NAWA Summer Course ONLINE - 2-22 July 2022

We kindly inform that the Polish Language and Culture Centre for Polish People from Abroad and Foreigners of Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin (UMCS) is organizing the online NAWA Summer Course from 2 to 22 July 2022. The recruitment shall be held from 16 May to 5 June 2022.

The project is financed from the funds of the Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange (NAWA).



The Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin has been selected to implement this project as one of six Polish universities:

Participation in the Course and all related activities is free of charge for the course participants.

The aim of the course is to strengthen linguistic competences, as well as deepen ties with Poland and encourage participants to study in Poland or - in the longer term - to cooperate with Polish universities and companies in the field of science and economy.

The program of the course includes intensive classes in Polish as a foreign language (45 hours), lectures on Polish history, culture and literature (30 hours), and additional and integration events. The Course will be held on the Ekursy university platform.

The Polish classes (levels from A1 to C1) of 3 hours daily will be conducted Monday through Friday. The participants will be divided into groups based on a placement test. After classes there will be lectures conducted in Polish and English in parallel groups. Additional classes include presentations of Polish films with short introductions and discussions, virtual trips (sight-seeing Lublin, Kozłówka, Puławy, Kazimierz Dolny, Zamość, Zwierzyniec and Roztocze) and a cycle of competitions, quizzes, workshops, meetings and projects. They will be held mainly in afternoon hours, in the evenings and at weekends.

Attendance will be recorded in each class, lecture and activity within the course.

The Course participants will have an option to take advantage of tutoring sessions with teachers.

All participants will have a free of charge access to handbooks (1 per person) and will receive teaching materials prepared by their teachers for particular lessons. A detailed program and timetable of classes will be provided to the participants before the commencement of the Course.

At the end of the course all participants will be given certificates of attendance.

Candidates for the Program must meet the following requirements:

  • have the status of a student or scientist of a foreign university,
  • are foreigners or have dual citizenship (Polish and citizenship of another country),
  • do not study, work or reside in Poland,
  • Polish is not their first language of communication,
  • speak Polish or English at the level of at least B1.

The duties of the course participants will include:

  • regular and active participation in classes, lectures and other activities held within the course,
  • participation in evaluation activities during and after the Course, including filling in an on-line questionnaire, access to which will be provided before the end of the Course,
  • cooperation with the Course organizer and teachers conducting the classes in order to achieve the best possible results of the Course,
  • possessing appropriate equipment and internet links permitting a high quality connection (including video) and access to a quiet room so as all participants of classes could have suitable conditions to learning.

The recruitment shall be held from 16th May  to 5th June 2022.

The contact person in matters related to the recruitment and implementation of the Course:

Ms. Ewelina Mitkowska-Musiatewicz

tel. +48  81 537 28 76

Candidates are requested to complete and send:

The link to application form will be active from 16th May  to 5th June 2022.

The results of the recruitment will be announced by e-mails within 10 days of the deadline for sending applications, i.e. on 15th June 2022.


    Date of addition
    1 June 2022