There are 78 259 foreign students from 174 countries studying in Poland, over 5 516 more than a year ago (over 7,5% increase) in the academic year 2018/2019. Foreign students currently make up 6.37% of the total number of students in the country (eleven years ago the figure was only 0.71%, in the academic year 2017/2018 - 5.63%). The upward trend has been maintained since 2005, i.e. since the Conference of Rectors of Academic Schools in Poland (CRASP) and Perspektywy Education Foundation launched the long-term “Study in Poland” program.
On January 17, 2019 at Aula Kryształowa of the Warsaw University of Life Sciences, there was a prize ceremony for the winners of the competition for the best international student INTERSTUDENT 2019. The ceremony was part of the "Foreign Students in Poland 2019" conference.
There are 72 743 foreign students from 170 countries studying in Poland, over 6 950 more than a year ago (over 10% increase) in the academic year 2017/2018. Foreign students currently make up 5.63% of the total number of students in the country (ten years ago the figure was only 0.71%, in the academic year 2016/2017 - 4.88%). The upward trend has been maintained since 2005, i.e. since the Conference of Rectors of Academic Schools in Poland (CRASP) and Perspektywy Education Foundation launched the long-term “Study in Poland” program.
Aigerim Balkhashbayeva from Kazakhstan (SWPS University), Safoura Reza from Afghanistan / France (Wrocław University of Environmental and Life Sciences), Włodzimierz Lewoniewski from Belarus (Poznan University of Economics), Justyna Pordzik from Germany (Warsaw Medical University), Snehalbhai Patel from India (Silesian University of Technology) ) and Yasser Faraj from Saudi Arabia (Medical University of Silesia) are the winners of the eighth edition of the Competition for the Best Foreign Student in Poland INTERSTUDENT. The ceremony of awarding the prizes took place on January 29 during the evening gala as part of the conference "Foreign students in Poland 2018", which took place at the Silesian University of Technology in Gliwice.
There are 65 793 foreign students from 166 countries studying in Poland, over 8,500 more than a year ago (15% increase). Since 2005, Polish universities have consistently increased their numbers. Foreign students currently make up 4.88% of the total number of students in the country (eight years ago the figure was only 0.61%, in the academic year 2015/2016 - 4.07%). The influence on the growing number of foreigners at Polish universities is, among others, active participation in the "Study in Poland" program, other activities at the central level and marketing activities of universities.
Warsaw is in the lead of European cities, as the best place to live and study in the Erasmus program - the results of a poll among students were presented by the Italian daily “La Repubblica”. The newspaper notes that many Italians highly evaluate studies in Poland.
According to preliminary data, in the academic year 2016/17 there are 65,096 foreign students in Poland - including 62,054 full degree studies and 3042 within Erasmus + program. This represents an increase of 11.4% over the previous year (there were 57,119 foreign students at that time).
University of Warsaw is the winner in the Perspektywy University Ranking 2016 . Jagiellonian University in Krakow was second, and Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan took the third place, followed by three best Polish technical universities Warsaw University of Technology, Wroclaw University of Technology and AGH University of Science and Technology in Cracow.Among the private schools Kozminski University again defended the title of the best private university in Poland. SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities was second and Polish-Japanese Academy of Information Technology in Warsaw third.
There are 57 119 international students from 157 countries studying in Poland in 2015/16 academic year, 10.000 more than a year ago (23% increase). Currently international students make up 4.1% of the total student body in the country (ten years ago the figure was only 0.6%, in 2015 - 3.1%).