School contests and sporting achievements

National School Contests

The applicant may receive qualification points according to their performance in a national school contests – the list of eligible contests is presented in the table below. When submitting documents, the applicantis required to present the original certificate issued by the organising committee of the contest in question. School contests’ prerogatives are valid in the year of passing the maturity exam and within next two years.

​“Olimpiada Przedsiębiorczości” ​laureates and finalists, qualification points awarded​ 433 points;

“Olimpiada Wiedzy Ekonomicznej” laureates – 6 top places - 433 points; and remaining laureates and finalists, qualification points awarded​ - 333 points;

​selected national school contests* ​central tier laureates, central tier finalists, qualification points awarded​ 333 points;

*The following school contests can be taken into account: “Olimpiada Fizyczna,” “Olimpiada Geograficzna,” “Ogólnopolska Olimpiada Historyczna,” “Ogólnopolska Olimpiada Języka Angielskiego,” “Olimpiada Języka Francuskiego,” “Olimpiada Języka Hiszpańskiego,” “Ogólnopolska Olimpiada Języka Niemieckiego,” “Olimpiada Języka Rosyjskiego,” “Olimpiada Matematyczna,” “Wiedza o Polsce i Świecie Współczesnym.”

Sporting Achievements 

The candidate may be awarded additional qualification points for various sporting achievements – up to 100 points. Only the highest-ranking achievement can be taken into account.

  • 100 pts – participation in Olympic or Paralympic Games;
  • 50 pts – participation in the world championships, European Championships or European Games in junior or older category;
  • 40 pts – participation in the highest class contest in the hierarchy of national league contest in a given age category, in team sports in at least one season during the last two years;
  • 30 pts – winning a medal of Polish Championships in junior or older category during the last two years;
  • 30 pts – participation in second degree contests in the national hierarchy of league contests in a given age category, in team sports in at least one season during the last two years, if the hierarchy of a given discipline includes at least three stages of the contest;
  • 20 pts – participation in the six best team sports teams in Polish Championship Finals in junior or older category in the last two years;
  • 20 pts – participation in third degree contests in the hierarchy of national league contests in a given age category, in team sports games in at least one season of the last two years, if the hierarchy of a given discipline involves at least five stages of the contest.

The above achievements need to be documented by an original certificate issued by the relevant Polish sport association. The total number of points to be gained in the qualifying procedure cannot exceed 433 points.