Rules of study & grading scale

Grading scale

The following grading scale is in use at the University of Warsaw:

UW grades are categories and they do not express percentages.
Correspondence between examination percentage results and numerical grades is established by examiner.
Frequently, 60% is assumed as the minimum passing percentage.

Note: 5+ grade does not exist on UW scale.




Requirements of the receiving units


Rules of study – short-term students

  • The academic year is divided into two semesters (winter and summer), each followed by an examination period. Detailed information about the organization of the academic year can is available in the academic calendar.
  • Short-term students are assigned to one receiving unit and should choose courses primarily from this unit’s offer. They are also entitled to attend courses from two other units and the additional study offer. Detailed information is available here.
  • It is possible to take courses for maximum 30 ECTS per semester.
  • Attendance is obligatory at most of the courses.

Detailed information on the rules of study is available here.

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