How to demonstrate your proficiency in English

Depending on your educational background and country of origin, you may need to provide evidence of your English proficiency to be able to study with us. The required level of English is B2.

List of recognised documents confirming proficiency in English​. 

  • International Baccalaureate Diploma, European Baccalaureate Diploma, or a certificate or other document confirming completion of a secondary school in which English was the language of instruction.
  • A Polish maturity certificate containing information on results obtained in the written English maturity exam taken at advanced or bilingual level (at least 80 percentage points required).
  • A higher education or postgraduate diploma for a study programme provided abroad or in the Republic of Poland by a higher education institution with English as language of instruction.
  • Diplomas of completion of:
    1) a higher education study programme in English Studies or Applied Linguistics for English;
    2) Teachers’ College of Foreign Languages;
    3) KSAP (National School of Public Administration).
Certificates confirming proficiency in English:

1) certificates issued by the institutions associated in the Association of Language Testers in Europe (ALTE) – ALTE levels: Level 3 (B2), ALTE Level 4 (C1), ALTE Level 5 (C2), in particular the certificates:

  • First Certificate in English (FCE), Certificate in Advanced English (CAE), Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE),
  • Business English Certificate (BEC) Vantage – at least C, Business English Certificate (BEC) Higher,
  • Certificate in English for International Business and Trade (CEIBT),
  • BULATS – at least the level of B2 (from 60 points)

2) certificates of the following institutions:

  • Educational Testing Service (ETS) – in particular the certificates: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) – at least 87 points in the Internet-Based Test (iBT); Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) – at least 180 points in the Computer-Based Test (CBT) complemented with at least 50 points in the Test of Spoken English (TSE); Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) – at least 510 points in the Paper-Based Test (PBT) complemented with at least 3.5 points in the Test of Written English (TWE); Test of English for International Communication (TOEIC) – at least 700 points,
  • European Consortium for the Certificate of Attainment in Modern Languages (ECL) – at least the level of B2,
  • City & Guilds, City & Guilds Pitman Qualifications, Pitman Qualifications Institute – in particular the certificates: English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) – First Class Pass at Intermediate Level, Higher Intermediate Level, Advanced Level; International English for Speakers of Other Languages (IESOL) – “Communicator” level, “Expert” level, “Mastery” level, City & Guilds Level 1 Certificate in ESOL International (reading, writing and listening) Communicator (B2) 500/1765/2; City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate in ESOL International (reading, writing and listening) Expert (C1) 500/1766/4; City & Guilds Level 3 Certificate in ESOL International (reading, writing and listening) Mastery (C2) 500/1767/6; Spoken English Test (SET) for Business – Stage B “Communicator” level, Stage C “Expert” level, Stage C “Mastery” level, English for Business Communications (EBC) – Level 2, Level 3; English for Office Skills (EOS) – Level 2,
  • Edexcel, Pearson Language Tests, Pearson Language Assessments – in particular the certificates: London Tests of English, Level 3 (Edexcel Level 1 Certificate in ESOL International); London Tests of English, Level 4 (Edexcel Level 2 Certificate in ESOL International); London Tests of English, Level 5 (Edexcel Level 3 Certificate in ESOL International),
  • Education Development International (EDI), London Chamber of Commerce and Industry Examinations Board – in particular the certificates: London Chamber of Commerce and Industry Examinations (LCCI) – English for Business Level 2 – “Pass with Merit” level, “Pass with Distinction” level, English for Business Level 3, English for Business Level 4; London Chamber of Commerce and Industry Examinations (LCCI) – First (or Foundation) Certificate for Teachers of Business English (FTBE); London Chamber of Commerce and Industry Examinations (LCCI) - English for Tourism Level 2 – “Pass with Credit” level, “Pass with Distinction” level, English for Accounting Level 3,
  • University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations, ICFE Cambridge English: Financial, British Council, IDP IELTS Australia – in particular the certificates: International English Language Testing System IELTS – at least 6 points,
  • Polish higher education institutions.

3) telc GmbH, WBT Weiterbildungs-Testsysteme GmbH – in particular the certificates: B2 Certificate in English – advantage, B2 Certificate in English for Business Purposes – advantage, Certificate in English for Technical Purposes (B2), telc English B2, telc English B2 Business, telc English B2 Technical, telc English B2-C1 Business, telc English B2-C1 University, telc English C1.

  • A document issued abroad attesting to the award of an academic title or degree, with the language of instruction in the institution being recognised.
  • Certificates of ministerial examinations:
    1) at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs;
    2) at the ministry of the minister competent for economy, Ministry of Foreign Economic Cooperation, Ministry of Foreign Trade, Ministry of Foreign Trade and Maritime Economy;
    3) at the Ministry of National Defence, level 3333, level 4444 per STANAG 6001.
  • Certificate of proficiency in a foreign language issued by KSAP as a result of a linguistic verification procedure.
  • Certificate issued by KSAP confirming qualifications for work as a high-level official.
  • Document certifying entry into the list of sworn translators and interpreters.
What if I do not have any proof of my English competency?

If you know English but you do not have any of the above-mentioned documents, you may always undergo an online interview during the admission process (no additional charges apply).
To be qualified to such interview, you need to upload any proof that you have studied English previously, e.g. high school diploma with a grade in English or an online test result.