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Unique Teaching Program
SWPS University’s Doctoral School - Our Difference

We have developed a unique doctoral education model, which we offer in collaboration with international institutions that support universities in providing professional development for researchers. We accept candidates intent on academic and research careers. We provide them with optimal conditions for realizing their research aspirations, and we help them to launch their scientific careers. We understand that the most effective format of education, which ensures successful defense of doctoral theses requires several components such as: mentorship, collaboration with other researchers, networking, and sharing knowledge and experience with international colleagues.

  1. Top specialists

    Our doctoral students have an opportunity to work with renowned experts specializing in most advanced and current sub-disciplines of psychology, such as: experimental psychology, positive psychology, cognitive neuroscience, neuropsychology, visual communication, and business psychology. Our academic team includes lecturers from the Faculty of Psychology in Warsaw and SWPS University’s Institute of Psychology.

  2. Flexible Teaching Program

    Our teaching program includes lectures, seminars, workshops and individual meetings with thesis advisors. This enables you to gain theoretical knowledge and methodological and practical skills indispensable to carry out advanced research in the area of culture and religion studies. At the same time, flexibility of our program allows you to change and complete courses from other disciplines than your main discipline. Topics discussed during our seminars and workshops are presented from diverse perspectives and offer various scientific approaches.

  3. Working in research teams

    From the very beginning, our doctoral students work with researcher teams whose research interests are aligned with those of the student. Doctoral candidates participate in various initiatives and projects, observe other researchers, become familiar with the academic environment, and take part in conferences and debates. Working with expert researchers helps students to acquire theoretical knowledge and methodological and practical research skills indispensable for carrying out advanced research.

  4. Mentoring program

    As a student of the Doctoral School you can take advantage of our innovative mentoring program, which provides you with additional guidance on your way to a doctoral degree. The program offers group workshops, peer-mentoring meetings conducive to integration of doctoral students, exchange of knowledge and best practices among doctoral candidates, and individual consultation with mentors, who advise you on the development of your research career.

  5. Funding for research-related activities

    Doctoral students are eligible to receive funding for participation in conferences and other research-related activities deemed crucial for their doctoral research. You can also take advantage of various opportunities concerning collaboration with research centers abroad, which organize international conferences and symposia, and offer fellowships.

  6. Partnering with the European University Association (EUA)

    We are a member of the European University Association (EUA), which represents more than 850 universities and national conferences of rectors in 49 European countries. EUA plays a key role in the Bologna process and influences EU policy on higher education, research and innovation. Through constant interaction with a range of other European and international organizations, EUA ensures that the independent voice of European universities is heard.

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Doctoral scholarships
Funding of your doctoral education

We offer free of charge doctoral studies for full-time students. Throughout the whole period of doctoral studies, students receive tax-free scholarships in the amount equal to 37%, and 57% after the mid-term assessment, of a professorial remuneration specified in the government’s regulation. The scholarships are subject to social insurance deductions, which means that doctoral students contribute to their state pension capital over the period of doctoral studies. In practice, the amount of doctoral scholarships, after pension deductions, amounts to at least: net PLN 3,076.53 (before the mid-term assessment), and net PLN 4,739.51 (after the mid-term assessment).

Our Doctoral School also accepts doctoral fellows who receive scholarships from research programs carried out by researchers from SWPS University. Detailed information is available in the Admissions Regulations.

Collaboration with research teams/centers
Learning practical skills from the the best

Review information on our research centers and teams and peruse the list of thesis advisors to select the center/team that will be most aligned with your research topic. This is the first step towards your application to SWPS University’s Doctoral School. You can work with research centers and teams located at any campus of SWPS University.

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Behavioral Neuroscience Lab

The Center carries out basic research on perception, emotion regulation, empathic response, affective and cognitive perspective-taking, sensory processing (especially pain), and states of consciousness.

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Center for Research on Biological Basis of Social Behavior

The goal of the Center is to explain human social behavior by applying biological, including evolutionary, perspectives. The Center researches phenomena such as emotional mimicry in the social context, social implications of the behavioral immune system, signaling pathway of creativity in women, and psychoacoustics.

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Center for Research on Cognition and Behavior

The Center carries out basic research in the field of social cognition, and work and organizational psychology. For example, the researchers study social cognition of self and others, skewed assessments and moral judgements, embodied cognition, and media multitasking.

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Center for Research on Personality Development

The Center for Research on Personality Development conducts studies on development of personality structures, personality disorders, and the impact of personality changes on human ability to face daily life requirements.

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Center for Research on Social Relations

The Center researches social relationships in different social groups such as couples, teams, organizations, and nationalities.

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Decisionlab: Center for Behavioral Research on Decision Making

The goal of the Center is to advance current knowledge about the fundamental human behavioral processes involved in decision making.

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Eye Tracking Research Center

The Eye Tracking Research Center partners with Eye-Tracking Lab at Clemson University’s School of Computing (EYECU) in South Carolina, USA to carry out basic and applied research on the dynamics of cognitive processes such as gaze capture, human-computer interaction (HCI) – including virtual and mixed reality, multimedia in education, and accessibility of media.

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Health & Coping Research Group

The Center specializes in health psychology, in particular various aspects of coping with prolonged stress.

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Select a research center and thesis advisor
Step by step instructions

  1. Review our research centers

    Before you apply to our Doctoral School, review our Research Centers and choose a center or team, whose area of expertise is aligned with the topic of your doctoral thesis. Review the biographies of thesis advisors, in particular their research interests and requirements concerning doctoral candidates. Choose an expert with whom you would like to collaborate.

  2. Contact your chosen research center

    E-mail the head of the center/research team, where your thesis advisor works. Present the scope of your proposed research project, and indicate the researcher whom you have chosen as your thesis advisor. You may also contact the selected thesis advisor directly.

  3. Obtain recommendation of the Head of the Center

    Once you receive initial approval of your potential thesis advisor, submit a request for a formal recommendation to the Head of the Research Center. You will need this document while registering in our Application Portal.

Guide to Doctoral Studies
Before you apply to SWPS University’s Doctoral School

What is a doctorate? What does the research process look like? What are the steps to writing your doctoral thesis? How does a collaboration between a doctoral student and a research center looks like? Review our Guide to Doctoral Studies to learn more about our doctoral program, mentoring, scholarships, and grants for doctoral students.

Review our Guide to Doctoral Studies

Thesis advisors
available in 2024/2025

Review profiles of the available thesis advisors. Read the attached overviews describing their research interests and thematic scope of doctoral thesis, which they can supervise.

