Examination performance is graded 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).
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- A completed second-cycle study programme; or
- a completed former study programme to obtain an academic higher education qualification; or
- a completed integrated master's programme lasting five years and carrying 300 credits; or
- a completed former study programme leading to a specialisation and a previously completed professional higher education programme, if candidates have completed additional course units consisting of 30–60 credits.
In other to complete the programme, students must accumulate 180 ECTS credits, as follows: 51 ECTS credits from compulsory subjects, 9 ECTS credits from elective subjects, 90 ECTS credits from research and 30 ECTS credits from the doctoral dissertation.