The overseas applicants are required to meet the deadlines, terms and conditions of the entrance examination of specific areas and forms of study which are provided in the Annexes No 1A - 9B to the Rules of the recruitment procedures to study at the AFA in Cracow in the academic year 2018/2019, established by the Senate of the AFA in Cracow in its recruitment resolution No 24/2017.
The overseas applicants who are required to sit the 3-stage entrance examination of first- or second cycle studies and long-cycle master studies may send their portfolios, which shall be subject to evaluation in the stage I by ordinary mail by 31 May, 2018, (as per date of reception). The Faculty Recruitment Commission, which is established for the appropriate area and level of study shall evaluate art and/or design work of the applicant and give him the permission to sit the practical examination or cancel his/her participation in the recruitment. The applicant qualified to sit the stage II should meet the deadlines of the entrance examination schedule.
– Complete a one-year preparatory course to start learning in Polish in the units which are appointed by the Minister of Science and Higher Education (the foreigner who does not speak Polish, after receiving the decision of the FRC concerning his/her admission and after matriculation may apply for one-year leave from studies. Dean of the appropriate faculty shall grant him/her the leave from studies for one academic year in relation to starting learning on a Polish course by the student. The student starting the studies at the AFA in Cracow should present the certificate of completion of such a course. (The list of units appointed by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education is available on www.buwim.edu.pl website),
– Have a certificate of proficiency in Polish, issued by the Polish State Commission for Certification of Polish Language Proficiency,
Have a certificate from the Polish Union or similar institution certifying Polish language proficiency, or they are holders of secondary education certificate (”matura”) obtained in a Polish secondary school, or they shall obtain a certificate from the Chair of the appropriate Faculty Recruitment Commission, confirming that their level of proficiency in Polish allows them to start studies in the chosen area of study in Polish.