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 2022/2023)
  • Admission only for the academic year 2022/2023
  • Academic year starts on October 1, 2022
  • Tuition fee and charges:
    • Application fee 24 EUR or 20 EUR,
    • Place confirmation 200 EUR,
      part of tuition fee, non-refundable
    • Tuition fee:
      First year 13900 EUR,
      each subsequent year of study (2nd-6th) 13700 EUR
  • 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 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 and seminars) and 3 clinical years (clinical classes in hospitals with patients, Medical Simulation Centre, and internships)

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.

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