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The Faculty of Economics and Sociology of the University of Lodz



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A student card is your University Identity Document.

In order to have it issued, you have to pay 17 PLN to this account:


Beneficiary: Wydział Ekonomiczno-Socjologiczny
Account details: BANK PEKAO S.A. II O/ŁÓDŹ 
Account number: 07 1240 3028 1111 0010 2943 4436


and bring the payment confirmation to the Students` Office at our Faculty. You will be able to pick up your student card within 3-5 days.

Your student card enables you to travel with the 50% discount and also to buy cheaper tickets to the cinema, theatre; some pubs and restaurant also offer lower prices to students. It is very important to keep and not lose it!

Examination session regulations

of the Faculty of Economics and Sociology of the University of Lodz

Academic year 2017/2018

Winter examination session – from 22.01 to 04.02.2018

Winter make-up examination session – from 12.02 to 18.02.2018

Summer examination session – from 11.06 to 30.06.2018

Summer make-up examination session – from 10.09 to 23.09.2018

The deadline to complete all the course requirements for students who finish their studies in summer semester is 30th of September 2018.

The deadline of completing the course requirements for students who finish their studies in winter semester is 18th of February 2018.

Absences can be made up for only during the first week of every exam session.  

A.    Obtaining course credit

Conditions and deadlines of obtaining course credit

  1. These Regulations present the ways and deadlines of getting course credit in summer and winter semester of academic year 2017/2018.
  2. The following terms used in the Regulation shall have the following meaning:
    1. examination session – winter or summer examination session
    2. make-up examination session – winter and summer make-up examination session
    3. Students are obliged to do two obligatory trainings during the first semester of their studies at the University of Lodz.
      1. Occupational Safety and Health training
      2. Library training
      3. Copyright course

More information is available on

  1. The Faculty presents the elective courses offer and enables students, at the specified periods, to register for those classes through Token Registration. A student is obliged to register for the number of elective classes specified by the study programme of the field of studies. Elective courses cannot repeat during the course of studies.
  2. Conditions and ways of getting course credit are presented by a lecturer during the first class. The presented conditions cannot violate the Rules of Study and the Examination Session Regulations.
  3. Exams are to be sat during the examination sessions which is divided into the general examination session and make-up examination session. Two dates shall be set for every exam:
    1. First – during the primary examination session
    2. Second – during the make-up examination session

The two exams should be at least 7 days apart. The exam dates and places are set by the examiner in agreement with students. Students cannot sit two exams on the same day.

  1. Students` offices create electronic protocol forms at least one month before the beginning of the examination sessions and set the protocol return deadlines.
  2. The course leader records students` grades into course credit or exam protocol in USOSweb platform, based on which the course coordinator records grades in general protocol. The grades should be recorded in USOSweb immediately after the exam takes place but not later than 14 days after the exam. The final deadline for filling in the protocols is the last they of make-up examination session, or in the case of a year-crediting period – the 30th of September.
  3. The Rules of Study at the University of Lodz state that should the student fail to appear at the test or exam at the time envisaged for the general exam session, the course leader shall register an unsatisfactory (failing) grade into USOSweb platform not later than the last day of the make-up examination.
  4. Students are obliged to verify their grades in USOSweb after the grades have been recorded by course leaders and courses coordinators and to report any incompatibilities to the course leader.
  5. A student who did not obtain a course credit until the day of the exam loses their first exam attempt which is equivalent of obtaining a failing grade for the first exam term in USOSweb.
  6. In case the student received a failing course grade, they have a right to appeal within 7 days to the Head of the Organisational Unit which organised the course.
  7. In case the student is awarded a failing grade from the exam, the Dean – on the student`s request, grounded on circumstances pointing to improper administration of the exam, submitted not later than 7 days of announcement of exam scores – may order to administer an exam conducted before an examination board. The exam shall take place not later than 10 days of the Dean`s decision. The Dean may also order to administer an exam conducted before an examination board from their own initiative.
  8.  In case the students is not granted permission for an exam conducted before an examination board or should the student fail the exam, the student can apply for a conditional semester credit or apply for a repetition of a semester or a year.
  9. The grade awarded after the exam conducted before an examination board shall replace the grade the Student appealed from.

Token registration
For academic year 2018/2019



Economics - I cycle, current 1st year

Current 1st year students should choose Elective course for 3rd and 4th semester

Economics - I cycle, current 2nd year

Current 2nd year students should choose Elective course for 5th semester, Elective course in foreign language for 5th and 6th semester, and Bachelor`s seminar

Economics and International Business - II cycle, current 1st year

Current 1st year students should choose Elective course for 3rd and 4th semester

Token registration
In academic year 2017/2018


Token registration is compulsory and is done through University of Lodz Internet system (USOS), which is available on:

To log into the system a student is required to have an USOS login and an individual password. Token registration is the registration carried out according to the principle "first come, first served". Students registering for the selected classes "pay" for the chosen classes with granted tokens.

