Work While Studying

You can help pay for your education by working part-time while you’re studying. International students have the right to work while studying in Poland as long as they are enrolled in an Institution. Students who are not nationals of EU member countries must also hold a valid residency permit. The right to work applies to all students, including those who are in Poland for the first time, those who are enrolled in the first year of a university program, and those who are enrolled full-time in a language school. 20hrs work permitted during studies as well as 3 months of full time work during holidays. Full time work is permitted for Residence Card holders.

******International Students can work after enrolling into schools easily in poland, lithuania, latvia, estonia, CzechRepublic and Slovakia.

Work After Graduation

You can help pay for your education by working part-time while you’re studying. International students have the right to work while studying in Poland as long as they are enrolled in an Institution. Students who are not nationals of EU member countries must also hold a valid residency permit. The right to work applies to all students, including those who are in Poland for the first time, those who are enrolled in the first year of a university program, and those who are enrolled full-time in a language school. 20hrs work permitted during studies as well as 3 months of full time work during holidays. Full time work is permitted for Residence Card holders.

There are few cases when the permit is not required e.g:

  • If you are a student of full-time tertiary studies in Poland studying on the basis of a visa,
  • If you are a student of full-time studies in Poland studying on the basis of a residence permit issued for the purpose of continuing tertiary education in Poland for the full year,
  • If you are a student of full-time studies in Poland studying on the basis of a residence permit issued for the purpose of continuing tertiary education in Poland for the full year,
  • If you are a foreign language teacher,
  • If you have a permit to settle in Poland,
  • If you have a permit for a long-term resident of EU,
  • If have a permit for temporary residence in Polish territory on the basis of an agreement with the Polish scientific institution,
  • If you have a permit for tolerated stay in Poland,
  • If you are the spouse or a former spouse of a Polish citizen, provided that they have a residence permit for Polish territory,
  • If you have a refugee status granted in Poland,
  • If you have been granted subsidiary protection in Poland,