During the academic year 2022–23, Poland received an increase of more than 105,000 international students, with Ukrainians comprising the largest group. The number of students from Ukraine has increased at a steady rate; compared to the previous year, there has been an increase of 12,000 applications.
Poland has become an increasingly popular choice for international students seeking quality opportunities in higher education. The report points out the country’s increasing standing as an academic destination of choice, attracting students from all over the world. Apart from Poland, students from the below countries tend to study in Poland:
- Belarus (12,000 students)
- Turkey (3,800 students)
- Zimbabwe (3,600 students)
- India (2,700 students)
- Azerbaijan (2,500 students)
This increase in foreign student enrollment is due to a variety of factors. Poland’s higher education system is strong and diverse, with prestigious universities and institutions offering a wide variety of English and other language-taught courses.
Furthermore, the reports highlight the government’s attempts and efforts to promote Poland as an education destination on the international stage. In 2022, the number of international students in Poland reached 89,500, showing an increase of 5.6 percent.
For smooth conduct in higher education, leaders and authorities are working to improve the experience of international students by providing specialised support services and programmes designed to meet the requirements of students from different cultural backgrounds.
The combination of Poland’s growing academic environment and its cultural and historical richness makes it an attractive destination for international learners seeking both academic excellence and a unique sense of culture.
With the increasing interest in Polish higher education, experts predict that the numbers are likely to continue to rise in the coming years, further solidifying Poland’s position as an increasingly prominent player in the global education landscape. Experts say that the growing interest in Polish higher education means that the number of students is likely to increase in the coming years. The previous data reveals that there were only 8,800 international students in Poland when it joined the EU.