Exchange students

Promotional video of Kazimierz Wielki University

Full legal name in Polish

Uniwersytet Kazimierza Wielkiego

Full legal name in English

Kazimierz Wielki University

Erasmus code


Erasmus web address

Name of legal representative for Erasmus

prof. dr hab. Sławomir Kaczmarek

Official title

Vice-Rector for Research and International Relations

Erasmus Institutional Coordinator

dr Katarzyna Chmielewska

Contact persons for students and staff/International Relations Office

Aleksandra Koperska-Kowalczyk

Joanna Kalka

Agnieszka Bielińska 

Phone (including country and area codes)

+48 52 341 9107

+48 52 341 9108

Fax (including country and area codes)

+48 52 341 4773 


Chodkiewicza 30, 85-064 Bydgoszcz, Poland

Internet address

Academic calendar

Winter Semester: from October to mid-February 
Summer Semester: from mid-February to the end of June

Application deadlines for studies and accommodation

For students coming for a whole academic year or winter semester – 31 July
For students coming for a summer semester – 30 November
On-line application form is available here:

Each Erasmus should be nominated for studying at our university in an email sent by their Erasmus office. 

Language of instruction

Language of instruction for Erasmus students is English unless a student is interested in studying in Polish.

Polish language course

All international students are offered Polish language course. The course is free of charge for Erasmus students. It covers 30 hours/4 ECTS.


KWU guarantees a place in a student dormitory for every Erasmus student. Monthly payment for a place in a double room is 308 zlotys, i.e. about 80 euros. Each room has an internet connection.

Welcome week

All Erasmus are invited to the extensive introduction programme called Welcome Week organised by the International Relations Office. It is held at the beginning of October for students coming for the winter semester or whole academic year and in the end of February for students coming for the summer semester. It includes meeting with the Mayor of Bydgoszcz in the City Hall, intercultural training, Polish language classes, guided tour of Bydgoszcz, visits to local museums, and many more. Participation in the whole introduction programme is awarded with 2 ECTS credits and a certificate.

Mentor/buddy programme

Each Erasmus student coming to KWU has his/her own mentor - a Polish student (very often a former Erasmus student) who helps him/her during stay in Bydgoszcz.


Kazimierz Wielki University 85-064 Bydgoszcz
ul. J.K. Chodkiewicza 30 tel. +48 52 341 91 00 ; +48 52 34 19 108