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Before you arrive

Check list – before arrival

You will have to deal with many issues when planning your studies and life abroad. Wondering how to prepare? We have a list of the most important things to remember about and start planning as soon as possible. If you have more questions, our Welcome Centre team would be happy to we would be happy to offer further help.

Visa/entry requirements: If you are a Non-EU citizen you will generally need a visa to enter Poland. Please note that the process of obtaining the visa may take a few weeks up to even several months. Don’t wait too long – start the process as soon as possible.

Health insurance: As a student from abroad you are required to have a valid health insurance. You must have it from the day you arrive. You may consider a public health insurance or a private one.

Accommodation: You may consider accommodation at the AWF student dormitories or find a private accommodation in Wroclaw. There are numerous websites and services that will help you find accommodation in Wroclaw. But don’t wait too long – usually in early September the best offers are already booked.

Planning your journey: Remember to plan your journey carefully in advance. When traveling to Poland and to Wroclaw you may consider traveling by plane, train, bus or car.

Important documents

You may need to present the following documents::

  • Passport / ID
  • Visa
  • Documents proving your education with certified translation
  • Proof of admission as a student
  • Health insurance certificate
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