Thesis Advisors in Warsaw

Bednarek, Hanna Behavioral Neuroscience Lab
Bio
Tak
Specialization
psychologist
Permanent employee
Tak
First and last name
Hanna Bednarek
Academic degree or title
Ph.D. / Associate Professor
City
warszawa
Position
profesor uczelni
Role in the Faculty
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Role in the Department
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Role in the Institute
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Role in the Research Center
{"funkcja-w-centrum0":{"Funkcja":"","\u0141\u0105cznik":"","Nazwa w mianowniku":"Behavioral Neuroscience Lab"}}
Discipline
Array
Faculty
Array
Institute
Array
Ph.D. / Associate Professor Hanna BednarekShe holds Master’s degrees in psychology and philosophy; specializes in aviation psychology, and researches the processes of attention and perception
Białaszek, Wojciech Decision Lab: Center for Behavioral Research in Decision Making
Bio
Tak
Specialization
Psychologist interested in the relation between psychology and economy
Permanent employee
Tak
First and last name
Wojciech Białaszek
Academic degree or title
Ph.D. / Associate Professor
City
warszawa
Discipline
psychology
Position
profesor uczelni
Role in the Faculty
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Role in the Department
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Role in the Institute
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Role in the Research Center
{"funkcja-w-centrum0":{"Funkcja":"Head","\u0141\u0105cznik":"of the","Nazwa w mianowniku":"DecisionLab: Center for Behavioral Research in Decision Making"}}
Faculty
Array
Institute
Array
Ph.D. / Associate Professor Wojciech Białaszekpsychologist interested in the relation between psychology and economy
Bocian, Konrad Center for Research on Cognition and Behavior
Bio
Tak
Specialization
psychologist, specializing in moral, social and marketing psychology
Permanent employee
Tak
First and last name
Konrad Bocian
Academic degree or title
Ph.D. / Associate Professor
City
sopot
Discipline
psychology
Position
profesor uczelni
Role in the Faculty
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Role in the Department
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Role in the Institute
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Role in the Research Center
{"funkcja-w-centrum0":{"Funkcja":"","\u0141\u0105cznik":"","Nazwa w mianowniku":"Center of Research on Cognition and Behavior"}}
Faculty
Array
Institute
Array
Ph.D. / Associate Professor Konrad Bocianpsychologist, specializing in moral, social and marketing psychology
Formanowicz, Magdalena Center for Research on Social Relations
Bio
Tak
Permanent employee
Tak
Role in the Institute
{"funkcja-w-instytucie0":{"Funkcja":"","\u0141\u0105cznik":"","Nazwa w mianowniku":"Institute of Psychology"}}
Role in the Research Center
{"funkcja-w-centrum0":{"Funkcja":"Head","\u0141\u0105cznik":"of the","Nazwa w mianowniku":"Center for Research on Social Relations"}}
Specialization
psychologist
First and last name
Magdalena Formanowicz
Academic degree or title
Ph.D. / Assistant Professor
City
warszawa
Discipline
psychology
Position
adiunkt
Institute
Array
Role in the Faculty
[]
Role in the Department
[]
Ph.D. / Assistant Professor Magdalena Formanowiczpsychologist
Jankowiak-Siuda, Kamila Behavioral Neuroscience Lab
Bio
Tak
Permanent employee
Tak
Role in the Faculty
{"funkcja-na-wydziale0":{"Funkcja":"","\u0141\u0105cznik":"","Nazwa w mianowniku":"Faculty of Psychology in Warsaw"}}
Role in the Department
{"funkcja-w-katedrze0":{"Funkcja":"","\u0141\u0105cznik":"","Nazwa w mianowniku":"Department of Biological Psychology"}}
Role in the Institute
{"funkcja-w-instytucie0":{"Funkcja":"","\u0141\u0105cznik":"","Nazwa w mianowniku":"Institute of Psychology"}}
Role in the Research Center
