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Would my Polish degree be worth anything in the US?


monk 4 | 10  
28 Aug 2007 /  #1
(I hope this is in the right forum)
I'm entering college fall 2008 and I'm considering going to poland.
Would a degree from a uni in poland be worth anything in the US? or should I get my degree in the US first, then go to poland to do extra studies
love_sunil80 14 | 127  
29 Aug 2007 /  #2
Monk : Which university r you going to study? I am going to study in poland too in october 2007 batch. If you do it from good university it will be definately be valid in any part of the world, I think state universities will have recognition in any part of the world. Please reply me if you get more info in this regards it will be hepfull too as i plan to go to usa too. cheers buddyyyy!!
OP monk 4 | 10  
31 Aug 2007 /  #3
I still don't know where i'm going, I start applying this fall
jnowiski 2 | 121  
31 Aug 2007 /  #4
i wouldn't see why it wouldn't. but then again i've never been to college :D
Irisheyz77 3 | 44  
9 Sep 2007 /  #5
Yes your Polish degree would be valid in the US. As long as its an accedited and recognized institution. Poland has some very good colleges in it - some of which give a better education then some schools in the US. Where I work in the US we have people who got their degree from all different countries - India, China, Russia, Italy, the UK and more.

So if you want to study in Poland then go and have fun. If you have trouble getting a job afterwards then its jsut because the job market in the US can be tough - depending on your field of interest
patryk_sudol 6 | 23  
16 Sep 2007 /  #6
What about the Politechnika Gdańska (Technical University of Gdasnk)? If I were to get a degree there, would that be good in the USA?

Also is the Technical University of Gdansk acreddited?
plk123 8 | 4,149  
16 Sep 2007 /  #7
yes.. polish degree is fine.. what do you want to study? possibly the easiest way would be to do an overseas study for year or two from a US university but you surely don't have to go that route.
plk123 8 | 4,149  
16 Sep 2007 /  #9
i'd say danzig would be a good place for that. :)
sledz 23 | 2,250  
17 Sep 2007 /  #11
Yes your Polish degree would be valid in the US

Thats all changing here, you might have to take a equivalent exam

or you degree wont be worth the paper its written on.

There making it really hard for the Polish people that come here.

But if youre a Mexican free everything!!

Education, Hospitalization, food stamps, subisidzed housing
its for the taking
plk123 8 | 4,149  
17 Sep 2007 /  #12
Ouch !

why? it is one of the names of that city, no?

Thats all changing here, you might have to take a equivalent exam

or you degree wont be worth the paper its written on.

that's not necessarily true at all. the only thing is if one wants to be licensed here in the US then one has to take the exam otherwise it's good to go. You may also ask your state board of licensure and see if a degree from Gdansk Tech would qualify you to sit in on the Architect's licensing test. let us know what you find out.
szkotja2007 27 | 1,498  
17 Sep 2007 /  #13
why? it is one of the names of that city, no?

I may be wrong here but I dont think that the two names are interchangeable. I know that some Polish people take offence at Gdansk being called Danzig.

Any thoughts welcome.

( Might be better in another thread )
FISZ 24 | 2,116  
17 Sep 2007 /  #14
Would a degree from a uni in poland be worth anything in the US?

Of course, but like Irisheyz says, it would all depend on the job market. A degree is a degree :) sometime a little experience in the field also helps.

why? it is one of the names of that city, no?

It's not wrong...if you're a German and believe it's still yours.

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