Regular admissions

Admissions to the Doctoral School are awarded on a competitive basis. The competition is conducted by the Admission Committee composed of researchers from the Institutes that run the Doctoral School in order to select the best candidates through evaluation (in the form of scoring) their study results, scientific achievements, and knowledge in the field of higher education in connection with the subject of their master's thesis and the topic selected for implementation during the doctoral studies. The candidates with the highest scores are admitted to the Doctoral School. Admission to the Doctoral School takes place by enrolling a candidate on the list of doctoral students in a given academic year.

The regular admissions period starts in September and detailed recruitment rules are announced five months in advance. Research topics proposed to candidates, along with the admission limit to the Doctoral School, are announced in early July.

Terms and conditions of admissions

Admission to the Doctoral School takes place through a competition, the rules and requirements of which are approved by the Council of the Doctoral School and the Scientific Council of IB PAS:

Admission calendar for the academic year 2023/2024

  • Until July 3, 2023 – announcement of the members of the Admission Committee
  • Until July 5, 2023 – announcement of the research topics and admission limits
  • Until August 20, 2023 – submission of documents for the admission process by candidates
  • Between September 4 and 8, 2023 – interviews with candidates
  • Until September 30, 2023 – completion of the admission process

The candidates will be informed about the exact date of the interview and its form (on-line or on-site) before September 4, 2023.

Required documents

The list of obligatory documents and their form are specified in the Rules for Admission (see above).

Non-standard admissions (research project calls)

The competition for a doctoral student for a research project under the Doctoral School takes place on the terms and according to the schedule announced at the Institute which is the beneficiary of the project.

Current project calls:

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