Poland (L)

Recognition of foreign upper secondary school-leaving certificates: general provisions for all countries.

Recognised upper secondary school-leaving certificate

  • Swiadectwo ukonczenia liceum ogolnoksztalcacego + Swiadectwo Dojrzalosci

with the following general education subjects (during the last 3 years)

  1. First language (native language)
  2. Second language
  3. Mathematics
  4. Natural sciences (biology, chemistry or physics)
  5. Humanities and social sciences (geography, history or economics/law)
  6. Elective (one subject from category 2, 4 or 5)

Language skills and/or exams under reserve.

Admission requirements of each university

valid for the academic year 2018/19

EPFL Upper secondary school-leaving certificate in a scientific stream including the subjects 1) mathematics, 2) physics or chemistry, 3) language of the country of the diploma and 4) second modern language. The grade average must be 80% or more of the maximum grade. Three of the following additional subjects must also have been followed during the upper secondary school years and/or be part of the certificate: 1) applied mathematics or computer science, 2) general geography, 3) general history, 4) third modern language, 5) physics or chemistry or biology + certificate of University admission in the chosen academic field, provided by a recognised University of the country of the diploma. Otherwise: Entrance Examination EPFL
ETHZ Upper secondary school-leaving certificate with proof of the following: tuition in the subjects 1. mathematics (advanced level), 2. physics or chemistry or biology (advanced level) and 3. language of instruction or foreign language (advanced level). These advanced level subjects must be part of the written final exam and passed with a minimum grade average of 70% + four of the following subjects must have been part of the final three years of schooling: physics, chemistry, biology, computer science, another language, geography, history, economics + certificate of university admission in the desired academic subject provided by a recognised Polish university.  Otherwise: Reduced Entrance Examination ETHZ
Basel Upper secondary school-leaving certificate + certificate of university admission in the desired academic subject provided by a recognised Polish university or Complementary Examination ECUS
Bern Upper secondary school-leaving certificate + certificate of university admission in the desired academic subject provided by a recognised Polish university or Complementary Examination ECUS
Fribourg Upper secondary school-leaving certificate + certificate of university admission provided by a recognised Polish university or Complementary Examination ECUS
Genève Upper secondary school-leaving certificate + certificate of university admission provided by a recognised Polish university or Complementary Examination ECUS
Lausanne Upper secondary school-leaving certificate + certificate of university admission in the desired academic subject provided by a recognised Polish university or Complementary Examination ECUS
Luzern Upper secondary school-leaving certificate + certificate of university admission provided by a recognised Polish university or Complementary Examination ECUS
Neuchâtel Upper secondary school-leaving certificate + certificate of university admission in the desired academic subject provided by a recognised Polish university or Complementary Examination ECUS
St. Gallen Upper secondary school-leaving certificate + certificate of university admission in the desired academic subject provided by a recognised Polish university + HSG admission test or Complementary Examination ECUS
Zürich Upper secondary school-leaving certificate + certificate of university admission in the desired academic subject provided by a recognised Polish university or Complementary Examination ECUS
USI Upper secondary school-leaving certificate + certificate of university admission in the desired academic subject provided by a recognised Polish university or special conditions (Admission Regulations, art. 8 par. 3)