Study in Poland - Poznań



The Poznan University of Medical Sciences (PUMS) is one of the best and largest medical universities in Poland, with over 95 years of sound academic experience and a great growth momentum. English medical programs have been offered for 25 years.

Application deadlines:

  • Medicine: 31st July 2024
  • Dentistry: 31st July 2024


6-year Medicine MD biology, chemistry, physics or mathematics (min. 2 subjects, incl. biology); test in biology, chemistry and physics and interview
Graduate Entry Medicine MD University science degree in medical sciences, pre-med; biology, chemistry, physics or mathematics (min. 2 subjects, incl. biology); test in biology, chemistry and physics and interview
5-year Dentistry DDS biology, chemistry and physics or mathematics (min. 2 subjects, incl. biology); test in biology, chemistry and physics and interview
3-year Physiotherapy (postponed) biology; interview examination in biology
6-year Pharmacy (US: PharmD) (postponed) biology and chemistry; interview examination in biology and chemistry
  1. Subjects listed above for the course of interest on applicant's final exam (e.g. Leaving Cert/A-Levels*)
  2. Personal Statement (1-page long, explaining applicant's motivation to study Medicine)
  3. Copy of passport

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

Entrance examination in Biology, Chemistry and Physics + interview (Online)

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

*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


  • PUMS has the longest tradition of English MD programs in Poland. Dating back to 1993, PUMS English Division is celebrating its 28th anniversary in 2021.
  • There are over 7000 students at PUMS and over 900 of them are international (eg. American, Canadian, British, Scandinavian, Thai and more)
  • Education at PUMS is supported by the University's close cooperation with 6 different hospitals, out of which 4 are within walking distance from the University
  • One of those hospitals is the Gynaecology and Obstetrics Teaching Hospital of the Medical University in Poznań. It is the biggest of its kind in Poland and the reports say that about 2% of babies in the country are born here.
  • There is a Medical Simulation Center which is currently under construction. It is going to be equipped not only with modern simulation phantoms, but also rooms roleplaying surroundings common in doctors’ work, like an ambulance or street.




Applying to Poznan University of Medical Sciences and studying medicine in Poland:

  1. University Application Processing Fee – 85 PLN (approx. 20 EUR)
  2. Entrance Exam/ Interview Fee – 600 PLN (approx. 140 EUR)
  3. Tuition fee, depending on the course (2023 intake):
6-year Medicine MD 1st and 2nd year: 60 500 PLN/year (±EUR 13 450/year); 3rd - 6th year: 66 500 PLN/year (±EUR 14 750/year)
Graduate Entry Medicine MD 1st and 2nd year: 60 500 PLN/year (±EUR 13 450/year); 3rd - 6th year: 66 500 PLN/year (±EUR 14 750/year)
5-year Dentistry DDS 64 720 PLN/year (±EUR 14 400 /year)
3-year Physiotherapy (postponed) 45 340 PLN/year (±EUR 10 200 /year)
6-year Pharmacy (US: PharmD) (postponed) 38 700 PLN/year (±EUR 9 500 /year)

Last update: 15.05.2023


  • There are 4 modern dorms waiting for PUMS international students, just within walking distance from the university and the library. There they will find all the facilities needed for comfortable living and studying, such as quiet study rooms, common rooms or tv rooms. Students' rooms are nice and cozy and first year's students usually share them with friends. It is possible to get a single room from the 2nd year.
  • The sports facilities are just round the corner (gym, tennis courts, basketball pitch etc.)
  • There are lots of sports clubs and teams that one can join.
  • PUMS is supervising the SIMOLIMPICS – a contest in which teams of MD students compete while providing medical help to SimMan 3G, a highly realistic phantom. They act out different scenarios and have a chance to check on their clinical skills and medical knowledge.
  • There are many students' organizations one can join. Among others: Medical Aid Organization helping the poor in Kenya or PUMS journal CLUB, encouraging English-speaking students to write scientific papers and publish them.


  • Inhabitants: 550 000
  • Airport: Poznan (direct flights to London and Dublin)
  • 3 hours by train from Warsaw
  • 3 hours by train from Berlin
  • Poznan is an important academic site, with about 130,000 students

Popular attractions:

  • Town Hall and Old Market square
  • The Imperial Castle
  • Citadel Park
  • Cathedral Island
  • Croissant Museum
  • Lake Malta
  • The Old Brewery 50 50



At the moment Bialystok University is ranked somewhere between 1000-1200 ("THE" ranking).
That makes it 6th result in Poland overall. However, in terms of the Teaching category, it is classified as the 2nd position. Also, 2nd place when it comes to gender proportions (76 vs 24).


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Tel.: +353 (1) 912 0330
Tel.: +44 2033 68 88 48
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