Studies

Doctoral Studies

The National Research Institute of Animal Production is entitled to confer a degree of Ph.D. and habilitated doctor of agricultural sciences in zootechnics discipline and Ph.D. of agricultural sciences in biotechnology discipline.

Taking care of the development of scientific staff, the former Director of the Institute of Animal Production, Professor Jędrzej Krupiński, Ph.D. appointed 4-year extramural doctoral studies on 4 December 1995.

At present, the National Research Institute of Animal Production employs 76 researchers, including: 16 professors, 21 habilitated doctors, 39 Ph.D.s.

Since the beginning of the Institute’s existence, 75 employees  received the scientific degree of professor, 81 obtained a degree of habilitated doctor and 264 were granted a scientific degree of Ph.D. Four scientists from the Institute were honoured with the title of doctor honoris causa.

Professor Marian Różycki, Ph.D. , an eminent specialist in the field of genetic improvement of cattle became the first manager of the study. At present, Professor Paweł Bielański, Ph.D.  is the head of the study.

Researchers of the National Research Institute of Animal Production and other higher education institutions are the lecturers of doctoral studies.

The programme of 4-year doctoral studies predicts: lectures, practice, doctoral workshop and seminars divided into eight academic terms.

Until now, recruitment for 10 editions of studies was conducted (4 intramural and 6 extramural), which gathered 179 doctoral students.

As of 22 March 2018, 112 people defended Ph.D. theses (28 papers were distinguished) and subsequently, the Scientific Council of the National Research Institute of Animal Production conferred them the scientific degree of doctor of agricultural sciences in zootechnics discipline.