{"funkcja-w-centrum0":{"Funkcja":"Head","\u0141\u0105cznik":"of the","Nazwa w mianowniku":"Behavioral Neuroscience Lab"}}
Specialization
molecular biologist and neuropsychologist
First and last name
Kamila Jankowiak-Siuda
Academic degree or title
Ph.D. / Associate Professor
City
warszawa
Discipline
psychology
Position
profesor uczelni
Role in the university
Vice-Rector for Educational Affairs
Faculty
Array
Institute
Array
Ph.D. / Associate Professor Kamila Jankowiak-Siudamolecular biologist and neuropsychologist
Krejtz, Izabela Eye Tracking Research Center
Bio
Tak
Permanent employee
Tak
Role in the Faculty
{"funkcja-na-wydziale0":{"Funkcja":"","\u0141\u0105cznik":"","Nazwa w mianowniku":"Faculty of Psychology in Warsaw"}}
Role in the Department
{"funkcja-w-katedrze0":{"Funkcja":"","\u0141\u0105cznik":"","Nazwa w mianowniku":"Department of Clinical Psychology"}}
Role in the Institute
{"funkcja-w-instytucie0":{"Funkcja":"","\u0141\u0105cznik":"","Nazwa w mianowniku":"Institute of Psychology"}}
Role in the Research Center
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Specialization
psychologist, specializing in determinants of wellbeing and eye-tracking research
First and last name
Izabela Krejtz
Academic degree or title
Ph.D. / Associate Professor
City
warszawa
Discipline
psychology
Position
profesor uczelni
Faculty
Array
Institute
Array
Ph.D. / Associate Professor Izabela Krejtzpsychologist, specializing in determinants of wellbeing and eye-tracking research
Krejtz, Krzysztof Eye Tracking Research Center
Bio
Tak
Permanent employee
Tak
Role in the Faculty
{"funkcja-na-wydziale0":{"Funkcja":"","\u0141\u0105cznik":"","Nazwa w mianowniku":"Faculty of Psychology in Warsaw"}}
Role in the Department
{"funkcja-w-katedrze0":{"Funkcja":"","\u0141\u0105cznik":"","Nazwa w mianowniku":"Department of Cognitive Psychology, Development and Education"}}
Role in the Institute
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Role in the Research Center
{"funkcja-w-centrum0":{"Funkcja":"Head","\u0141\u0105cznik":"of the","Nazwa w mianowniku":"Eye Tracking Research Center"}}
Specialization
psychologist, specializing in human-computer interaction and eye-tracking research
First and last name
Krzysztof Krejtz
Academic degree or title
Ph.D. / Associate Professor
City
warszawa
Discipline
psychology
Position
profesor uczelni
Faculty
Array
Institute
Array
Ph.D. / Associate Professor Krzysztof Krejtzpsychologist, specializing in human-computer interaction and eye-tracking research
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Kroemeke, Aleksandra Health & Coping Research Group
Bio
Tak
Permanent employee
Tak
Role in the Faculty
{"funkcja-na-wydziale0":{"Funkcja":"","\u0141\u0105cznik":"","Nazwa w mianowniku":"Faculty of Psychology in Warsaw"}}
Role in the Department
{"funkcja-w-katedrze0":{"Funkcja":"Head","\u0141\u0105cznik":"of the","Nazwa w mianowniku":"Department of Health Psychology"}}
Role in the Institute
{"funkcja-w-instytucie0":{"Funkcja":"","\u0141\u0105cznik":"","Nazwa w mianowniku":"Institute of Psychology"}}
Specialization
clinical psychologist specializing in health psychology
First and last name
Aleksandra Kroemeke
Academic degree or title
Ph.D. / Associate Professor
City
warszawa
Discipline
psychology
Position
profesor uczelni
Role in the Research Center
{"funkcja-w-centrum0":{"Funkcja":"Head","\u0141\u0105cznik":"of the","Nazwa w mianowniku":"Health and Coping Research Group"}}
Faculty
Array
Institute
Array
Ph.D. / Associate Professor Aleksandra Kroemekeclinical psychologist specializing in health psychology
Marszał-Wiśniewska, Magdalena Decision Lab: Center for Behavioral Research in Decision Making
Bio
Tak
Permanent employee
Tak
Role in the Faculty
{"funkcja-na-wydziale0":{"Funkcja":"","\u0141\u0105cznik":"","Nazwa w mianowniku":"Faculty of Psychology in Warsaw"}}
