Accredited by the Ministry of Education in Romania as an Institute that organises Doctoral Studies (hereinafter ASE – IODS), Bucharest University of Economic Studies provides Doctoral Studies on a full-time or part-time basis, financed through public funding or tuition fee, according to current provisions. Admission to the Doctoral Studies in ASE – IODS is open to Master’s graduates or holders of an equivalent diploma, issued in Romania or abroad, irrespective of the year of graduation. The candidates from third member states of the EU, or the EEA or the Swiss Confederation must provide documents to attest their citizenship.
The number of seats for each Doctoral School, based on public funding or on tuition fee, for the 2021-2022 academic year, will be published in accordance with the number of seats approved by the relevant Ministry (The Ministry of Education). The Doctoral School Board suggests membership of Admission Committee (made up of 3-5 members), that usually includes the PhD supervisors who offer vacant seats for the admission competition, to be approved by the Faculty Board and ASE’s Board of Trustees.
The organization and conduct of the admission competition fall under the competency of the Central Admission Committee of CDS and of the Admission Committees of the doctoral schools.
Doctoral candidates may select one research topic only, proposed for admission by a single supervisor.
Only candidates meeting the language skills requirements are accepted for doctoral studies. A candidate meets the language ability standards upon one of the following four conditions: