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School of the Young Self-Governing Scientist

The National Representation of Doctoral Students announces the recruitment to the “School of the Young Self-Governing Scientist” program. Applications can be submitted until 15 February.

“The School of the Young Self-Governing Scientist” is a training and popularisation project, under which, from 3 March to 6 March 2022, trainings and workshops with practitioners and experts will be conducted for representatives of the community of doctoral students studying at doctoral schools and participants of doctoral studies . The project is primarily aimed at increasing the awareness of doctoral students in the field of legal reality and equipping them with the necessary soft skills and hard skills.

This goal is to be achieved by training a selected group of doctoral experts from all over Poland (limit of places: 35), who will conduct information meetings in academic centers across the country after completing the training.

As part of the SMNS project, the National Representation of Doctoral Students offers:

Participation in a series of trainings (including those in the field of statutory regulations regarding doctoral students studying at doctoral schools, regulations regarding the transitional period, as well as scientific research, obtaining research grants, applying for internships and trips abroad; moreover, soft skill workshops will be organized, useful during public speeches, workshops on time management, organisation of your own and collaborative work and the use of IT tools which support scientific and didactic work); creating a space for scientific discussions and exchange of scientific and research achievements; accommodation and meals are available for the duration of the entire project “The School of the Young Self-Governing Scientist”; certificates after completing training and meeting the requirements necessary to complete the project.

Participation in the project is free of charge. The project will be held in Zakopane on 3 March and will end on 6 March 2022.

Expectations towards candidates: doctoral student status, experience in scientific activity, commitment and responsibility for the tasks carried out, availability, encouraged: experience in organisational and local government activities.

How to apply?

People interested in participating in the project must send the following documents to

A scan of a signed curriculum vitae; a scan of a signed cover letter (a request to include information on scientific, research, organisational and self-government achievements in the letter; max. 1 A4 page); a scan of a signed consent for the processing of personal data; a scan of the completed and signed attachments to the Regulations, Annex 1 Acceptance of the Regulations, Annex 2 Consent to image processing).

A request for the following message titling: “SMNS Application – Name Surname – Name of the University”.

The deadline for submitting applications is 15 February 2022.

The deadline for presenting the results of qualification for the project will be on 19 February 2022. The Organizer reserves the right to postpone the date.

Translated by Rafał Karwacki (student of English Studies at the University of Wrocław) as part of the translation practice.

Published by: Maria Kozan

13 Jan 2022

last modification: 13 Jan 2022