Formal requirments

Based on Article 200 para. 2 of the Act of 20 July 2018, The Law on Higher Education and Science (Journal of Laws of 2020, item 85 with later amendments), hereinafter referred to as the Act, the Senate of Maria Curie Sklodowska University in Lublin, sets the following rules for the admission of candidates in the academic year 2021/2022 to the Doctoral School of Humanities run by Maria Curie Sklodowska University in Lublin: 

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1. Persons eligible for admission to the doctoral school who holds a master's degree, a master's degree in engineering, or an equivalent degree will be a person referred to in Article 186 para. 2 of the Act.

2. A prerequisite for the admission of a candidate to the recruitment procedure is setting up a personal account in the Online Application System, referred to as OAS. OAS operates at: rekrytacja.umcs.lublin.pl. Candidates access AOS on their own. 

3. After creating an account in OAS, the candidate selects a doctoral school and indicates the scientific/artistic discipline they intend to prepare for a doctoral dissertation.

4. A candidate for the doctoral school submits:

1) application for admission to the doctoral school generated from the OAS system;

2) a copy of the diploma confirming that they hold the Master's degree, Master's degree in engineering or equivalent together with the supplement, if it has been issued (original documents for inspection), or a diploma referred to in art. 326 para. 2, point 2 or 327 para. 2 of the Act stating the right to obtain a doctorate in a country in which the higher education institution that issued it operates, subject to the provisions of point 3;

3) in the case of persons referred to in art. 186 para. 2 of the Act a copy of the diploma of completion of first-degree studies with a supplement, if it has been issued (originals of the documents for inspection), or a certificate of completion of the third year of uniform Master's studies;

4) a current photograph, consistent with the requirements applicable when issuing identity cards in Poland;

5) documentation confirming the previous scientific/artistic achievements of the candidate:

a) philosophy, history, linguistics, literature theory and history, culture and religion studies, archeology: scientific CV (according to the template on the website of the Doctoral School ), and an opinion about the candidate's aptitude for research work, prepared by a person with, the degree of habilitated doctor or the title of professor or with a degree or an equivalent title;

b) visual arts and conservation of works of art: artistic CV (according to the template on the website of the Doctoral School ), and list and photographic documentation (portfolio) of artistic achievements;

c) musical arts: artistic CV (according to the template on the website of the Doctoral School) , and an artistic work of significant importance.

6) the concept of the doctoral dissertation.

5. A candidate for a doctoral school may also submit other than those referred to in para. 4 point 5 a) or b), documents confirming the scientific / artistic achievements.

6. Candidates qualified for the doctoral school are required to enter an electronic version of their photograph into their account in the OAS system and pay a fee for issuing an electronic doctoral student card in the amount determined by the minister competent for higher education.

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1. The rules for undertaking and receiving education at a doctoral school by foreigners are defined in art. 323 in connection with art. 326, 327, 328, subject to the provisions of art. 198 par. 8 of the Act.

2. Foreigners may undertake education in Polish if they demonstrate knowledge of the Polish language, i.e., if they:

1) complete a one-year preparatory course to study in Polish in institutions designated by the minister responsible for higher education, or 

2) have a certificate of Polish language knowledge issued by the State Commission for the Certification of Proficiency in Polish as a Foreign Language, or 

3) have completed secondary school abroad, in which classes were taught in Polish or 

4) have completed secondary school in Poland or 

5) have completed university studies in Poland with a major in Polish, or 

6) during the interview, they will obtain confirmation that their preparation and Polish language skills allow them to undertake education in Polish.

3. Foreigners may undertake education in a foreign language if they:

1) have a document confirming knowledge of a foreign language in which education is conducted, listed in Annex 2 to this resolution, with the proviso that the documents confirming knowledge of a foreign language are also certificates, diplomas, or other documents confirming the completion of a post-primary school abroad, whose classes were conducted in the same foreign language in which the international student will be educated in Poland, as well as a diploma of higher education in Poland conducted in the same foreign language, in which the international student will be studying at the doctoral school, or 

2) during the interview, they will confirm that their preparation and the level of foreign language skills allow them to undertake education in a foreign language.

4. Foreigners, in addition to the documents listed in § 2 para. 4, submit:

1) legalization or validation documents of the documents referred to in § 2 para. 4 points 2 and 3, if issued by a university from outside the territory of the Republic of Poland;

2) a copy of the ID document;

3) photocopies of documents certifying legal stay on the territory of the Republic of Poland, if they were issued before or during the recruitment procedure, or the foreign candidate's statement that he will submit relevant documents immediately after the commencement of education if they qualify for the doctoral school;

4) one of the documents referred to in para. 2 points 1-5 confirming the knowledge of the Polish language if the candidate wants to study in Polish or one of the documents referred

to in paragraph 3 point 1, demonstrating the understanding of a foreign language if they're going to study in a foreign language;

5) photocopy of the insurance policy in case of illness or consequences of accidents for the period of education in Poland or the European Health Insurance Card, or a foreigner's statement that she/he will join the NFZ (National Health Fund) immediately after the beginning education.

5. The University may ask the candidate to submit an ordinary translation into Polish of the documents referred to in § 2 para. 4, point 2 and 3.

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1. The rules for undertaking and receiving education at a doctoral school by foreigners are defined in art. 323 in connection with art. 326, 327, 328, subject to the provisions of art. 198 par. 8 of the Act.

2. Foreigners may undertake education in Polish if they demonstrate knowledge of the Polish language, i.e., if they:

1) complete a one-year preparatory course to study in Polish in institutions designated by the minister responsible for higher education, or 

2) have a certificate of Polish language knowledge issued by the State Commission for the Certification of Proficiency in Polish as a Foreign Language, or 

3) have completed secondary school abroad, in which classes were taught in Polish or 

4) have completed secondary school in Poland or 

5) have completed university studies in Poland with a major in Polish, or 

6) during the interview, they will obtain confirmation that their preparation and Polish language skills allow them to undertake education in Polish.

3. Foreigners may undertake education in a foreign language if they:

1) have a document confirming knowledge of a foreign language in which education is conducted, listed in Annex 2 to this resolution, with the proviso that the documents confirming knowledge of a foreign language are also certificates, diplomas, or other documents confirming the completion of a post-primary school abroad, whose classes were conducted in the same foreign language in which the international student will be educated in Poland, as well as a diploma of higher education in Poland conducted in the same foreign language, in which the international student will be studying at the doctoral school, or 

2) during the interview, they will confirm that their preparation and the level of foreign language skills allow them to undertake education in a foreign language.

4. Foreigners, in addition to the documents listed in § 2 para. 4, submit:

1) legalization or validation documents of the documents referred to in § 2 para. 4 points 2 and 3, if issued by a university from outside the territory of the Republic of Poland;

2) a copy of the ID document;

3) photocopies of documents certifying legal stay on the territory of the Republic of Poland, if they were issued before or during the recruitment procedure, or the foreign candidate's statement that he will submit relevant documents immediately after the commencement of education if they qualify for the doctoral school;

4) one of the documents referred to in para. 2 points 1-5 confirming the knowledge of the Polish language if the candidate wants to study in Polish or one of the documents referred

to in paragraph 3 point 1, demonstrating the understanding of a foreign language if they're going to study in a foreign language;

5) photocopy of the insurance policy in case of illness or consequences of accidents for the period of education in Poland or the European Health Insurance Card, or a foreigner's statement that he will join the NFZ (National Health Fund) immediately after the beginning education.

5. The University may ask the candidate to submit an ordinary translation into Polish of the documents referred to in § 2 para. 4,point 2 and 3.

TYPES OF DOCUMENTS CONFIRMING THE KNOWLEDGE OF A FOREIGN LANGUAGE BY FOREIGNERS

Artistic CV for Visual Arts

Scientific CV

 


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