Members of the Polish Accreditation Committee are appointed for the four-year term of office by the minister competent for higher education from candidates nominated by the Higher Education Council (Rada Główna Nauki
i Szkolnictwa Wyższego), the Conference of Polish University Higher Education Institutions (Konferencja
Rektorów Akademickich Szkół Polskich), the Conference of Rectors of Polish Non-University Higher Education Institutions
(Konferencja Rektorów Zawodowych Szkoł Polskich), the Student Parliament of the Republic of Poland, senates of higher education institutions, as well as national academic associations and employers’ organizations.
Not more then 50% of the Committee members are appointed from among members of the Committee in the previous term of office.
A member of the Committee shall have a higher education institution as their place of primary employment and, at the minimum, be the holder of the degree of doktor (with an exception of members of the Committee representing employers' organisations).
When appointing members of the Committee, the minister competent for higher education shall respect the requirement that all areas of study are represented and shall ensure that the Committee membership is composed of a minimum thirty percent of women.
Candidates proposed for membership of the Committee shall not exceed seventy years of age on the commencement day of the term of office.