Scholarships for all students

All students enrolled to the University of Economics in Katowice from 2019/2020 academic year are entitled to the following scholarships:

Scholarships for doctoral students

Under the current Law on Higher Education and Science, students of Doctoral Schools enrolled from 2019/2020 academic year receive doctoral scholarships.

Limitted access scholarships

Students meeting at least one of the below mentioned conditions are additionally entitled to the need-based scholarship and student loans:

  1. a national of Poland
  2. a non-national – a national of a European Union state, the Swiss Confederation or a member state of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) – a party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area and members of their families residing in the Republic of Poland,
  3. a non-national who was granted a permanent residence permit or a long-term resident of the European Union,
  4. a non-national who was granted the temporary residence permit in connection with the circumstances referred to in Articles 159(1) and 186(1)(3)–(4) of the Act of 12 December 2013 on non-nationals,
  5. a non-national who has the refugee status granted in the Republic of Poland or uses the temporary protection or the subsidiary protection status in the Republic of Poland,
  6. a non-national – a holder of a certificate confirming their command of Polish as a foreign language, referred to in Article 11a(2) of the Act of 7 October 1999 on the Polish language, of at least C1 level,
  7. a holder of the Pole’s Card [Karta Polaka] or a person who received the decision on determining their Polish origin,
  8. a non-national who is a spouse, ascendant or descendant of a national of the Republic of Poland residing in the Republic of Poland.

National Agency for Academic Exchange coordinates scholarship programmes with the collaboration of Polish diplomatic missions and institutes. Main programmes are the following:

for more information please visit the NAWA website: