1. Application procedure
After receiving a nomination at your home university you’re required to prepare special forms. All documents should be competed with help from student departmental/institutional coordinator and send first by fax (+48 22 59 310 48) or scan (firstname.lastname@example.org) and then by post on the address mentioned below. Only complete applications will be taken into consideration. Exchange students are asked to follow application procedure. All application documents are available on our web-page.
Students are required to fill in the following (obligatory) forms and send them to WULS -SGGW International Office:
1. Student Application form and Learning Agreement or (Research program - CEEPUS students who are staying less than 3 months)
2. Language Requirements form
3. Transcript of Records with grades student obtained up to application time
Address: International Relations Office
Warsaw University of Life Sciences- SGGW 166/ bldg. 8 Nowoursynowska St.
02-787 Warsaw, Poland
Deadlines: Application for Winter semester- June 30
Application for Summer semester- December 20
Remark: There is no guarantee that sent documents will be accepted after deadline.
For further information towards various opportunities to continue your studying at WULS consult the coordinator at your home university or contact International Relations Office directly.
The academic year is divided into 2 semesters:
Winter Semester (autumn): October- 1st half of February
Summer Semester (spring): 2nd half of February-July
Each semester consists approximately of 15 weeks of classes and 2 weeks of exams.
About 200 courses in English are available within the following ranges:
agriculture, agro-forestry engineering, animal husbandry, biology, biotechnology, construction engineering, finance and banking, economics, environmental engineering, environmental protection, food technology and human nutrition, forestry, horticulture, information technology, landscape architecture, production and management engineering, management and marketing, regional planning, tourism and recreation, veterinary medicine.
Students can choose the most suitable classes from the list of available courses on web-page and create their learning agreement.
Note: each student has to discuss learning agreement with local coordinator at home university.
Timetable of courses is available at the beginning of semester on our official web-page and also is sent by e-mail to all students.
In order to launch a course, primarily four people should register for it .
For the description of courses in English, offered at the Warsaw University of Life
Sciences, look up our on-line course catalogue:
All international students who are studying at Warsaw University of Life Sciences - SGGW will be served with student ID card which is a confirmation that they belong to university community. Student ID card is given to the student at the beginning of each semester and it is valid for six months. Student ID card will give an access for discounts in public transportation within Warsaw, railway transport in Poland, as well as discounts in pubs, clubs, cinemas, theaters, restaurants, etc.
A valid ID card is required when you want to use library materials, gain access to the gym, and most student facilities.
If your student identification card is lost, destroyed or stolen, a replacement card will be reissued, with additional fee to be paid.
Before leaving home, students are strictly obliged to return the Student Identity Card to the IRO office.
To get STUDENT ID you should send a digital photo:
The photo must fit ALL the following requirements:
- photographic resolution - 300dpi
- format - .jpg
- printing size - base: 2cm, height: 2,5cm
- natural colors (not black & white)
- light setting (best: white background)
- without dark glasses and a hut
This is the same kind of photo that you attach when applying for passport, ID or any other official document.
International Relations Office at WULS-SGGW will provide you with any help towards necessary academic and administrative matters.
The most important thing at the beginning is to register at International Relations Office
which is located in building no 8, room 15.
Opening hours: Monday to Thursday
10.00 -12.00 am and 1.00 - 3.00 pm).
Registration at international office is necessary in order to receive a student ID card, access to courses and other documents.
Non European Union Citizens staying in dormitories or private accommodation have to register at the local authorities of a commune council (Gmina Office/Urząd Gminy) appropriate to the place of residence in Warsaw. Registration is necessary for students who are planning to stay longer than 3 months.
Address of Local council for Ursynów district ( where dormitories are situated) is:
Urząd Gminy Warszawa Ursynów
Referat Ewidencji Ludności i Dowodów Osobistych
ul. Komisji Edukacji Narodowej 61,
Phone: (+48 22) 54 57 382, 54 57 381
-Proof of registration at the students dormitory - Valid ID card or passport with visa
-A statement (in Polish) confirming the date of reaching the polish border
Registration at local authorities is given for 3 months. After this 3 months, the student has to register again at Mazovian Voivodenship Office ( Mazowiecki Urząd Wojewódzki) personally at 5 Długa str. in Warsaw (subway station: RATUSZ ARSENAŁ). Students applying for the prolongation will be informed about the procedure and required documents.
