The government has adopted the provisions on the programme "Studies for the Outstanding"

On October 20th the Council of Ministers adopted on a resolution and issued a regulation on the government programme "Studies for the Outstanding". The programme provides financial support for outstanding students who wish to study at the world’s best universities. The legal basis for the establishment and implementation of the "Studies for outstanding" has been created by the amendment to the Law on Higher Education and the Income Tax Law, signed in June by the president. Implementation of the...

Representatives of science pleased with the budget

Prime Minister Ewa Kopacz met with representatives of academia. "We were satisfied with the government's budget proposals for the budget of science and higher education for 2016" - commented the President of CRASP, Prof. Wiesław Banyś. Prime Minister Ewa Kopacz, Minister of Science and Higher Education Lena Kolarska-Bobińska and Minister of Finance Mateusz Szczurek met with representatives of the institutions representing the Polish academia (including the Conference of Rectors of Academic...

Ministry of Science announces the second wave of changes in science and higher education

4-year university funding cycle, more indefinite period contracts for scientists, the opportunity for students to have more influence over the course of their studies - these are some of the points of the higher education and science development program, presented by the Ministry of Science last Wednesday. "I believe that all scientists, universities, politicians, we must have a clear vision of direction in which we are going, of the goals that we want to pursue. Regardless of who governs,...

Easier to confirm education for foreigners

Foreigners will find it easier nostrify a diploma or continue their studies in Poland. Ministry of Science and Higher Education has announced that they published a regulation to that effect. The new law may also benefit refugees. As previously announced, on Thursday the Ministry of Science and Higher Education published a new regulation on the recognition of higher education diplomas obtained abroad and on confirmation of higher education at a certain level. Under the new regulation, persons...

65 young scientists leave for internships at foreign research centres

65 young scientists will soon leave to conduct research in reputable foreign scientific centres. Ministry of Science announced the results of the fourth edition of the Mobility Plus programme. Its winners will receive up to 10 thousand zlotys scholarships. Mobility Plus programme of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education is designed to help young researchers to advance their research careers. Its winners participate in scientific research or R&D work carried out in centres abroad,...

255 outstanding young scientists with Minister of Science scholarships

255 outstanding young researchers received scholarships from the Minister of Science and Higher Education. In the 10th edition of the competition, Ministry of Science allocated more than 48 million zlotys to scholarships. The winners will receive more than 5 thousand zlotys per month for 3 years. Minister of Science and Higher Education scholarships are awarded to outstanding young researchers who conduct high-quality research and have impressive scientific achievements on an international...

50 PhD positions offered by CORPOICA

Colombian Corporation for Agricultural Research (CORPOICA) has opened a call for 50 PhD positions in areas related with scientific knowledge and developing agricultural technologies. The purpose is improving production competitiveness and strengthening Colombia´s scientific and technological capacities. Corpoica has 13 research centers located in the country’s different agricultural regions which carry out research in vegetables, fruits, permanent crops, transitory crops, roots and tubers,...

Poland to strengthen cooperation with China: new initiatives in higher education

The ministers of higher education from 17 countries and rectors of Polish and Chinese universities participated in an education summit organized by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education. The summit ended yesterday in Warsaw. To Poland and Central and Eastern Europe it was one of the most important educational event involving China. For the first time in history the Educational Dialogue meeting was held outside of China. Poland was the host of the event this year which, after taking the...

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