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Dear Students,

If you have successfully completed the registration stage, it means that you have been enrolled in a foreign language course, which will automatically appear in your timetable.

If after 7 working days from the start of your language classes, your language classes are still not uploaded, please contact the Foreign Language Centre at jezyki@vistula.edu.pl .

The on call duty hours are from Monday to Friday
from 10:00 to 13:00.

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Dear Students,

If you have successfully completed the registration stage, it means that you have been enrolled in a foreign language course, which will automatically appear in your timetable.

If af…

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Contact and Working Hours

Foreign Languages Centre

Contact to Foreign Languages Centre: jezyki@vistula.edu.pl

Room 311A

Deputy Director: Folayemi Godswill-Oko
Phone: +48 22 45 72 364
E-mail: f.godswilloko@vistula.edu.pl 

Office hours:
Monday                 11:00 – 13:00
Friday                      9:00 – 11:00
Other day contact via email.

Coordinator for Student Affairs: Karolina Koślacz
Phone: +48 22 45 72 309
E-mail: k.koslacz@vistula.edu.pl

Office hours:
Monday                        12:00 – 13:00
Tuesday                       14:00 – 15:30
Wednesday                  9:30 – 11.00
Thursday                     10:00 – 11:30
Friday                           contact via email
Saturday                      contact via email

Room 308

Coordinator: Mariia Sydorenko
Phone: +48 22 45 72 330

Coordinator: Ewa Papudzinska
Phone: +48 22 45 72 445

Office hours:
Monday                         contact via email
Tuesday                        10:00 – 13:00
Wednesday                  10:00 – 13:00
Thursday                      10:00 – 13:00
Friday                            contact via email
Saturday                       contact via email

Please take the ticket on the ground floor or first floor of the building.

Polish

Room 311A

Coordinator of Polish language: Renata Bielecka-Ruta

phone: +48 22 45 72 348
e-mail: jezykpolski@vistula.edu.pl

Office hours:
Tuesday, Thursday 14:00 – 16:00
Friday 12:00-17:00

Other day contact via email.

Director of the Foreign Languages Center

Room 306

Monday: 15:00 – 16:00
Wednesday: 15:00 – 16:00

Language Certificates

Accepted certificates:

  • First Certificate in English (FCE) (at least pass)
  • Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) (at least pass)
  • Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) (at least pass)
  • Business English Certificate (BEC) Vantage (at least pass)
  • Business English Certificate (BEC) Higher
  • Certificate in English for International Business and Trade (CEIBT)
  • TOEFL (IBT) at least 72 points
  • TOEFL (CBT) at least 180 points
  • TOEFL (PBT) at least 510 points
  • TOEIC Public at least 700 points
  • European Consortium for the Certificate of Attainment in Modern Languages (ECL)
  • City & Guilds, (ESOL) – First Class Pass (Intermediate, Higher Intermediate, Advanced)
  • City & Guilds, (IESOL) – level “Communicator” , level “ Expert” , level “Mastery”
  • City & Guilds (SET) for Business – Stages B, C
  • City & Guilds English for Business Communications (EBC) – level 2, level3
  • City & Guilds English for Office Skills (EOS) – Level 2
  • London Tests of English (levels 3, 4, and 5)
  • Oxford Test of English at least 111 points
  • LCCI – English for Business Levels 2, 3, 4
  • LCCI – Foundation Certificate for Teachers of Business English (FTBE);
  • LCCI – English for Tourism Level 2
  • IELTS Academic (at least 5.5 points)
  • IELTS Online (at least 5.5 points)
  • LanguageCert Level 1 Certificate in ESOL International (Listening, Reading, Writing) (Communicator B2) 603/1961/6Also functioning as LanguageCert International ESOL Communicator B2 Listening, Reading, Writing
  • LanguageCert Level 1 Certificate in ESOL International (Speaking) (Communicator B2) 603/1962/8 Also functioning as LanguageCert International ESOL Communicator B2 Speaking
  • LanguageCert Level 2 Certificate in ESOL International (Listening, Reading, Writing) (Expert C1) 603/1963/X Also functioning as LanguageCert International ESOL Expert C1 Listening, Reading, Writing
  • LanguageCert Level 2 Certificate in ESOL International (Speaking) (Expert C1) 603/1964/1 Also functioning as LanguageCert International ESOL Expert C1 Speaking
  • LanguageCert Level 3 Certificate in ESOL International (Listening, Reading, Writing) (Mastery C2) 603/1965/3 Also functioning as LanguageCert International ESOL Mastery C2 Listening, Reading, Writing
  • LanguageCert Level 3 Certificate in ESOL (Speaking) (Mastery C2) 603-1966/5 Also functioning as LanguageCert International ESOL Mastery C2 Speaking
  • LanguageCert Certificate in ESOL International (Listening  Reading) (LanguageCert Test of English) B2 – 60 points, conditional acceptance 50 points
  • SAT Exam (Reading and Writing – B2 level from 550, B1 level from 500-549.
  • Foreign language certificate issued by the National School of Public Administration as a result of linguistic examination.
  • Certificate issued by the National School of Public Administration qualifying to work in a high state position.

