The research Doctorate represents the highest level of university education and is open to Master's Degree graduates. The programme lasts 3 years; access to the programme is based on the evaluation of candidates' educational career, their curriculum vitae and on a formal exam. Access to the Doctorate is restricted to a limited number of students. Succesfully completing the Doctorate awards the title of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).
The Department of Psychology have recently changed the Doctorate Programmes and now offers the following three different Doctorate Programmes in: