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International Environmental Doctoral School associated with the Centre for Polar Studies at the University of Silesia in Katowice

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The International Environmental Doctoral School associated with the Centre for Polar Studies at the University of Silesia in Katowice (IEDS) comprises the following organisational units:

  • University of Silesia in Katowice (US)
  • Institute of Geophysics, Polish Academy of Sciences (IG PAS)
  • Institute of Mathematics, Polish Academy of Sciences (IM PAS)
  • Institute of Oceanology, Polish Academy of Sciences (IO PAN)
The aim of the International Environmental Doctoral School associated with the Centre for Polar Studies at the University of Silesia in Katowice (IEDS) is to provide a new generation of scientists with new opportunities for high-quality contributions to scientific research by offering them theoretical and practical (methodological) training, designed to stimulate their intellectual growth and boost their academic status. These aims are in line with the general strategy of the University of Silesia in Katowice and the Institutes of the Polish Academy of Sciences.

The University of Silesia in Katowice and the Institutes of the Polish Academy of Sciences aim to achieve the highest standards of education and scientific research, assessed with the use of parameterised assessment methods. The International Environmental Doctoral School is likely to significantly help the cause through educating young academic staff and conducting research in collaboration with renowned academic centres from abroad. Useful in working towards the goal will also be the experience gained as a result of the previous activity of the Centre for Polar Studies and Interdisciplinary Polar Studies KNOW.

The International Environmental Doctoral School (IEDS) will involve cooperation with foreign academic centres, whose academic staff will work as supervisors or auxiliary supervisors and lecturers at IEDS, and which will accept IEDS doctoral students for internship programmes. Such cooperation will make it possible to ensure very high standards of education, which is a priority for the University of Silesia in Katowice and for the Polish Academy of Sciences.

Area of knowledge, field of science and academic discipline, or field of the arts and artistic discipline:

The field of Natural Sciences The field of Engineering and technology
  • Mathematics,
  • Earth and related environmental sciences
  • Materials engineering

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The most important dates (second recruitment)

  • September 23, 2022 — opening an online registration for candidates through the online candidate registration system (OAS).
  • October 14, 2022 — closing of an online registration for candidates, i.e. opening an account in OAS, paying the recruitment fee (the date of the transfer is decisive), entering information and documents listed in § 8 (5) (2-7) of the Resolution No. 228 of the Senate of the University of Silesia in Katowice of 25th January 2022 on recruitment requirements and the mode of recruitment to the International Environmental Doctoral School associated with the Centre for Polar Studies at the University of Silesia in Katowice in the academic year 2022/2023, hereinafter referred to as the Resolution.
  •  October 21, 2022 - deadline for submitting documents referred to in § 8 (5) (10) of the Resolution (outline of the doctoral project, candidate’s academic achievements form, documents confirming academic achievements and other documents specified in the recruitment criteria)
  • November 2, 2022 - – providing candidates with information about the results of the 1st and 2nd stage of recruitment and about admission or non-admission to interviews, as well as informing them about the date and place of interviews. This information is sent to the e-mail addresses provided in OAS
  • November 7-9, 2022 - interviews with candidates (3rd stage of the recruitment procedure).
  • November 10, 2022 - notification of candidates about the recruitment results.
  • November 14-18, 2022 - receiving documents from candidates qualified for admission and entering them on the list of doctoral students.

 

Documents to be uploaded through irk2.us.edu.pl

  • A copy of the diploma entitling to begin education at a doctoral school (the candidate qualified to be admitted is obliged to immediately submit a diploma of graduation abroad in the form of legalization or apostille)
  • A sworn translation of the document into Polish or English (if the document was issued in a language other than the languages mentioned above
  • Diploma suplement
  • A sworn translation of the Diploma supplement into Polish or English (if the document was issued in a language other than the languages mentioned above
  • Curriculum vitae

Documents should be submitted in the IEDS office or sent to polarknow@us.edu.pl or via the website

  • outline of PhD project, a list of scientific achievements and documents confirming the list’s authenticity; other documents specified in qualification criteria

Admission fee

  • 240 PLN

Graduation Diploma

Admission to IEDS is available for all candidates holding a title of master, master engineer or equal or in exceptional cases justified by the highest quality of scientific achievements a person not fulfilling the requirements who is a graduate of the 1st cycle studies or a student who has completed the third year of long-cycle studies.

The person applying for admission should apply copy of the diploma of graduation from master studies with the supplement or, in the case of their lack, a certificate confirmed by an authorized person regarding graduation from master studies with an indication of the final result of studies and a certificate regarding the mean of grades from studies; in the case of completing the university abroad, it is necessary to submit a sworn translation of the document into Polish or English (if the document was issued in another language); the candidate qualified to be admitted is obliged to immediately submit a diploma of graduation abroad in the form of legalization or apostille.

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