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  • EASTERN PARTNERSHIP

  • 25 June 2014

    Until 4 July, students from the Eastern Partnership countries can apply for scholarships in Poland for the 2014/2015 academic year. Watch a video about the scholarship.

    The Stefan Banach Scholarship Programme for Master-degree studies is addressed to graduates and last year students of Bachelor studies in the fields of science, natural sciences, technical studies, economics, European studies/European law. Eligible to apply are students from six Eastern Partnership countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine.

     

    The 2013 scholarship programme is implemented by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in cooperation with the Ministry of Science and Higher Education. The scheme’s patron is the outstanding Polish mathematician Stefan Banach, who lived in Lwow and founded the branch of mathematics called functional analysis.

     

     

     

     

    See full-length video: http://youtu.be/V4QsCTHxx-w

     

    The programme aims to support the social and economic development of Eastern Partnership countries by improving the education and professional skills of their citizens.

     

    Students who successfully qualify will continue their education in Poland during two-year Master-degree studies in the fields of science, natural sciences, technical studies, economics, European studies/European law.

     

    To take part in the programme you must:

    • be a citizen of and be resident in one of the Eastern Partnership countries;
    • be a graduate or last year student of Bachelor studies in the fields of science, natural sciences, technical studies, economics, European studies/European law;
    • choose a Polish university and an academic course it offers.

     

    The programme comprises:

    • classes in a chosen field of study, on conditions applicable to foreign nationals and according to the rules and regulations of a given university;
    • the chance to attend a one-month Polish language course together with classes about Poland, and cultural and integration activities;
    • the opportunity to take part in the EU’s Erasmus student exchange scheme after the first year;
    • the opportunity to benefit from  a short-term work placement in Poland during the studies.

     

    After the first enrolment in the 2013/2014 academic year, 43 people began their studies at Polish higher education institutions. Most scholarship holders chose academic courses at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow, the University of Warsaw, and universities in Poznan, Wroclaw and Lublin.  Students are eligible for grants and pay no tuition fees.

     

    For more information about the programme, contact the Bureau for Academic Recognition and International Exchange attached to the Ministry of Science and Higher Education (www.buwiwm.edu.pl). Please also read the latest enrolment notice: http://www.buwiwm.edu.pl/wym/sb2.pdf.

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