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Title: WELCOME MEETING FOR STUDENTS OF 1ST YEAR 2013/2014


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WELCOME MEETING FOR STUDENTS OF 1ST YEAR 2013/2014
  • WROCLAW, 30th SEPTEMBER 2013

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Wroclaw Medical University
  • HISTORY
  • The first hospital was founded in Wroclaw in the
    13th century
  • Medicine had been taught at the University from
    1811 and this tradition has been continued after
    World War II
  • In 1950, the Medical Academy consisted of two
    faculties the Faculty of Medicine with a
    Division of Dentistry and the Faculty of Pharmacy
    with a Medical Laboratory Diagnostics Division

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Wroclaw Medical University
  • 5 FACULTIES 
  • Medicine
  • Dentistry
  • Pharmacy
  • Healths sciences
  • Postgraduate education

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English Division
  • ENGLISH DIVISION
  • The English Division was established within the
    Faculty of Medicine in 2003
  • Two faculties Medicine and Dentistry
  • The teaching is conducted in English and the
    program is identical to that in Polish and
    adapted to the common European program
  • Currently almost 500 students

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English Division
  • Head of English Division
  • Andrzej Hendrich,PhD,Assoc.Prof.
  • Vice Dean for Foreign Students

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English Division
  • Vice-Dean for Faculty of Dentistry
  • Wieslaw Kurlej, DDS, PhD

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English Division
  • Tutor of the first year of Medicine
  • dr Zygmunt Domagala 
  • Tutor of the first year of Dentistry
  • dr Marek Syrycki

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English Division
  • Faculty of Medicine Office Staff
  • Monika Uzar
  • Katarzyna Kolodziejczyk
  • Agnieszka Ziomko
  • Magdalena Kretowicz

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English Division
  • Faculty of Dentistry Office Staff
  • Jan Wojna
  • Aleksandra Jania

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Academic Regulations
  • Academic Regulations
  • (the most important fragments)
  • Andrzej Hendrich, Assoc. Prof.
  • Vice Dean for Foreign Students

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Academic Regulations
  • 12
  • The didactic classes are conducted, in the form
    of lectures, classes and seminars.
  • The participation in didactic classes by the
    student is mandatory.
  • The student may within one academic year be
    absent in about 10 of classes that are mandatory
    in a given subject without justifying it and
    without the necessity to make up for them. Each
    subsequent absence in classes with the exception
    of sections 4 and 5 requires the justification
    and making up for the classes immediately after
    the cause of absence ceases to exit.

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Academic Regulations
  • 24
  • The credit periods in the academic year are the
    winter and summer semesters.
  • The conditions for obtaining credit by the
    semester/years students and obtaining credit for
    the next semester/year are
  • obtaining credits from all didactic classes
    (including the optional subjects and professional
    internships),
  • obtaining positive grades from all exams foreseen
    in the studies plan of a given year and levelling
    of all potential programme differences,
  • obtaining the required number of ECTS points
    foreseen in the studies plan in a given
    semester/year.

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Academic Regulations
  • 24 (cont.)
  • A subject terminates with an exam or credit with
    a grade or without the grade.
  • Credit of the winter semester should be effected
    not later than at the end of the winter semester,
    and crediting the year (also the summer semester)
    should be effected not later than September 30.
    In justified cases the dean can set out a
    different date.
  • In the course of each credit or examination the
    student is obliged to present an index and a
    chart of periodic achievements, into which the
    persons conducting the exam or credit examination
    enter credit or the grade along with the date
    confirming it with a signature.

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Academic Regulations
  • 25
  • In case when the student does not get the credit
    for a semester/year, the student can apply for
  • conditional credit for the semester or academic
    year - 33,
  • consent to repeating the semester/year - 34.
  • After obtaining all entries from credits and
    exams provided for by the studies plan, the
    student has the duty to file to the dean's office
    the student credit book and chart of periodic
    student's achievements within the terms specified
    in 24 section 4 or resulting from individual
    requirements of the dean.

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Academic Regulations
  • 33
  • The conditional credit is a permission issued by
    the dean at the request of the student to
    initiate studies in a higher semester/year with
    the simultaneous student's obligation to fulfil
    the conditions necessary to complete a given
    semester/year.
  • A student who
  • did not pass max. two subjects,
  • has programme divergences to make up for,
  • can seek to obtain conditional credit.
  • Obtaining the conditional credit is impossible
    if
  • the student did not pass more than two subjects,
  • lack of credit or lack of the passed exam
    regarding the subject which the student did not
    complete once before.
  • In cases of not-fulfilling by the student the
    obligations resulting from the conditional credit
    the dean can issue a decision on repeating the
    semester/year or removing the student from the
    student list.

