Doctoral Programs at the Doctoral School of the Pedagogical University of Krakow

Deadline: 3 September 2021
Open to: international applicants that are master’s degree holders
Benefits: covering the tuition fee + scholarship of 2100 PLN / 3200 PLN per month (30% higher for students with disabilities)


The Doctoral School of the Pedagogical University of Krakow offers tuition-free doctoral programs in 13 disciplines:

1) Political Science and Public Administration;
2) Pedagogy (Education);
3) Social and Economic Geography, Land Management;
4) History;
5) Philosophy;
6) Linguistics;
7) Literary Studies;
8) Security Sciences;
9) Mathematics;
10) Biological Sciences;
11) Physical Sciences;
12) Earth and Environmental Sciences;
13) Fine Arts and Art Conservation.



The programs are open for international applicants who hold masters degree.


All doctoral students admitted to the Doctoral School receive a monthly scholarship that covers the costs of living in Krakow. They also offer numerous opportunities for academic mobility and research funding. The city of Krakow is a great place to live, with an abundance of cultural, tourist and employment opportunities.

How to apply?

Apply to:
Please note that an application fee of 150 PLN is required before a candidate’s application can be processed. The fee may also be paid in euros after it is converted from PLN to EUR according to the average exchange rate of the National Bank of Poland on the day (working day) preceding the day of payment. If the fee is paid in EUR, the converted amount should be rounded down to whole units. For example, on June 30, 2021 the PLN to EUR rate was 4.5208, so 150 PLN equalled 33.17 EUR. Thus the fee to be paid = 33 EUR.

For more information please visit the official website.