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REGULATIONS CONCERNING ADMISSION OF NON-NATIONALS

FOR THE STUDIES IN GDYNIA MARITIME UNIVERSITY
dated 12 May, 2016

 

§ 1

Legal basis

Non-nationals can undertake and  pursue studies, doctoral studies and other forms of education, as well as participate in  scientific research and development works  in Gdynia Maritime University in accordance with the regulations set out in the Higher Education Act of 27th July 2005 (Journal of Laws, No. 164, item 1365 of 2005 with later amendments) and the Directive of the Minister of Science and Higher Education of 12th October 2006 concerning studies and training courses undertaken by non-nationals and their participation in research and development work (Journal of Laws, No. 190, item 146 of 2006 with later amendments).

§ 2

Regulations on undertaking studies

1.       Non-nationals can undertake and  pursue studies, doctoral studies and other forms of education, as well as participate in  scientific research and development works   in Gdynia Maritime University:

a)       under regulations that apply to Polish citizens,

b)       under regulations that are different from those applying to Polish citizens.

 2. Under the regulations applying to Polish citizens, the following can undertake and pursue education:

  1. non-nationals who have been granted the right for permanent residence;
  2. non-nationals who possess  refugee status granted in the Republic of Poland;
  3. non-nationals with temporary protection status (TPS) on the territory of the Republic of Poland;
  4. migrant workers: citizens of the member state of the European Union or the Swiss Confederation or the member state of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) – contracting parties of the European Economic Area, and also  members of their family providing they live on the territory of the Republic of Poland;
  5. non-nationals who have acquired the EU long-term resident permit on the territory of the Republic of Poland;
  6. non-nationals who have acquired a temporary resident permit on the territory of the Republic of Poland due to the circumstances mentioned in Art.  127, 159 of  Act 1 or Article 186 of Act 1 point 3 or 4  of the Act of 12th December 2013 on foreigners – Journal of Laws, item 1650 with later amendments);
  7. non-nationals with complementary protection status on the territory of the Republic of Poland;
  8. non-nationals of the Member States of the European Union or the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) – contracting parties of the European Economic Area and their family members granted permanent residence in Poland.

3.  Non-nationals not mentioned in point 2 above can undertake and pursue studies, doctoral studies and other forms of education, as well as participate in scientific research and development works on the basis of:

  1. international agreements, and in compliance with the regulations outlined in these agreements;
  2. agreements concluded with foreign institutions by Gdynia Maritime University, and in compliance with the regulations outlined in these agreements;
  3. a decision by the Minister for Higher Education, or another respective Minister indicated in Art. No.3 of  Act 2;
  4. the decision of the Rector of Gdynia Maritime University.

4. Non-nationals mentioned in point 3 above can undertake and pursue studies, doctoral studies and other forms of education, as well as participate in scientific research and development works:

a.       as holders of Polish grants;

b.       paying full tuition fees;

c.        paying no tuition fees and with no grants;

d.       as holders of grants from their home country, with no tuition fees;

e.        as holders of higher education institution’s grants.

5.  Citizens of  the member states of the European Union, the Swiss Confederation or the member states of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) – contracting parties of the European Economic Area, having financial resources indispensable to cover the maintenance costs  during studies, can undertake and  pursue studies, doctoral studies and other forms of education, as well as participate in  scientific research and development works under the regulations applying to Polish citizens, with a restriction that they are not entitled to obtain social  grants, grants for the disabled and social aid; or under the regulations outlined in point 3and 4.

6. Non-nationals possessing the valid Pole’s Charter can undertake the studies in compliance with the regulations set out in point 3 or 4 above.

§ 3

Studies in Polish

1. The necessary requirement for full and part-time studies in the Polish language in Gdynia Maritime University is satisfactory command of Polish. Foreign citizens can be admitted to studies in Polish, if:

a) they complete a preparatory course enabling them to study in Polish conducted in organizations designated by the Minister responsible for higher education,

b) they are awarded a certificate of Polish as a foreign language issued by the State Commission for Certification of Command of Polish as a Foreign Language (Państwowa Komisja Poświadczania Znajomości Języka Polskiego jako Obcego),

c) they are given confirmation from the respective Faculty of Gdynia Maritime University that the level of their knowledge of Polish enables them to undertake the studies in Polish.

The level of command of Polish is checked by the Faculty Recruitment Commission in a recruitment process.

2. All the tuition fees are payable to the bank account for one semester in advance, not later than the date of commencing the studies according to the curriculum of the studies. The terms of payment are governed by the civil-legal contract.

3. When a group of non-national students admitted to the University exceeds fifteen, the Dean appoints the tutor for the group. The payment of the tutor is covered with the money coming from the tuition fees of all the students. Its amount is established by the Rector after consultation with the Dean of the respective Faculty.

4. Fees for the studies in the Polish language:

 

Type of fee

Amount

1.

Studies in non-marine specializations

1000 EUR for a year of studies

2.

Studies in marine specializations

1500 EUR for a year of studies

3.

Readmission  to studies1

100 EUR

4..

Making up differences in the curricula2)

Fee established by the Rector  after  consultation with the Dean of the Faculty 3)

 1) When the break in the studies was no longer than one semester.

2) When the Student, because of retaking the year or semester, is admitted to a student group with the partially altered curriculum. 

3)  The fee depends on the number and type of differences.

§ 4

Studies in the English language

1. The University offers a possibility to study in English, full and part-time. The necessary condition to commence studies in this language is a sufficient number of candidates who declare their wish to study in English; the number is determined by the Dean of the Faculty of a given specialization.

2. All the tuition fees are payable to the bank account for one semester in advance, not later than the date of commencing the studies according to the curriculum of the studies. The terms of payment are governed by the civil-legal contract.

