Admission Rules

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I. General rules

  1. Admissions take place every semester.
  2. An admission limit is determined by the Rector on a proposal from the Dean.
  3. Decisions on admission are taken by the Admission Committee for the PhD programme taught in English.
  4. The decision on admission to the programme that starts in a given semester must be taken before the semester starts.
  5. A candidate not admitted to the programme can appeal to the Admission Committee for the PhD programme set up at the University level

II. Who can apply

A person is eligible to apply for admission to the PhD programme if:

  1. he/she holds the Master-level degree obtained in Poland or any other country,
  2. a member of academic staff of the Faculty eligible to supervise PhD students has agreed to become his/her advisor,
  3. he/she has received an acceptance for pursuing the programme in the division from its head and in the institute from its director,
  4. he/she has adequate financial resources to cover tuition fees and living costs.

III. Entry Requirements

General regulation of admission and required documents are presented in website:

http://eng.pw.edu.pl/Studies/Doctoral-studies/Regulations-of-admission-for-PhD-studies

Deadline – 18 February 2011

The following documents must be submitted by a candidate for the PhD programme: 

  1. completed Application for admission form with appropriate signed statements of the future advisor, the head of the division and the director of the institute,
  2. an original or a legally certified copy of the Master’s diploma (or equivalent) in Mechatronics, Computer Engineering, Physics or other related discipline,
  3. diploma supplement or an official copy of transcripts, containing a list of courses taken during the Master’s studies and grades received in these courses,
  4. additional documents (list of publications, information on formal and informal qualifications, professional experience, recommendation letters), that can prove research potential of the candidate,
  5. medical certificate,
  6. personal questionnaire,
  7. a proof of having adequate financial resources to cover tuition fees and living costs (this condition applies only to candidates who require a visa to stay in Poland during the period of study),
  8. a proof of application fee payment,
  9. 4 photos.
The above listed documents should be submitted to the Dean Office by 10 September for the study programme that starts in the fall semester (in October) by 30 January for the study programme that starts in the spring semester (in February)
Admission criteria:
  1. An acceptance of a candidate by his/her future advisor should be based on examining his/her records, followed by an interview, preferably in the form of a face-to-face talk in the presence of the head of the division.
  2. The Admission Committee takes decisions on the admission (acceptance or refusal to accept an application) of a candidate, taking into account: §satisfaction of the formal admission requirements by the candidate, §record of Master studies, §other documents that prove research potential of the candidate, §recommendation of the future advisor, §admission limit.
  3. A candidate admitted to the programme cannot receive the status of a student before the payment of the tuition fee for the first year of study is received.  
Fees The tuition fees for 2010/2011 are:
  • 3000 euro/year for citizens of non-European Union
  • 3000 ZLP/year for Polish citizens and citizens of Europeanor European Economic Area country.

(In a special causes the fee can be waved!!!)

IV. Documents

  1. completed Application for admission form with appropriate signed statements of the future advisor, the head of the division and the director of the institute,
  2. an original or a legally certified copy of the Master’s diploma (or equivalent) in Mechatronics, Computer Engineering, Physics or other related discipline,
  3. diploma supplement or an official copy of transcripts, containing a list of courses taken during the Master’s studies and grades received in these courses,
  4. additional documents (list of publications, information on formal and informal qualifications, professional experience, recommendation letters), that can prove research potential of the candidate,
  5. medical certificate,
  6. personal questionnaire,
  7. a proof of having adequate financial resources to cover tuition fees and living costs (this condition applies only to candidates who require a visa to stay in Poland during the period of study),
  8. a proof of application fee payment,
  9. 4 photos.
The above listed documents should be submitted to the Dean Office by 10 September for the study programme that starts in the fall semester (in October) by 30 January for the study programme that starts in the spring semester (in February)

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