History

Faculty of History


Level of studies: second-cycle studies
Type of studies: full-time
Duration: 2 years
Language of instruction: Polish
Professional title: master (magister)
Educational profile: general academic

After completing the first semester of studies, students may choose the following speciality in history: Archivistics and Documentation Management, Teaching, Military History, Medieval Studies, Politics and Media in History. The choice of Teaching speciality is possible only after completing this speciality in the first-cycle studies in the field of History or after completing the first-cycle studies in the field of Humanities at School - Polish Language and History Studies for Teachers.

About the programme

Admission to the programme

Information about enrollment deadlines for this programme will be provided at a later date.

Detailed admission rules

Variant 1

for graduates of first-cycle studies in the same field of study or graduates of studies in humanities at school - Polish and historical teacher training studies.

Elements of selection procedure Minimum
required
Max
points
Weight of
element
Max
result
1) grade on the higher education diploma 3.5 5 4 20
Maximum number of points to be scored during the selection procedure 20

Ad 1. Additional information:

Grade of at least dst + (3.5) on university diploma required.

Variant 2

for graduates of first-cycle studies who graduated a major other than history or humanities at school - Polish and historical teaching studies.

Elements of selection procedure Minimum
required
Max
points
Weight of
element
Max
result
1) interview 14 20 1 20
Maximum number of points to be scored during the selection procedure 20

Ad 1. Additional information:

An interview concerning the scope of first-cycle studies in History. Passing the interview is obtaining at least 14 points.

Selection procedure steps

Variant selection

Selection procedure steps depend on admission variant.

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 Student Office at the Faculty at the beginning of the academic year.

Polish language command (B2 level)

Foreigners applying for admission to this field of study are required to attach a document confirming knowledge of the Polish language at the B2 level (see the list of accepted documents).

A candidate who does not have an appropriate document is obliged to take a Polish language proficiency test (online test).

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

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