Admission to the programme

Admission schedule

Enrollment start date: 2020-06-01
Enrollment end date: 2020-09-15
Enrollment fee payment deadline: 2020-09-15
Exams start date: 2020-09-17
Dates for document submission: from 2020-09-01
to 2020-09-16
Maximum number of admitted candidates: 30


Admission procedure has ended.

Current stats

Number of all enrollments: 26
Number of paid enrollments: 21

Contact details

Phone number +48 61 829 2310
Working hours 9:00-13:00

Detailed admission rules

Selection procedure

for graduates of first- or second-cycle studies.
Elements of selection procedure Minimum
required
Max
points
Weight of
element
Max
result
1) grade on the higher education diploma - 5 5 25
2) master thesis project - 5 9 45
3) interview 16 30 1 30
Maximum number of points to be scored during the selection procedure 100

Ad 2. Additional information:

The candidate submits a master thesis project in the form of an outline and specifies the thesis supervisor and presents the supervisor’s approval, within a time limit specified by the Institute of Psychology at the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Failure to submit the master thesis project means the candidate is not admitted to the programme - regardless of the score calculated on the basis of the grade on the diploma and outcome of the interview.

Ad 3. Additional information:

An interview covering topics indicated by the Faculty of Social Sciences. The maximum score for the interview is 30 points. A score of 15 points or lower for the interview means a negative outcome - the candidate is not admitted regardless of the score calculated on the basis of the grade in the diploma and evaluation of master thesis project.

The maximum score of 30 points for the interview (without the necessity to attend the interview) is given to graduates of first-cycle studies in cognitive science completed at the Faculty of Social Sciences, as well as persons who obtained credits for the subjects listed below (or subjects with equivalent learning outcomes which have to be documented)

  • Mathematical basis of cognitive science;
  • Cognitive processes;
  • Methodology of psychological research with statistics and research ethics;
  • Psychometry;
  • Human–computer interaction;
  • Neuroscience;
  • Cognitive linguistics or Non-classical logics;
  • Fundamental problems in cognitive science: consciousness;
  • Fundamental problems in cognitive science: perception;
  • Reasoning or Psychology of emotion and motivation;
  • Two laboratory classes of 60h each

Selection procedure steps

1. Creating an account

The candidate creates an individual account in the Online Admissions System by providing the necessary personal data. Subsequent admission-related operations can only be made after logging in to the created account. All steps taken by the candidate after logging into the system are saved and archived. The candidate is obliged to keep the password to access the account secret.

2. Enrolling in the programme

The candidate chooses a programme/major and type of studies. It is recommended that the candidate thoroughly read the admission requirements for a given programme as well as the admission schedule. 

3. Paying the enrollment fee

The candidate pays an admission procedure fee in the selected programmes/majors. Failure to pay the fee for a given programme means the candidate is not included in the selection procedure in this programme. The enrollment fee is PLN 85.

4. Information about the diploma

The candidate enters information about the diploma: final grade on the diploma, diploma issuance date and diploma number.

5. Uploading a photo

The candidate uploads a high-resolution photo which will be used when generating the personal questionnaire. The photo of the admitted candidate will also be used in the student identification card.

Notice: if you do not upload a photo, system will not be able to generating the questionnaire!

6. Lodgment of all required documents by electronic means

Upon enrolling into the programme and paying the enrollment fee, the candidate is obliged to lodge of all required documents by electronic means within the specified time limit.

7. Submission of master thesis project

The candidate submits a master thesis project in the form of an outline and specifies the thesis supervisor and presents the supervisor’s approval within a time limit specified by the Institute of Psychology at the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Failure to submit the master thesis project means the candidate is not admitted to the programme.

8. Taking the entrance examination

The candidate will revceive a message via the Online Admissions System about the date, place and time of the entrance exam.

Failure to take the exam means the candidate is not admitted to the programme.

9. Final results of the selection procedure

The results of the selection procedure will be provided via the Online Admissions System. Upon logging into his/her account, the candidate will see information on admission or denial of admission. 

List of documents

Set of documents

  • photo file which will be used when generating the personal questionnaire
  • a scan of university diploma

Preparation of the documents

During the recruitment process, candidates do not submit any paper documents.

Each of the required documents should be scanned to a separate file in PDF format. A document (e.g. certificate or diploma) that has more than one page should be scanned into one multi-page PDF file.

Scanning documents can be carried out on its own with the use of a scanner or with the use of dedicated applications for devices with Android or iOS. The document scanning service is also available at most copy shops.

Attestation of documents

Document attestation is a process in which an employee of the University confirms the compliance of the attached scans of documents with their original (paper) version. Attestation of the document by AMU consists in submitting (for inspection) the original document at the dean's office at the beginning of the academic year.

Documents obtained abroad

Candidates with documents obtained abroad also provide:

  • a scan of a foreign document, which is legalized or accompanied by an apostille, entitling the candidate to take up higher education studies in the country where the document was issued
  • a scan of translation of the document into the language of the studies undertaken by the candidate, performed by a sworn translator entered into the list of sworn translators maintained by the Polish Minister of Justice, or certified by a Polish consul in the country where the document was issued
  • a certificate of recognition of a foreign certificate as equivalent to Polish Matura certificate issued by a competent Board of Education – if the foreign certificate is not recognized, by virtue of law or under international agreements, as a document entitling to commence higher education studies in Poland
  • a scan of a document confirming the entitlement to study tuition-free – in the case of foreigners