Based on the Article 200 of the Act of July 20th, 2018 Law on Higher Education and Science (Journal of Laws of 2018, item 1668 as amended) and the Agreement of March 16th, 2020 on the establishment of a doctoral school called „Interdisciplinary Doctoral School of Agricultural Sciences” and the Rules of Recruitment to the Interdisciplinary Doctoral School of Agricultural Sciences signed between the parties: Institute of Animal Reproduction and Food Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences (IAR&FR PAS) in Olsztyn, National Veterinary Research Institute (NVRI) in Puławy and Institute of Agrophysics of the Polish Academy of Sciences (IA PAN) in Lublin.

The Director of the Interdisciplinary Doctoral School announces:

recruitment to the Interdisciplinary Doctoral School of Agricultural Sciences in the following scientific disciplines:

Animal science and fisheries:

  1. Whether, how and which EVs derived from follicular cells can affect boar sperm?
    Supervisor: Aneta Andronowska, Ph.D, D.Sc.
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  2. Importance of fatty acids and their transporters for placenta development in the pig
    Supervisor: Agnieszka Blitek, Prof., D.Sci.
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  3. The role of the methylation of the progesterone receptor isoforms A and B promoters in the regulation of bovine corpus luteum function
    Project PI: Robert Rękawiecki, Ph.D., D.Sc.
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  4. The search for the novel mechanisms linking intracellular calcium flux regulation with insulin sensitivity response to regular physical exercise
    Project PI: Marek Strączkowski, Prof., D.Sci.
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  5. Exploration of the development, role and functioning of circadian rhythm in early life stages of Perca fluviatilis.
    Project PI: Katarzyna Palińska-Żarska, Ph.D.
    Supervisor: Daniel Żarski, Ph.D.,D.Sc.
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Nutrition and food technology

  1. Immunomodulating properties of pre-fermented whey beverage enriched with chokeberry juice and colostrum.
    Supervisor: Barbara Wróblewska, Prof.
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In accordance with the Act 2.0 of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education, each doctoral student receives a scholarship of no less than PLN 2371.70 (gross).


List of documents required for the selection procedure (download PDF)

Call for applications and method of submission:

IAR&FR PAS Olsztyn

Traditional mail – to the following address:

Interdisciplinary Doctoral School of Agricultural Sciences,
Institute of Animal Reproduction and Food Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences,
10 Tuwima Street, 10-748 Olsztyn,
by September 5th, 2022 by 15.00 CET.

By e-mail – to the following address:,
by September 5th, 2022 by 15.00 CET.

The Institute reserves the right to invite selected candidates to the next stage of the recruitment process.


  1. Verification of applications in formal terms: September 6th – 7th, 2022;
  2. Interviews (possible changes of the deadline will be placed on the School’s website): September 9-14th, 2022;
  3. Publication of a detailed schedule of interviews, including information about the time of the examination of the candidate concerned: September 08th, 2022;
  4. Publication of ranking lists: September 16th, 2022.

Documents to download:

  1. Recruitment Rules
  2. Annex 1 – Required Documents
  3. Annex 2 – Application Form Template
  4. Annex 3 – Consent to the processing of personal data
  5. Annex 8 – List of certificates