Summer Studies Abroad


Language courses are available from two to eight weeks for non-intensive, intensive, and highly intensive programs.  Classes begin in early July 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 daily.  All intensity levels meet from 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.  Intensive and Highly Intensive programs meet for additional classes focused on oral practice from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. daily, except Wednesdays.  In addition to the hours listed for PL and PLI, students in the Highly Intensive program also meet one-on-one with a tutor.  Students in the PLH program 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 exam 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 1 - 14                

July 22 - Aug 4

PL $800 - 50 hrs; 2 credits
PLI $960 - 66 hrs; 2 credits
PLH $1,120  - 74 hrs; 3 credits

3 weeks**


July 1 - 21

July 22 - Aug 11

PL $1,130  - 75 hrs; 3 credits
PLI $1,350 - 100 hrs; 4 credits
PLH $1,595  - 112 hrs; 4 credits

4 weeks


July 1 - 28   

July 22 - Aug 18

PL $1,430  - 100 hrs; 4 credits
PLI $1,710 - 132 hrs; 5 credits
PLH $2,030  - 148 hrs; 6 credits

5 weeks


July 1 - Aug 4

July 22 - Aug 25

PL $1,705  - 125 hrs; 5 credits
PLI $2,025  - 165 hrs; 6 credits
PLH $2,425  - 185 hrs; 7 credits

6 weeks**

July 1 - Aug 11

PL $1,950  - 150 hrs; 6 credits
PLI $2,315  - 200 hrs; 8 credits
PLH $2,795  - 224 hrs; 9 credits

7 weeks

July 1 - Aug 18

PL $2,185  - 175 hrs; 7 credits
PLI $2,575  - 232 hrs; 9 credits
PLH $3,075  - 260 hrs; 10 credits

8 weeks

July 1 - Aug 25

PL $2,395  - 200 hrs; 8 credits
PLI $2,810  - 264 hrs; 10 credits
PLH $3,385  - 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


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 7 and July 28                                                        Sandomierz, July 8 and July 29
**Warsaw, July 21 and August 11 

** Please note that the guided portion of the sightseeing tour of Warsaw ends at 2:00 p.m.  Participants will have free-time to explore the city on their own before returning to Lublin.  Students in the July and August three  week programs may head to the airport for return flights to the US.  Alternatively, 3 week session students may want 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 Credit Approval 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 University bus is available to students arriving at F. Chopin/Okecie Airport in Warsaw through early afternoon on Sunday, July 1 and Sunday, July 22.  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.  

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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 relates 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 who meet eligibility requirements are accepted to attend the program - see Eligibility for more information. 

In addition to submitting an on-line application, all applicants must also submit a Health Form, proof of medical insurance coverage, a valid passport number 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 18th


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

Tel. (212) 734-2130 ext. 210

Deadline for Additional Forms: May 25th         

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