According to Polish law, when applying for studies in a Polish university, candidates with recognized foreign certificates or diplomas shall i.a. prove their right to apply for higher education programs in the country where the document was issued.


Act on Education System Article 93. [Certificates obtained abroad confirming the secondary education and entitlement to apply for admission to the university higher] 

  1. If the international agreements do not provide otherwise, certificates and other documents issued abroad by schools or educational institutions recognized by the state on whose territory or in whose education system they operate may be recognised on the way an administrative decision for a document confirming in the Republic of Poland basic, gymnasial, primary or secondary education, or a right to continue learning, including the right to apply for admission to higher education, having regard to the terms of reference in the issuing State of the certificate or document.