Postgraduate Studies

The Institute of Political Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences resumes student enrolment for Postgraduate Studies (with the possibility of obtaining a PhD degree) for the academic year 2022/2023.


Student enrolment

1. Organisers
The Postgraduate Studies programmes are conducted jointly by the Institute of Political Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences (ISP PAN) and Collegium Civitas in extramural mode only.

2. Admission conditions:
a) Candidates with second-cycle degrees (i.e. a master’s degree confirmed by a relevant diploma) may be admitted to the postgraduate studies programme.
b) The admission of foreigners to postgraduate studies is governed by the relevant provisions on their taking up and completing studies and training.
c) The condition for admission is a positive interview result.
d) The subject of the interview is the topic that the applicant wants to explore in their research activity.

3. Interview dates are determined on an individual basis, starting from 15 May 2022.

4. Documents required before the interview:
a) cover letter,
b) short scientific curriculum vitae (CV),
c) proof of payment for the interview.

5. After obtaining a positive interview result in writing, the following documents must be submitted by 30 September 2022:
a) a signed printout of the personnel questionnaire;
b) a copy of the university diploma certified by the ISP PAN as a true copy of the original;
c) one photograph;
d) other documents the applicant considers to be important for the didactic process (e.g. certificates of completion of other postgraduate studies, language certificates, etc.);
e) proof of payment of the tuition fee to the account: Instytut Studiów Politycznych PAN, Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego, account no.: 74 1130 1017 0020 1467 7320 0005

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  • interview fee – PLN 100
  • fee for postgraduate studies (conducted only in extramural mode): PLN 2,200 per semester
  • fee for participation in a doctoral seminar or for receiving scientific supervision and consultations for students intending to write a doctoral dissertation – PLN 1,000 per semester
  • fee for resuming interrupted studies – PLN 150

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Study conditions

  • The study conditions are defined by:
    the Agreement by and between the Institute of Political Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences and the Student of the Postgraduate Studies of the ISP PAN and Collegium Civitas (hereinafter: the Agreements of the ISP PAN and the Student) and the regulations of the ‘Social Sciences’ postgraduate studies.


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