FAQ

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Question: what is the amount of the doctoral scholarship?

Answer: Doctoral scholarship is paid up to 4 years.

The scholarships are as follows:

  • Within first two years of training 2371,70 gross PLN (per month)
  • After mid-term evaluation 3653,70 gross PLN (per month)

 

Question: What are the acceptable forms of employment of a doctoral candidate pursuing his/her doctoral training in a doctoral school?

Answer: The table below presents the examples of employment of a doctoral candidate who pursues his/her training in a doctoral school, before and after the mid-term evaluation, and the way this employment influences the amount of the doctoral scholarship the doctoral candidate is entitled to receive.

 

a doctoral candidate employed in a research project referred to in Art. 119 section 2 points 2 and 3 of the Law on Higher Education and Science (Journal of Laws of 2022, item 574 as amended)

a doctoral candidate before the mid-term evaluation

a doctoral candidate after the mid-term evaluation

If a doctoral candidate is employed in TUL in the abovementioned project as an academic teacher or researcher and his/her remuneration on the basis of a contract of employment for the purposes of the realisation of this project is lower than 150% of the amount of the doctoral scholarship  

is entitled to receive a doctoral scholarship in full amount

 

is entitled to receive a doctoral scholarship in full amount

If a doctoral candidate is employed in TUL in the abovementioned project as an academic teacher or researcher, but his/her remuneration on the basis of a contract of employment for the purposes of the realisation of this project equals or exceeds 150% of the amount of the doctoral scholarship 

is not entitled to receive a doctoral scholarship

is not entitled to receive a doctoral scholarship

If a doctoral candidate is employed in TUL in the abovementioned project  on the basis of a contract other than contract of employment

is entitled to receive a doctoral scholarship in full amount

is entitled to receive a doctoral scholarship in full amount

If a doctoral candidate is employed in TUL in the abovementioned project for the position other than an academic teacher or researcher

is entitled to receive a doctoral scholarship in full amount

is entitled to receive a doctoral scholarship in full amount

If a doctoral candidate is employed in the abovementioned project by an entity other than the entity operating the doctoral school where the doctoral candidate pursues doctoral training

is entitled to receive a doctoral scholarship in full amount

 

is entitled to receive a doctoral scholarship in full amount

 

a doctoral candidate employed for the purposes other than the realisation of the research project referred to in to in Art. 119 section 2 points 2 and 3 of the Law on Higher Education and Science (Journal of Laws of 2022, item 574 as amended)

a doctoral candidate before the mid-term evaluation
 

a doctoral candidate after the mid-term evaluation

part-time/full-time employment as an academic teacher or researcher (for the purposes other than the realisation of the research project referred to in to in Art. 119 section 2 points 2 and 3)

this employment is unacceptable, with an exception indicated in Art. 209 section 10 (3) of the Law on Higher Education and Science  
 

this employment is acceptable; the doctoral candidate is entitled to receive a doctoral scholarship, but in the amount of 40% of monthly scholarship he/she is entitled to