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PhD student's statement for evaluation purposes

Each PhD student indicates one discipline to which his or her scientific achievements may be assigned. A PhD student submits a declaration at the beginning of the education at the Doctoral School, and in and if he or she changes the discipline, he or she shall submit it again. The declaration form is attached as Appendix 3a to the ordinance No. 168/2020 of the Rector of the University of Silesia (in Polish only).

Document in Polish: zalacznik_nr_3a_do_tekstu_jednolitego

Document in English: zalacznik_nr_3a_do_tekstu_jednolitego ENG

Caution: as an official document, it should be delivered in Polish version – English version is attached here for informational reasons.

Scientific achievements assigned to the evaluation

A PhD student who published an article in a scored journal or published a monograph or published a chapter in a monograph published in one of the publishing houses on the ministerial list, reports this achievement to the Library of the University of Silesia on an ongoing basis.

Link to the form: https://www.ciniba.edu.pl/dla-nauki/1201-uni Uniwersytet-slaski/987806-mi-zglaszanie-dorobku (website in Polish)

At the end of each calendar year, the PhD student submits to the institute to which their are assigned a list of their achievements for the entire calendar year, and in the case of a list submitted for the first time – from the date of commencement of education at the Doctoral School. In the case of lack of achievements, the doctoral student provides a blank statement. The representatives of the institutes inform about it in good time.

List of journals: https://www.gov.pl/web/edukacja-i-nauka/komunikat-ministra-edukacji-i-nauki-z-dnia-1-grudnia-2021-rw-sprawie-wykazu-czasopism-naukowych -i-reviewed-materials-from-international-conferences (valid as of 02/22/2022, in Polish)

List of publishers: https://www.gov.pl/web/edukacja-i-nauka/komunikat-ministra-edukacji-i-nauki-z-dnia-22-lipca-2021-rw-sprawie-wykazu-wydawnictw-publikujacych – reviewed-scientific-monographs (valid as of 02.22.2022, in Polish)

Scientific achievements of PhD students during the evaluation of disciplines and for other needs

The Doctoral School forwards the evaluation achievements of its PhD students to the relevant institutes which decide on the use of these achievements in the evaluation of the discipline.

The list of achievements is also collected at the Doctoral School and can be used for popularization or statistical purposes, and may also become the basis for awarding additional scholarships (if established).

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