Examination performance is scored as follows: 10 (excellent); 9 (very good: above-average knowledge but with some mistakes); 8 (very good: solid results); 7 (good); 6 (adequate: knowledge satisfies minimum criteria); 5–1 (inadequate). In order to pass an examination, a candidate must achieve a grade between adequate (6) and excellent (10).
- fulfilment of all compulsory and elective requirements,
- have published or have accepted for publication at least two works or patents in international scientific publications, of which at least one in a magazine, included in SCI or Web of Science, with an impact factor, and
- successful oral presentation of doctoral dissertation.
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- a second-cycle study programme or
- a non-structured master’s degree study programme totalling 300 credits, or
- a former (pre-Bologna) study programme leading to a university qualification.
Graduates of former study programmes leading to a specialisation who previously completed a first-cycle professional education programme, with completed study requirements including individual research work totalling 30 credits.
In a third-cycle doctoral study programme, study requirements totalling 60 credit are recognised for graduates of former study programmes leading to a Master’s of Science or specialisation following the completion of study programmes leading to a university qualification.