Maintaining habilitation in its present form means stagnation. But its the simple removal, combined with the lower level of doctorates, will lead to a collapse in education – said Minister Jaroslaw Gowin. But there can be agreement to maintaining the status quo - he noted.
On January 26 in Katowice began another series of conferences preceding the National Congress of Science, on the key problems of Polish science. It is part of the process of developing assumptions of the new Law on Higher Education. Announced by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Science and Higher Education Jarosław Gowin, the project is to be presented in September 2017 in Kraków.
During the opening of the Katowice conference - devoted to the academic career path and development of young researchers - Gowin warned the entire reform would fail if appropriate solutions are not worked out to address this issue.