We use cookies on this site to enhance your user experience. Do You agree?

Doctoral School of Exact and Natural Sciences

I year – formalities

Dear First Year Doctoral Students,

congratulations on becoming doctoral students of the Doctoral School at the University of Warsaw! 

The inauguration of the academic year at the Doctoral School of Exact and Natural Sciences will take place on 4th October (Monday) at 4 pm. LINK

We kindly remind you that with regard to the beginning of your education it is necessary to carry out some formalities (please find the details below). Please make an appointment with the School Office via the calendar [LINK]

The oath

In accordance with the School’s Regulations, you acquire your rights as a doctoral student when you take the following oath:

“I solemnly swear that I will persistently pursue the acquisition of knowledge and the development of my personality, that I will respect academic laws and customs, and that I will take care of the dignity and honour of a doctoral student at the University of Warsaw with my entire conduct”.

According to the decision of the Director of SDNSP, prof. Michał Cyrański, the deadline for taking the oath is 1 October 2021.

Taking the oath must be confirmed in the USOSweb system (screen available after logging in) between 1 and 31 October 2021. In the event of failure to take the oath the doctoral student may be removed from the list of doctoral students.

Doctoral Students’ ID CARDS

Most of your Doctoral Students’ ID cards are ready for collection. Please make an appointment with the School Office via the calendar [LINK] to get them.

Medical Examination

In accordance with the Minister of Health Regulation (Official Journal of Laws of 2019, item 1651) doctoral students of the doctoral schools shall undergo periodic medical examination.
For that purpose you should:
1. Collect the referral for medical examination at the Doctoral School Secretary’s Office (general one and the test for tuberculosis).
2. If necessary, make an appointment with your supervisor in order to obtain the list of factors harmful to your health on your referral.
3. Schedule a visit at Centermed (a health centre) or another health centre from the list [LINK] (referrals are valid for one month from the date of issue).
4. Submit a certificate issued by a Centermed doctor to the Doctoral School Secretary’s Office (or send a scan to szkola.nsip@uw.edu.pl ).


As a researcher you need to have an Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID). ORCID allows you to be identified, e.g. in the case of scientific publications. Please generate your number at: [LINK]. Please follow the [LINK] for instructions and the declaration form. You must fill out the ORCID declaration form, print it out, sign and submit it by 31.10.2021 to the Doctoral School’s Secretary’s Office szkola.nsip@uw.edu.pl.

Email address registered in the domain uw.edu.pl

We kindly ask you to create an email account in the domain uw.edu.pl as soon as possible. Without such an email address it will not be possible for you to receive the official emails. You may set your account here [LINK].  Doctoral students who already have an address in the @student.uw.edu.pl domain do not have to set a new account. However, if you do wish to possess an acount in the @uw.edu.pl domain you should visit the website: LINK. Please send information about your email address in the UW domain to: szkola.nsip@uw.edu.pl by 10 October 2021.

We would like to remind you that according to the UW Rector’s Order No. 279 of 10 December 2020 on electronic mail of the University of Warsaw:

Every employee, doctoral student and student of the University is obliged to possess and use University electronic mail on an ongoing basis, including receiving messages. In matters related to the University’s business where the use of electronic mail is necessary, users are required to use only University electronic mail. Correspondence of an employee, student or doctoral student of the University sent from an electronic address other than the University electronic mail shall be left unacknowledged.

At the same time, we would like to inform you that the e-mail address intended for you to contact the School staff is szkola.nsip@uw.edu.pl.


The doctoral scholarship amounts to 2371.70 PLN (approximately 2100 PLN net). It is paid (without holiday break) app. on the 17th of each month. The first payment in the new academic year is scheduled for 15-18 October.

Employment as an academic teacher or researcher

We would like to kindly remind you that in accordance with the act of 20 July 2018 – the Law on Higher Education and Science a doctoral student may not be employed as an academic teacher or researcher.  Please read the statement: LINK. You are asked to sign it during your visit to the secretary’s office.


Once your IRK status is “admitted”, the Doctoral School administration enters your data into the USOS system. If you have not previously been educated at the UW and would like to log in, you should use your PESEL number and password from the IRK system. If you are continuing your education at the UW, you should log in using your previous login details. If you do not have PESEL number you will receive soon an e-mail with your new password and login number.

In order to access USOSweb please follow the LINK.

In case of any problems with logging into USOSweb, please contact – szkola.nsip@uw.edu.pl.

Courses – I semester

Information about classes in the first semester of education are to be found at this address: [LINK]

Registration for classes in the first semester is planned from 27 September to 11 October. You may register for classes through the USOS system.

Welcome Point 

We encourage you to visit the Welcome Point UW website: LINK
Information about legalisation of stay in Poland: LINK