Warsaw University of Life Sciences

Entrance Conditions

To successfully enroll in the program you must have a high school leaving certificate and you must pass an exam that verifies special aptitude for studying veterinary medicine in English, hereinafter referred to as the exam of special aptitude (ESA).

Physical and mental fitness is important in daily work with animals. Before starting the course, we will ask for an assessment from your doctor stating your fitness to undertake the course. Please advise us of any disability that should be taken into consideration.

Why do you Need to Pass the Exam of Special Aptitude?

Veterinary medicine is a demanding academic field of study. We hope that we can provide the industry with first-class professionals. The entrance requirements are proof that you will be able to cope with the demands of the course from the very beginning and in particular, that your knowledge in Chemistry and Biology is adequate.

Exam of Special Aptitude (ESA)

In cooperation with the Faculty IMS is able to organize the ESA for you anywhere in the world. The exam is built on the high-school syllabus of Biology and Chemistry (to be provided). We would recommend preparing well for the exam by revising books from school or by arranging some relevant revision lessons in your home country. The university also made available sample questions.

The ESA lasts 130 minutes and consists of two parts: The total number of questions To pass Estimated time to complete the task
Part A: Competency Test = general science knowledge test (20 questions)+ logical thinking test (20 questions) 40 21 points 90 minutes
Part B: English Language Test (minimum level B2) 40 21 points 40 minutes

Note: The ESA is considered passed if the candidate receives a minimum number of points from each part of the exam

ESA dates on offer

ESA is scheduled for the following days:

Online exam Friday 15 March 5:00 PM
Online exam Wednesday 3 April 9:30 AM
Online exam Saturday 13 April 10:00 AM
In person exam, Dublin, Saturday 20 April, 2:00 PM
Online exam Thursday 9 May 5:00 PM
Online exam Saturday 1 June 10:00 AM (last minute applications only - limited number of spaces)