International Cooperation

Erasmus + (programme countries)

Information for outgoing students  

Application procedure for incoming students

Studies in Poland

Registration at Warsaw University of Life Sciences

How to get to Warsaw University of Life Sciences

Polish Language Course

Fact Sheet

Application procedure

After receiving a nomination at your home university you’re required to fill in the Application Documents. 
All documents should be send by scan to:
Only complete applications will be taken into consideration.
Exchange students are asked to follow application procedures. All application documents are available on our website.

Students are required to fill out the following documents

1. Student Application form and Housing Form 
2. Learning Agreement or (Research programme - CEEPUS students who are staying less than 3 months)
3. Transcript of Records with grades student obtained up to the application time

It is also obliged to provide a Transcript of Records (the photocopy is enough) and a photo for the Student ID Card (send by email).


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 20

                    Application for Summer semester - December 20

Remark:    There is no guarantee that sent documents will be accepted after the deadline.

For further information concerning opportunities of studying at WULS consult the coordinator at your home university or contact the International Relations Office directly.

Studies In Poland

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 of approximately 15 weeks of classes and 2 weeks of exams.


 Courses taugh in English

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 courses from the list of available on our website and create their Learning Agreement.

The timetable of courses is available at the beginning of each semester on our official website and also can be sent to students by email.

In order for a course to start, at least four people need to register for it.

For the description of courses in English, offered at the Warsaw University of Life Sciences, look up our online course catalogue:


 ID Card

All international students studying at Warsaw University of Life Sciences - SGGW will be provided with a student ID card which is a confirmation that they belong to University's community. The student ID card is given to the student at the beginning of each semester and is valid for six months. The student ID card gives an access for discounts in Warsaw's public transport, 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 student facilities.

If your student identification card is lost, destroyed or stolen, a replacement card will be reissued, with an additional fee to be paid.

To get your SGGW ID card, you're required to submit a photo online (via email). The photo should be passport-type and meet the following requirements:

-        photo should be in color, JPEG file

-        background should be uniform and bright

-        you must be facing forward, with your head and shoulders clearly visible

-        photos with sunglasses or hats will not be accepted

-        file cannot exceed 100k in size and 300dpi (about 260x340 pixels)

Please note: The size of the photo you submit must be less than 100 kilobytes 260x340 pixels. If you need to resize your photo before submitting, you may do so by using any online applications.


Registration at Warsaw University of Life Sciences

International  Relations  Office  at  WULS-SGGW  will  provide you with any help concerning necessary academic and administrative matters.

The most important thing at the beginning is to register at the 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 the 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 the commune council (Gmina Office/Urząd Gminy) appropriate to the place of residence in Warsaw. Registration is necessary for students planning to stay longer than 3 months.


Address of the 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

Required documents:

- Proof of registration at the students dormitory - Valid ID card or passport with visa

- Statement (in Polish) confirming the date of crossing the Polish border

A residence permit is given for 3 months. After this 3 months, the student has to personally register again at the Mazovian Voivodenship Office (Mazowiecki Urząd Wojewódzki) at 5 Długa St. in Warsaw (subway station: RATUSZ ARSENAŁ). Students applying for the prolongation will be informed about the procedure and required documents.


How to get to Warsaw University of Life Sciences

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,  taxi or public transport. There are also three metro stations close to WULS-SGGW: METRO SŁUŻEW, METRO URSYNÓW AND METRO STOKŁOSY.


Warsaw  Fryderyk  Chopin  Airport (  is  situated  close  to WULS-SGGW.

You can get from the Airport to our campus by city bus (line 148) or by taxi. The ride takes about 20 - 30 minutes.

If  you  travel  by  plane  you  need  to  visit the official  Fryderyk  Chopin  Airport  website

Line 148 (from the airport)

Mon-Sun, from 04:35 am to 10:35 pm

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  the underground  passage  to  METRO CENTRUM station.

Next, you should take metro in direction to 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 the primary school. If you travel from METRO CENTRUM you should go to the end of passage and then upstairs. Exit “Wałbrzyska Cmentarz” is located on the right.

Line 193

Mon-Sun, from 04:45 am to 11:15 pm

You can get off on one of the 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 the railway station.


If you travel by taxi it is advisable to book a taxi by telephone (or an app such as Uber or Free Now) and first ask about the price, especially if you get the taxi in the street. Taxi prices per 1 km are ca. 2.50 PLN with starting price ca. 10 PLN. Credit cards are accepted by most of taxi companies. 

Please fill in “Housing and First Contact Form” and send us by email to: if you like somebody meet you at the Airport, Railway or Bus Station on your arrival. The information about time and 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 Course

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.

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.


Fact Sheet

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

Web site:                  

Exchange coordinators:         Małgorzata Kotlicka

                                           (incoming Erasmus+ students excluding Turkish and Veterinary Medicine students; CEEPUS)


                                           Phone: (+48 22) 593 10 52    

                                           Anna Zakrzewska

                                           (incoming Turkish and Veterinary Medicine students, Internship)


Institutional coordinator:       Joanna Żach


                                           phone: (+48 22) 593 10 51

Office Hours:                       Monday to Thursday

                                          10.00am -12.00am   and  1.00pm - 3.00 pm

                                          on Fridays the office is closed for students


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