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Academic Regulations
  • 34
  • The dean, at the request of the student, can
    express consent to repeat the year/semester in
    the case of
  • not admitting to the exam session,
  • not completing the semester/year.
  • The student can obtain an agreement to repeat a
    year/semester, not more than twice during the
    entire period of studies - in the case of unified
    MA studies, and not more than once - in the case
    of bachelors programme (BA) and masters
    programme (MA), unless the cause for not granting
    credit in a subject was a lasting sickness or
    other ill-fated event.
  • The student who obtained the consent to repeat
    the semester/year is obliged to cover the
    programme differences resulting from the studies
    plan.
  • The student who repeats the semester/year is
    exempted from the subjects in which he/she
    obtained credit, if the programme of the subject
    was not altered.

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Academic Regulations
  • 35
  • The student can obtain the agreement for leave
    e.g. in the case of occurrence of important
    circumstances rendering it impossible for him to
    take part in classes.
  • Leave is granted by the dean on the basis of the
    documented application filed by the student.
  • The application mentioned in point 2 should be
    filed to the dean not later than within 14 days
    from the occurrence of the circumstances
    justifying the request.
  • The leave can be granted for the period of one
    semester (short term leave) or academic year
    (long term leave).
  • The decision to grant leave is confirmed by the
    dean with a signature in the student record book
    and the chart of periodic student achievements.
  • In the entire period of studies the student can
    obtain leave twice unless the cause of the leave
    is a long term sickness or exceptionally
    important life circumstances.

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Academic Regulations
  • 27
  • The basis for obtaining credit in the subject is
    attendance during classes and obtaining positive
    grades from partial work included in a given
    subject. The confirmation of the credit is the
    entry in the student credit book and in the chart
    of periodic student's achievements made by the
    academic teacher teaching the subject/responsible
    for the subject.
  • 28
  • The dean admits to the exam session the student
    on the condition that he completed within the
    deadline the classes of all subjects in a given
    semester.
  • Credit for a subject which terminates with an
    exam is done on the basis of all credits of all
    forms of classes conducted within this subject
    and a positive grade from the exam.
  • On the student's application the dean can
    temporarily permit him to take part in the
    examination session, if he did not complete
    within the deadline classes from no more than two
    subjects.

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Academic Regulations
  • 28 (cont.)
  • If the student does not obtain positive grades
    from the required partial work he/she has the
    right to take an exam from the total of material
    included in the programme of this subject. The
    deadline of this exam should be established not
    later than two days before the planned exam date
    in that subject.
  • In the case of not passing the examination
    mentioned in section 4, the student is not
    admitted to take an exam in the first term from
    the subject terminating in an exam.

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Academic Regulations
  • 28 (cont.)
  • The student who was not admitted to the first
    term of the exam has the right to take the
    preliminary examination allowing him to take the
    first term examination, however, not later than
    before the start of the re-sit session. After
    passing the preliminary examination the student
    may take the first term re-sit examination. In
    the case of not passing the preliminary
    examination the student cannot obtain the credit
    in that subject.
  • In case of not passing the examination specified
    in section 4, from the subject that does not
    terminate with an examination the dean can
    conditionally allow the student to enter the
    session and grant permission for a conditional
    entry for the next semester, setting out the term
    of passing the subject.

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Health Safety
  • Before beginning to work with a new
  • chemical reagent each student is obliged to
  • make himself acquainted with a description
  • chart of a given reagent provided by the
  • supplier or producer. In case of emergency
  • one should strictly stick to the regulations
  • provided in the description chart of a given
  • substance or to other available instructions
  • and procedures.

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Health Safety
  • Before any work which may create a possible
  • contact with biological stuff each student is
  • obliged to get acquainted with the Rectors
  • Regulation No. 3/XIV R/2010 on Procedures
  • of behaving after occupational exposure to
  • the hazard of infection by HIV, HBV or HCV
  • viruses.