Economics - I cycle, 2nd year

December Token Registration - specialty module - download information

Economics and International Business - II cycle, 1st year

December Token Registration - elective lecture and Master`s seminar - download information

All the first year (I cycle) students are obliged to choose the langugage they want to learn and the level they want to study. Mind you that you cannot learn a language from the beginning. You need to have A2/B1 level of language knowledge. Please read the letter from the Head of Foreign Languages Centre, do the level test and the come to the Students Service Centre (D5) to fill in your Language Declaration.

Starting from 6th of November 2017, The diagnostic tests are available on the university platform for distance learning ( as the courses called … Language Test [Test z języka …]  To take the test, you should log into the platform and enroll for the course. Entrance key for The Faculty of Economics and Sociology is ES97.

The test should be done till 7th of January 2018.

Please note!  Diagnostic test is obligatory in academic year 2017/2018. You must do the test to enroll for the language class.



Student apprenticeship for students of Economics in English

The aim of doing student apprenticeship is gaining new knowledge, experience and social skills as well as putting the knowledge acquired during the time of Bachelor studies into practice.

  1. The programme of student apprenticeship for students of Economics (download)

Students of I cycle of Economics in English are obliged to do their work placement after the 4th semester of their studies at the Faculty of Economics and Sociology (during their summer holiday).

Work placement should last 4 weeks.


What to do to begin student apprenticeship?

  1. Read all the information concerning student apprenticeship available on the Faculty’s website.
  2. Find out more about the possible paths to do your apprenticeship (a step-by-step instruction) - possible paths
  3. Read the Regulations of student apprenticeship and internships at the Faculty of Economics and Sociology.
  4. Find a company or institution that will receive you for your student apprenticeship.
  5. Ask your supervisor if you have any doubts to make sure you do your apprenticeship in accordance to the programme for your major.
  6. Complete the apprenticeship schedule (download) and submit it in Room D1 to Ms Sylwia Bachorska.
  7. Pick up your agreement, apprenticeship booklet and effects of teaching verification form from Room D1. (download verification form)
  8. Do your apprenticeship.

Faculty of Economics and Sociology helps students find apprenticeship opportunities, please contact your Faculty Apprenticeship Manager.


After you do the apprenticeship

  1. Prepare the documentation and meet with the apprecticeship manager.

The apprenticeship manager for Economics in English is Mr Tomasz Dorożyński, PhD. The manager will carry the verification process of the effects of teaching and when assessed positively, award grades in USOS system to students who have done their apprenticeship.

You can have the internship or work done aboard credited as your apprenticeship. To do that you need to provide the Faculty Student apprenticeship manager with complete documentation previous work or internship:

- Confirmation with the name of the company, your name, description of the work, time and hours of your work or a contract signed with the company,  translated to Polish (or if agreed by Student apprenticeship manager, to English).

- Verification form filled in, signed and stamped by the employer.

These two documents along with the application form (download application form) should be presented to the Faculty Apprenticeship Manager.

      2. Submit your documentation to the Student Service Centre.

A student who has completed their apprenticeship period should submit the apprenticeship documentation to their Student Service Centre (Room D1)


Apprenticeship manager for Economics in English

Tomasz Dorożyński, PhD
Room A405

Student Apprenticeship officer in Students’ Office

Sylwia Bachorska, MA
Room D1
Mon., Tue., Thu. 8:00 - 13:00
Wed. Fri. closed

The Head of Centre of Training and Apprenticeships

dr Zbigniew Przygodzki. PhD
Room T408


Individual Study Programme (IPS) enables outstanding students to enrich their knowledge within the studied programme or similar programmes. It may also enable the student to change chosen courses or shorten the study period.

IPS is available for students of:

  • second year students of I cycle studies
  • second semester of II cycle studies

who achieved a grade average not lower than 4.0 during the realised course of studies.

The decision on granting IPS to a student is made by the Vice-dean following student’s application. A student wishing to apply for IPS should submit an application form along with the IPS schedule approved by IPS tutor appointed by the Dean.

A student who fails to fulfil IPS requirements might be asked to continue their studies according to the regular schedule.  The student may also resign from continuing IPS on their request. The Vice-dean specifies the deadlines for fulfilling the missing requirements of the regular schedule.

