English language requirements

Confirmation of the knowledge of the English language:

1. The University of Wroclaw accepts worldwide recognized certificates confirming the knowledge of the English language:


Level required for all degrees


6.0 (or 5,5 if it is equal to B2)

TOEFL IBT / TOEFL IBT home edition


Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic)


Pearson Test of English (PTE General)

Level 3



Cambridge English: First (FCE)

B, C (minimum score 169)

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) and Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE) (2015 onwards)


Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) (prior to 2015)


Cambridge English : Proficiency (CPE) (prior to 2015)


French CLES

CLES 2 - B2

(Independent User - Vantage)


Listening 400

Reading 385

Speaking 160

Writing 150

Linguaskill (Reading and Writing, Listening, Speaking)

B2 (minimum score 160)
DUOLINGO English Test** B2 (minimum score 90)
Please be informed that during the pandemic we also accept IELTS Indicator. Please remember to send us your scores via IELTS Indicator website as well.
** Please remember to send us your scores to check via the duolingo website.


TOEFL code for the University of Wroclaw is 6448. 

All certificates cannot be older than three years. 


2. Previous education fully taught in the English language:

The transcript of grades or the diploma/degree certificate itself needs to contain a clause stating that English was the medium of instruction. 

3. Native speakers do not have to confirm the knowledge of the English language. 

4. Certificate confirming graduation and passing of an exam on B2 level from a one-year English course offered by the English Language Centre of the University of Wroclaw. 

5. Candidates, who had English language exam passed on B2 level during bachelor/master level studies and this information is included to diploma suplement don't have to confirm English Language skills with separate certificate. 

6. Placement test at English Language Centre, Wroclaw.



PLACEMENT TEST - currently not available

If you do not have a certificate, you can take a placement test at:

English Language Centre
ul. Świdnicka 10 (entrance ul. Kazimierza Wielkiego)
50-068 Wroclaw
phone +48 71 798 97 02

Office hours:

Monday - Friday 9:00 - 15:30 (break 12:00 - 13:00)



From 29th April to 24th June 2022 placement tests of English language will be conducted in SINJA UWr - ul. Świdnicka 10 (2nd floor) at Fridays with beginning time at 16:00. The tests will be conducted in Wroclaw - there is no possibility of taking the test online.


Placement test takes around an hour and is divaded into 2 parts - writing and speaking (50 min. writing/break/15 min. speaking)

At Monday after passing the test you will receive a confirmation of your score and level of English language knowledge which can be used to apply for studies at UWr.


Each candidate can take the test once in 6 months.


Candidates are requested to apply for test not later than until 14:00 in the day before the test. Applications can be done by e-mail to elc@uwr.edu.pl. Of course it is recommended to apply earlier.