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The announcement of the competition results

We are delighted to announce the results of the PhD research proposals competition organised within the scope of the project titled “Internationalization of PhD schools at NCU: a platform for joint & double degrees” (PhD@NCU).

The list of the winning projects is available here:Ranking_list_of_applications_eligible_for_implementation_in_the_PhD@NCU_Project (264 KB)

Congratulations to the winners and the sincere thanks to all of the participants!




Deadline for submitting 8 APRIL 2021

Are you considering a groundbreaking PhD research project to be conducted in a new formula of joint and doble degree?

Do you wish to establish cooperation with world-leading academics and acclaimed research units and benefit from top recognition for teaching and conducting research in international environment?

Do you want to enter into collaboration with exceptional doctoral students and help them obtain thorough knowledge in the chosen fields of studies and pursue academic degree?

We invite all senior academic staff members of the Nicolaus Copernicus University representing all disciplines to submit their full PhD project proposals within the scope of the project “Internationalization of PhD schools at NCU: a platform for joint & double degrees” (PhD@NCU).

How to apply

For more information about application process and eligibility criteria for submission of research proposals, please check – 59 Regulamin wyboru projektów doktorskich oraz zasad przyznawania doktorantom stypendiów z projektu (287 KB)



We are proud to announce that Nicolaus Copernicus University has received funding under the STER Programme: The Internationalisation of doctoral schools. The Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange granted a system support package for the period from 04/01/2020 to 31/12/2023.

The Team composed of the Heads of all Doctoral Schools run at the University and led by the Head of the Interdisciplinary PhD School “Academia Copernicana”, prof. dr hab. Katarzyna Hrynkiewicz has commenced work on the project titled: Internationalization of PhD schools at NCU: a platform for joint & double degrees (PhD@NCU).

This groundbreaking undertaking aims to foster the development of collaboration with recognized foreign research units,  strengthen and expand outreach activities to attract, and support the most able candidates from all over the world and substantially increase academic potential by conducting  international projects aimed at obtaining a “joint” and “double degree”.