INFORMATION FOR CANDIDATES

(forwarding address: recruitment.dentistry@wum.edu.pl) 


The preliminary results will be available after competency tests

Online Recruitment System (ORS) is open



The 5- year Dental program is offered to High School graduates. The program adopted to the EU standards offers more than 5000 hours of learning and 300 ECTS.

2022- 2023 REQUIREMENTS FOR ADMISSION TO THE 5- YEAR DENTAL MEDICINE PROGRAM

4 Step Admission Process in Brief

1. Apply online.

2. Pay the application fee.

3. Obtain qualification: write our Competency Test or present your score from BMAT/MCAT/GAMSAT/UKCAT.
If you hold a Bachelor of Science (BSc) or Master of Science (MSc) degree, use a university GPA.

4. Pay the confirmation fee and complete your admission file.


The Online Recruitment System (ORS) is the only way to register and apply to the Medical University of Warsaw 5-year Dental Medicine Program in English. We do not accept any other form of application. You will need to fill in your ORS application with information and documents throughout the application process. So, don’t miss a step and register before the deadline!


The last day to register online is June 30, 2022.

 

The Online Recruitment System is the University’s means of communication with the Candidate. All the information that appears on the Candidate’s online account or in emails sent to the Candidate’s address shall be deemed given and binding. Therefore, the Candidate is responsible for checking their online application and emails. Admission results will appear on the Candidate’s online account only.

 

Note: The University is committed to personal data protection and will not disclose any information by phone or third parties. The University is not responsible for the incorrectly completed application.

 


Online Registration: Step by Step

 

1. Select the correct type of application.
Register online and remember your password.

 

2. Complete the application steps in ORS: fill in the required fields.
The application is divided into several steps. Completed steps are marked in GREEN. Incomplete fields are marked in RED.
a. Each candidate is required to add a recent photo. Please check the photo requirements in the ORS carefully.
b. Remember to register for the Competency Test in the ORS and fill in correctly the country of residence (if you have selected application with the MUW Competency Test).

 

3. Enclose the required documents.
The list of documents is in the step “Attach Documents".  We only require a few at the beginning. Upload them as soon as possible.
Sets of documents required in the ORS at the initial stage of recruitment:
 – if you choose to write the Medical University of Warsaw (MUW) competency test, you have to upload the scan of the secondary school-leaving certificate and scan of the passport. Please also complete the “Grades and Results" step in the ORS.
High School Class off 2022 – please upload your predicted grades and the passport scan. Please leave the “Grades and results" step blank. You will complete it with your final grades.
– if you want to apply with your BMAT, MCAT, UKCAT, GAMSAT score, please upload the certificate’s scan. If you do not enclose this document, your application will not be considered. Please also provide the scan of the passport.
– if you hold a BSc or MSc degree, you will be assessed based on your university GPA (the competency test is not required). Please upload scan of the diploma, transcript, as well as scan of the passport.

You will have to complete other required documents if you are qualified (status: Qualified, place is confirmed).
You will be given a deadline for this by the Admission Board – usually 30 days.

The language certificate or documents confirming the fluency in English should be attached to the documents when you get the status: Qualified, place is confirmed.
Remember, however, that if you do not have the correct documents confirming English fluency, you will not be able to be admitted to the university.

4. Check your application. Make sure to fill in each field correctly.
Completed steps are marked in GREEN. Incomplete fields are marked in RED.

 

5. Pay the application fee.
The application fee is non-refundable and must be paid by bank transfer only.
Please, use only the personal account number generated by the ORS.

 

6. Check your online account and emails regularly for information and updates.

What are the statuses in the ORS?
Initially, each candidate has a “no decision" status.

Based on the competency test results OR the BMAT/UCAT/GAMSAT/MCAT score OR university GPA, the Admission Board will qualify each candidate. Status in ORS may change as follows:
“Qualified, Place confirmation" – The Admission Board is waiting for you to confirm your place at the university and pay the confirmation fee. You have seven days to do this. You will receive instructions on how to confirm your place.
Place confirmation (200 EUR) is part of tuition fee and is non-refundable.
“Qualified, Place is confirmed" – You have confirmed your place. You will be given templates of the documents to be completed and guidelines on preparing the admission file. The Admission Board will also give you a deadline by which you must submit your documents. Please note – each qualified candidate must send original documents to Warsaw by the deadline to keep the place.
“Waiting list" – Candidates who earned more points than you were qualified. You may still be qualified if they choose not to enroll. You have to wait for further instructions.
“Not accepted" – Your application was rejected. You can only apply again in the next academic year’s recruitment.

 


Application Fee

 

The application fee depends on the way you plan to complete the admission process:
24 EUR – if you want to write the Medical University of Warsaw (MUW) competency test.
20 EUR – if you want to submit your BMAT, MCAT, UKCAT or GAMSAT score. Please send your certificate to the English Division Admissions Office at recruitment@wum.edu.pl before applying online.
20 EUR – if you hold a Bachelor of Science (BSc) or Master of Science (MSc) degree.  Upload a copy of your transcript in the Online Registration System (ORS). You will be assessed based on your GPA.

 

Payment procedure

The application fee is non-refundable and must be paid by bank transfer.
The Online Recruitment System will generate an account number dedicated to your application. Please, use only the personal account number generated by the ORS when making your payment by bank transfer.

 

Please note:
The Medical University of Warsaw accepts only bank transfer payments in EUR. Therefore, please ensure that the amount being transferred from a foreign currency will meet the required amount in EUR.
All and any handling charges related to the transfer, refunds, currency conversion fee are candidates' responsibility.

Please be aware that it can take up to 5 days for the Online Registration System (ORS) to confirm receipt of your payment.

 

Bank transfer details:
Beneficiary: Medical University of Warsaw
Beneficiary address: Żwirki i Wigury 61, 02-091 Warsaw, Poland
Bank name: Bank Millenium
Bank address: Stanisława Żaryna 2A, 02-593 Warsaw, Poland
SWIFT: BIGBPLPW
IBAN: PL+ bank account number available in your ORS account in the “Payment" stage or Main panel
Title of payment: Name Surname/ORS ID number/application fee

 

Remember: The bank account number generated during the registration is dedicated to a particular ORS account – includes your ID number at the end.
Only this account number should be used for paying the application and admission fee. It cannot be used for making any other payments (sister/brother or friends' application fees, dormitory fees etc.)

 


Admission file

 

Preparation of the school-leaving certificate (high-school diploma) depends on the country where you graduated or the education system.
We strongly request that each candidate upload scans of their documents into the IRK/ORS system before sending them by registered post or courier service to the University.

 

Documents that should be submitted after qualification:

Completed templates of the documents received from the University:
1. Personal questionnaire
2. Statement of Consent on Personal Data Processing
3. Statement on Civil rights
4. Statement of the date of obtaining the secondary school-leaving certificate. (Only candidates who have not yet received the original certificate from their school when mailing by post the documents to the University).

5. Secondary School-Leaving Certificate (High School Diploma)
Secondary School-Leaving Certificate (High School Diploma) that qualifies to undertake higher education studies in the country of issue (entitles its holder to be admitted to medical education programmes).
a. The certificate must be original, or the copy certified by a Notary Public
b. The certificate must be certified with an affixed apostille or legalized
– Candidates holding IB/EB Diploma do not need to have an apostille on the official high school-leaving examination certificate.
6. Transcripts of all attended education programs with an affixed apostille or legalized (a transcript is only needed if the grades are not written on the certificate).
7. Certification of the candidate’s right to apply for admission to higher education (only selected candidates – we will provide you with detailed information)

8. Document confirming the fluency in English.
– citizenship of a country in which English is the official language
– IB Diploma (International Baccalaureate)
– EB Diploma (Issued in Brussels)
– completion of secondary or post-secondary education with English as language of instruction
– Language certificates recognized by the Medical University of Warsaw:
IELTS Academic – Overall Band Score at least 6.5 points
TOEFL iBT – at least 87 points 
TOEFL PBT – at least 547 points (at least 2100 points in the computer system)
TOEIC – at least 700 points
– Polish baccalaureate examination (egzamin maturalny) with the result of the written examination in English (advanced level) of at least 83%
– Candidates who completed their secondary education in Scandinavian countries:
Norway: grade in English in secondary school at least: 4
Sweden: grade in English in secondary school at least: VG or C
Denmark: grade in English in secondary school at least: 7

9. Health certificate form completed by a physician stating that the candidate can commence medical studies.
It requires several tests and preparation of information.

10. Vaccination Certificate (Immunisation proof)

11. One (1) recent passport photo (picture was taken with the photographer on photographic paper)

Documents that should be submitted upon the start of studies:

12. Proof of health insurance valid in Poland (EHIC for EU citizens)
13. Copy of a student visa or other document confirming that the stay in Poland is legal
14. Confirmation of education issued by the Masovian Education Superintendent in Poland – to be submitted by the end of the first year of studies (unless recognition is automatic, based on international agreements)

All the submitted documents must be certify translated to English also should be originals or copies certified by a notary.

Please be aware that applicants who submitted incomplete and/or incorrect documents will not be admitted to University by the Admission Board.

Note: All the above-mentioned documents should be sent to the following address:

Medical University of Warsaw

Faculty of Dental Medicine

English Dentistry Division

61 Żwirki I Wigury Street (room 201B)

02-091 Warsaw, Poland.

  


Qualification score

 

I. A candidate will be admitted to the studies according to the qualification score, based on two criteria:

1. results of the baccalaureate examination (matura) or the high- school final examination or an examination taken abroad, confirmed with the graduation certificate of secondary education or a certificate on the results of the baccalaureate examination or the IB diploma or the EB diploma or another documents (certificate/diploma) issued outside the Republic of Poland entitling to apply for the admission to higher studies in Poland, converted into the qualification points according to the rules specified in Part II below;

2. results of the competency test conducted by the MUW that will be converted into the qualification points according to the rules specified in Part III below or results of the written DAT (Dental Admission Test) or BMAT (Biomedical Admissions Test) confirmed with a certificate issued by the Cambridge Assessment Admission Testing or results of the written standardized MCAT examination or the UKCAT examination or the GAMSAT examination, confirmed with a proper certificate, converted  into the qualification points (1:1; maximum score: 100).

Qualification result = 40% of the qualification score under criterion 1) + 60% of the tripled qualification score under criterion 2)

 

II. Qualification according to the results under Part I Clause 1):

1. The candidates who have obtained the graduation certificate of secondary education upon taking the baccalaureate examination/ certificate on the results of the baccalaureate examination will be qualified according to the results of the baccalaureate examination in:

- biology- examination (high level);

- chemistry- examination (high level);

 - physics and astronomy (or physics) or mathematics- examination (standard or high level), converted into qualification points.

In the case of physics and astronomy (or physics) and mathematics the following rule will be applied:

a). the physics and astronomy examination result or the physics examination result (standard level) will be converted into the qualification points using the 0.9 multiplier, and the high level examination result- using the 1.0 multiplier;

b). the mathematics examination (standard level) will be converted into the qualification points using the 0.7 multiplier, and the high level examination- using the 1.0 multiplier.

2. The candidates who have obtained the EB diploma or the IB diploma or a certificate or other documents issued in the member states of the European Union (EU), the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) or the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) will be qualified according to the baccalaureate examination results in:

a). biology- written examination (high level);

b). chemistry- written examination (high level);

c). physics or mathematics- written examination (standard level or high level), and in the case of mathematics- mathematical studies standard level or mathematics standard level or high level), converted into the qualification points.

The rules of converting the IB diploma grades or the grades in certificates or other documents issued in the countries specified above into the qualification points are provided for in Appendix No. 22.

The IB diploma results in physics passed at the standard level will be converted into the qualification points using the 0.9 multiplier, and in the case of mathematics in the IB diplomas- mathematical studies standard level- the 0.7 multiplier or the mathematics standard level- the 0.85 multiplier.

The EB diploma results will be converted into the qualification points according to the formula: result x 10 in the case of high level examinations, and in the case of physics and mathematics results of basic level examinations according to the formula: result x 9 (physics) and result x 7 (mathematics).

In the case of the other certificates the following rules will be applied to physics and mathematics results:

a). physics examination result (standard level) will be converted into the qualification points using the 0.9 multiplier, and the high level physics examination result- using the 1.0 multiplier,

b). mathematics examination result (standard level) will be converted into the qualification points using the 0.7 multiplier, and the high level mathematics examination result- using the 1.0 multiplier.

2. The candidates who have obtained the graduation certificate of secondary education upon passing the high- school final examination or the certificate/ diploma or another document entitling to apply for the admission to higher studies in the Republic of Poland, issued outside Poland in countries other than the EU, OECD or EFTA member states will be qualified according to the results in the following subjects (multipliers as specified in Appendix No. 22):

1). biology- grade equivalent to the high level of the written baccalaureate examination;

2). chemistry- grade equivalent to the high level of the written baccalaureate examination;

3). physics and astronomy or physics or mathematics- grade equivalent to the basic or high level of the written baccalaureate examination,

converted into the qualification points.

In the case of physics and astronomy (or physics) and mathematics the following rule will apply:

1). physics and astronomy examination result or physics examination result (standard level) will be converted into the qualification points using the 0.9 multiplier, and the high level examination result- using the 1.0 multiplier,

2). mathematics examination result (standard level) will be converted into the qualification points using the 0.7 multiplier, and the high level examination result- using the 1.0 multiplier.

3). if a document referred to in Clauses 2 and 3 does not specify the examination level and there is no documented confirmation that the obtained result is equivalent to the high level the given result will be treated as equivalent to the standard level in respect of the graduation certificates of secondary education upon passing the high-school final examination and in respect of the other certificates issued by the year 2005.

4). if the required subject is not included in a certificate a candidate can take the examination in the given subject, organized by the MUW (biology, chemistry, physics). The maximum qualification in a subject is 100. The scope of examination requirements must be determined and published by the Chairman of the Faculty Admission Board in agreement with the Dean of the Dental Program by December 15th, 2020.

 

III. Qualification according to the results under Part I Clause 2):

1). The competency test will be conducted in English, and it will focus on the verification of understanding the rules of biology, chemistry, and physics, as well as the ability to think logically.

2). The scope of examination requirements must be determined and published by the Chairman of the Faculty Enrolment Committee in agreement with the Dean of the Medical Program. The examination will be taken in the electronic form but an on- site examination is also possible. The examination will be conducted for candidates grouped according to their country of residence, at locations and dates determined by the Chairman of the Faculty Enrolment Committee.

A candidate will be admitted to the examination upon the application form filled in by the candidate in the Internet Candidate Registration system. The examination results are published as a score; for every properly handled exercise 1 point is granted. The examination will be conducted at dates published according to the rules specified. in Appendix No. 25. The University reserves the right to conduct interviews with specific candidates.