Admission to the 6-year PharmD Program in English
Fall 2022 entry


Admissions to the English-language Pharmacy and Physiotherapy programs at PUMS have been suspended by decision of the Rector. The two programs will not launch their first year classes in the Fall 2022 entry cycle.


General requirements:

  1. Secondary school degree or equivalent credentials at a high enough level to be eligible for admission to a university in the home country, issued no earlier than in 2016 (secondary school certificate can be older than 2016 in case the applicant has continued their formal education beyond 2016).
  2. High level of knowledge in the following fields: biology and chemistry, and high proficiency in English language.
  3. Satisfactory grades in biology and chemistry from previous education (secondary school, college or university).
  4. Interview examination in biology and chemistry.


Formal requirements:

All documents must be in English or Polish, or with a certified translation into English

1) Completed on-line application form.


A. To be attached with the on-line application (digitally scanned copies):

2) Secondary school transcript (-s) and transcripts from all other attended education programs,
3) Documents that are not required, but can be grounds to award bonus admission points:
a) certificates confirming voluntary work or experience in healthcare,
b) documents confirming science and research experience:
- authorship of research papers published in science journals (link or pdf),
- scientific conference abstracts or posters published in post-conference abstract book,
- certificate or letter of recommendation confirming extracurricular research or lab experience in school or workplace.


B. To be submitted after successful entrance examination (hard copies of original documents or certified copies):

4) Transcripts of all attended education programs (may be electronic copies if issuing institution sends directly to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.),
5) High school leaving examination certificate or diploma of secondary education that qualifies to undertake higher education studies in the country of issue and which was issued no earlier than 2016 (An older diploma may be accepted, if the candidate has continued their formal education beyond the year 2016), with an apostille or legalization certificate (depending on the country:,
6) Proof of English language proficiency:

  • Completion of secondary or post-secondary education with English as language of instruction,
    • Paper-based test: min. 587 points,
    • Internet-based test: min. 94 points,
  • IELTS: min. 6.5 points,
  • TOEIC Listening and Reading: min. 900 points,
  • Pearson PTE Academic: min. 60 points,
  • Cambridge Examination: Advanced (CEA) or Proficiency (CPE) level,
  • LanguageCert - International ESOL written exam: min. C1 level
  • Candidates who completed their previous education in Scandinavia:
    • Norway: min. grade in English in secondary school: 4,
    • Sweden: min. grade in English in secondary school: VG or C,
    • Denmark: min. grade in English in secondary school: 7.

7) Health certificate completed by a physician: pdfclick here to open pdf file
8) 2 recent photos (3.5 x 4.5 cm),
9) Curriculum vitae/resumé,
10) Applicants with an IB diploma (International Baccalaureate) are required to choose the higher level of the IB examination in one of the following IB examinations: ‘Biology’ or ‘Chemistry’,
11) Criminal background check report from country of residence.


C. To be submitted upon the start of studies:

12) Copy of vaccination records, incl. Hepatitis B (can also be taken during first year of studies),
13) Proof of health insurance valid in Poland (EHIC for EU citizens),
14) Copy of a student visa or other document confirming that the stay in Poland is legal,
15) Certificate of equivalence of secondary school diploma, issued by Chief Education Officer of the Wielkopolska province in Poland – to be submitted by the end of the first semester of studies (unless recognition is automatic, based on international agreements).


-A person may only apply once per admission season,
-The program will start on the condition that there will be a minimum of 12 admitted students.

Center for Medical Education in English /
International Admissions & Promotion Office

41 Jackowskiego St., 60-512 Poznan, Poland


+48 61 854 72 20

Toll-free US & Canada (7:30am to 4pm CET): +1 800 646 7603


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