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Academia Copernicana Interdisciplinary doctoral school
Kontaktul. Lwowska 1, 87-100 Toruń
tel.: +48 56 611-44-44





As a prerequisite for admission to the Academia Copernicana Interdisciplinary Doctoral School, candidates must submit the following documents by the deadline set in the recruitment schedule (the documents must be prepared in English and sent to

Please number the documents according to the list below!

  1. A signed application generated from the Internet Registration of Candidates (you must fully complete all information in the IRoC in order to generate the application).
  2. Academic curriculum vitae and letter of motivation.
  3. Declaration of choosing the School and one or two submitted projects (main and additional project) PDF DOC
  4. Declaration concerning doctoral studies PDF
  5. Declaration that the candidate is not enrolled as a doctoral student in another doctoral school or doctoral programme and that in the case of admission to the Academia Copernicana, the candidate will be a PhD student of only one doctoral school PDF
  6. Copy of the candidate’s master’s diploma and the completion of graduate studies (or its equivalent), or a copy of a certified duplicate, or a declaration that such duplicate will be delivered by the date of announcing the list of accepted candidates.
  7. In the case of theological sciences: a copy of the master’s diploma in theology and Bachelor of Ecclesiastical Studies, or a written statement that during the doctoral studies the student will receive a Bachelor of Ecclesiastical Studies degree.
  8. If English is not the PhD candidate’s native language, a document confirming knowledge of English at at least B2 level is required.
  9. One current photograph in electronic form, which the candidate enters into the Internet Registration of Candidates, complying with the requirements used for issuing ID cards.

Every achievement of the candidate must be confirmed by appropriate documents (e.g. certificates, copy of publications, etc.).

The interview is conducted in English.
For the list of specific terms of the recruitment procedure click here.

After being enrolled to Academia Copernicana Interdisciplinary Doctoral School, the candidate must personally deliver the original documents (including an apostille on degree), Polish bank account number (which is necessary to receive the scholarship) to the School’s administration office.


List of submitted research projects:


Scientific discipline


Foreign supervisor

Auxiliary supervisor

Title of the doctoral project

chemical sciences
dr hab. Marek Wiśniewski, NCU prof.
dr Anna Hetmann
(Chemistry Department, NCU)
Shadows and glows of protein corona
chemical sciences
dr hab. Liliana Dobrzańska, NCU prof.
prof. Wim Dehaen (KU Leuven, Belgium)
Porous materials based on coordination polymers containing multipodal ligands bearing 1,2,3- triazole units
physical sciences
dr hab. Paweł Tecmer, NCU prof.
pCCD-based methods for large-scale modeling of organic solar cells
physical sciences
dr hab. Beata Derkowska-Zielińska, NCU prof.
prof. Georges Boudebs (University of Angers, France)
New pyrazoline derivatives as potential materials for practical application in nonlinear optical devices
dr hab. Gracjan Maciejewski, NCU prof.
Probing planet-star tidal interactions with precise transit timing of hot Jupiters
physical sciences
dr hab. Piotr Żuchowski, NCU prof.
dr Tomasz Wasak
(Faculty of Physics, Astronomy and Informatics, NCU)
Quantum impurity physics in imbalanced mixtures of ultracold quantum gases
biological sciences
dr hab. Marcin Woch, NCU prof.
Changes in vegetation and soil properties in maritime sand dunes habitats due to invasion ofRosa rugosa Thunb
medical sciences
dr hab. Mateusz Jagielski, NCU prof.
The assessment of the efficacy of reduction of surgical margins of excision of basal cell carcinoma with the use of high frequency ultrasound preoperative examination



Order no. 48 of the Rector of NCU

Resolution no. 20 on the recruitment terms and procedure

Regulations of the doctoral school of the Nicolaus Copernicus University


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Please number the documents according to the list below:

1. Research project application PDF WORD
2. Information about the supervisor candidate PDF WORD
3. PhD supervisor candidate – consent and declaration PDF WORD
4. PhD supervisor candidate – consent (foreign) PDF WORD
5. Declaration regarding the funding of research project PDF WORD
6. Declaration regarding the lack of foreign supervisor (OPTIONAL) PDF WORD

All documents must be sent to the following e-mail address: