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Foreigners in Poland usually study majors related to business, administration, law

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Out of 85,000 foreigners at Polish universities in 2020, more than one in four studied a major related to business, administration, and law, reported the Warsaw Business Journal citing data from the Central Statistical Office (GUS).

Foreign students are also attracted by faculties such as journalism or social welfare and health. The least sees their future in education and agriculture. According to Personnel Service experts, the popularity of some future directions is good news for the Polish labor market.

Graduates will help fill the staffing gaps, but keeping them in the country may be a challenge for employers.

"Young people, regardless of their latitude, choose many faculties related to business or law. In 2020 as many as 272,000 people chose this path of education. Of course, this is a good choice, because we constantly need good lawyers and managers. From the point of view of the current needs of the labor market, it is crucial that foreigners choose medical faculties whose graduates are worth their weight in gold. It is similar with IT specialists and programmers," Krzysztof Inglot, president of the management board of Personnel Service, commented. 

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