About the programme
This PhD educational programme requires active and productive research work under the supervision of the thesis adviser, the completion of five courses, and active participation in seminars at the Institute of Informatics. The courses embrace a number of fields in computer science.
Educational programmes of the Doctoral School: Theoretical Computer Science, Operations Research and Combinatorial Optimisation, Software engineering, Artificial intelligence, Image processing, Electrical and computer engineering.
Sample research areas: Theory of automata and formal languages; Theory of economic decisions; Advanced programming paradigms; Machine learning algorithms; Natural language processing; Discrete tomography; Medical image analysis; Noise and fluctuations in various systems; Pneumatic artificial muscles. For more research topics please consult the programme website.
Level of the programme: PhD
Duration of the programme: 4+4 semesters
Registered in: EU
Who should apply?
We expect applicants to be interested in the research programmes published on our website.
Application requirements: submitted online application form, MSc degree in a related field, demonstrated proficiency in English (TELC/ECL B2, TOEFL IBT – 72, RPDT – 72, Cambridge FC B, IELTS – 5.5), CV, 2 letters of recommendation submitted in a signed and sealed envelope or directly sent to the Dean’s Office, individual interview online, during which the applicant's motivation and research proposal will be examined, and a recent medical certificate of satisfactory general health status (not older than 1 month).
Please choose a topic proposal and contact the doctoral school and the supervisor before submitting your application.
Exemption from English language exam certificate: During the application to the programmes of the Faculty of Science and Informatics those applicants are not required to provide the English language exam certificates who are natives of one of the following countries and can officially demonstrate that their academic studies have been conducted in English. For the list of countries click here.
Start of the programme: September and February of each year
Tuition fee: 5000 USD per semester
Application fee: 35 EUR
Entrance Exam fee: 100 EUR
*Academic Records: an official English version OR translation of your full Bachelor’s transcript including an explanation of the grading system, and an official English version OR translation of your Bachelor’s degree.