Summer courses

Summer School of the Polish Language and Culture 2017

The course will be held during the period: 10 - 30 July 2017. It is an outstanding opportunity to learn Polish and meet students from different cultures and backgrounds.

This three-week course is designed both for those who intend to start learning Polish and for those who wish to improve their Polish language skills. Classes are held in small homogenous groups based on language competence.

The course comprises the following modules:

1. Curricula: Polish language classes (55 hrs) at four levels: for beginners, intermediate, upper-intermediate and advanced students. Lectures on Polish history and culture (offered in both Polish and English) (35 hrs). 
We provide a wide range of subjects:

  • The Polish language
  • History of Poland
  • History of Polish culture
  • Polish songs and dances – practical session
  • Polish Jews in cultural and historical perspective
  • Political, social and economic changes in contemporary Poland 

Students will also have an opportunity to gain practical experience. We provide presentations of Polish films, theatre performances, dances and songs, concerts of classical and folk music. There are also other integration-oriented activities run in Polish.

All our teachers are university graduates qualified in teaching Polish as the second language and have years of teaching experience. Apart from offering professional language teaching, the summer staff also provide assistance in organising individual activities (such as gathering materials and information) to all those people who are working on projects related to Poland. 

Prticipation in the course is especially useful for those who intend to take state exam in Polish as a foreign language in the future.

All the classes and lectures are held in the building of our School.

2. The tourist programme:
A sightseeing tour of Lublin’s Old Town and Castle, the Holy Trinity Chapel, the Martyrdom Museum of Majdanek (the former Nazi concentration camp), the Museum of Lublin Village and the Botanical Garden. A trip to Zamość and Roztocze National Park. Visits to Kozłówka (the Zamoyski Family Museum and a unique collection of social-realistic art)and Kazimierz Dolny.

The participants of the Summer School will be given certificates of attendance and transcripts of studies. 
We provide accommodation in a dormitory, in double rooms. Meals are served three times a day in a student’s cafeteria. Special dietary arrangements are possible for vegetarians. Dormitory and cafeteria are within an easy walking distance of the School and we are only 10 minutes from the Lublin town centre. 

The fees for the course total EUR 800. The fees do not include airfare to Lublin and a health insurance policy.
 Only classes and lectures - PLN 1400. 

Deadline for applications: 25 June.


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