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Health Safety
  • Infection risk is produced by breaking the
  • continuity of skin in effect of stitching,
  • scratching, cutting, etc., splashing the
  • mucosa (oral cavity, conjunctiva, vestibule of
  • the nose), skin contact with large amount of
  • contaminated material. Infections can result
  • from a contact with blood, systemic fluids,
  • vaginal secretion, semen.

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Health Safety
  • Each occupational exposure can be
  • dangerous and requires evaluation of
  • the grade of infection risk. Preventive
  • action taken timely can prevent the
  • risk of infection.

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Health Safety
  • According to the
  • REGULATION OF THE MINISTER OF SCIENCE AND HIGHER
    EDUCATION
  • OF 5TH JULY 2007
  • ON HYGIENE AND OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY IN
    INSTITUTIONS OF
  • HIGHER EDUCATION
  • (Official Journal of Laws, No.128, item 897)

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Health Safety
  • The Rector is obliged to
  • organize trainings in the field of hygiene and
    occupational safety for all students who commence
    their studies at the university,

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Health Safety
  • maintain all facilities, equipment and recreation
    and sport appliances belonging to the university
    in a condition ensuring their safe and hygienic
    use. If the site designed for classes or the
    condition of equipment prove to create a danger
    for students safety, the Rector is obliged not
    to allow to commence the classes, prohibit their
    continuation or define the methods and procedures
    ensuring their safe realization.

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Health Safety
  • make sure that students who will work in
    laboratories or in specialized workshops have
    been properly instructed regarding the rules and
    regulations of occupational health and safety, in
    particular
  • - condition of safe use of machines and other
    devices,
  • - handling of dangerous and harmful substances,
  • - a proper use of individual protective
    equipment,
  • - procedures in case of emergency including
    first aid care.

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Health Safety
  • OBLIGATIONS OF STUDENTS
  • Know the rules and principles of Occupational
    Health and Safety (OHS) binding for students on
    the premises of the university
  • Take part in trainings and courses on OHS
  • Take care of individual protective outfit and use
    it properly
  • Keep order in place of instruction and student
    dorm
  • Abide by the fire protection rules

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Health Safety
  • Immediately inform the teacher about incidents
    during classes and warn other persons about any
    risks
  • Should the conditions during classes do not
    conform to OHS and fire protection rules or
    create a direct danger to health and life of
    students or other persons, the student has the
    right to refuse to take part in classes,
    immediately informing the teacher about his/her
    observation

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Health certificate
  • All students are obliged to possess a valid
    health certificate and deliver it to ED office
    until 31st of October2013. The medical
    examination should be done in the outpatient
    clinic by occupational physician at the address
  • Centrum Medyczne Medrun  Krasinskiego Street
    9
  • Phone No. for registration and information 0
    801 462 988

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Please fill in your referral SKIEROWANIE now
  • On referral please write
  • YOUR NAME AND SURNAME
  • as (imie i nazwisko)
  • ..YOUR DATE OF BIRTH.
  • as (data urodzenia)

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How to complete index
  • UNIWERSYTET MEDYCZNY im. PIASTÓW SLASKICH WE
    WROCLAWIU ________________________________________
    __________________________________
  • Imie i nazwiskoYOUR NAME AND
    SURNAME.....................
  • Rok studiówYEAR OF STUDIES.Rok
    akademicki..ACADEMIC YEAR

Nazwisko wykladajacego Nazwa przedmiotu Liczba godzin HOURS
NAME AND SURNAME OF A TEACHER (see curriculum) SUBJECT (see curriculum) Wyklady HOURS OF LECTURES cwiczenia HOURS OF CLASSES




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Payment
  • The deadline for the payment can be prolonged for
    one month, but interest will be calculated for
    the prolonged period.
  • Tuition fee can be divided into
  • annual instalment one payment before academic
    year till the 15th of September
  • semester instalments two payments before winter
    semester till the 15th of September and till the
    15th of February
  • For paying after the deadline, there is interest
    calculated at the end of academic year.

