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5000
Students enrolled in this school.
10
Bachelor's programs offered entirely in English.
6
Master's programs offered entirely in English.

Why should I study here?

From the school:Vistula University has dedicated itself to creating an excellent educational and research establishment. Located in one of Europe's most fascinating and fastest growing capital cities, it has a unique international atmosphere with students coming from 42 different countries and four continents.From 2014 Vistula University cooperates with London School of Economics and now our students can get double degree from Vistula and this prestigious University of London, one of the best universities worldwide. Being a student at Vistula opens doors to a unique chance to study in an international environment with students from over 40 different coun¬tries. Apart from the attractive educational program, we offer our stu¬dents an opportunity to participate in scholarship programs, internships and international programs such as Erasmus+. In addition, through the COOP- EDU program, we cooperate with many renowned companies such as IBM, Microsoft, Aster and Oracle.

What are the admissions criteria?

August 15th is the application deadline for fall, though non-EU students should apply before then in order to have time to complete the visa process.   Applicants must submit a  transcript with apostille stamp and  proof of English proficiency. Students can apply during their senior year for conditional acceptance.  Applicants generally receive a decision within a week.

What is student life like?

From the school: SPORTS AT VISTULA UNIVERSITY

The Universities have excellent sports facilities: a modern sports hall for basketball, volleyball, indoor football, badminton and aerobics, a gym and a tartan outside the basketball court. Students can pursue sports as part of their physical education classes as well as through membership in the Academic Sports Club which currently has over 100 members. The Confucius Centre at Vistula University offers wushu classes. As part of the Counselling and Guidance Centre of Vistula University, we provide our students with club activities which are held on a regular basis in order to let them improve themselves in artistic, professional, scientific, cultural and sports fields in their spare time. Our aim is by means of the student clubs to teach our students how to collaborate with one another in a group, improve their awareness of taking responsibilities, help them contribute more to their personal and career development in their future lives, and help them make many different friends from all over the world. Therefore, it is strongly recommended that our students participate in at least one of the student clubs and take an active role in it. The clubs are open to all students regardless of their areas of study. They can join the clubs which they are interested in or they feel that they are good at. Active clubs in Vistula:2B CLUB, FOTO VISTULA CLUB, OUTDOORS CLUBS (Bike tours, Picnics, Training, Trips, Camping),ICT & MEDIA CLUB, TULIP CLUB, SOCIAL CLUB, TURKISH CULTURAL CLUB, FLIGHT SIMULATOR CLUB, ASIAN UNION. Vistula University Counselling and Guidance CentreVistula University Counselling and Guidance Centre was established in order to support students in various areas of their student lives. Activities of the Counselling and Guidance Centre encompass all spheres of Vistula University life including All functional clubs at Vistula University Departments dealing with graduates (Bachelor and Master) Cultural Centre of the university Academicians Network Career Office Monitoring SystemCGC was established and took the responsibility to guide all the depart¬ments related to student life at Vistula University. CGC aspires to help in student development. Build your Future with Counselling Centre!CGC helps students with Master's and Bachelor's degrees find their way in the future by Organizing meetings and trainings with students to help with finding a job after graduation. Proposing different paid internships Encouraging students to be active in their lives. Participating in different projects Being an intermediary between students and the university

Scholarships & Funding

The university offers a number of options to help reduce the already low cost of tuition. More information is here.

Housing options.

From the school:Accommodation Vistula Group of Universities offer students with housing. We also give assistance to incoming students by giving information about vacancies at public dormitories or by helping them find rental flats/houses close to campus. Students who apply for housing assistance earlier will have a higher chance of finding a better place. Students can visit our website at www.hosteluv.pl  for information and to make reservations. 

Dining information

Additional notes.

OK, I know one of the reasons many of you are members is for the objective information, so I'll just go ahead and say it.  This school did not impress me so much. The feeling I got was similar to what I would imagine being like a for-profit school in the US.  There are a few different schools under the Vistula umbrella, but with different names.  This was not explained to my satisfaction, but my understanding is that five years ago, a number of schools merged with the Vistula, but maintained autonomy in name only. Poland does not have Universities of Applied Sciences, but this school is admittedly more practically oriented.  As you may know, I think that having a focus on applied knowledge is a positive quality, but this school had almost a vocational school feel.  This is just my opinion after visiting the school and meeting with administrators.  It does seem that a number of positive changes have been made within the past five years, so it is quite possible that my opinion would not be the same a few years from now. 

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