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How to apply for PhD programme

The selection of PhD candidates to the Joint Doctoral School involves a competitive examination.

Entry requirements

Call for admission to PhD programme is open to students of all ages and nationality who obtained a second level University degree (Master level). International qualifications will be assessed by the Examination Board during the selection and evaluation procedure and will be declared equivalent (or not) to a Polish second level degree – Master Degree.

Equivalence of international qualifications

Before your application can be assessed for admission, your international qualifications must be declared equivalent to an Polish degree. If the outcome of the assessment is positive, your application will be evaluated for the admission to a PhD programme. Results of this assessment will be send to you by e-mail

On-line application guidelines

1. You have to submit your application within the online platform https://apply.polsl.pl/ .

2. Before you start read carefully what documents you will need to upload (section “Required documents”).

3. If you apply for the very first time, you must register into the University portal: create your applicant account using button „Become an applicant”

4. Sign-in providing your secret applicant code.

5. Find interesting research topic and make the on-line registration procedure.

6. Upload all required documents. In case of international qualifications: you will need to submit electronic/scanned copies of the original (or certified true copies) of your documentation: Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees, Bachelor’s and Master’s transcripts and any other documents such as the Diploma Supplement.

7. About the Application Fee Confirmation - please find the message at the bottom of the page.

8. Contact the chosen supervisor to discuss details of the PhD project and to get a statement of taking up the scientific supervision over the PhD thesis.

9. If you have any technical problem with the application please contact the Admission Office by e-mail study@polsl.pl. 

THERE IS NO APPLICATION FEE IN JOINT DOCTORAL SCHOOL. TO SOLVE THE TASK IN OUR SYSTEM YOU MUST CHOOSE OPTION "WITHOUT PAYMENT - JOINT DOCTORAL SCHOOL". PLEASE DO NOT SUGGEST THE MESSAGE "REQUIRED FOLLOW-UP" . YOUR APPLICATION IS CORRECT.