Preparing a bachelor/master thesis

  1. To complete the last year of your studies, you need to: receive passing credit from all required courses, submit approved by your supervisor thesis (printed from APD system) and then defend your thesis (take the diploma examination).
  2. When you decide on the title of your Thesis and the deadline to write it with your supervisor, supervisor will send an e-mail to Student`s Office containing:  your name and surname, student`s number, major (Economics in English or Economics and International Business), the title of your thesis in English and in Polish, name of the supervisor and the reviewer (if one is already assigned).
  3. When the Student`s Office employee receives the data, he/she will enter it to USOS system and then the operation process in APD system will begin (APD - Archiwum Prac Dyplomowych - Archive of Diploma Theses). The APD system is available here: - and here is the - INSTRUCTION
  4. In APD system a student enters:  the title of your thesis in English and Polish (same as the ones you sent to the Student`s Office earlier), summary of your thesis in English and Polish, key-words in English and Polish.
  5. Student uploads the thesis to the APD system. The whole thesis (eg.: first page, introduction, chapters, contents page, bibliography, tables, charts, questionnaires etc.) need to be uploaded together as one file in PDF format. Other attachments (such as statement that you written your Thesis by yourself etc.) you need to pack into RAR, ZIP or 7Z). IMPORTANT – The single PDF file with your thesis should NOT contain other appendices, because it will increase the similarity score of anti-plagiarism verification (you want it as low as possible).
  6. Your thesis supervisor will receive a notification from APD system that you uploaded the files, and they will accept the data and anti-plagiarism score (if acceptable), then together with the reviewer will upload their  reviews, and finally approve the thesis. APD system will notify you automatically when it is all done.
  7. You should then print the thesis from APD (duplex print - on both sides). This version will contain control numbers on all pages.
  8. To the version of your thesis printed from APD system, at the end you should add summary in Polish and then two signed appendices:

    first,  statement that you prepared your thesis independently and that its electronic version is compatible with the paper version signed by you
    (APPENDIX 1 -

    and the second appendix – titles of your thesis in Polish and English signed by you and the supervisor
    (APPENDIX 2 -

    Reminder - you do NOT attach these appendices in your PDF file uploaded in APD system.

  9. Next, you need to frame your thesis in soft covers and bound it (no spiral). You can do it in Copy Room in our Faculty (its located in Building D, downstairs, next to the cloakroom – they will do everything for you).
  10. On the back cover (inside) you should stick an envelope with a CD. The CD should contain a PDF file of  your thesis (the same one that you uploaded to APD) and your name, surname, student number and title of your thesis written on it (use a permanent marker).
  11. You should get your supervisor`s signature on the first, title page.
  12. You should submit a complete copy (at the latest) 7 days before appointed diploma exam date – to the Student`s Office. Electronic Clearance Slip will be opened for you when you do so.
  13. The format of the theses given to your Supervisor and the Reviever should fulfil requirements presented during the Bachelor/Master seminars.


> Instruction for Students on how to proceed with the Thesis in the APD system


> Formal requirements of writing a thesis

> The outline of the first page of the thesis

> The structure of a thesis

> Rules for organizing a diploma exam



The deadline for submitting the Thesis to the Student`s Office

Thesis approved by the Supervisor with the appointed exam date should be submitted no later that 7 days before the date of the Bachelor/Master exam and no later than the 30th of September.

On the Student`s request the deadline of submitting the Thesis can be prolonged for a period no longer than three months, only in exceptional (long-term illness, childbirth etc.) and well-documented situations.

Before the exam

Before the exam, a student is obliged to provide the Students` Office with:

- Five ID photos (4,5 cm x 6,5 cm) with student`s name, surname and student number written on the back of  the photos

- Confirmation of the payment for the Diploma – 100 zł - paid into the bank account:
UNIWERSYTET ŁÓDZKI Bank Polska Kasa opieki S.A. II Oddział w Łodzi 07 1240 3028 1111 0010 2943 4436

- Student Card (only II cycle students - I cycle students can continue to use their Student Cards until 31st of October of the year when they graduated. After this day students are obliged to return their Student Cards to the Students` Office).

- Completion of electronic Clearance Slip (done online, first requirement - submission of Thesis to the Students` Office)


Bachelor/Master exams` dates

Bachelor/Master exams may take place during the summer semester, starting from the beginning of the summer exam session until the 15th of July and later from 15th of September to 15th of December. During the winter semester the exams may be organized from the 1st of January until the end of the winter exam session.

In order to ensure flow between Bachelor and Master studies, it is advised that students who wish to continue their studies at Masters level should have their Bachelor exam before 7th of July.


> List of questions for Bachelor`s Exam – Economics in English

> List of questions for Master`s Exam – Economics and International Business



Informations about grades, average of grades and diploma number can be found in Diplomas tab on USOSweb account. This information will be required for continuing your studies on the next level.

In the same spot there will be information whether the diploma is ready to be collected - within 30 days after the diploma exam,

Diploma should be collected personally in room D1 (bring your personal IDs). If you do not speak Polish, please ask the Students` Office employee to help you deal with collecting your diploma and receiving the original documentation you submitted while applying for studies.



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