Application Procedure

If you want to participate in an exchange program at the University of Maria Curie-Sklodowska (UMCS), you should first contact the respective coordinator at your home university and ask to be nominated for a short study period at UMCS. Your nomination should be sent by your home coordinator to UMCS International Student Office by e-mail: and include your name, gender, subject area code, exchange period, and e-mail address. After receiving an official nomination, UMCS International Student Office Office will contact each nominated student and provide all information about the application procedure.

The nominated students are required to register in UMCS recruiting system and attach all required documents there (NOT via e-mail):

The documents include:

  • Application form - typed, printed, and signed by the student and the Erasmus coordinator (handwritten forms will not be accepted), then scanned and attached to the application. Please click "Documents and further steps" after answering all the questions in the application system to see the form which must be filled in;
  • A photocopy of the applicant’s passport or ID;
  • One digital passport-size photograph - requirements
  • Learning Agreement - information on courses can be obtained from faculty coordinators or downloaded from faculty websites. Unlike Erasmus students who prepare an Online Learning Agreement in a special system, you should prepare a PDF version of the document. 
  • In case you plan to buy the insurance policy before arrival to Poland, please prepare a declaration stating that you will prepare one no later than 3 days before your arrival, sign it and attach in the section "Insurance";
  • The results of the online assessment (at least at the B1 level, for English Philology at least at the B2 level) provided by Online Linguistic Support (OLS) for the English language. Ask Erasmus Office at your university, they should give you access to undergo the OLS language assessment. In the application package, you do not need to send the OLS test score – any document confirming your English skills will suffice. 

All the students should create an application form in the system above and next attach all the required documents there. Please do not send the documents via e-mail. 

The deadlines for application periods are:

March 1 – May 31 (for the winter semester OR full academic year)

September 15 – December 18 (for the summer semester)

Once we receive your documents, they will be sent to the relevant departmental coordinator for approval. If your application is successful, you will receive a Letter of Acceptance sent to your e-mail address specified in your nomination. In order to facilitate and speed up the process, make sure you send the complete pack of all the documents in one go.