Study in Doctoral study programme (DPS) is designed for university graduates who have completed their study, with State examination defined in the field of study to which DSP follows-up, or in other related fields. The basic objective of the DSP is to acquire and prove the ability of independent scientific work, in such discipline by elaborating and defending the doctoral thesis, publication and other forms of presentation of own scientific-research activities including passing all exams required and State doctoral examination. DSP graduates are awarded the academic scientific degree of Doctor, abbreviated to Ph.D. after the name.
Forms of study
The curriculum is organized in two forms, a full-time and a combined form. The full-time form of study is the major form of doctoral study and the postgraduate students’ main occupation. Full-time students have the status of college students, and during their study they monthly receive a doctoral scholarship. The combined form of doctoral study is designed mainly for incomers from practice or those among Faculty staff, while they remain employed in employment.
Duration of study
The standard period of study is, currently in accredited doctoral study programmes, three and four years. Lists of study programmes can be found below.