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Register at eRekrutacja during an active intake, pay non-refundable 85 PLN (150 PLN for Architecture) application fee and submit scans of entry documents (issued in English or Polish or translated into English or Polish by the sworn translator + original language version)

1. Secondary School/Matriculation Certificate: entitling you to apply for bachelor's degree in a country where the certificate was awarded and a statement of marks with an official grading scale

2. Statement of obligation to complete degree recognition process: confirmation that you have been informed of the necessity to complete the process of Secondary School diploma recognition. Please note that it is obligatory to submit an original version of the certificate of recognition of the secondary school diploma
Sample to download: Statement of obligation to complete degree recognition process (pdf, 132.13kB)

*Please schedule your arrival 2 weeks before the semester starting date, in order to finalize the official secondary degree recognition by Polish Authorities. The procedure takes approximately two weeks, is free of charge, and to proceed at Gdańsk Education Authority. You will be guided by us on how to finalize the formality, however, please note, that the process is needful to register to Gdańsk Tech and obtain student status. 
Secondary Degree Certificates which are EXEMPTED from the recognition procedure: issued by China, Ukraine and EU, EEA or OECD member states, International Baccalaureate, European Baccalaureate. This rule concerns the following states: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, USA.
For recognition purposes your documents need to be translated to Polish language by sworn translator (find sworn translator at the official governmental website).

3. Eligibility Letter: in case your Secondary School/Matriculation Certificate has no information about eligibility to apply on its basis for I cycle (bachelor) studies, the candidate is obliged to submit additional document – Confirmation of entitlements issued by the school authorities to undertake first-cycle (bachelor) studies in the country where the secondary school diploma was issued. Please note, that the eligibility letter does not state if the candidate is eligible for a bachelor degree in Poland, but in the country where the school diploma was issued
Sample to downloadEligibility letter.pdf (pdf, 145.37kB)

4. Legalization/Apostille made at Secondary School/Matriculation Certificate – the validation of the document for international usage

If the certificate was issued by the country which is a part to The Haque Convention – that means you need to provide Apostille, otherwise a legalization stamp by the Embassy of Republic of Poland in the country where the certificate was issued or Consul of your Country in Poland. This is important to start the legalization procedure as soon as possible, in order not to miss the admission deadlines.

In case you are not able to provide it before the registration deadline, please upload the statement of obligation to submit the Apostille / legalization without delay. Sample to download: declaration on lack of legalisation or apostille (pdf, 131.17kB)

5. International English Certificate confirming English proficiency at least B2 level or Statement issued by secondary school authorities confirming English as a medium of instruction during secondary education (regarding study programs in English as a medium of instruction).
International English certificates confirming proficiency at least B2 level, according to Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, especially issued by following institutions.

Cambridge Assessment English
B2 First (FCE): min. grade B

C1 Advanced (CAE)
C2 Proficiency (CPE)
B2 Business Vantage (BEC Vantage)
C1 Business Higher (BEC Higher)

Educational Testing Service (ETS)

TOEFL iBT – min. 72 points (excluding Home edition)

TOEIC – Listening & Reading module – min. 785 points; Speaking & Writing module – min. 310 points

Cambridge Assessment English, British Council, IDP IELTS Australia: International English Language Testing System IELTS – above 6 points

SERMO Association of Academic Centers for Teaching Foreign Languages: ACERT – B2, C1

Pearson Qualifications

  • Pearson test of English – PTE General: level 3
  • Pearson test of English – PTE Academic: min. 59 points
  • PEIC – paper-based version: levels 3,4,5
  • LCCI qualifications: levels 3,4,5
Politechnika Gdańska/Gdańsk University of Technology:  
B2 level confirmation, available online, which is two-step procedure
  • Duolingo test online – in case the candidate with a result higher than 100 – is qualified for the next step:
  • Online interview with Gdańsk Tech Foreign Language Centre. The interview will take place on 6th and 7th September, 2023. Please register here for the interview (by Sep 1st).

Please note, that Duolingo charges for the online exams. Gdańsk Tech fee for the certificate issuance is 100 PLN.

European Consortium for the Certificate of Attainment in Modern Languages (ECL): B2 – Intermediate

Oxford Test of English (OTE): min. 111 points

Trinity College: Integrated skills in English (ISE): ISE both modules Reading & Writing and Speaking & Listening: levels II, III, IV

City & Guilds, City & Guilds Pitman Qualifications, Pitman Qualifications Institute: International English for Speakers of Other Languages (IESOL & ISESOL): levels Communicator, Expert, Mastery

telc GmbH, WBT Weiterbildungs – Testsysteme GmbH

  • TELC English B2
  • TELC English B2 Business
  • TELC English B2 Technical
  • TELC English B2, C1 Business
  • TELC English B2, C1 University
  • TELC English C2

A​​​​​​academic certificates issued by NULTE (Network of University Language Testers in Europe) univesities

  • CERTALES: B2, C1, C2
  • CLES: level 2 (B2), level 3 (C1)
  • UNICERT (DE): level 2 (B2), levels 3&4 (C1)
  • UNICERT (LUCE) level 2 (B2), levels 3&4 (C1)

Exemptions from providing the English proficiency confirmation are: holders of International Baccalaureate Diploma or European Baccalaureate Diploma; citizens of the countries, where English is the only official language.

6. Photo (passport format)

7. Regards only candidates for Architecture: portfolio, which should contain 5 works (pencil drawing, A3 format):

- 2 black and white drawings containing a human figure,

- 1 drawing composition composed of geometric solids,

- 1 architectural drawing,

- 1 drawing on any topic.

Regardless of providing digital version during the admission process, the printed version must be submitted at the faculty after immatriculation.

8. Regards ONLY minor candidates (under 18 years) declaration of a legal guardian (pdf, 106.13kB)

9. Base document for the right to non-tuition fee studies 

A complete set of entry documents as the original paper version is expected to be submitted after your arrival to Gdańsk during Registration Week.