THE DEGREE COMPLETION PROCEDURE AT UNIVERSITIES ON THE EXAMPLE OF LOMZA STATE UNIVERSITY OF APPLIED SCIENCES
The degree completion procedure at universities is the final result of acquiring knowledge, skills and
competencies at a particular field of study. Its role is crucial not only in the context of receiving a professional
title, which provides an access pass for performing numerous professions, but also from the Polish security point of
view. Gaining the entitlements by the persons possessing proper predispositions is significant due to the possibility
of holding important positions in the country. This issue was the subject of analysis conducted by the author in
her Master thesis written under the supervision of professor Mirosława Melezini. The dissertation was written
before the enforcement of the so-called Constitution for Science and contains the analysis of the legal position of
that time. The article contains a part pertaining to the legal basis connected with the degree completion procedure.
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