FAQ

General questions

Q: What is the national background of your international students?
A:
Take a look at this map view based on the number of students with each citizenship enrolled in 2015/2016:

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Q: Where can I find information about courses offered by Poznan University of Medical Sciences?
A: All course descriptions are available on our website.
For 6MD and AdvMD: http://pums.ump.edu.pl/programs/6-year-m-d-program/description-of-medical-courses/.
For 5DDS: http://pums.ump.edu.pl/programs/5-year-d-d-s-program/description-of-courses-for-5-year-dds-program/
For PharmD: http://pums.ump.edu.pl/programs/the-6-year-pharm-d-program/course-description/
For Physiotherapy: http://pums.ump.edu.pl/programs/3-year-b-sc-physiotherapy/description-of-courses/

Also, each program at Poznan University of Medical Sciences has its curriculum. You can find it on the PUMS website in each program’s tab:
> Curriculum Overview for the Advanced MD at http://pums.ump.edu.pl/programs/4-year-md-program/curriculum-overview/
> Curriculum Overview for the 6-year MD at http://pums.ump.edu.pl/programs/6-year-m-d-program/curriculum-overview-for-the-6-year-m-d-program/
> Curriculum Overview for the 5-year DDS at http://pums.ump.edu.pl/programs/5-year-d-d-s-program/curriculum-overview-for-the-5-year-d-d-s-program/
> Curriculum Overview for the 6-year PharmD at http://pums.ump.edu.pl/programs/the-6-year-pharm-d-program/curriculum-overview/
> Curriculum Overview for the 3-year Physiotherapy at http://pums.ump.edu.pl/programs/the-6-year-pharm-d-program/curriculum-overview/

Q: Do students from countries that are members of the EU have to apply for the temporary stay card? Why?
A:
Yes. All students have to legalize their stay in Poland with respect to the Act of 14th July 2006 on the entry into, residence in and exit from the Republic of Poland of nationals of the European Union Member States and their family members (Journal of Laws no 144, item 1043 as amended). Every student that is supposed to stay in our country more then 90 days  has to apply for the temporary stay card. For more information please check http://www.udsc.gov.pl/MAIN,PAGE,264.html.

Q: Who is the 6 MD Program Assistant at the Dean’s Office?
A: Contact details for the Dean’s office staff at the Center for Medical Education in English are available on the following link: http://pums.ump.edu.pl/contact/cmee/

Q: How many classes can I miss?
A:
The allowed number of missed classes is specified in the regulations of each course.

Q: My student ID card is damaged. What should I do?
A: If your student ID card no longer works or has been damaged beyond reasonable use, or if you have changed your personal details (in terms of the information displayed on the card), you should report it to the Dean’s Office and request in writing for a duplicate of ID card. Fee for the new ID card is 17 PLN. The fee should be paid into your individual subaccount number and you are required to deliver receipt of payment to the Dean’s Office. Please make sure to bring your existing card with you.

Q: My student ID card has been stolen. What should I do?
A: You should report it to the Dean’s Office and request in writing for a new ID card. You have to pay 25 PLN fee for a duplicate. The fee should be paid into your individual subaccount number. Please bring receipt of payment to the Dean’s Office.

Q: I am having a problem with a faculty member/teaching assistant. Where do I go for advice?
A: It is always best to discuss the problem with the faculty member/teaching assistant first. If that does not work or is not possible, please visit the head of the department where the course is delivered. If that does not work or is not possible, please contact the Dean’s office consultant Dr Marcin Kucharski at marcinku@ump.edu.pl

Q: How do I can make an appointment with the Associate Dean?
A: The Associate Dean is available in the Dean’s office and the students who need to see him/her must schedule an appointment by e-mailing to the appropriate dean’s office staff. Contact details are available on the following link: http://pums.ump.edu.pl/contact/cmee/

Q: How many courses will I have to study each year?
A:
Detailed curriculum and plan of studies for each year for both faculties can be found on our website: http://pums.ump.edu.pl/about/consumer-information/

Q: Does PUMS accept transfer students from other Universities ? What are the requirements?
A:
Unfortunately, PUMS does not accept transfers from other Universities.