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Special admission for AY 2024/2025

Special admission - restricted (out of the pool of places), exclusiely open to the winners of open competitions in research projects which provide funds for doctoral scholarships.

Project manager's application to the Doctoral School Director to open special admission

Prospective supervisor's declaration of consent
(willingness to act as supervisor ofr the newly recruited candidate)

The legal bases for admissions for AY 2024/2025

Admissions Rules for candidates for the Doctoral School at Gdańsk University of Technology for the a.y. 2024/2025 

Announcement of admission to the Doctoral School at Gdańsk University of Technology and the composition of the admission committees for the a.y. 2024/2025

Regulations regarding the Doctoral School have been prepared in Polish and then translated into English for information purposes only. The Polish version will prevail whenever there is a divergent interpretation between these texts.

NOTE: Competitions for projects may take place all year round, but the admission of documents to the Doctoral School takes place at  the strictly defined time indicated in the table below. The admission of candidates to the Doctoral School within the special admission takes place according to the deadline fordoctoral students admitted under standard admission as specified in the admission schedule, i.e. no later than the end of November 2024.

For project managers

Special admission schedule for AY 2024/2025
Date Action

until 26.06.2024 (Wednesday)

submission of an application by the project leader to the Doctoral School Director for initiating special admission

until 2.07.2024 (Tuesday)

examination of the application by the Doctoral School Director and decision to start/not start special admission

until 4.07.2024 (Thursday) 

special admission announcement on the website of the Doctoral School

8.07.2024 (Monday) 

launching of electronic enrolment to the Doctoral School in the university’s online admission (application / recruitment) system

8.07.2024 (Monday) –  
9.07.2024 (Tuesday)

accepting applications for the Doctoral School with a complete set of documents - the application is submitted electronically in the univeristy’s admission system once the candidate's account has been created in the system, and scans of documents are attached directly to the electronic application

8.07.2024 (Monday) –  
11.07.2024 (Thursday) 

Formal evaluation of the applications by the staff of the Doctoral School Office, then the applications of candidates with a foreign degree are forwarded to Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange (NAWA) for verification 
(the candidate is obliged to keep up to date with any e-mails sent to them)

12.07.2024 (Friday) by 5.00 p.m. 

announcement of the admissions results on the website of the Doctoral School 
(candidates with a foreign degree pending final verification by Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange (NAWA) and those without a diploma pending its delivery will be placed on the ranking list with the notation "conditionally accepted")

until 30.09.2024 (Monday)

applies to candidates conditionally accepted without a Master's degree (at the time of application): 

  • deadline for defending the master’s thesis  
  • deadline for the submission of the certificate of defending the thesis 

1.10.2024 (Tuesday)

applies to candidates accepted (conditionally): 

  • expected date of starting the academic year 
  • earliest possible date for becoming a doctoral student and acquiring the right to the doctoral scholarship* 

* Note! Registration as a doctoral student (becoming a doctoral student and acquiring the right to a doctoral scholarship) takes place on the date of signing the doctoral student's oath deed and submitting documents confirming entitlement to a doctoral scholarship and relating to compulsory social insurance coverage. 

until 31.10.2024 (Thursday)

applies to candidates accepted (conditionally): 

  • presentation of original documents attached in the application system as scans 
  • submission of a diploma and signing the doctoral oath deed  
  • submission of documents confirming entitlement to the doctoral scholarship and compulsory social insurance cover 
  • arrival deadline for foreigners - if you wish to be guaranteed a place in a dormitory (the application for a student residence is made outside the Doctoral School and the candidate must ensure the relevant deadlines and procedures by themself)

29.11.2024 (Friday)

applies to candidates accepted (conditionally) - only foreigners from countries requiring a visa: 

  • deadline for arrival of foreigners without provision of dormitory accommodation (the candidate has to provide their own accommodation outside the Gdańsk Tech campus)