• Faculty : The Faculty of Political Science
  • Language: English

Doctoral Studies in Political Science (PhD)

Candidates are invited to four-year Doctoral (PhD) Program in Political Science with English as the language of instruction. The programme is offered by the Faculty of Political Science at the Marie Curie-Skłodowska University's (UMCS) in Lublin.  
Candidates are welcome from all over the world, both Polish and non-Polish nationals.  Different admission rules apply depending on candidate’s country of origin and educational background.

Entry requirements
The program is offered to:
Holders of an M.A. or an equivalent degree in humanities and social sciences obtained from a higher-education institution in Poland or in other countries.
Holders of M.A. degrees in other disciplines can also apply.  
The candidates should also present research and teaching achievements from previous university programs or professional work (in.al. publications, participation in conferences, activities in academic clubs and academic teams), social activities (in.al. work in student government, participation in non-government organizations), additional language and professional qualifications.
For more information please visit

Maria Curie Skłodowska University
Online Application System

Bachelor and Master programmes taught in English
Enolment enquiries:
International Student Office
Phone: +48 81 537 29 26
hrs. 8.00 – 15.00

Admissions Office
pl. M. Curie-Skłodowskiej 5
20-031 Lublin
tel. +48 81 537 58 80
hrs. 9.00-14.30

Courses of Polish language
The Polish Language and Culture Centre for Polish People from Abroad and Foreigners
ul. Weteranow 18
20-038 Lublin, Poland
tel. + 48 81 533 27 86 or +48 81 537 28 76
fax + 48 81 537 56 15
cbybavn@cbpmgn.hzpf.yhoyva.cy http://www.umcs.pl/en/cjkp-en.htm

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