Role in the Department
{"funkcja-w-katedrze0":{"Funkcja":"Head","\u0141\u0105cznik":"of the","Nazwa w mianowniku":"Department of Psychology of Individual Differences, Diagnosis and Psychometric Research"}}
Specialization
psychologist
First and last name
Magdalena Marszał-Wiśniewska
Academic degree or title
Professor
City
warszawa
Discipline
psychology
Position
profesor
Role in the Research Center
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Role in the Institute
{"funkcja-w-instytucie0":{"Funkcja":"","\u0141\u0105cznik":"","Nazwa w mianowniku":"Institute of Psychology"}}
Faculty
Array
Institute
Array
Professor Magdalena Marszał-Wiśniewskapsychologist
Olszanowski, Michał Center for Research on Biological Bais of Social Behavior
Bio
Tak
Specialization
psychologist, specializing in cognitive and social psychology
Permanent employee
Tak
First and last name
Michał Olszanowski
Academic degree or title
Ph.D. / Associate Professor
City
warszawa
Discipline
psychology
Position
profesor uczelni
Role in the Faculty
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Role in the Department
{"funkcja-w-katedrze0":{"Funkcja":"Head","\u0141\u0105cznik":"of the","Nazwa w mianowniku":"Department of Cognitive Psychology, Development and Education"}}
Role in the Institute
{"funkcja-w-instytucie0":{"Funkcja":"","\u0141\u0105cznik":"","Nazwa w mianowniku":"Institute of Psychology"}}
Role in the Research Center
{"funkcja-w-centrum0":{"Funkcja":"","\u0141\u0105cznik":"","Nazwa w mianowniku":"Center for Research on Biological Basis of Social Behavior"}}
Faculty
Array
Institute
Array
Ph.D. / Associate Professor Michał Olszanowskipsychologist, specializing in cognitive and social psychology
Piotrowski, Konrad Center for Research on Personality Development
Bio
Tak
Permanent employee
Tak
Role in the Faculty
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Role in the Department
{"funkcja-w-katedrze0":{"Funkcja":"","\u0141\u0105cznik":"","Nazwa w mianowniku":"Department of General Psychology"}}
Role in the Institute
{"funkcja-w-instytucie0":{"Funkcja":"Vice-Director","\u0141\u0105cznik":"of the","Nazwa w mianowniku":"Institute of Psychology "}}
Role in the Research Center
{"funkcja-w-centrum0":{"Funkcja":"Head","\u0141\u0105cznik":"of the","Nazwa w mianowniku":"Center for Research on Personality Development"}}
Specialization
Psychologist, specializing in developmental psychology, especially of children and youth
First and last name
Konrad Piotrowski
Academic degree or title
Ph.D. / Associate Professor
City
poznan
Discipline
psychology
Position
profesor uczelni
Role in the university
Director of the Doctoral School
Faculty
Array
Institute
Array
Ph.D. / Associate Professor Konrad PiotrowskiPsychologist, specializing in developmental psychology
Szymków-Sudziarska, Aleksandra Center for Research on Biological Bais of Social Behavior
Bio
Tak
Permanent employee
Tak
Role in the Faculty
{"funkcja-na-wydziale0":{"Funkcja":"","\u0141\u0105cznik":"","Nazwa w mianowniku":"Faculty of Psychology in Sopot"}}
Role in the Department
{"funkcja-w-katedrze0":{"Funkcja":"","\u0141\u0105cznik":"","Nazwa w mianowniku":"Department of Social Psychology"}}
Role in the Institute
{"funkcja-w-instytucie0":{"Funkcja":"Vice-Director","\u0141\u0105cznik":"of the","Nazwa w mianowniku":"Institute of Psychology"}}
Role in the Research Center
{"funkcja-w-centrum0":{"Funkcja":"Head","\u0141\u0105cznik":"of the","Nazwa w mianowniku":"Center for Research on Biological Basis of Social Behavior"}}
Specialization
evolutionary psychologist
First and last name
Aleksandra Szymków-Sudziarska
Academic degree or title
Ph.D. / Associate Professor
City
sopot
Discipline
psychology
Position
profesor uczelni
Faculty
Array
Institute
Array
Ph.D. / Associate Professor Aleksandra Szymków-Sudziarskaevolutionary psychologist