Medium of Instruction:

  • Cambridge General Certificate of Education (English as First Language) is considered as MOI.
  • University requires a Medium Of Instruction letter from:
    • Nigeria
    • Rwanda
    • Ethiopia 
    • Kenya
    • Cameroon
    • Tanzania
    • Zambia
    • Malawi
    • Namibia
  • Countries exempt from providing the university with MOI but required to provide other certificates:
    • Zimbabwe:  Zimbabwe General Certificate of Education at Advanced Level, 
    • Ghana: The West African Examinations Council,  
    • Sierra Leone: The West African Examinations Council,  
    • Liberia: West African Examinations Council,  
    • Gambia: The West African Examinations Council.  

Students are accepted unconditionally from:

  • United States of America
  • Canada
  • Jamaica
  • The United Kingdom
  • Australia
  • New Zealand
  • Ireland
  • South Africa

Diplomas

  • Philology of Foreign Languages and Applied Linguistics
  • Foreign Languages Teacher Training College
  • Higher education or postgraduate studies in English
  • International Baccalaureate
  • European Baccalaureate

Exams

  • Exam in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Pass)
  • Exam in the Ministry of Defense (Pass)

Diplomas

  • Higher education or postgraduate studies in Polish

Certificates

  • ECL (at least B1 level)
  • National Exam (at least B1 level)
  • Vistula Internal Polish Exam (at least B1 level)

Test Centers

Test Centers

The Foreign Languages Centre at Vistula University cooperates with prestigious institutions that provide language proficiency exams worldwide.

  • Language Cert Certificates
    LanguageCert offers accessible, internationally recognised, high-stakes English language exams that cater to the needs of candidates of all ages worldwide. Candidates who need to prove their English language proficiency for work or study purposes can take a LanguageCert International ESOL exam at levels A2,B1, B2, C1 and C2 online from their preferred location, without having to visit a Test Centre.
    For more information, please visit their official website: https://www.languagecert.org
    Discount code: 835BE3
  • TOEFL iBT®
    Get in at more universities. The TOEFL iBT® test is the world’s most accepted English-language test for study, work and immigration.
    The premier test of academic English communication, trusted worldwide.
    For more information, please visit their official website: https://www.ets.org/toefl
  • TOEIC IP:
    • Institutional Program
    • The certificate is accepted at the institution where you take the exam
    • The dates are flexible
    • To register, you need to send an email to, s.matraimov@vistula.edu.pl
    • The exam is computer-based
    • The exam takes place at Vistula University
  • Prometric Test Center
    Prometric is a leading provider of technology-enabled testing and assessment solutions to many of the world’s most recognized licensing and certification organizations, academic institutions, and government agencies.  (We support more than 7 million test takers annually at our testing locations in more than 180 countries around the world.)
    This test center provides over 400 tests, such as CISI, EPSO, TOEFL, GRE, etc.
    Room 135
    Phone number: +48 22 4572 499
    For more information, please visit their official website: https://www.prometric.com/

Foreign Language outside of your Programme of Study?

We offer the possibility of signing up for additional foreign language courses that are not included in student’s program of study.

To register please email jezyki@vistula.edu.pl.

One semester
30 teaching hours, 12 meeting, 60 hours on the language platform 300 PLN

Procedure for linguistic verification of diploma theses

All diploma theses that are not written in the student’s native language, except for theses written at the Faculty of Philology, must be verified for their linguistic correctness.

On obtaining an initial approval from the supervisor, the student uploads the thesis into the APD system. The thesis is then forwarded to the Foreign Languages Centre, which provides the supervisor with information on a positive or negative result of the language verification within 7 working days.

After obtaining a positive result, the supervisor accepts the thesis for the subsequent diploma procedures. When the result is negative, the supervisor withdraws the thesis based on the justification for the withdrawal provided by the Foreign Languages Centre.

A student writing a thesis in his/her native language is required to present an appropriate declaration signed by the supervisor.

Regulation of diploma process unif.

E-Learning Language Platform

The language platform is an obligatory part of completing the language course. Each student must complete the required number of hours in the first two semesters of language study.

The accounts on the language platform will be created within 4 weeks of the start of the language classes.

For enquiries kindly please e-mail tmmsupport@vistula.edu.pl with:

  • Your first name
  • Your second name
  • Student Id number
  • Language
  • Number of your group
  • Teacher’s name

Summer Courses of English and Polish Languages

In case you do not have a language certificate, or just want to improve your language skills, apply for Summer Course of English or Polish language at our University!

Summer Course takes place in August and September.

English and polish courses

  • approximately 15 students in each group.
  • Audiences equipped with projectors.
  • Access to the gym and library.
  • Participation certificates.
  • TOEIC exam after the completion of the English language courses!

Prices listed are for the Vistula candidates! For the rest who want to apply, additional payment of a 100 euro registration fee (for the review of documents, sending invitations for visa) will be necessary.

ATTENTION!

Polish Language courses include studying materials, sitting of the exam, and a certificate. The English Language Program does not include the studying materials and the exam certificate TOEIC. These additional fees, must be paid by participants at the place of study. Living and food costs are not included in the payment of the Language Course.

Polish Course for B1 level will be held only in September!

FOR THE COURSE REGISTRATION, YOU NEED TO:

  • Fill in the application form at https://apply.vistula.edu.pl/. Please, make sure you SUBMIT your application. Otherwise, it will not proceed correctly.
  • Receive an invoice.
  • Pay for the course (if not covered by the promotion).
  • Get an invitation from Vistula University regarding its summer course participation.

Attention! Number of places is limited!

In case of any questions, please contact us at the following email: admission2@vistula.edu.pl

200 hours
Cost of the program: 500 €
August – September

Apply here:
ENGLISH COURSE
POLISH COURSE

100 hours
Cost of the program: 300 €

1 period: August
2 period: September

Apply here:
ENGLISH COURSE
POLISH COURSE

Annual language preparation courses

Annual language preparation courses are an intensive three-semester study program conducted in English and Polish. It is planned according to the needs of future university students to help them plan their path to education and improve their English or Polish language skills in preparation for academic requirements. Our courses are intended for students planning to study at an English-speaking or Polish-speaking university. After completing the Preparatory School, students are ready to make presentations, attend seminars, and find their place in the new learning environment. To study at VU, students must submit one of the following proficiency test scores to validate their level of English: TOEFL, FCE, CAE, TELC, IELTS, ECL etc. Students who do not have any appropriate certificates are required to complete one year of language courses before becoming UV students.

TO REGISTER FOR THE ANNUAL PREPARATORY LANGUAGE COURSE, YOU NEED TO:

  • Fill in the application form at https://apply.vistula.edu.pl/. Please, make sure you SUBMIT your application. Otherwise, it will not proceed correctly.
  • Receive an invoice.
  • Pay for the course (if not covered by the promotion).
  • Get an invitation from Vistula University regarding its summer course participation.

Attention! Number of places is limited!

In case of any questions, please contact us at the following email: admission2@vistula.edu.pl

Teaching Concept

Foreign language education is an integral part of academic programmes at Vistula University, where learning a foreign language is viewed as a compelling need to adapt to the fast changing circumstances of the era and the globalized world. With this view in mind, equipping the students with the skills that will enable them to communicate effectively in at least one, but preferably two or more foreign languages is seen as one of the most important means of raising self-confident and competitive individuals and graduates.

