Theology, specialty Priesthood

Faculty of Theology

Level of studies: long-cycle studies
Type of studies: full-time (weekdays)
Duration: 6 years
Language of instruction: Polish
Professional title: master (magister)
Educational profile: general academic

About the programme

Admission to the programme

Admission schedule

Admission procedure has not started yet.

Enrollment start date

Detailed admission rules

Formal requirements

The prerequisite is a positive opinion as regards the admission of the candidate to one of the theological seminars opened in the faculty.

Selection procedure

Elements of selection procedure Minimum
Weight of
1) grades on the Matura certificate - 15 1 15
2) oral exam 30 85 1 85
Maximum number of points to be scored during the selection procedure 100

Ad 1. List of polish nationwide olympiads or competitions entitling the candidate to score the maximum number of points

All candidates qualified in the 2019/2020 school year for the III stage of the polish nationwide olympiad are treated as laureates of a given olympiad.

  • Franciscan Olympiad of Knowledge about St. Maximilian - laureate
  • Papal Competition of the Tertio Millennio Institute - laureate
  • Biblical Knowledge Competition "Civitas Christiana" - laureate
  • Catholic Theology Olympiad - laureate

Ad 2. Additional information:

oral exam:

  1. oral presenation on the topic, drawn by the candidate, concerning religion teaching in secondary school (scoring range 0-45 points)
  2. an interview concerning the candidate’s familiarity with one of the documents specified by the committee: John Paul II - Apostolic exhortation Familiaris Consortio; Pope Benedict XVI – encyclical letter Deus caritas est; Pope Francis Apostolic exhortation Evangelii gaudium; familiarity with recent events in the Catholic Church and in Poland, knowledge of issues related to ecumenism, candidate’s involvement in the Church’s apostolic activities  (scoring range 0-40 points)

Rules of computing Matura exam results

Mode I

applies to candidates who took the so-called "new Matura exam" (secondary school final exams), IB or secondary school final exam abroad

Group Subject Level Weight Number of subjects from a group taken into consideration
1 Polish
(part written)
basic 0.15 1
max. 15 pts
extended 0.15
max. 15 pts

Mode I: additional information on calculation of results

  1. The bilingual Matura exam result for a modern foreign language is calculated as an extended level Matura exam multiplied by 4/3 (however, no more than 100%).
  2. For graduates from schools belonging to the International Baccalaureate Organization (IB), to whom mode I applies, the results of the Matura exam are calculated into percentages of the new Matura exam in accordance with the rules given in the tables below:
IB new Matura
Standard Level
basic level
7 100
6 86
5 72
4 58
3 44
2 30
1 -
0 -
IB new Matura
Higher Level
extended level
7 100
6 85
5 70
4 55
3 40
2 25
1 10
0 0

Mode II

applies to candidates who took the so-called "old Matura exam" (secondary school final exams)

Group Subject Weight Number of subjects from a group taken into consideration
1 Polish
(part written)
0.15 1
max. 15 pts
max. 15 pts

Mode II: additional information on calculation of results

1. For candidates with the old Matura exam the exam grades are converted into points as follows:

grade scale (2 - 5)
grade: 5 4 3 2
points: 100 80 60 0
grade scale (1 - 6)
grade: 6 5 4 3 2 1
points: 100 85 65 50 35 0

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. Filling the matura exam results

The candidate enters information about the Matura certificate and provides results of the Matura exam. 

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. 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.

7. Awaiting the final results of the selection procedure

The results of the selection procedure will be provided via the Online Admissions System. Upon logging in the candidate will see his/her score and the score required for admission as well as information on being selected or not being selected for admission.

8. Announcement of the final results of the selection procedure

A candidate selected for admission is obliged to lodge all required documents, by electronic means, within the specified time limit and upon doing so is expected to take up studies in the programme. Failure to lodge the required documents within the specified time limit means the candidate opts out of taking up the studies.

A candidate not selected for admission may lodge by electronic means, within the specified time limit, a declaration on willingness to take up studies. The declaration is submitted electronically via the Online Admissions System.

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 the Matura certificate
  • a scan of the supplement to the Matura certificate - applies to candidates who have increased the the Matura exam score or have taken the Matura exam in additional subjects
  • a scan of the IB diploma - applies to graduates of schools belonging to the International Baccalaureate Organization (IB)
  • a scan, of the certificate issued by the organisational committee of a given olympiad or competition - applies to candidates who are the laureats and finalists of olympiads and competitions
  • a scan of statement by a statutory representative - applies to candidates under 18

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 the foreigners concerned

Online Admissions System 2022/2023