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No separate funding application is required.

The application for admission to the EUI doctoral programme is automatically an application for a national grant.

Eligibility Criteria



  • Polish citizens.
  • Citizens of a Member State of the European Union or a member state of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) – a party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area and the members of their families if residing in the territory of the Republic of Poland.
  • Non-citizens who have been granted a long-term residence permit in the territory of the Republic of Poland.


Applicants who hold a Master’s degree (magister or an equivalent degree)


Under age of 35 on the day of the application deadline (31 January).



Obywatele polscy lub obywatele Unii Europejskiej i krajów EFTA i członkowie ich rodzin w rozumieniu ustawy z dnia 14 lipca 2006 r. o wjeździe na terytorium Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej, pobycie oraz wyjeździe z tego terytorium obywateli państw członkowskich Unii Europejskiej i członków ich rodzin (Dz. U. z 2014 r. poz. 1525), którym przysługuje prawo pobytu na terytorium Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej przez okres dłuższy niż trzy miesiące w rozumieniu tej ustawy, oraz osoby posiadające status rezydenta długoterminowego na terytorium Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej.

Poziom wykształcenia:

Kwalifikacje drugiego stopnia


Nieukończony 35. rok życia w dniu wygaśnięcia aplikacji (tj. 31 stycznia).

An Independent Guide by EUI Polish Researchers

The Path to the EUI, an independent guide by EUI Polish Researchers: PL Version (PDF)*. This EUI guide for candidates is an initiative of Polish Researchers in which they provide some personal advice based on their own experience.

*The EUI administration holds no responsibility for the accuracy of the information contained in the document. The information published on the EUI website and in the EUI Academic Rules and Regulations for the Doctoral and Master’s Programmes prevails.

Grants and Allowances

Monthly grant: 1.602 € (as of September 2023).

Dependants’ allowance for accompanying family members (partner/spouse and/or child/children): Yes

Travel allowance: Yes

Insurance: Yes

The Authority provides a monthly grant for the first three years of EUI Ph.D. Programme in the amount of 1.602 € per month. The fourth year is covered by the EUI (2024 4th year EUI grant is 1.505 € per month, in addition to other allowances) with a complementary top-up contribution of the Grant Authority based on the Polish grant amount of 1.602 € per month.

Funding Authority

Ministry of Education and Science

Department of International Cooperation

ul. Wspólna 1/3
00-529 Warszawa

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Tel: (+48 22) 52 92 266 - (+48 22) 34 74 312
Fax: (+48 22) 50 17 130
Email: [email protected]

Page last updated on 02/11/2023

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