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Payment
The request form for extension of the deadline
for payment of the fee or division of the fee is
in Study regulation on our website. of the
deadline for payment of the fee or division of
the fee is in Study regulation on our website.
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Payment
Tuition fee should be transferred to individual
number of account, which is given in
Certification of Enrolment and agreement. Uniwer
sytet Medyczny we Wroclawiuaddress Pasteura 1,
50-367 Wroclaw, Poland BANK ZACHODNI WBK SA 35
ODDZIAL WROCLAWPL XX XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX
XXXX SWIFT code KRDBPLPW
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Payment
  • The title of the bank transfer should include
  • name
  • surname
  • faculty e. g. medicine, dentistry
  • the title of the payment e. g. the first
    semester, the first year

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NOSTRIFICATION
  • Wroclaw, 30 September 2013

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Nostrification
  • High School Certificates
  • According to the REGULATION OF THE POLISH
    MINISTER OF EDUCATION AND SCIENCE of 6th April,
    2006, on the Nostrification of School
    Certificates and Maturity Certificates Obtained
    Abroad each student is obliged to obtain the
    recognition of the secondary school certificate
    (so called nostrification) before the end of
    the first semester of studies.

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Nostrification
  • In order to complete the procedure of
    nostrification a student has to submit the
    following documents to the Regional Educational
    Superintendents Office of Lower Silesia
    (Dolnoslaskie Kuratorium Oswiaty, Pl. Powstanców
    Warszawy 1, 50-951 WROCLAW)

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Nostrification
  • Application for nostrification (can be filled in
    at ED Office).
  • Original high school diploma presenting the
    course of education (i.e. list of subjects,
    grades obtained and number of hours in each
    subject). The certificate must be legalized or
    provided with an apostille (more information on
    www.hcch.net ). In exceptional cases a copy can
    be submitted but such copy must be legally
    confirmed by a notary office for the conformity
    with original document, and the original must be
    shown when submitting the documents.
    Confirmations done by schools or other
    institutions will be not accepted.

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NOSTRIFICATION (cont.)
  • A written confirmation from an authorized
    institution in the country, where the school
    certificate has been issued, stating that this
    certificate entitles its owner to apply for
    studies at university level to all universities
    in this country (unless such statement is
    included in the certificate).
  • Translations of the all the above mentioned
    documents into Polish language confirmed or done
    by a sworn translator which has been acknowledged
    by the Polish Ministry of Justice (a list of
    translation offices with addresses is available
    on the website www.ms.gov.pl ).

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Nostrification
  • A confirmation of registration for temporary stay
    in the region of Lower Silesia or a declaration
    that a student is not registered under any
    address in Poland (this can also be done at ED
    Office).
  • A declaration that this school certificate had
    not been submitted for nostrification in any
    other Regional Educational Superintendents
    Office in Poland (can be filled in at ED Office).
  • Photocopy of the passport or other document with
    a photo, confirming the identity of its owner.
  • Students holding IB or EB high school diplomas do
    not have to
  • submit them for nostrification.

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Students ID card
  • Each new student is obliged to deliver his
    electronic photographs in order to get a
    students ID card.
  • - in size of 300 x 375 pixels,
  • - in JPG format,
  • - resolution - not less than 300 dpi,
  • - max size of file with picture - 60 kb

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Students ID card
  • NO PHOTO NO ID CARD!

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Health Insurance
  • HEALTH INSURANCE
  • Students are recommended to buy an insurance
    policy prior to the arrival in Wroclaw for a
    period of 12 months or obtain it at National
    Health Fund (Narodowy Fundusz Zdrowia)

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Health Insurance
  • Required documents
  • Valid Student's ID card
  • Passport or Temporary Stay Card
  • Confirmatiom from the University student's office
    about the duration of studies

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Insurance
  • INSURANCE
  • Personal casualty insurance and civil liability
    policy is necessary
  • It will also include student internships in
    Poland and abroad
  • Insurance costs 50 PLN per year plus extra for
    apprenticeship (depending on a country)

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Insurance
  • Insurance is paid in English Division office
  • Student must report in which country he plans to
    do apprenticeship before summer

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www.ed.umed.wroc.pl
  • Please visit English Division
  • webside for current information

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www.ed.umed.wroc.pl
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English Division
  • OFFICE HOURS FOR ENGLISH DIVISION STUDENTS
  • MONDAY - THURSDAY
  • 10.00 14.00
  • ON FRIDAYS OFFICE IS CLOSED

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11th October 2013
  • Central inauguration of the Academic Year
    2013/2014 for Medical Universities
  • starts at 11.00 in Congress Center in Wroclaw,
    Wystawowa Street 1 (near Centennial Hall)
  • Formal outfit

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25th October 2013
  • Matriculation ceremony
  • 25th October 2013 (Monday) at 1100 a.m. in the
    Lecture Hall of Anatomy Department,
    Chalubinskiego Street 6a
  • Formal outfit

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