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Applications now open: Nicolaus Copernicus University's (in Torun) Collegium Medicum in Bydgoszcz is Ireland's favourite and most popular Polish medical school with some 100 Irish students studying medicine in English. Medical Poland Admission Office has been proudly facilitating student admissions and progression at Collegium Medicum for the last 6 years. 

The application process for a 6-year MD course at Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun, Collegium Medicum in Bydgoszcz, Poland is as follows: 





1. Biology + Chemistry/Physics on applicant's final exam (e.g. Leaving Cert/A-Levels; *or mocks results/letter from school/teacher with applicant's predicted grades in those subjects if one applies before they have sat the final high school exam)

2. Application form
3. Personal Statement (1-page long, explaining applicant's motivation to study Medicine) 

4. Proof of Medical Poland Application Fee payment (non-refundable; 190 EUR to the following: Medical Poland, AIB, Howth Road, Dublin 5, Ireland, IBAN: IE79 AIBK 9323 4530 3420 40, BIC/SWIFT: AIBKIE2D; your name as a ref.)

Please send the documents listed along with the scan of confirmation of application fee payment to:

4. Interview (via Skype – checking general motivation & attitude, 3-4 questions on Biology and Chemistry)

It is not required to sit or pass HPAT exams to study medicine in Poland.




Required documents (scans emailed to

  1. your upper secondary school leaving certificate or diploma which:
    • is validated (legalised) or affixed with apostille,
    • gives the right to apply to all types of higher education institutions in the country where it was issued and is equal to the Polish upper secondary school leaving certificate,
    • includes grades in the following subjects: (1) Biology and (2) Chemistry or Physics.
  2. a document confirming your right to apply to all types of higher education institutions in your home country (school or Examination Commission) reading that you are eligible to apply to third level institutions (universities) in Ireland;
  3. a valid health certificate confirming your ability to take up studies:docxHealth Certificate14.03 KB
  4. valid vaccination records (against hepatitis B);
  5. a certified (e.g. stamped by Garda) copy of your passport;
  6. 4 valid photographs without head cover; 
  7. valid health insurance copy (EHIC card and/or private international health insurance policy)

 The documents will need to be provided in hardcopies ideally before the end of August. Final deadline TBC. 


Medical Poland helps get places at Polish medical schools. In a 50-minute tutorial and Q&A session Artur Banaszkiewicz explains how to prepare for the admission test and interview at one of the top and most recognised Polish medical schools - PUMS (Poznań University of Medical Sciences). 



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