About – STER NAWA – Internationalisation of Doctoral Schools

The main objective of the Programme is to provide systemic support for the internationalisation of doctoral schools.

The Agency offers a package of system support to Polish entities running doctoral schools for a period of 3 years, the specific objectives of which are:

  • improving the quality of education in doctoral schools and the quality of research conducted by doctoral students by using international experience in this area;
  • increasing the international mobility of doctoral students;
  • to develop internationalisation activities ‘at home’;
  • supporting long-term international cooperation of doctoral schools;
  • attracting foreign doctoral students and supervisors from abroad;
  • scholarship support for foreign doctoral students and doctoral students from Poland carrying out doctoral projects in international cooperation;

The programme is aimed at Polish institutions which run doctoral schools and have experience in admitting foreigners as students and coordinating or participating in international doctoral student exchange programmes.