Are you looking for an international school in Poland? You can find a list of selected schools at the bottom of this page. Use the search filters to select only girls' or boys' schools, prep schools, senior schools or sixth forms; or you can search for schools that offer a particular curriculum, such as the International Baccalaureate, the UK national curriculum, a US-style model or the International Primary Curriculum.
Since the education reforms of the 1990s, quality of education has significantly strengthened, leading to a wide range of school provision.
International schools can be found in the most-populated towns and cities, such as Warsaw, Kraków, Poznań, Wrocław, Łódź and Gdańsk.
The country has become an increasingly popular destination for students from across the world. Many schools also admit Polish nationals, ensuring a mixed student body.
There are 53 IB World Schools, most of which teach in English, and a small number also offer instruction in Polish. 44 offer the IB's Diploma Programme.
Two schools are accredited by the Council of International Schools while the Council of British International Schools has four members.
Many Polish international schools follow a national curriculum – UK and US-style are most most common – which meets international criteria for academic excellence.
The state school system, which is centralized, consists of an eight-year primary school followed by a four-year secondary general education school, five-year technical school, or basic three-year vocational training school.
Poland boasts a number of universities for school leavers, with Warsaw the primary academic centre.
There are a number of technical, medical and agricultural universities across the country and subject-specific colleges for teaching, music, theological and economic skills.
If you are looking specifically for an IB World School, you can read profiles of selected schools at www.ibyb.org