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Admission process to the Doctoral School 2022/2023

13.06.2022 - 12:56 update 20.06.2022 - 12:05
Editors: K.S

The admission process to the Doctoral School at the University of Silesia in Katowice started on 13 June 2022. The process are conducted as an international open call for proposals. Within the admission process, we have launched three programmes in the following fields:

  • humanities, theology and the arts,
  • natural sciences, engineering and technology sciences,
  • social sciences.

Each candidate shall present their draft for a research plan, their so-far scientific achievements and international experience as well as recommendations given by two academics or scientific employees – their future supervisor or auxiliary supervisor and another researcher they have worked with. The entire admission process is best described via the following milestones:

  1. Find the supervisor
  2. Develop your project
  3. Prepare all documents
  4. Register and send all documents to the Online Application System
  5. Get ready for the interview


Number of places

The admission limit of the Doctoral School is 75 people. People who meet the substantive and formal requirements receive a doctoral scholarship and will start carrying out their research at the University of Silesia on 1 October 2022.

The number of places for particular fields:

  • humanities, theology and the arts — 25 places;
  • natural sciences, and engineering and technology sciences — 25 places;
  • social sciences — 25 places.

At the request of the admission committee, the Rector may agree to admit more people.

The admission process via the new Online Application System will be open from 13 to 24 June 2022.

Candidates who have not yet defended their thesis by the time of the exam can still take part in the admission process – the deadline for submitting the diploma is 13 September 2022.

More details about the admission process to the Doctoral School and the schedule are available at us.edu.pl/szkola-doktorska/rekrutacja-na-rok-akademicki-2022-2023/.

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