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University of Silesia in Katowice

address: Bankowa 12 St.
40-007 Katowice, Poland
+48 32 359 21 83
+48 32 359 22 72
+48 32 359 22 73
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PhD in Materials Science and Engineering




4 years (8 semesters)




The doctoral studies in materials science and engineering provide the student with advanced knowledge about: basic nature of materials science and engineering; groups of engineering materials; methodology of materials’ testing performance; modern methods and techniques for delivering classes.
Apart from the sole knowledge, the programme teaches its students also practical skills, such as knowledge transfer and practice, scientific research financing, human potential management and development methods and instruments in economic organizations.
Career opportunities:
Doctoral programme graduates of materials science and engineering can work at universities, research institutes and in industry.


€2,700.00 per semester


September, 30th


International Students Admissions Office,



University of Silesia in Katowice

education requirements

The candidates for PhD studies should follow the steps below:
• Specify the topic of PhD thesis and prepare its synopsis.
• Contact the Head of the doctoral studies in chosen discipline - specify the topic of the thesis and present the synopsis.
• The Head of the studies will appoint the student an academic supervisor of the University's academic staff.
• Create an account in the Online Application System.
• Upload required documents into the system.
• Pay the application fee (if you are applying for studies on tuition-paying basis).
• Find the information about the date of your entry exam (it will be visible in the Online Application System).