Required documents

Candidates qualified for studies should submit a complete set of required documents within the deadlines.

Documents can be submitted in person, by authorised person or as copies certified by a notary via post/fast post to the address: 

Faculty of Economic Sciences
University of Warsaw
Admission Office (room A403)
Dluga 44/50
00-241 Warsaw, Poland

Due to the current epidemiological situation, we kindly ask all Candidates to get familiar with the procedure of submission of documents.


Required documents - BA studies
  • the original of secondary school (maturity) certificate and transcript of grades, entitling to undertake university-level study in country in which the certificate / document was issued

  • for Candidates with foreign high school diplomas - a legalisation (authorisation) or apostille (if the document was issued by an institution operating in the educational system in a country that is a party to the Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents, concluded in The Hague, 5 October 1961) of the original of secondary school (maturity) certificate and transcript of grades [read more]

  • for Candidates with foreign high school diplomas - original sworn translations into English language of legalised/signed apostille secondary school (maturity) certificate and transcript of grades (in case of other than sworn translation – translation legalized by the Polish consul in the country where the documents were issued)

  • a personal questionnaire, which includes candidate’s photo, printed out from candidate’s individual registration account in the IRK system and signed by the candidate (available at the candidate’s individual registration account in section “Enrollment applications” under the chosen field of study accessible through the link “Documents and further steps”)

  • an application for issuing electronic student’s id (ELS), which includes candidate’s photo, printed out from candidate’s individual registration account in the IRK system and signed by the candidate – in case of candidates not holding ELS (available at the candidate’s individual registration account in section “Enrollment applications” under the chosen field of study accessible through the link “Documents and further steps”)

  • a proof of student’s id  (ELS) payment – in case of candidates not holding ELS [read more]

  • statement on becoming acquainted with the amount of fees for educational services at the University of Warsaw (available at the candidate’s individual registration account in section “Enrollment applications” under the chosen field of study accessible through the link “Documents and further steps”)

  • for Candidates with foreign high school diplomas - a document stating that the certificate entitles to undertake bachelor-level study in country in which the certificate was issued (such proof should be issued or certified by the school or educational institution which issued the certificate or by educational authorities of the country which issued the certificate or in which system of education the school operates) with translation into language of instruction of the chosen studies [a sample form]

  • for Candidates with foreign high school diplomas - if applicable, a certificate of recognition (nostrification) of secondary school certificate (issued by the appropriate Education Superintendent), in case of not holding the document – statement [a sample statement for foreigners] on obligation to submit in due date a certificate of recognition (nostrification) of secondary school (maturity) certificate, signed by the candidate [read more]

  • accepted by the University of Warsaw document confirming proficiency in English language (at least B2 level) [A list of documents certifying the knowledge of English, accepted in the process of recruitment]– applies to studies conducted in English

  • a photocopy of visa or other document proving legalisation of stay in Poland  – in case of foreigners already staying in Poland

  • signed Information about the tuition fees at the Faculty of Economic Sciences, University of Warsaw

  • authorization to submission of documents – in case of submission of candidate’s documents by the other person [a sample form – two pages]

Please note! 

Documents printed out from individual registration account at IRK system must be signed by the candidate.

In case of documents sent via fast post it is required that the documents are sent as copies certified by a notary.



Required documents - MA studies
  • the higher education diploma (MA, BA, engineer diploma or equivalent) and transcript of grades obtained during the course of study, entitling to continue university-level study in country in which the diploma was issued.

Students who graduated in this academic year and do not possess the diploma and supplement should submit a confirmation of graduation an printed from the IRK system and signed by the Candidate Statement of the candidate who uses the graduation certificate in the recruitment process for second cycle studies ( "My account" - "Documents and further steps")

Students who graduated from the Faculty of Economic Sciences in this academic year do not need to submit the confirmation of graduation as it will be transferred directly from the Students Office to the Admission Committee. There is no need to contact the Students Office regarding issuing the confirmation of graduation.

  • for Candidates with foreign diplomas - a legalisation (authorisation) or apostille (if the document was issued by an institution operating in the educational system in a country that is a party to the Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents, concluded in The Hague, 5 October 1961) of the higher education diploma and transcript of grades [read more]
  • for Candidates with foreign diplomas - original sworn translations into English language of the higher education diploma and transcript of grades (in case of other than sworn translation – translation legalized by the Polish consul in the country where the documents were issued) 
  • a personal questionnaire, which includes candidate’s photo, printed out from candidate’s individual registration account in the IRK system and signed by the candidate (available at the candidate’s individual registration account in section “Enrollment applications” under the chosen field of study accessible through the link “Documents and further steps”)

  • an application for issuing electronic student’s id (ELS), which includes candidate’s photo, printed out from candidate’s individual registration account in the IRK system and signed by the candidate – in case of candidates not holding ELS (available at the candidate’s individual registration account in section “Enrollment applications” under the chosen field of study accessible through the link “Documents and further steps”)

  • a proof of student’s id (ELS) payment – in case of candidates not holding ELS [read more]

  • statement on becoming acquainted with the amount of fees for educational services at the University of Warsaw (available at the candidate’s individual registration account in section “Enrollment applications” under the chosen field of study accessible through the link “Documents and further steps”)

  • for Candidates with foreign diplomas - a document stating that the diploma entitles to undertake master-level study in country in which the diploma was issued (such proof should be issued or certified by the educational institution which issued the diploma or by educational authorities of the country which issued the diploma or in which system of education the school operates) with translation into language of instruction of the chosen studies [a sample form]. This statement may be included on the transcript of records/ diploma’s supplement.

(a document accepted in the IRK system as "Confirmation of English language proficiency at B2 level minimum").

  • a photocopy of visa or other document proving legalisation of stay in Poland – in case of foreigners already staying in Poland

  • authorization to submission of documents – in case of submission of candidate’s documents by the other person [a sample form – two pages]

Please note! 

Documents printed out from individual registration account at IRK system must be signed by the candidate.

In case of documents sent via fast post it is required that the documents are sent as copies certified by a notary.


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