New info about admissions in 2020/2021 will be announced soon.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTSDISTANCE EXAM

 

You can apply for admission if you have a bachelor’s degree, master’s degree, engineer’s degree or equivalent.

All applicants must be able to provide evidence that their command of the English language is sufficient – at least B2 level, documented by one of the certificates from this list >>

 

QUALIFICATION RULES

The applicant is qualified on the basis of an entrance written exam in English which measures the basic knowledge of cognitive science and formal logic, as well as the ability of critical reading of scientific papers. It will be a multiple-choice test with one correct answer based on the following readings:

  • Bermúdez, J. L. (2014). Cognitive science: an introduction to the science of the mind. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press.
    • Chpts 1.1. – 2.3., pp. 5-55
    • Chpts 4.1. – 4.3., pp. 87-98
    • Chpt 8, pp. 209-235
    • Chpts 11.1. – 11.3., 11.5, pp. 315-336, 343-346
    • Chpts 12.2-12.6, pp. 361-395
    • Chpt 13.1., 13.3, pp. 404-411, 420-429
  • Fabbri, M., Guarini, A. (2016). Finger counting habit and spatial–numerical association in children and adults. Consciousness and Cognition40, 45-53.
  • Fodor, J. A. (1981). The mind-body problem. Scientific American, 244 (1), 114-123.
  • Partee, B. H., ter Meulen, A., Wall, R. E. (1990). Mathematical methods in linguistics. Dordrecht: Kluver Academic.
    • Chpt 6, pp. 99-130
    • Chpt 7.1. – 7.4, 7.6 – 7.8, pp. 137-165, 170-175
  • Tenenbaum, J. B., Kemp, C., Griffiths, T. L.,  Goodman, N. D. (2011). How to Grow a Mind: Statistics, Structure, and Abstraction. Science, 331, 1279-1285.

 

A maximum of 45 applicants who achieve the best results from the exam – but not lower than 60% of the maximum score – will be qualified for the programme.

 

 

DEADLINES FOR THE FIRST TURN OF 2019/20 ADMISSIONS

The IRK system will be open for registration from 05 June 2019 till 05 July 2019.

The written exam takes place on 11 July 2019, 11 am CEST at the Faculty of PsychologyApplicants living abroad can take a distance exam (details in the DISTANCE EXAM tab).

Results are going to be posted on 19 July 2019 on the candidate’s IRK account.

Documents will be accepted on the following days:

  • 22 July from 10 am to 3 pm
  • 23 July from 1 pm to 5 pm
  • 24 July form 12 to 4 pm

The list of requierd documents can be found here.

NOTE: The certificate confirming the knowledge of English should be uploaded to your account in the Internet system for candidates (IRK) by the registration deadline, i.e. 5 July 2019.

NOTE: Applicants who are in the process of completing studies entitling them to take up second-cycle studies may register in the Internet system for candidates (IRK) and take part in the admission process befor obteining their diploma. However, in order to be accepted, a diploma (or a proof of graduation) must be delivered at the time of submitting documents.

 

DEADLINES FOR THE SECOND TURN OF 2019/2020 ADMISSION

The IRK system is open for registration from 12 August 2019 till 11 September 2019.

The written exam takes place on 17 September 2019, 11 am CEST at the Faculty of Psychology, room 408 (IV floor). Applicants living abroad can take a distance exam (details in the DISTANCE EXAM tab).

Results are going to be posted on 20 September 2019 on the candidate’s IRK account.

Documents will be accepted on the following days:

  • I round: 23 September 2019, (11 a.m.-2 p.m.), 24  September 2019 (2 p.m.-4 p.m.)
  • II round (in case of not fulfilling the limit during I round): 26 September 2019 (10 a.m.-3 p.m.)
  • III round (in case of not fulfilling the limit during II round): 30 September 2019 (12 a.m.-2 p.m.)

The list of requierd documents can be found here.

NOTE: Applicants who are in the process of completing studies entitling them to take up second-cycle studies may register in the Internet system for candidates (IRK) and take part in the admission process befor obteining their diploma. However, in order to be accepted, a diploma (or a proof of graduation) must be delivered at the time of submitting documents.

 

If you are abroad, you can take a distance entrance exam. To do so, please, download the request form (you can find it here), print it
out, sign it and send the scan back to cogsci@psych.uw.edu.pl by September 11th

The distance exam will take place at the same time as the standard entrance exam, i.e. September 17th at 11.00 CEST.