Doctoral allowance and how to apply
The UT Institute of Computer Science guarantees a monthly salary of 1060 euros to every PhD student. In turn, the student might be expected to perform certain assignments and the conditions will be reviewed on a case-by-case principle.
PhD attestation information
Progress review in the spring semester 2018/2019
The progress review is mandatory (1) for all first-year students (2) if a year has passed since the previous student’s progress review.
A PhD student must upload to ÕIS the PhD Student's Progress Review and updated PhD Student's Individual Study Plan for the next year of studies no later than 10th June 2019. The latest templates for the documents can be found in here.
Interviews for the attestation take place on 17th and 18th June 2019 in room Liivi 2-225.
Members of attestation committee: Prof. Raul Vicente Zafra (chairman), Res. Prof. Sherif Sakr, Res. Prof. Satish Narayana Srirama, Prof. Dietmar Pfahl, Assoc. Prof. Piret Luik, Assoc. Prof. Mark Fišel, Prof. Arvet Pedas
Student’s absence from the review is acceptable only on reasonable excuses. The absence must be negotiated at least a week prior to the attestation interview with the Chair of the committee prof. Raul Vicente Zafraga (raul.vicente.zafra [ät] ut.ee)
If the supervisor cannot participate on the interview he must send a written evaluation to the student’s progress. The evaluation must be sent to the Chair no later than one day in advance.
Also, please see following links for further guidance:
- Detailed information about PhD degree studies at the University of Tartu
- Evaluation arrangements of PhD students in the field of Science and Technology (a set of guidelines on how to evaluate scientific research)
Applying for a Doctorate at the Institute of Computer Science
The process takes around 3 months (not counting the pre-reviewing):
- Decisions by the Institute Council and the Academic Secretary.
- Seminar presentation.
- Agreement with the publisher at least 7 weeks before the defence.
- The dissertation must be public at least one month before the defence.