Admission

Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań has been educating doctoral students at the doctoral school since October 1, 2019.

Within the framework of the Doctoral School, the education is provided by:

  • Doctoral School of Natural Sciences
  • Doctoral School of Exact Sciences
  • Doctoral School of Social Sciences
  • Doctoral School of Humanities
  • Doctoral School of Languages and Literatures.

Education at the doctoral school lasts 8 semesters and ends with the submission of a doctoral dissertation. Each doctoral student receives a doctoral scholarship. Studies are free.

Rekrutacja 2022/2023:

Rules of admission to doctoral schools in the academic rear 2022/2023

Mode and timetable of admission to particular doctoral schools -> check

Recruitment is open to 5 doctoral schools, in 22 disciplines > link

Required recruitment documents

 Recruitment instructions - Step by step

1. First step registration required in IRK (Internet Registration of Candidates) -> link

2. Second step – złożenie w wyznaczonym miejscu i terminie następujących dokumentów w wersji papierowej:

  • printed and signed registration fron the online registration (IRK system)
  • statement that you are not commencing education in another doctoral school and that you don`t have a doctoral degree -> link
  • cover letter along with an indication of the sceintific discipline in which you would like to obtain a doctoral degree
  • CV
  • statement of documented accomplishments with an indication of the accomplishments to be evaluated by the selection committee (up to 3 - in the case of scientific achivements; up to 3 - in the case of other achievements) -> link
  • proposal of a unique research project with bibliography prepared for the purposes of the admission (up to 8 pages of standard typescript, max. 15,000 characters with spaces)
  • an official copy (odpis) of the university diploma, confirming the attainment of second-cycle qualifications, and in case of graduates from the academic year 2021/2022 - a certificate confirming the attainment of second-cycle qualifications. In case of candidates who apply for admission to the doctoral school on the basis of the highest quality of scientific achievement, the following shall be required, respectively: in the case of graduates of first cycle studies – a diploma confirming completion of first cycle studies with supplement and in the case of students who have completed three years of the uniform five-year master’s studies – a certificate confirming the grade average for years 1-3 of their studies together with the transcript
  • diploma supplement (in the case of two cycle studies - a supplement attached to the diploma of first cycle studies and a supplement attached to the diploma of second cycle studies);
  • one colour 35 mm x 45 mm photograph
  • confirmation of payment of the admission fee

Candidates who have obtained the necessary education outside the territory of the Republic of Poland, shall additionally submit

  • photocopy of a document which confirms their education, certified to be a true copy of the original document, i.e. a diploma with a supplement confirming completion of first cycle studies (Bachelor degree) and a diploma with a supplement confirming completion of second cycle studies (Master degree, MSc, MA) in the original language and in a certified translation into English or into Polish
  • photocopy of their passport

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Foreign candidates are required to attach an English translation of the documents which they submit..