Summer Studies Abroad


Language courses are available from two to eight weeks in duration. Programs begin in early and late July. Class size is limited to approximately 10 students affording each student personalized attention. Applicants may register for classes that range from 5 to 8 hours of instruction by choosing a non-intensive, intensive or highly intensive program.  All intensity levels, PL, PLI, and PLH, meet from 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.  Intensive and Highly Intensive classes, PL and PLH, meet for oral practice from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. daily, except Wednesdays.  Students in the Highly Intensive program, PLH, have additional one-on-one sessions with a tutor and choose the topic of each day's tutoring session.  Tutoring is held between 3:00 - 3:45 p.m. or 4:00- 4:45 p.m. daily, except Wednesdays. 

Students will be placed in language groups based on a placement test which is given at the start of the program. 

Each program also includes lectures on Polish history, culture, literature, music, the Polish economy and important contemporary issues.

The following chart includes the arrival and return dates for each program and the program fees for each intensity level. 

Program dates and Fees

Duration arrive and return
Program Fees*

2 weeks


July 5 - July 18 

July 26 - Aug 8

PL $697 - 50 hrs; 2 credits
PLI $841 - 66 hrs; 2 credits
PLH $999  - 74 hrs; 3 credits

3 weeks**


July 5 - July 25 

July 26 - Aug 15 

PL $1,009  - 75 hrs; 3 credits
PLI $1,209 - 100 hrs; 4 credits
PLH $1,449  - 112 hrs; 4 credits

4 weeks


July 5 - Aug 1 

July 26 - Aug 22 

PL $1,298  - 100 hrs; 4 credits
PLI $1,539 - 132 hrs; 5 credits
PLH $1,859  - 148 hrs; 6 credits

5 weeks


July 5 - Aug 8 

July 26 - Aug 29 

PL $1,557  - 125 hrs; 5 credits
PLI $1,839  - 165 hrs; 6 credits
PLH $2,239  - 185 hrs; 7 credits

6 weeks**

July 5 - Aug 15

PL $1,789  - 150 hrs; 6 credits
PLI $2,115 - 200 hrs; 8 credits
PLH $2,596  - 224 hrs; 9 credits

7 weeks

July 5 - Aug 22

PL $2,009  - 175 hrs; 7 credits               PLI $2,358 - 232 hrs; 9 credits

PLH $2,86 - 260 hrs; 10 credits

8 weeks

July 5 - Aug 29

PL $2,210  - 200 hrs; 8 credits
PLI $2,589  - 264 hrs; 10 credits
PLH $3,158 - 296 hrs; 12 credits

 *Non-refundable registration fee for all programs: $95 

PL = non-intensive language classes, 25 hours per week                                   PLI = intensive language classes, 33 hours per week                                         PLH = highly intensive classes, 37 hours per week

Intensity is a reference to the number of hours the class meets per week.


All sessions include sightseeing tours of Lublin's Old Town and Sandomierz. Sightseeing of Warsaw is included in programs lasting 3 weeks or longer.  

Lublin's Old Town, July 11 and August 1
Sandomierz, July 12 and August 2

**Warsaw, July 25 and August 15 

** Please note that the guided portion of the sightseeing tour of Warsaw ends at 2:00 p.m.  Thereafter, participants will have free-time to explore the city on their own before boarding the bus for the return to Lublin. Students in the July and August three  week programs may head to the airport for their return flights to the US.  With advanced planning, 3 week session students may chose to pre-book a hotel for an overnight stay in Warsaw and return to the States on the following day.  


Tuition, a shared room, 3 meals a day, course materials, various cultural events and sightseeing of Lublin's Old Town and Sandomierz.  Sightseeing of  Warsaw is included in sessions lasting longer than 3 weeks.                

Airfare, optional trips, and single rooms are NOT included in program fees.


Students live in double occupancy rooms at a student dormitory.  Bathrooms are shared. Single rooms are available at the dormitory for an additional fee of $10 per night


In order to arrange for a transfer of credit you will need to speak to your  academic adviser.   Print a copy of this page, a KF Credit Approval Form (see application forms) and speak to your academic adviser.  If approved, please return the completed form to the Kosciuszko Foundation.  Address information is provided below.

Students applying for credit must attend classes and pass final exams. Please note that in Poland 1 academic hour = 45 minutes.


A JPII KUL University bus is available to students arriving at F. Chopin/Okecie Airport in Warsaw through early afternoon on Sunday, June 30 and Sunday, July 21.  To reserve a seat on the bus, please e-mail your flight details to

With the exception of the three week program in July and the three week program in August, bus service from Lublin to Warsaw is not provided at the close of programs.  Upon request, summer program administrators at the Catholic University of Lublin will provide information on bus and train service from Lublin to Warsaw.  Please inquire in Poland. 


Participants are responsible for flight arrangements and local transportation.  

Return to Summer Study Abroad Page for All Forms


Choose the number of weeks you intend to participate in the program: 2 to 8 week programs are available.  Choose the intensity level: PL, PLI or PLH. Intensity refers to the number of hours the class meets per week.  Choose a housing option: shared rooms and  dormitory single rooms are available.  Send in your non-refundable registration fee, program fee and if applicable, single room fees.  

Applicants must be 18 years of age and hold a high school diploma by the first day of the program. All applicants who meet eligibility requirements are accepted to attend the program.  More information is available by returning to the main Summer Study Abroad page and clicking on Eligibility. 

In addition to submitting an on-line application, all applicants must also submit a Health Form; proof of medical insurance coverage; a copy of their passport  ID pages, which must be valid for at least 6 months after program return date; the RODO Data Sharing Form and a signed copy of Kosciuszko Foundation's Rules and Regulations form.  

Applicants may submit a Credit Approval Form and a Health Care Proxy, but are not required to do so. 

Application Deadline: May 10th


Summer Study Abroad  
 Kosciuszko Foundation, Inc.
15 East 65th Street, New York, NY 10065                                                                        

Tel. (212) 734-2130 ext. 412

Deadline for Additional Forms: May 20th         

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