Detailed rules for the evaluation of the candidates

Detailed rules for the evaluation of candidates for the Doctoral School of Social Sciences at Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin 

§ 1

1. The recruitment procedure is a competitive process, and it consists of two stages.

2. The first stage includes the evaluation of:

1)  an outline of the research project prepared by the candidate for the school with the scientific discipline in which they intend to prepare a doctoral dissertation -up to 30 points, which involves awarding points for:

a) originality / scientific value of the project: 0 -15 points,

b) methodological correctness of the project: 0 -10 points,

c)  the feasibility  of  the project  during  the education period at  the  doctor's school:  0 -5 points;

2)  documentation confirming  the  candidate's previous scientific achievements -up to  10 points.

3. The second stage includes an interview during which the candidate can receive a maximum of 60 points for:

1) substantive justification of the topic selection: 0 -20 points;

2) orientation in the issues related to the outline of the research project: 0 -20 points;

3) knowledge of the methodology: 0 -20 points.

4. In total, the candidate can obtain 100 points.

5. Candidates receiving at least 30 points from the first stage will be admitted to the interview.

6.  Out of  the candidates who  obtained at  least  35 points  from the  interview, a  ranking  list is created.  The  total number  of  points scored  determines  the place  of  the candidate on the ranking list.

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