Guide to University Enrollment for International Students

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What is it?

A guide to preparing documentation for university enrollment. This includes acquiring necessary documents and requirements for international students aspiring to enroll in universities in Croatia, Poland, and India.

Who needs it?

International students, specifically those planning to pursue undergraduate or postgraduate courses in Poland, Croatia, and India.


  1. Research the specific course and university you wish to apply to. Check their requirements for international applicants.
  2. Acquire proof of English proficiency through tests like IELTS, TOEFL, or equivalent. Some universities may offer admissions based on English proficiency in High School.
  3. Apply to the university with your proof of English proficiency, academic records, and application form.
  4. Once selected, have your original documents legalized or apostilled (as per the country’s requirements), and translated into the language of the country if required.
  5. Apply for the student visa/residence permit. Requirements vary by country.
  6. Submit your completed application, academic transcripts, legalized documents, language proficiency proof and detailed plan of study to the university.

Required Documents

  1. Academic transcripts and diplomas
  2. Proof of English proficiency (IELTS, TOEFL scores)
  3. Passport-sized photos
  4. A copy of your passport
  5. Medical insurance
  6. Study Plan or Research Proposal (specific to course and university)
  7. Bank statements proving sufficient funds for the course duration
  8. Legalized original documents

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Additional details

  • The original documents may need to be “legalized or apostille”. This depends on whether the country has signed the Hague convention or not.
  • For Poland, some courses require specific entrance tests, apart from evidence of language proficiency. Check the specific program pages on the university’s website for the same.
  • For India, international students are advised to apply through the Indian missions in their respective country.
  • Check the application deadline for each university to avoid last-minute panics.
  • Review the embassy or consulate website of the specific country for accurate information about student visa processes.


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