PhD Program

The enrolment process can be difficult and long but with our assistance and guidance we will make it easy from beginning till end. Each of the universities has their own application process and may require different documents depending on your field and level of study (graduate, post graduate or PhD).
In order to apply for Ph.D. studies the candidate should send us copies of the following documents:

  • Passport copy (copy of the ID page of your passport with the photo, date of birth, nationality and passport number). DO NOT send your original passport by post.
  • Scanned copy of Master diploma or equivalent degree with supplement in the discipline that is adequate to the proposed PhD project. The duration of doctoral studies is upto two to four years.
  • Scanned copy of Transcript of Records for M.Sc. studies (supplement) containing courses passed by a candidate during the studies, in particular including lectures, auditorium classes, laboratory classes, seminar classes and project classes together with obtained grades.
  • Scanned copy of English certificate confirming your knowledge of the language of instruction (English) – English language at level B1. All major certificates (IELTS, TOEFL, British Council FCE/CAE) test with score corresponding to that level basing on the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) are accepted or formal letter confirming that the previous education was conducted fully in English.
    Note: The requirement does not apply to English native speakers or candidates for whom English was the language of instruction and examination at school.

  • A motivation letter, stating why the candidate has chosen the faculty and describing the candidate’s particular area of scientific interest within the chosen field.
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Declaration of the future sponsor on the availability of funds necessary to conduct research project by the PhD student;
  • The documents provided by the candidate are then analyzed in search of an appropriate member of the academic staff (professor) who will take the role of scientific tutor, i.e. whose scientific interests are close to those of the candidate, who will cooperate with the future Ph.D. student and finally become the official supervisor of their Ph.D. thesis. Such tutor, interested in scientific cooperation, will contact the candidate, and finally decide about admitting (inviting) him/her to the recruitment process.
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  • What happens after I submit the form?

    The on-line application is a step-by-step process. After filling out and submitting the initial form with your choice of study program and interview location, as well as your contact information, you should:

    1) Receive an e-mail with login information to the applicant profile interface. If the e-mail will not reach your mailbox within 3 working days, please check your e-mail spam folder. If it’s not there either, contact our admission staff for assistance.

    2) Log in in order to:

    • fill out a questionnaire regarding your education, aptitude tests taken and personal statement,
    • upload scanned copies of the required certificates and documents,
    • pay a processing fee in amount of 85 PLN, using the on-line payments module.

    3) Having done that, submit the application by clicking on the green “Submit” button and an admission officer will assess your eligibility for the selected program. This will take up to one week. Our staff will contact you to request additional documents/information, if necessary.

    4) If found eligible, you will receive an automated confirmation e-mail to inform you that you have been qualified for an entrance interview. You should transfer your interview fee at this point, choose your preferred date and place for the interview. The full list of available interview sessions can also be found HERE. Once this is done, conclude this step by clicking on the “Submit” button.

    5) An admission officer will verify, if there are still spots available for your chosen interview session and you will receive a follow-up e-mail to set your interview appointment. After this is done, you will have the option to download and print out an official interview invitation from the system, should you need one for visa application, etc.

    6) The interview is the final step of the process. You can read about it HERE. Please bring all the hard copies of your application documents along to submit them during your interview.

    7) You will receive an e-mail with a provisional outcome of your interview within 7 working days from the date of the interview. The official admission decision letter will be mailed to you within 6 weeks from the date of your interview.

    Don’t hesitate to contact our admission team anytime during the process, if you have any additional questions or if you would like to consult your individual application.

    You can contact our admission staff at the following phone numbers/e-mail addresses:

    tel. +48 61 854 72 20

    Processing fee

    The processing fee in the amount of 85 PLN is one of the requirements of the application process at PUMS. It covers the costs of:

    • on-line admission system maintenance,
    • interview preparation – access to sample admissions self-assessment quizzes that will give you a notion of what types of questions to expect on the science quiz as well as during the oral part of your interview.

    Please note that is the official on-line payment service provider authorized by Poznan University of Medical Sciences.

    Interview fee

    The interview fee is one of the requirements of the application process at PUMS. It covers the costs of your personal interview and entrance examination, as well as the costs of all related administrative services.

    The fee is dependent on the admission office processing your application.

    Please note that is the official on-line payment service provider authorized by Poznan University of Medical Sciences.