Earth and Environmental Sciences, Ph.D. | Pedagogical University of Krakow | Kraków, Poland
48 months
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In this Earth and Environmental Sciences programme at the Pedagogical University of Krakow, you will gain advanced, detailed knowledge related to this area of research.

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The Earth and Environmental Sciences programme at the Pedagogical University of Krakow may comprise additional ways of acquiring and developing qualifications, at DS student’s own initiative.

This programme prepares DS student for research, development, artistic and teaching work within the scope of:

  • academic competences;
  • specialist competences;
  • social competences.

The School supports:

  • interdisciplinary activities and projects;
  • PhD students’ mobility and making contacts in Poland and abroad through enabling PhD students’ participation in exchange programmes and conferences, also international;
  • carrying out research and artistic activities, also outside the particular University or research unit;
  • academic or artistic cooperation within the frames of research teams, alo international;
  • participation in summer schools and other programmes or courses (also on-line) that develop academic, artistic, didactic, and social skills.

Programme Structure

  • The Programme of Studies at Doctoral School is of an interdisciplinary character. 
  • It is realised through a varied range of subjects, workshops, and other forms available for all DS students, it also offers an opportunity to gain interdisciplinary qualifications through participation in classes offered by other doctoral schools, research and cultural institutions in Poland and abroad.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • 6 October: applications for reconsideration
  • 10 October: supplementary entries






On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An eligible candidate must hold a Master’s or an equivalent degree.

The subject of a prospective doctoral dissertation may be related to the following research areas:

  • petrography and geochemistry
  • micropaleontology and paleoecology
  • geomorphology of intra-mountain basins
  • urban geomorphology
  • fluvial hydrology and geomorphology

The recruitment procedure is competitive. Points are assigned for each stage of the evaluation process:

  • A research proposal (0-15 pts.), which may be an outline of the prospective PhD dissertation.
  • An interview (0-20 pts.), the aim of which is to verify the candidate’s competence and research interests in relation to the submitted project as well as their general knowledge within the discipline.
  • Evaluation of scientific activity in the last 5 years (0-7 pts.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 48 months.

Pedagogical University’s Doctoral School is tuition free for all, irrespective of country of origin.

Living costs for Kraków

2000 - 3400 PLN /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


On top of the monthly subsistence scholarship, doctoral students can benefit from:

1) The Doctoral School's research fund (conferences, materials, publications, research stays). 

2) Echange programs, including ERASMUS +.

3) External grant programs, including those offered by Poland's governement agencies (NCN, NAWA).

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Scholarships Information

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