About Us

  • Type: Full-time, long-cycle studies
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Faculty of Medicine
  • Title: lekarz (Medical Doctor, MD)
  • Length of studies: 6 years, 12 semesters
  • Credits (ECTS): 360
  • Number of places: 150 (Admission 2023/2024)
  • Admission only for the academic year 2024/2025
  • Academic year starts on October 1, 2024
  • Tuition fee and charges:
    • Application fee 23 EUR or 20 EUR,
    • Place confirmation 400 EUR,
      part of tuition fee, non-refundable
    • Tuition fee:
      First year 16100 EUR,
      each subsequent year of study (2nd-6th) 15900 EUR
    • The tuition fee can be paid in full or, with the Dean's approval, in 2 or 4 installments.
  • Recognition: EU, U.S., Canada and most other countries around the world.
    The Medical University of Warsaw
    is the leading public medical university
    in Poland, fully recognized
    by the Polish Ministry of Health,
    and Ministry of Science and Higher Education.
  • Accreditations:
    U.S. Department of Education,
    The Medical Board of California,
    The Malaysian Medical Council,
    The Medical Council of Thailand.

6-Year MD Program

The 6-Year MD Program (Medicine) is for high school graduates and for college/university graduates. At the end of the program, the graduates are awarded the MD degree and receive a medical diploma (dyplom lekarski) recognized in Poland, the European Union, USA, Canada and most other countries around the world.

The program includes 3 pre-clinical years (lectures, seminars and classes) and 3 clinical years (clinical classes in hospitals with patients, Medical Simulation Centre) and summer clerkships

Student clinical training at 6 University clinical hospitals and affiliated ones across Warsaw

Over 1000 graduates since 1993

Teaching that goes beyond standard requirements
(more than 5700 hours and 36 ECTS per year)

Students complete a Register of Student Skills essential for medical practice

Basic science and pre-medical training of the English Division students are provided in the form of lectures, seminars, and practical classes by more than 70 departments and clinics of the Medical University of Warsaw.
Clinical training takes place at the 6 University hospitals, the University’s Medical Simulation Center and at affiliated hospitals.

Throughout the 6-Year MD Program, students are assessed on their knowledge and skills. The learning process of the students is supervised by the teaching staff during their entire education and training at the Medical University of Warsaw. Medical students’ theoretical knowledge is checked in the form of tests, and a written and oral exam at the end of the course. Practical clinical skills are regularly evaluated in order to ensure  effective high quality training.  Students graduate with a completed Register of Student Skills essential for medical practice.

All the teaching staff of the English Division are employed either on a full-time basis or on a part-time basis. They also work as researches or medical practitioners at the Medical University of Warsaw’s basic science, pre-clinical and clinical departments.

Students interested in writing the USMLE (the United States Medical Licensing Examination) Step I are eligible once they have completed the 3-year pre-clinical curriculum. Upon completion of the 3-year clinical training, students can sit the USMLE Step II.

Tuition payment

The tuition fee can be paid in full or, with the Dean's approval, in 2 or 4 installments.

Please remember:
If you want to pay in installments, you need to apply for payment in installments until 9th of October of the academic year in which you want to pay your tuition fee in installments.The application has to be submitted separately for each academic year. If you pay in installments, your overall tuition fee will be higher than if you pay the full tuition at once. An interest is charged for late payments.

Tuition fees for students beginning in the 2024/2025 academic year:

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