Doctoral Seminars in English is a programme designed for MSc or MA, Polish and foreign  students interested in preparing a PhD thesis in English. One edition of DSE lasts for 36 months.


  • complete the confirmation of a master’s degree;
  • full command of English language;
  • on the basis of documents enclosed must be found likely to be able to follow successfully the programme to which application refers;

How to apply?

In order to provide evaluators with relevant information to perform their work efficiently, DSE applicants have to submit (in PDF format):

  • CV
  • copy of master's degree, 
  • copy of master’s degree study record (list of courses)
  • form of candidates details - DOWNLOAD (.doc, 60 KB)
  • research proposal - DOWNLOAD (.docx, 121 KB)
  • list of publications (if available)
  • letters of recommendation from scholars who are familiar with their academic work (if available)
  • confirmation of transferring the application fee


All application documents must be mailed to the DSE office: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Application deadline every year is SEPTEMBER 30 (do not hesitate to send it sooner). The candidates are invited by email for the 15 minutes Skype (or personal) interview. The invitations are sent in the first half of October, the interviews are conducted in the second half of October.


Application Fee: PLN equivalent of EUR 200

Bank Account:

IBAN: PL 37 1090 1359 0000 0001 1944 0943


BZ WBK, Poland