Applications and Entrance Exams

Requirements for Admission to Doctoral Programmes

The applicant does not have to complete graduate study when applying, but must have graduated before the date of enrolment, not later than by the end of September. A certified copy of the diploma or certificate of completion must be submitted during the admission procedure.

There is no age limit for applying.

If you graduated abroad, you must apply for recognition of a foreign university degree and qualification (or nostrification).

Application to Study

Enter the online application here.

You must cover the application fee. Its current price and bank details can be found at It is not possible to start the application procedure in case of delate payment. The fee is always non-refundable.

Mandatory attachments of application:

  • Each applicant must come up with their own dissertation topic, prepare and submit a dissertation project in about 3 - 4 standard pages (1800 characters per page). There is no specific form to be filled out. Every applicant should send a research project that reflects methodological and theoretical knowledge of their field.

  • Your professional CV.

  • Reference list that contains relevant literature you researched for your project.

  • The list of your publication activity, in case you have already published or in case it is required.

  • Other certificates, in case they are required.

You have to also choose and contact a person you want to be your supervisor. You must choose your supervisor from the approved list of supervisors that can be found on the page of your chosen doctoral programme of study.

All of the above must be done by midnight of April 30.

Entrance Examination

The entrance examination to all doctoral programmes usually consists of a discussion on the topic of your dissertation project.

Some programmes also require an assessment of your language skills, your knowledge of methodology or other prerequisites for study. These requirements are mentioned in the application for study in the part “Description of verification and evaluation criteria”.

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