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 Collecting the Diploma

School has 30 days (counted from the day of defense) to prepare the diploma, while the graduate should collect it within 3 months from the day of defense, because after that term all documents are passed to Archive.
Dear Alumni,
In special cases, the student has the right to request a certificate of defence and its outcome
Applications in this case may be sent by e-mail to not earlier than 7 working days after the completed defence​, from the SGH e-mail address, to which a scanned version of the certificate is sent after its preparation.​
In the Dean's office were prepared the diplomas of students, who had their defence until
13th of May 2022 inclusive
 From 03.08.2020 students' don't need to send the University-leaving card to Dean's office.

Attention Alumni of SGH, who defended the thesis after 1.10.2019: during 2021/2022 admission you don’t need to upload the scan of the diploma/certificate of defence to ISR – the school will upload the scan of the diploma with electronic seal of SGH.
Due to current situation, there are two possibilities to receive the diploma:
  • by post (parcel can be send only in Polish territory by Polish Post Office). For that you should send to the Dean's office application for sending the diploma together with supplement (scan send to from your student e-mail address or by post).
  • in Dean's office, after setting the appointment (by e-mail to, in the title please indicate the date of defence) for exact date and time and with taking all safety mesures. After confirming the settlement of the obligations towards the SGH Library, Dean's office will send you the information with confirmation of receipt of the diploma. ID document will be needed when collecting the diploma (Passport, ID, student card, etc.).


Students admitted to studies based on tuition fee under the rules other than binding Polish citizens are discharged from the payment for the diploma. All students studying in English are discharged from the payment for the copy(ies​) of diploma in English. (Rector's Order No. 15 from 15.04.2014).


Diploma can be collected by the graduate in person or by the authorized person with authorization certified by notary public.