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Kontrola Państwowa (State Audit) is a bimonthly published by the Supreme Audit Office for over 50 years. The NIK also publishes Polish studies dedicated to international standards of Supreme Audit Institutions and guidelines on their application, as well as books and brochures dedicated to audit matters. Przegląd Metodyczny (Methodology Review) is a periodical dedicated to audit methodology, published to satisfy the needs of NIK employees.

Kontrola PaństwowaKontrola Państwowa

Kontrola Państwowa (State Audit) has been published since 1956. It is the only scientific publication in Poland dedicated to state auditing. It is addressed to NIK auditors and other audit professionals, scientists and entities which are audited by the NIK.

In Kontrola Państwowa, there are articles dedicated to audit matters, the NIK’s activities and its international cooperation. It also covers important issues related to legal problems, socio-economic problems and matters regarding Poland’s membership in the European Union.


Polish edition of INTOSAI standards

The NIK has been actively promoting the International Standards of Supreme Audit Institutions (ISSAI) that are developed and published within INTOSAI. In 2009, the chapter of ISSAI on performance auditing (ISSAI 3000) was published in Polish.  

Przegląd Metodyczny 

Przegląd Metodyczny

Przegląd Metodyczny (Methodology Review) is an internal periodical addressed to NIK auditors and audit supervisors. It promotes good audit practices, presents audit techniques and popularises new solutions applied in the NIK and in other Supreme Audit Institutions in the world.


Other publications

Apart from periodicals, the NIK also publishes books and brochures dedicated to numerous issues related to state auditing.

Our publications:

NIK tradycja i współczesnośćNajwyższa Izba Kontroli - tradycja i współczesność (Supreme Audit Office - Tradition and the Present)
authors: D. Bolikowska, W. Robaczyński

glosariuszGlossary of Terms Related to Audit
in Public Administration (Polish-English)

kontrola wykonania zadańKontrola wykonania zadań (Performance Audit)
by R. Elm-Larsen, Polish translation

podręcznik kontroli wykonania zadańPodręcznik kontroli wykonania zadań.
Teoria i praktyka (Performance Audit Manual.
Theory and Practice)

developed by the National Audit Office
of Sweden, Polish translation

kontrola państwowa - reprintKontrola Państwowa (State Audit)
a selection of lectures by Zenobiusz Rugiewicz,
NIK Vice-President in the interwar period

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