Enrolment Rules

Enrolment Rules

Recruitment for undergraduate studies in 2020/2021 academic year (full-time and part-time) begin on May 4th 2020.

  1. Online registration
  2. Submitting documents
  3. Qualifications for studies
    1. Interview dates – full-time studies
    2. Interview dates – part-time studies
    3. Portfolio
  4. Contract 
  5. Letter of acceptance and tuition fee

1. Online Registration

Create an account on the recruitment portal: rekrutacja.pjwstk.edu.pl

You will receive an activation link, and after activating the account you will gain access to your profile. Fill out the forms and compulsorily upload your photo. You must choose the major you are applying for, and if this major requires an interview – choose its date.

2. Submitting Documents

Prepare required documents and hand them into the PJAIT Recruitment Department. You can also send them by mail (registered letter) or by courier.

Required Documents:

  1. Signed application form for studies:
    1. You will receive the filled printed copy in the Recruitment Department or,
    2. In case of sending documents by mail – download the application form and fill it out
  2. Matriculation Certificate – the candidate presents the original, transcript or photocopy certified by a notary. If the candidate took a different exam than the Polish matura, s/he is required to additionally provide a certified translation of the mentioned exam, apostille (or legalization) as well as its validation (if required);
  3. Personal ID card (to certify compliance with the original) or a photocopy certified by the notary(obligatory only for foreigners);
  4. 1 digital photography uploaded to the enrolment portal
  5. Proof of payment for the interview (75 zł.). The payment for an individual account number – visible on your profile.

ATTENTION: foreigners additionally show their passport with a valid visa as well as a proof of health insurance, for instance, an insurance policy valid for a minimum of 3 months. Foreigners applying for studies in Polish language must have the communicative knowledge of Polish.

Digital photo requirements, which will be used for legitimization and identification:

  • The photo will be used for legitimization and identification
  • Please submit photos in the Polish ID card format only
  • Photo must be in the JPEG format (.jpg or .jpeg extensions)
  • Minimum image resolution is 240x300 (width x height)
  • Photos of resolution greater than 700x900 will be scaled to resolution 700x900
  • Maximum size of the photo file should not exceed 10MB
  • The photo should be uploaded on the recruitment portal rekrutacja.pjwstk.edu.pl

3. Qualification for studies

Admission for studies is based on the presentation of the portfolio with artworks and an interview on art history and architecture. As part of the interview, the candidate makes sketches by hand (still life) and a sketch with elements of perspective.

To sign up for an interview the candidate must choose a suitable date in the registration system online: rekrutacja.pjwstk.edu.pl

Portfolio – a folder with works should be submitted directly at the interview.

  • Drawings (minimum 10 pieces) format 50x70cm or 70x100cm
  • Paintings (minimum 10 pieces) format 50x70cm or 70x100cm
  • Sketches of still nature (minimum 10 pieces) format A4

Drawings, paintings and sketches in the portfolio must be works from nature and include: character study, still nature, landscape, interior.

The number of works should not exceed 40 pieces in the format not greater than 70x100cm.

The required range of topics in art history includes the general knowledge and orientation with respect to architecture, for instance:

  1. Art history at a glance – Estreicher Karol
  2. Art history – Białostocki Jan

Exam dates (full-time and part-time studies)

Right before the interview, you are required to present yourself at the Recruitment Department to download the examination sheet, present personal ID and the proof of payment for the interview.

We remind you that the decision about qualification for studies is made after fulfilling all formal requirements that are, registering online, submitting all required documents, and a passed interview.

The interview results will be posted on the candidate’s registration online profile 1 working day after the interview.

After fulfilling all above-mentioned conditions, the academy has 2 weeks to send the decision about qualification for studies.

4. Contract 

From the day of receiving the decision of admission, you have one week to sign a contract with the academy. The contract specifies obligations of PJATK and yours – a downloadable copy here. Please remember to bring your ID.

If you cannot personally sign the contract, please contact us: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. – we will send an electronic form of the contract for you to sign, and you can send it to us by mail or by courier.

5. Letter of acceptance and tuition fee

In order to get a letter of acceptance for making a student's visa you have to pay a tuition fee for the first semester of study and send a scaned copy of payment confirmation to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

After that, the Enrolment Office will be able to issue you a letter of acceptance to the academy. You will apply this letter to Embassy, General Consulate or Visa Center of Poland in your country. Please, check the list of required documents for the obtaining a Polish student visa at Visa Center or Consulate websites.

Fees should be paid to your individual account number visible on your profile in the registration portal (rekrutacja.pjwstk.edu.pl).

Learn more about fees and discounts.

If your studies are paid by, for instance, an employer, you can sign a School-Sponsor-Student tripartite contract. Please let us know about your willingness to sign such a contract in advance.

In some special situation, payments can be made to the general PJATK account:

Bank Millennium S.A.
Ul. Stanisława Żaryna 2A
02-593 Warszawa

National transfers

Account number: 41 1160 2202 0000 0003 5249 4962

Foreign transfers

Account number PL41 1160 2202 0000 0003 5249 4962


In the title please provide first and last name, tuition fee/interview, major.
For example, Jan Nowak, tuition fee, interior design.

Attention: For students who sign the contract one week before the end of recruitment, PJATK does not guarantee the issuance of the student ID and activation of the account on the school’s server before the beginning of classes.

Once you are accepted to PJATK, tuition fees should be made on the individual account number, which is available on your student profile at virtual Dean’s Office: dziekanat.pjwstk.edu.pl.