Duration: 4 years (8 semesters)
Language of Instruction: English, Estonian
Field of Study: Sciences, Mathematics and Computing
Conferred Degree: PhD (Physical Sciences)
Detailed study programme is available here.
The study programme is aimed at people interested in different physical aspects of the problems of natural and exact sciences. The purpose of the study programme is preparation of specialists of highest scientific qualification in the branch of statistical physics, mathematical physics or experimental physics (high-temperature plasma and materials research) who are ready for independent scientific or applied research.
The doctoral study programme of physics pursues the international traditions and aims of organising a doctoral study programme of natural sciences. The study programme was started in 2006 and has been granted full accreditation. The main aim is preparation of doctoral thesis where the criterion of assessment is participation in international research discussion.
An internationally accredited doctoral diploma enables working as a researcher, a teacher and a top expert in Estonian, EU and international institutions at employment positions that require a doctoral level degree.
Admission exam (motivational discussion) is based on the plan for the doctoral thesis that is agreed with the prospective supervisor.
The plan of doctoral thesis must be presented together with the admission documents or sent in scanned format with the supervisor's signature to the programme coordinator professor tonu.laas....at....tlu.ee and intloo....at....tlu.ee.
For the purposes of identity verification at the admission procedure the Admission Committee has the right to take a screenshot during the oral part of the admission exam carried out via video bridge.
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