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First stage of loosening coronavirus restrictions comes into force today (April 20)

According to the plan prepared by the Polish government loosening coronavirus restrictions will be executed in four phases. First stage, which starts on Monday, April 20 will lift the following restrictions: Lifting ban on movement in public spaces, esp. parks and forests (although provision on keeping 2 meters distance from the other people is still in force); In forest it is not mandatory to cover mouth and nose. It is, tough on the adjacent car parkings; Increased access to stores (albeit

New restrictions in Poland due to COVID-19

At the press conference held on Thursday, April 9, PM Mateusz Morawiecki and Minister of Health, Łukasz Szumowski have announced introduction of new restrictions: Covering the mouth and nose is mandatory when outdoors, starting from April 16 From Thursday, April 16, 2020, it is obligatory to cover the mouth and nose. Everyone in a public place will have to wear a mask, scarf or handkerchief that covers both the mouth and nose. The obligation applies to

Coronavirus outbreak - another solutions dedicated to foreigners

On 7 April 2020, the Council of Ministers has adopted as part of the extension of the “anti-crisis shield” a draft of another act aimed at counteracting the negative effects of the SARS-CoV-2 virus epidemic. It provides, among others, for extension of the legal stay of foreigners staying in Poland on the basis of visa-free travel or Schengen visas. The draft also envisages the extension of the period of validity of residence cards and temporary identity certificates for foreigners.

Support for foreign students - NAWA scholarship holders

The Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange offers financial aid to the holders of the Agency’s scholarships who have found themselves in a difficult financial situation due to the COVID-19 pandemic. ‘We provide the aid to foreign students, our scholarship holders, who have stayed in Poland and whose living conditions have significantly deteriorated as a result of the current epidemic. We provide them with the opportunity to take advantage of a one-off financial aid. We

Office for Foreigners extending terms for legal stay in Poland

Office for Foreigners (Urząd ds. Cudzoziemców) on April 1, 2020 published information on introducing special solutions to foreigners as regards to the extention of their stay in Poland in connection to the coronavirus pandemic. The regulations will allow people who want to pursue their current purpose of stay or cannot leave Poland due to the spread of SARS-CoV-2 virus to stay legally in the country. The solutions came into force on March 31, 2020. Details are available on the website of the

Press conference of the PM & Minister of Health (31.03.2020)

On the press conference today (31.03.2020) introduction new restrictions, starting from tomorrow (01.04.2020) was announced Limiting social distance – 2 meters from the other person, with reservation for parents with children and as regards to the disabled persons People below 18 years old have to move with parents Limited access to parks, boulevards, beaches, recreation areas (as emphasized by the Minister of Health one should focus rather on psychological aspects of physical activity - many

Press conference of the Minister of Health (30.03.2020, 15:00)

The Minister of Health, Mr. Lukasz Szumowski updated public on the information on distribution of health equipment including masks, protective suits, goggles, etc. He informed on availability of 10 000 beds in infectious hospitals and 1200 ventilators out of which only 50 are in use by now. The government has approximately 100 000 tests already in stock and contracted a few hundred thousands more. He said that the capacity of the laboratories checking tests is gradually

New webinar series!

We launch a new webinar series called "Ready, Study GO! Poland for students in Poland!" Competences of the future Take part in the eight webinar - "Competences of the future", meet our expert PhD Karolina Mania from Jagiellonian University, lawyer, creator of the radio show "Mania nauki", popularizer of science and find out which competencies will the labour market need in the future and what competencies are needed in the digital age. June 26th 2020