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Medical university of Silesia 2023/24 entry

Hi, if anyone is an international student heading off to the medical university of Silesia in Poland or going to study at Poland and want to make new friends. Message me.


I’m female, 20, from the UK and from Zim and will be studying medicine this academic year.
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Heyyy I’m also from the uk female 22 what’s your email ? I will be studying there also

Original post by nombuyiselo
Hi, if anyone is an international student heading off to the medical university of Silesia in Poland or going to study at Poland and want to make new friends. Message me.


I’m female, 20, from the UK and from Zim and will be studying medicine this academic year.
Reply 3
Original post by lilyprimrose
Heyyy I’m also from the uk female 22 what’s your email ? I will be studying there also

Heya, I’m 19 from the uk and considering starting studying at Medical university of Silesia within the next month. How have you found it? Are there many international students? Is the teaching/city good?
Original post by SafaaA__
Heya, I’m 19 from the uk and considering starting studying at Medical university of Silesia within the next month. How have you found it? Are there many international students? Is the teaching/city good?

I haven’t started there yet. But when I do I’ll let you know
Original post by nombuyiselo
Hi, if anyone is an international student heading off to the medical university of Silesia in Poland or going to study at Poland and want to make new friends. Message me.


I’m female, 20, from the UK and from Zim and will be studying medicine this academic year.
also, i would not recommend medical university of silesia. They neglect the english division significantly. We are given the least prioritised cadavers / worst cadavers to practice clinical skills. They do not allow us to access the medical simulation rooms as it is only for polish students (even though we pay expensive tuition fees and the polish students have free education). You find out very soon that english division (european & international students) are just money pumps for the university. The Dean's office have a habit of "Losing your documents that you provide them" such as certificates, so make sure to take pictures and copies of them. The organisation of the timetables by the Deans for english division students are also very disorganised and frustrating, they also take long to answer to emails. essentially you have to be very persistent with the Dean's office if you want to get their attention. We have class presidents- this is a selected member in your class who communicates between students and teachers, which is very toxic as they are usually favored by professors, they usually get most answers to exams right which raises questions to us other students. There is also competition between students as a result where they try and form cliques to put themselves at an advantage. You can't usually email professors directly, they either don't respond or take time to respond, you usually have to relay your message to the class president who will then tell the professor on your behalf and then let you know what the professor has said. Also forgot to mention that English division students have to organise their own graduation ceremony together and fully pay for it, it is not done by the university. And if you do choose to organise a graduation ceremony, it will take place in the university lecture hall where you do your exams... whilst the polish students have their graduation ceremony fully organised and paid for by the university in the prestigious silesia philharmonic hall. Essentially, there is a lot of discrimination between English Division students and Polish students which is such a big shame as we are all medical students, and on top of that english division students are paying expensive tuition fees.
Original post by SafaaA__
Heya, I’m 19 from the uk and considering starting studying at Medical university of Silesia within the next month. How have you found it? Are there many international students? Is the teaching/city good?
hi, i would not recommend medical university of silesia. They neglect the english division significantly. We are given the least prioritised cadavers / worst cadavers to practice clinical skills. They do not allow us to access the medical simulation rooms as it is only for polish students (even though we pay expensive tuition fees and the polish students have free education). You find out very soon that english division (european & international students) are just money pumps for the university. The Dean's office have a habit of "Losing your documents that you provide them" such as certificates, so make sure to take pictures and copies of them. The organisation of the timetables by the Deans for english division students are also very disorganised and frustrating, they also take long to answer to emails. essentially you have to be very persistent with the Dean's office if you want to get their attention. We have class presidents- this is a selected member in your class who communicates between students and teachers, which is very toxic as they are usually favored by professors, they usually get most answers to exams right which raises questions to us other students. There is also competition between students as a result where they try and form cliques to put themselves at an advantage. You can't usually email professors directly, they either don't respond or take time to respond, you usually have to relay your message to the class president who will then tell the professor on your behalf and then let you know what the professor has said. Also forgot to mention that English division students have to organise their own graduation ceremony together and fully pay for it, it is not done by the university. And if you do choose to organise a graduation ceremony, it will take place in the university lecture hall where you do your exams... whilst the polish students have their graduation ceremony fully organised and paid for by the university in the prestigious silesia philharmonic hall. Essentially, there is a lot of discrimination between English Division students and Polish students which is such a big shame as we are all medical students, and on top of that english division students are paying expensive tuition fees.
Original post by nombuyiselo
Hi, if anyone is an international student heading off to the medical university of Silesia in Poland or going to study at Poland and want to make new friends. Message me.
I’m female, 20, from the UK and from Zim and will be studying medicine this academic year.
Hi, I’m also a female, 19 and also from the UK and interested to study medicine in silesia, could you give your number or email for talk?
Anyone has experience with MED-BEE? they support you on getting to med school in Poland..
Reply 9
Original post by anonmedstudent
also, i would not recommend medical university of silesia. They neglect the english division significantly. We are given the least prioritised cadavers / worst cadavers to practice clinical skills. They do not allow us to access the medical simulation rooms as it is only for polish students (even though we pay expensive tuition fees and the polish students have free education). You find out very soon that english division (european & international students) are just money pumps for the university. The Dean's office have a habit of "Losing your documents that you provide them" such as certificates, so make sure to take pictures and copies of them. The organisation of the timetables by the Deans for english division students are also very disorganised and frustrating, they also take long to answer to emails. essentially you have to be very persistent with the Dean's office if you want to get their attention. We have class presidents- this is a selected member in your class who communicates between students and teachers, which is very toxic as they are usually favored by professors, they usually get most answers to exams right which raises questions to us other students. There is also competition between students as a result where they try and form cliques to put themselves at an advantage. You can't usually email professors directly, they either don't respond or take time to respond, you usually have to relay your message to the class president who will then tell the professor on your behalf and then let you know what the professor has said. Also forgot to mention that English division students have to organise their own graduation ceremony together and fully pay for it, it is not done by the university. And if you do choose to organise a graduation ceremony, it will take place in the university lecture hall where you do your exams... whilst the polish students have their graduation ceremony fully organised and paid for by the university in the prestigious silesia philharmonic hall. Essentially, there is a lot of discrimination between English Division students and Polish students which is such a big shame as we are all medical students, and on top of that english division students are paying expensive tuition fees.

Can someone confirm the above please?
Reply 10
Original post by leaMeyer99
Anyone has experience with MED-BEE? they support you on getting to med school in Poland..

I'm applying through them and so far will see how far they can go. PM me and i will share my experience. Still in the middle of doing the application and I have frequent emails with them.
Original post by almusa
Can someone confirm the above please?

There’s literally nothing to confirm. I study here, so this information is literally first hand experience. If you’re mentally strong then I guess you can apply for SUM, if not then forget it. If you have any university options that are good then I would highly suggest you go to the other uni instead of SUM.
For subjects at SUM like molecular biology, the lecturer does not teach you at all. They give you the list of topics and expect you to use textbooks and online resources to teach yourself. When you ask the professor a question for molecular biology they respond “you should know the answer yourself” and won’t tell you the correct answer. Like how are we supposed to know the answer ? You are the professor and we are students who make mistakes during the learning process. They then give tou an exam with 70% being a C (pass grade), below 70% is a fail. The test is hard as you don’t know what the teacher wants you to learn , as you have to use your own resources to teach yourself, so essentially you could get questions based on a concept that you didn’t know that you had to learn… all because the lecturers don’t want to teach . The syllabus is messy as some of the things included in the test are not on the syllabus at all, so you have little idea on what to teach yourself essentially for the test

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