Pursuant to Art. 209 paragraph. 10 of the Act on Higher Education and Science, a doctoral student may not be employed as an academic teacher or research worker.
Receiving a research scholarship as part of a grant is not employment.
The above prohibition does not apply to employing a doctoral student:
• in order to implement a research project,
• after the mid-term evaluation with a positive result, however, in the case of employment for more than half of the full-time period, the amount of the scholarship is 40% of the amount of the monthly scholarship;
• who is not eligible for a doctoral scholarship (eg a doctoral student with a doctoral degree).
Doctoral students may take up employment in a capacity other than an academic teacher or research worker.
Pursuant to Art. 209 paragraph. 1a of the Act on Higher Education and Science, a doctoral scholarship is not awarded to a doctoral student receiving remuneration in the amount of at least 150% of the doctoral scholarship for employment in connection with the implementation of a research project, by the entity running the doctoral school in which the doctoral student is educating, during this employment .
Therefore, a doctoral student who has been employed in a research project and his remuneration is at least 150% of the doctoral scholarship specified for a given year of education, is not entitled to a scholarship.
Art. 209 paragraph. 1a of the Act applies to employment contracts concluded from September 21, 2021.