Doctoral Students

If you are interested in studying at IBB PAS Doctoral School, you will find the essential information concerning recruitment and rules of participation here:

Recruitment announcements are published continuously. Current offers can be found at: Each announcement includes information about the PhD programme start date (either 1 March or 1 October).

Other important information:

  • visa: if you need a visa to enter Poland, please read about the visa procedures here:
  • accommodation at the IBB hotel – for the first 3 months of your stay, accommodation is available in IBB guest rooms: Please check availability before you arrive. Confirmation of reservation is required.
  • health insurance – in addition to private health insurance which is required for your visa, foreign doctoral students should apply after arrival for a voluntary health insurance with the National Health Fund (NFZ). This involves signing a contract with the NFZ and paying monthly contributions. The insurance costs will be reimbursed by the IBB at the request of the doctoral student.
  • legalization of stay in Poland:If you come from an EU or EFTA Member State and your stay in Poland will last longer than 90 days, you should register your stay at the Mazowieckie Voivodeship Office (within 3 months of your arrival in Poland).

    If you are from outside the EU or EFTA, you should apply for a temporary residence card at the Mazowieckie Voivodeship Office before your visa expires.

    You can find out more about the procedures for legalizing your stay here:

What IBB does not cover:

  • travel costs,
  • visa costs,
  • payments for accommodation (rent),
  • payments for translating your personal documents,
  • payments for local transportation.