies in the humanities, sciences, medical sciences, economics, pedagogy, the arts, and military studies;  
 
*University-type institutions<br>These institutions offer studies in the humanities, sciences, medical sciences, economics, pedagogy, the arts, and military studies;  

Revision as of 14:25, 18 July 2012

Higher education in Poland

Short overview

Poland has two million students enrolled in over 400 higher education institutions. Since its foundation, Poland has served as the geographical and cultural crossroads of Eastern and Western Europe.

Types of institutions

There are two main categories of higher education institutions in Poland:

  • University-type institutions
    These institutions offer studies in the humanities, sciences, medical sciences, economics, pedagogy, the arts, and military studies;
  • Professional higher education institutions
    These institutions educate students in specific professional areas and prepare them for practicing a profession.

Types of programmes

Poland has the following degree structure:

  • Professional degree of licentiate or engineer (Bachelor)
    • professional higher studies (3-4 years)
  • Professional master’s degree [magister] or an equivalent degree (Master)
    • master’s studies (5-6 years)
  • Professional master’s degree or an equivalent degree (PhD)
    • postgraduate master’s studies (2-2.5 years)
  • Doctorate degree
    • Doctoral studies (3-4 years)

Overview degree structure

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