Rules of admission for undergraduate studies

Rules of admission for undergraduate studies

Enrollment for winter semester (full-time in Polish or English, part-time in Polish) of 2022/2023 academic year will start on May 4th 2022. 


Steps of the recruitment process:

  1. Online registration
  2. Submission of documents
  3. Qualifying procedure
  4. Contract
  5. Certificate of admission and tuition fee


1. Online registration

Open an account at the enrolment portal: rekrutacja.pjwstk.edu.pl

You will get an activation link. Once your account has been activated you will get access to your profile. Fill in the forms and upload a photo. Remember to choose the field of study. If there is a qualifying interview, choose the date which is most convenient for you.


2. Submission of documents

Prepare the required documents, save them in the format .PDF, upload the relevant files to the recruitment system or submit the originals directly to the PJATK Enrolment Department. You can also send them by mail (registered mail) or by courier.

Those documents are:

  • application for admission (download from your profile at the recruitment portal);
  • original school leaving certificate - candidates supply an original. Foreign certificates must be nostrified, legalised, or include an apostille (if applicable)*;
  • official translation of the school leaving certificate into Polish or English;
  • 1 digital photograph uploaded to the enrolment portal;
  • copy of an official ID,
  • copy of payment for the qualifying interview (150zł). Payment should be made to your individual account number - see the profile on the registration portal. 

* Nostrification of qualifications are made by Polish Educational Office - Kuratorium Oświaty i Wychowania. Candidates coming from countries with which Poland has signed agreements of mutual recognition of qualifications, candidates from EU, OECD, EFTA are exempt from that requirement). Nostrification can be made until the end of 1st semester of studies.

Legalisation or apostille are made in the country of origin. Candidates coming from EU, EFTA countries, Australia, Belarus, Canada, UK, Ukraine and USA are exempt from that requirement.

IMPORTANT: foreigners need to show a passport. If you wish to study in English, good command of the language (B2–C1) is a prerequisite. 


3. Qualifying procedure

Candidates have an opportunity to consult the works included in the portfolio. The consultations will be provided in April-May 2022. To get more information, open a link.


Admission is based on the assessment of a portfolio and qualifying interview.


Portfolio for qualification procedure

Candidates, who are in Poland must come personally to the PJAIT with the portfolio (original) and join the interview.

Only foreigners who don't live in Poland can prepare a portfolio in electronic form. It should be prepared in the .PDF format (one PDF file), the preferred size is A4. Each work should be marked with a serial number. The entire portfolio should not exceed 25Mb, minimum 100DPI. It should be appended to a file containing a description of each work, including the serial number, the technique of execution, size, date of creation and title. Candidates must send the portfolio 3 working days before the date of the review to the address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The portfolio should include the following types of work:

Drawing - preferred format 100x70 cm (sample of drawings)

  • human figure from nature – format minimum 50x70 cm, minimum 5 works;
  • still life – minimum 5 works;
  • other forms (the number of works depends on your choice).

Painting (sample of paintings)

  • landscape – any technique on paper or cardboard (format minimum 50x70 cm; minimum 5 works);
  • still life – any technique on paper or cardboard (format minimum 50x70 cm; minimum 5 works);
  • other forms (the number of works depends on your choice).

Photography (sample of photos)

  • colour or black-and-white – portrait, landscape, composition, report, etc. (minimum 10 prints, A5 format or bigger). Additionally, we accept photos in the digital version.



Qualification procedures are held on campus; online interviews are conducted only for foreigners who don't live in Poland. 

The interview seeks to verify the candidate’s knowledge of:

  • arts
  • design
  • theatre
  • film
  • exhibitions
  • museums


Dates of qualification procedures are as follows:

Exams on campus (interview and portfolio)

  • 27.06.2022
  • 11.07.2022
  • 12.09.2022

On-line exams (interview)

  • 28.06.2022
  • 14.07.2022
  • 13.09.2022

Please, register for the qualification procedure in your personal profile on the enrolment portal.

Please note: decision regarding your admission will be taken only after you meet all the formal requirements (online registration, submission of documents, payment of fee and the positive result of the interview). 

Results of interviews are visible to candidates on their online registration profiles in 1 working day after the interview.

Once you meet the requirements, the Qualifying Committee will take the final decision within 2 weeks. The admission decision and a contract will be sent to the e-mail provided on the recruitment portal.


 4. Contract 

During one week from getting the decision of the Qualifying Committee, you need to sign the contract (which will specify mutual obligations between the school and you and vice versa - VIEW) and pay a tuition fee. 

The scanned copy of signed contract and the receipt of payment for the tuition fee should be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


5. Certificate of admission and tuition fee

In order to get an “Alien Certificate of Admission to a Higher Education Program” (the certificate which is required for legalization of stay in Poland or for a student’s national polish visa) you have to pay a tuition fee at least for the first semester of study in advance and send a proof of payment to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The scanned copy of the “Alien Certificate of Admission to a Higher Education Program” will be sent to your email address. If you need a hard copy, we will send it by the registered mail, after receiving from you the response with the confirmation of full postal address.

Fees should be paid to your individual account number visible on your profile in the registration portal. 

If you are sponsored by the employer there is a possibility of signing a trilateral contract School-Student-Sponsor. please let us know in advance that you wish to sign this type of contract.

In special circumstances payments may be made to the general PJAIT account:

Bank Millennium S.A.
Ul. Stanisława Żaryna 2A
02-593 Warszawa

Local transfers:
Account number: 41 1160 2202 0000 0003 5249 4962

Foreign transfers:
Account number: PL41 1160 2202 0000 0003 5249 4962

NIP: PL5262160983
REGON: 010816248

In the payment title, please write your full name, type of payment and choose the field of study, e.g. Jan Nowak, tuition fee, graphic design.

Please note: Candidates who sign contracts late (a week before the end of enrolment or later) may have no student card and active student accounts at the beginning of the academic year. We will do our best to provide these as soon as possible.

Once you are admitted, further payments will be made to your student account - the number will be visible on your student profile at  dziekanat.pjwstk.edu.pl

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