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In line with the university’s mission, the Department of Foreign Languages aims at contributing to the education of independent and contemporary individuals who are equipped with the skills of analytical, critical and creative thinking and possess an intellectual curiosity and sense of responsibility. To this end, all the courses and programmes offered by the Department of Foreign Languages enable the students to develop intellectually besides improving their knowledge and skills in learning a foreign language. An integrated skills approach has been adopted in the design of these courses and programmes to allow for the teaching of academic skills together with language skills. The courses and programmes offered by the department have been designed taking internationally accepted standards and language learning and teaching criteria into consideration.

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Being the most widely learned and spoken language in the world, English is given priority in the teaching and learning of a foreign language at Vistula University. In addition to English, courses in German, Italian, Polish, Spanish and Chinese, which
are offered at different levels, create opportunities for learning a second foreign language.

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A student-centered approach has been adopted in the design of the courses and programmes offered by the Department of Foreign Languages. The department encourages students to develop an awareness of their own learning and to be able to utilize different learning styles and strategies in their language development. In this way, learner autonomy is emphasized and supported by the learning opportunities and resources of the department.

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INFORMATION ON PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND SPORTS CLASSES IN THE WINTER SEMESTER 2022/2023

Physical Education Classes are obligatory for first-year students of the full-time Bachelor’s degree, and cannot be transferred to further years of study – transfer is associated with a conditional pass.

Conditions for completing Physical Education Classes:

  1. Physical Education Classes at the University.
  • Classes take place once a week at the sports hall and gym of Vistula University Group at 3, Stokłosy Str. The type, day, and time of classes, are chosen by the student.
  • REGISTRATION in the sports hall on: 17th – 21st October, 2 pm – 5 pm
    There are no on-line enrolments for Physical Education Classes. 
  • PE classes are not included in the USOS plan, but they are held, according to the plan, placed at the sports hall.

2. Training sessions of sports sections of the AZS Vistula University Club.

  • They may be attended by students presenting the appropriate level in a given sport’s discipline.
  • Days and hours of training are on the board next to the sports hall.
  • Trainers accept applications for the section. 

3. Completion of PE outside the University.

To pass, it is necessary to obtain the consent of the Director of PE and Sport Studies. Willingness to complete PE outside the university, should be reported in person by the student, on the following days:

  • Mondays 1:20 pm – 2:20 pm, room 64, near the sports hall
  • Mondays 3:25 pm – 4:25 pm, room 65, near the sports hall
  • Fridays 12:45 pm – 1:45 pm, room 65, near the sports hall

Applications by November the 18th, 2022, at the latest.

4. Long-term sick leave (semester or annual)

  • Students with such exemptions are required to complete physical education classes, by participating in classes conducted in a different form.
  • The sick leave must be delivered to the tutor for the first class.
  • Alternative classes are held on Fridays from 10:50 am to 11:45 am in room 65, next to the sports hall.  The first classes will be held on November the 25th, 2022.
  • Lecturer – Aleksandra Waleszkiewicz, MA, e-mail: a.waleszkiewicz@vistula.edu.pl.
    Office hours: Fridays, 11:45 am – 12:45 pm, room 65, near the sports hall.

5. The director of the PE and Sport Studies Centre may exempt a student, who is of a high level in sports, from Physical Education. Confirmation of the level by November the 21st, 2022.

Office hours

  • Director of the PE and Sport Study, Jerzy Szyszko, MA
    Mondays 1:20 pm – 2:20 pm, room 64, near the sports hall
  • Aleksandra Waleszkiewicz, MA
    Fridays 12:45 pm – 1:45 am, room 65, near the sports hall
  • Marek Zasuwik, MA
    Mondays 3:25 pm – 4:25 pm, room 65, near the sports hall

AZS VISTULA SPORTS SECTIONS:

  1. Volleyball (women) Tuesdays 8:40 pm – 10:35 pm, Thursdays 12:00 pm – 1:55 pm
  2. Badminton (women and men) Tuesdays 4:25 pm – 6:20 pm
  3. Basketball (men) Tuesdays 6:45 pm – 8:40 pm, Thursdays 6:45 pm – 8:40 pm

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