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Announcement of recruitment to the PROM program - PhD students' mobility

recruitment suspended

Doctoral School at the University of Silesia in Katowice announces the opening of the call for applications to the project of scholarship exchange implemented within the PROM programme.

Eligible mobility participants: PhD students of the University of Silesia (doctoral studies and doctoral schools), who are under 40 years of age.

The project encompasses the following forms of mobility:

  1. Obtaining materials for a PhD thesis/scientific articles.
  2. Participation in a summer school/winter school (both as a school student and as a teacher). The subject of the school must be closely related to the subject of the doctoral dissertation or research.
  3. Performing archival inquiries/library queries.
  4. Conducting didactic classes.
  5. Participation in the preparation of an international grant application.
  6. Other short forms of education to increase the competencies of the project participant.
  7. Active participation in a foreign conference (including, e.g., participation in a poster session or a flash talk)

Purpose of departure: any country to which it is possible to leave Poland.

Duration of mobility: from 5 to 30 days (including 2 days for travel).

Project duration: all trips must be completed by March 31, 2023.



1.Flat rates of financial support for costs of travel, health insurance, OC, NNW, costs of visa fees or fees connected to legalisation of stay, depending on the distance

2.Flat rates of financial support for costs of subsistence, depending on the country and length of stay (from PLN 260 to PLN 800 per day),

3.Costs of conference/training/course fees.

Financing is paid out in the form of a scholarship. The regular administrative route carries out payment costs.

Dates of recruitment: continuous admission from January 12, 2022 until funds are exhausted [recruitment suspended]


Recruitment stages: recruitment for the project is via electronic form


The form must be completed and sent at least 60 days before the planned departure date.



Applications are subject to formal and substantive assessment in the project office, which is performed by an expert appointed by the project manager for each application. The application is eligible for funding provided

1) obtaining at least 60 percent of points in each assessed category

2) availability of funds


Assessment criteria
Category number of points
The scientific level of research or activity in the field of art, or evaluation of the substantive value of planned activities related to education or implementation 0-40
The purposefulness of the project from the perspective of the doctoral dissertation being prepared 0-30
The probability of achieving the planned goals 0-20
The purposefulness of the project from the perspective of the implementation of tasks included in the University’s strategy 0-10


The project will involve at least 40 mobility in the form of doctoral student mobility. “Online mobility” will not be funded unless the mobility activity is converted to an online form after payment of the funds.


Qualified persons will receive funding provided that they fulfill all formal requirements presented in the information on qualifications provided by the project office within the deadline.


More about the documents to be prepared: Departure procedure 


Project office:

Doctoral School at the University of Silesia in Katowice

Bankowa 14, room 406-40B

Phone number. 32 359 2472 – 2473


Project coordinator: dr Ryszard Knapek

Departure service: mgr Diana Pasek



Flat rates of financial support

Agreement with a Participant

Whole rules in a PROM Programme (in polish)


The Programme is co-financed by the European Social Fund under the Knowledge Education Development Operational Programme, non-competition project: “International scholarship exchange of doctoral students and academic staff”, implemented under the Measure specified in the application for co-financing of the project no POWR.03.03.00-00-PN13/18.

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