Living in Poland

Polish alcohol (and why it’s much more than vodka)

“Polish vodka” is a well-known sentence all around the world. Heck, even Bruce Willis himself advertised Polish vodka “Sobieski” some time ago. Although vodka is Poland’s one of the most popular export commodity, Polish alcohols are much more. Especially nowadays, when the local brewing, winemaking, liqueur and cider production industries it thriving. If you are …

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10 most essential Polish movies

History of Polish cinema is a perfect reflection of Polish culture in the last 80 years. Although Poland’s movies date back to 1908, Second World War practically destroyed its industry. The year 1945 became a “year zero” and started postwar resurrection of Polish film. Since then, such iconic filmmakers such as Andrzej Wajda, Jerzy Kawalerowicz …

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Accommodation, health insurance and Student Card

Together with the questions directly related to studying in Poland, there is another group of significant issues in that subject. Once you came here, you have to live somewhere, be prepared for random life events and profit fully from student status. That’s why we made this short list of tips and guidelines regarding accommodation, health …

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Visa, resident and work permit in Poland

University documents are only one aspect of requirements that student needs to fulfil. Once you receive an email with invitation to university in Poland, your should think about more official documents, like Visa and resident permit. Those who are also thinking about start working here need to look around how to get a work permit. …

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Everything (else) what foreign student must know about studying in Poland

Since you know about the structure, credits and recruitment process, let’s talk about something, you probably will have to learn on your own. Like with everything else, there is a theoretical part and how things should look like, and the practical one – how it really is. And above all, most relevant and yet, most …

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Institutions, structure and academic credits in Polish higher education system

What is the difference between first-cycle, Bachelor’s degree courses and Master’s? What’s the Bologna Process in general, and how regular student can gain from it? Basically, what’s the structure and Institutions of higher education in Poland? How the examinations and the credits system look like? All that and more is right bellow. Let’s find out! …

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10 most important (and popular) pieces of Polish culture

There are numerous lists contains the best or most essential pieces of Polish culture. Some of them were settled from artistry point of view or traditional craftsmanship. Others were put together because of historical importance and factors building a national identity. I believe that the most important culture is the one that is still a …

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