About the programme
The main objective of this Doctoral School is to train researchers in the Educational Sciences. Our curriculum focuses on formal education, learning, and instruction in the paradigms of empirically-based social sciences. Students are prepared for engaging in a wide spectrum of research activities using a plethora of research methods and for studying the educational, psychological, social and economic contexts of schooling and learning.
Graduates often pursue careers in higher education, research institutes, government agencies, non-governmental organisations, regional and local educational administration, and companies in the field of education. Research areas include Learning and Instruction; Educational Assessment; Information and Communication Technologies in Education; Social and Emotional Education; Health Education; Cognitive Neuroscience and Psychology in Education.
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 issues related to education and schooling. It is an advantage if the applicant has a Master’s degree in Education, Psychology, or a field related to learning and instruction.
To be submitted: MA/MSc degree*
Proof of proficiency in English (at least upper intermediate level, B2 in the
Common European Framework of Reference)
List of academic publications (if you have such publications)
Letter of Motivation
In person/via skype: Interview.
Start of the programme: September of each year
Tuition fee: 3500 EUR
Other fee: 250 EUR application and entrance exam fee
*Academic Records: an official English version OR translation of your full Master’s transcript including an explanation of the grading system, and an official English version OR translation of your Master’s degree.