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Ph.D. Studies

Doctoral Scholarship

Rules for eligibility for scholarship to students in doctoral programs are defined in following directives:
Important Rules:
  • Full-time student in doctoral programs is eligible for doctoral scholarship awarded by the Dean or by the Rector during the standard period of study, with the minimum amount corresponding to the basic amount in compliance with § 58 Paragraph 2 of the Act.
  • If a student in a doctoral program fails to fulfil the academic requirements arising from the TBU Study and Examination Regulations, the scholarship may be reduced or withdrawn.
  • Following the proposal of the student’s supervisor, the amount of the scholarship may be reduced, or it may be withdrawn if the student clearly fails to meet his/her study obligations mentioned in his/her Individual Study Program Curriculum.
The Amount of the Scholarship
  • The level of the doctoral scholarship depends on the amount of funds allocated to the Scholarship Fund for the Ph.D./Doctoral Studies Program Student in the Full-time form of studies (hereinafter referred to as “PhD Students”) and as a measure of the study, scientific and professional activities of the PhD student.
  • The individual study, scientific and professional activities are evaluated by the corresponding number of Evaluation Points – in line with Appendix 1 of Dean´s Directive No. SD/08/17 Complementing of the Scholarship Rules, TBU.
  • The final level of the doctoral scholarship is determined in accordance with Article 5 of Dean´s Directive No. SD/08/17 Complementing of the Scholarship Rules, TBU and Dean’s Decree No. RD 21/18, which sets coefficients for the purpose of determining the amount of the scholarship in doctoral programs.
  • Full-time students in doctoral programs who are in their 2nd to 4th year are awarded for the entire academic year according to the doctoral student’s assessment (total number of evaluation points for the whole study).
  • If the student did not start the study at the beginning of the academic year but during the academic year, he/she may apply for an increase in scholarship by submitting a request to the Research and Development Activities Department.
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