3.  When a group of non-national students exceeds fifteen, the Dean appoints the tutor for the group. The payment of the tutor is covered with the money coming from the tuition fees of all the students. Its amount is established by the Rector after consultation with the Dean of the respective Faculty.

4. Fees for the studies in the English language:

 

Type of fee

Amount

2.

Studies in non-marine specializations

3500 EUR for a year of studies

3.

Studies in marine specializations

4000 EUR for a year of studies

4.

Readmission to studies 1)

200 EUR

5.

Making up differences in the curricula2)

 Fee established by the Rector  after consultation with the Dean of the Faculty 3)

1) When the break in the studies was no longer than one semester

2) When the Student, because of retaking the year or semester, is admitted to a student group with the partially altered curriculum

3)  The fee depends on the number and type of differences

§ 5

Additional fees

1. Fees for issuing documents for foreign citizens per person:

 

Type of document

Fee for issuing

 the original document

Fee for issuing

the duplicate of the original document

1.

Student or Doctoral Student  Identity    E-Card (electronic)

17 PLN

25.50 PLN

2.

Student Identity Card (paper)

5 PLN

7.50 PLN

3.

Student Record  Book (Student Book of registration of courses)

4 PLN

6 PLN

4.

Bachelor or Master Graduate Diploma with two copies

60 PLN

90 PLN

5.

Supplement of Bachelor or Master Graduate Diploma translated into a foreign language

40 PLN

60 PLN

6.

Document certifying completion of  Post-diploma Studies

30 PLN

45 PLN

7.

Doctoral or PhD  Diploma with a copy

120 PLN

180 PLN

8.

Additional copy of Doctoral or PHD Diploma translated into a foreign language

80 PLN

120 PLN

Fee for documents authentication for legal use abroad

19 PLN

§ 6

Accommodation

 Students may be provided with accommodation in Seaman Houses of Gdynia Maritime University. The rooms are shared by a few people, depending on the current occupancy of rooms that are at the disposal of the Dean of the respective Faculty.

§ 7

The required documents

Candidates for the first year studies are obliged to submit by the date fixed by the recruitment commissions of the respective Faculties the following documents:

  1. the authenticated original of a school-leaving certificate or a diploma of a higher education institution and its translation by a certified translator;
  2. in the case of the first-cycle studies authentication of a school-leaving certificate issued abroad confirming its equivalence to the Polish school-leaving certificate. Authentication is not required for the school-leaving certificates obtained in the systems of education in the member states of the European Union,  the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the European Free Trade Association (EFTA), IB diplomas (International Baccalaureate) issued by the International Baccalaureate Organization in Geneva, EB diplomas (European Baccalaureate) issued by the European Schools in compliance with the Convention defining the Statute of the European Schools of 21st  June 1994 (Journal of Laws of 2005, No. 3, item 10) and for the school-leaving certificates covered by the international agreements,
  3. in the case of the second-cycle or third-cycle studies authentication of a Graduate Diploma obtained abroad is carried out in Gdynia Maritime by the Council of the Faculty the Candidate is applying to enroll in. The authentication process is not required for the diplomas covered by international agreements and the diplomas mentioned in the Art.  191 item 3 and 4 of the Higher Education Act
  4.  a health certificate confirming suitability of a candidate to study in a given specialization. The health certificate should be issued by a certified doctor in Poland or in another country, but then translated into Polish.  Candidates cover the costs of medical examinations;
  5.  candidates for marine specializations – an international seamen's health certificate. Candidates cover the costs of obtaining a health certificate;
  6. a certificate of completing the Polish language course, the certificate  or confirmation of good command of Polish (refers to the studies in Polish);
  7.  4 color passport photos – dimensions 35 mm x 45 mm, taken in front view of the face, without a head cover and glasses, on the uniform light background. 
  8. a copy of the insurance policy in case of illness or accident for the period of studies in Poland or the European Health Insurance Card or the declaration to register in the National Health Care ;
  9. a copy of the Pole’s Card (people with this document) authenticated by a notary or while submitting the documents personally by the member of the recruitment commission or the dean office.   

§ 8

Admission to studies

1.       The recruitment commission of the respective Faculty conducts a recruitment process for candidates.

2.       The recruitment process is carried out in the online system – the Internet Registration of Candidates (Internetowa Rejestracja Kandydatów - IRK). To register and log in, access the website https://irk.am.gdynia.pl.

3.       On successful completion of the recruitment process and having paid the appropriate fees for the 1st year of studies, the candidate receives a certificate of admission for the studies.

4.       Contract for Provision of Educational Services for a fee is signed with the Candidate. 

5.       The admission for studies is granted after signing a civil-legal contract between the University and the candidate.

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  2.        for payments in USD 27114011530000223543001020
  3.        for payments in PLN for particular faculties:
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  •          WM  33114011530000223543001009
  •          WE  06114011530000223543001010
  •          WPiT 87114011530000223543001007

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6. The documents mentioned in §8 should be submitted directly to the respective Dean’s office depending on the specialization the person has applied for.

7. The decision to admit the applicant for the studies is taken by the Deputy Rector for Education

8. After being admitted for the studies in the specialization, where a health certificate is required, the student has to submit the health certificate.

§ 9

Final provisions

 1. The fees are subject to alterations if the costs of providing educational services by Gdynia Maritime University change.

2. The Deputy Rector for Education shall make a final decision in cases that are not defined by these Regulations.

 

Wprowadzenie:
I.Korzeniewska Tue, 08/06/2013 - 13:42
Ostatnia modyfikacja:
I.Bednarska Thu, 12/07/2017 - 09:43