Auxiliary Thesis Advisors in Warsaw

Duszyk-Bogorodzka, Anna
Bio
Nie
Permanent employee
Tak
Role in the Faculty
{"funkcja-na-wydziale0":{"Funkcja":"","\u0141\u0105cznik":"","Nazwa w mianowniku":"Faculty of Psychology in Warsaw"}}
Role in the Department
{"funkcja-w-katedrze0":{"Funkcja":"","\u0141\u0105cznik":"","Nazwa w mianowniku":"Department of Biological Psychology"}}
Role in the Institute
{"funkcja-w-instytucie0":{"Funkcja":"","\u0141\u0105cznik":"","Nazwa w mianowniku":"Institute of Psychology"}}
Role in the Research Center
{"funkcja-w-centrum0":{"Funkcja":"","\u0141\u0105cznik":"","Nazwa w mianowniku":"Behavioral Neuroscience Lab"}}
Specialization
Psychologist
First and last name
Anna Duszyk-Bogorodzka
Academic degree or title
Ph.D. / Assistant Professor
City
warszawa
Discipline
psychology
Position
adiunkt
Faculty
Array
Institute
Array
Ph.D. / Assistant Professor Anna Duszyk-Bogorodzka 

Thesis Advisors in Wrocław

Boduszek, Daniel Social Behavior Research Center
Bio
Tak
Permanent employee
Tak
Role in the Faculty
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Role in the Department
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Role in the Institute
{"funkcja-w-instytucie0":{"Funkcja":"","\u0141\u0105cznik":"","Nazwa w mianowniku":"Institute of Psychology"}}
Specialization
psychologist and forensic expert witness, specializing in criminal psychology, psychopathy, homicide, and recidivism
First and last name
Daniel Boduszek
Academic degree or title
Professor
City
wroclaw
Discipline
psychology
Position
profesor
Role in the Research Center
{"funkcja-w-centrum0":{"Funkcja":"","\u0141\u0105cznik":"","Nazwa w mianowniku":"Social Behavior Research Center"}}
Faculty
Array
Institute
Array
Professor Daniel Boduszekpsychologist and forensic expert witness, specializing in criminal psychology, psychopathy, homicide, and recidivism
Byrka, Katarzyna Social Behavior Research Center
Bio
Tak
Permanent employee
Tak
Role in the Faculty
{"funkcja-na-wydziale0":{"Funkcja":"","\u0141\u0105cznik":"","Nazwa w mianowniku":"Faculty of Psychology in Wroc\u0142aw"}}
Role in the Institute
{"funkcja-w-instytucie0":{"Funkcja":"","\u0141\u0105cznik":"","Nazwa w mianowniku":"Institute of Psychology"}}
Specialization
social psychologist, specializing in environmental and health psychology
First and last name
Katarzyna Byrka
Academic degree or title
Ph.D. / Associate Professor
City
wroclaw
Discipline
psychology
Position
profesor uczelni
Role in the Department
{"funkcja-w-katedrze0":{"Funkcja":"","\u0141\u0105cznik":"","Nazwa w mianowniku":"Department of Social Psychology"}}
Role in the Research Center
{"funkcja-w-centrum0":{"Funkcja":"Head","\u0141\u0105cznik":"of the","Nazwa w mianowniku":"Social Behavior Research Center"}}
Faculty
Array
Institute
Array
Ph.D. / Associate Professor Katarzyna Byrkasocial psychologist, specializing in environmental and health psychology
Dębowska, Agata Social Behavior Research Center
Bio
Tak
Specialization
Psychologist
Permanent employee
Tak
First and last name
Agata Dębowska
Academic degree or title
Ph.D. / Associate Professor
City
warszawa
Discipline
psychology
Position
profesor uczelni
Role in the Faculty
{"funkcja-na-wydziale0":{"Funkcja":"","\u0141\u0105cznik":"","Nazwa w mianowniku":"Faculty of Psychology in Warsaw"}}
Role in the Department
{"funkcja-w-katedrze0":{"Funkcja":"","\u0141\u0105cznik":"","Nazwa w mianowniku":"Department of Social Psychology"}}
Role in the Research Center
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Role in the Institute
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Ph.D. / Associate Professor Agata Dębowskapsychologist
Łuszczyńska, Aleksandra CARE-BEH Center for Applied Research on Health Behavior and Health
Bio
Tak
Specialization
psychologist, specializing in health psychology
Permanent employee
Tak
First and last name
Aleksandra Łuszczyńska
Academic degree or title
Professor
City
wroclaw
Discipline
psychology
Institute
CARE-BEH Center for Applied Research on Health Behavior and Health
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profesor
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Professor Aleksandra Łuszczyńskapsychologist, specializing in health psychology
Sobków, Agata Center for Research on Improving Decision Making
Bio
Tak
Specialization
Cognitive psychologist, researching risk taking mechanisms
Permanent employee
Tak
First and last name
Agata Sobków
Academic degree or title
Ph.D. / Associate Professor
City
wroclaw
Discipline
psychology
Position
profesor uczelni
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Ph.D. / Associate Professor Agata SobkówCognitive psychologist, researching risk taking mechanisms
Traczyk, Jakub Center for Research on Improving Decision Making
Bio
Tak
Specialization
psychologist
Permanent employee
Tak
First and last name
Jakub Traczyk
Academic degree or title
Ph.D. / Associate Professor
City
wroclaw
Discipline
psychology
Institute
Center for Research on Improving Decision Making
Position
profesor uczelni
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Ph.D. / Associate Professor Jakub Traczykpsychologist
Zaleśkiewicz, Tomasz Center for Research in Economic Behavior
Bio
Tak
Specialization
social psychologist, specializing in behavioral economics
Permanent employee
Tak
First and last name
Tomasz Zaleśkiewicz
Academic degree or title
Professor
City
wroclaw
Discipline
psychology
Position
profesor
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Professor Tomasz Zaleśkiewiczsocial psychologist, specializing in behavioral economics

Application
step by step

Review detailed rules and regulations
  1. Fill in the Application Form.
    (June 3-17, 2024)
  2. Submit copies of the required documents to the Office of the Doctoral School by June 17, 2024
  3. Attend an interview (July 9-24, 2024).
  4. Wait for the admission announcement (by September 30, 2024)
  5. Submit original documents for review to the Office of the Doctoral School as soon as you are admitted (mandatory condition).

Required
documents

  • personal data form
  • application and motivational letter, addressed to the Admissions Committee appropriate to a particular discipline
  • Master’s degree diploma, including a diploma supplement or a university transcript, and your Grade Point Average (GPA) (copy)
  • documents confirming your achievements (copy)
  • overview of your proposed doctoral dissertation
  • confirmation of the application fee payment
  • formal approval of a research center or a research team
  • statement confirming your employment as an academic lecturer or a researcher
 

Documents

Rules and regulations

Forms

Fees
and scholarships

Application fee

Application fee is PLN 400

The application fee is nonrefundable regardless of the admission decision. Graduates of SWPS University are exempt from the application fee.

 

Funding of doctoral education

Full-time
Free of charge as it is funded by the Ministry of Education and Science (MEiN).
Scholarships for doctoral students
Over the period of doctoral studies, students who do not already hold doctoral degrees, receive tax-free scholarships in the amount equal to 37% (before the mid-term assessment), and 57% (after the mid-term assessment), of a professorial remuneration specified in the Minister’s regulation.
before mid-term assessment after mid-term assessment
net PLN 3,076.53 net PLN 4,739.51