Warsaw University of Life Sciences - SGGW is located in the southern part of Warsaw, approximately 15 km from the city centre. The University is easy to access by car, the municipal bus service or taxi. There are also three metro stations close WULS-SGGW: METRO SŁUŻEW, METRO URSYNÓW AND METRO STOKŁOSY.
Warsaw Fryderyk Chopin Airport (http://www.lotnisko-chopina.pl) is situated close to WULS-SGGW.
You can get from the Airport to our campus by city bus (line 148) or taxi. The ride takes about 20 - 30 minutes.
If you travel by plane you need to see official Fryderyk Chopin Airport website http://www.lotnisko-chopina.pl
Line 148 (from the airport)
All week from 04:35 to 22:35
You need to go to SGGW Rektorat bus stop (approx. 20 minutes) [Direction → Wiatraczna]
If you travel by train to Warsaw the easiest way to reach WULS-SGGW is to get off at Warsaw Central Station (Dworzec Centralny) which is situated in the centre of Warsaw and then walk about 10 minutes to underground (METRO CENTRUM station) or take bus from “Dworzec Centralny” to “Centrum” and walk by underground passage to METRO CENTRUM station.
Next you should take metro in direction METRO KABATY.
Entering the platform is allowed only for those passengers who have valid tickets. Tickets should be validated before entering the platform area.
Bus stop next to METRO SŁUŻEW is situated close to exit “Wałbrzyska Cmentarz” and near a primary school. If you are travelling from METRO CENTRUM you should go to the end of carriage and then upstairs. Exit “Wałbrzyska Cmentarz” is located on the right.
All week from 04:45 to 23:15
You can get off on one of bus stops at University (see below). The ride takes about 15 minutes.
See the route of 193 bus services.
“Warszawa Zachodnia” is an international bus station. There is a possibility to take a bus to get to the city center and then by subway, bus or taxi to WULS-SGGW campus. It will take around 45 minutes to get to Ursynów campus.
You can take buses 127, 405, 517 in order to get to Centrum and then travel in the same way described before as if you arrive to railway station.
If you travel by taxi it is advisable to book a taxi by telephone, or to first ask about the price, if you hail it in the street. Maximal Taxi prices: starting fee - 6,00 zł, day rate - 4zł., night and holiday rate - 5 zł., day suburbia rate - 6,00 zł, night suburbia and holiday rate - 9,00 zł. Credit cards are accepted by: ELE TAXI phone: 811 11 11, EURO TAXI phone: 96 62, HALO TAXI phone: 96 23, MPT TAXI phone: 9191, price for 1 km - ca. 2,50 zł
Please fill in “Housing and First Contact Form” and send us by e-mail (email@example.com) if you would like somebody to meet you at the Airport, Railway or Bus Station on your arrival. The information about certain time, place of arrival as well as the other details of travel such as number of flight, airline operator, should be given to IRO no later than 2 weeks upon your arrival.
Polish language course is organized for incoming students on basic and intermediate levels. Intermediate level course can be organized on the condition that there will be sufficient number of students. Students who showed interest in attending the course while studying at WULS are requested to fill in “Polish Language Course Application Form” and send it with other application documents to IRO before the deadlines:
Polish language courses start at the beginning of each semester and last for around 3 months. You will gain additional 3 ECTS credits into your Learning Agreement.
Full legal name: Szkoła Główna Gospodarstwa Wiejskiego w Warszawie
Erasmus Code: PL WARSZAW05
Address: International Relations Office
Warsaw University of Life Sciences - SGGW
ul. Nowoursynowska 166 b8
02-787 Warszawa, Poland
Fax: (+48 22) 593 10 48
Exchange coordinator: Małgorzata Kowalczyk
Phone: (+48 22) 593 10 52
Institutional coordinator: Marta Tymińska
phone: (+48 22) 593 10 49
Office Hours: Monday to Thursday
10.00am -12.00am and 1.00pm - 3.00 pm
on Fridays office is closed for students
On 1st of October 2013 at Warsaw University of Life Science – SGGW took place an organizational event „Orientation Day” for international students starting their studies in the academic year 2013/2014. read more