Rules of admission for undergraduate studies

Rules of admission for undergraduate studies

Enrollment for the winter semester of the academic year 2019/2020, 1st degree (undergraduate) studies (full-time and part-time ) starts on May 2019.

Steps of the recruitment process:

  1. Online registration
  2. Submission of documents
  3. Qualifying procedure
    1. dates of qualifying interviews - full-time studies in English
    2. dates of qualifying interviews - full-time studies in Polish
    3. dates of qualifying interviews - part-time studies in Polish
    4. portfolio
  4. Contract and admission fee

Find out more about the recruitment at PJAIT - check out our enrolment instructions (only for candidates from abroad)

1. Online registration

Open an account at the enrolment portal:

You will get an activation link. Once your account has been activated you will get access to your profile. Fill in the forms and upload a photo. Remember to choose the field of study. If there is a qualifying interview, choose the date which is most convenient for you.

2. Submission of documents

Gathers the required documents and bring them to the Enrolment Office (Biuro Rekrutacji). You can also send them by post (registered mail) or courier.

Required documents:

  1. a signed application for admission:
    1. You can print out copy from Your recruitment profile
    2. You can get a copy from the Recruitment Department 
  2. school leaving certificate (świadectwo maturalne) - original. In the case a candidate has taken examinations other than the Polish matura, we require also a translation (into Polish or English) and nostrification and apostille (if necessary);
  3. copy of an official ID (to be confirmed by us against the original);
  4. 1 digital photography uploaded to the enrolment portal
  5. copy of payment for the qualifying interview (75zł). Payment should be made to your individual account number - see the profile on the registration portal. 

IMPORTANT: foreigners need to show a passport with a valid visa and health insurance, e.g. police valid for at least 3 months. If you wish to study in Polish or English, good command of the language (B2–C1) is a prerequisite. 

3. Qualifying procedure

Admission is based on the assessment of portfolios and qualifying interviews.

Polish citizens and foreigners, who live in Poland must come personally to take an exam in PJAIT.

Dates of exams are available here


Attention: There is a possibility for foreigners to take an exam by Skype (only for candidates from abroad). 

The candidate shall prepare a portfolio in an electronic form, in the .pdf format. The preferred size is A4. Each work should be marked with a serial number. The entire portfolio should not exceed 25Mb. It should be appended to a file containing a description of each work, including the serial number, the technique of execution, size, date of creation and title.

The portfolio is to be sent to the address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Submitting dates of electronic portfolio:

  • 07.05-15.06
  • 16.06-06.07
  • 07.07-01.08
  • 02.08-17.09
  • 18.09-24.09

The portfolio should contain the following type of work (described below).

Having received a passing grade for the portfolio, the candidate takes part in an enrolment interview conducted via Skype.
Please do not register for the interview in your personal profile on enrolment portal. You will be contacted via email regarding your Skype interview date (during a week from each portfolio review date).
The interview seeks to verify the candidate’s knowledge of:

  • arts
  • design
  • theatre
  • film
  • exhibitions
  • museums

In order to register for an interview (only persons, who take an exam at PJAIT), please choose a suitable date at


  1. Subject scope of the interview:
    1. knowledge of the arts
    2. communication and new technologies
    3. design
    4. theatre
    5. exhibitions
    6. museums
  2. Portfolio – bring it to the interview. 
    1. Drawing – preferred format 100x70 or 70x100. Sample drawings - download
      1. human figure from nature – format minimum 50x70 and 70x50, minimum 5 works;
      2. still life – minimum 5 works.
      3. other forms (the number of works depends on your choice).
    2. Painting. Sample paintings – download
      1. landscape  any technique on paper or cardboard (format minimum 50x70 and 70x50; minimum 5 works)
      2. still life – any technique on paper or cardboard (format minimum 50x70 and 70x50; minimum 5 works)
      3. other forms (the number of works depends on your choice)
    3. Photography. Sample photos – download
      1. colour or black-and-white – can be a portrait, a landscape or any other composition, a report (minimum 10 prints in the A5 format or bigger). Additionally, we accept photos in the digital version.

Portfolio of candidates for part-time studies – see the directions above, the numbers of works depending on your choice.


Before going to the interview, please come to the Recruitment Department (Dział Rekrutacji) to show your Identity document (National ID for EU Students/valid Passport for Non-EU Students) and proof of payment for the interview, and to take the examination sheet.

Please note: decision regarding your admission will be taken only after you meet all the formal requirements (online registration, submission of documents, payment of fee and the positive result of the interview). 

Results of interviews are visible to candidates on their online registration profiles 1 working day after the interview.

Once you meet the requirements, the Qualifying Committee will take the final decision within 2 weeks.

4. Contract and admission fee

Within two weeks from the decision of the Committee, you need to pay the admission fee and sign the contract (which will specify mutual obligations between the school and you and vice versa). Please remember to bring your ID and proof of payment of admission fee (the latter can be sent to us by e-mail beforehand).

If you cannot come to us in person to sign the contract, contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. – we will send you the contract by e-mail. You will then print it, sign it and send back to us by post (registered mail) or courier.

Fees should be paid to your individual account number visible on your profile in the registration portal (

Learn more about fees and reductions.

If you are sponsored by the employer there is a possibility of signing a trilateral contract School-Student-Sponsor. please let us know in advance that you wish to sign this type of contract.

In special circumstances payments may be made to the general-purpose school accounts:

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

Local transfers:
Account number: 41 1160 2202 0000 0003 5249 4962

Foreign transfers:
Account number: PL41 1160 2202 0000 0003 5249 4962

NIP: PL5262160983
REGON: 010816248

In the payment title, please write your full name, type of payment and choose the field of study, e.g. Jan Nowak, admission fee, graphic design.

Please note: Candidates who sign contracts late (a week before the end of enrolment or later) may have no student card and active student accounts at the beginning of the academic year. We will do our best to provide these as soon as possible.

Once you are admitted, further payments will be made to your student account - the number will be visible on your student profile at