COFUNDING TUITION FEES IN DOCTORAL STUDIES AT THE UNIVERSITY OF PRIMORSKA IN THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2021/2022
Co-funding tuition fees of public doctoral programs are governed by the Decree on co-financing of doctoral studies (Official Gazette of the Republic of Slovenia, No. 22/17 and 105/20; hereinafter: Decree)and the Act Amending the Higher Education Act.
In the academic year, 2021/2022 the tuition fees for co-funding of doctoral studies will be provided to all doctoral students meeting the requirements of the Decree and Criteria for the selection of candidates for co-funding tuition fees in doctoral studies at the University of Primorska adopted at the UP Senate 2nd correspondence session held from 15th to 17th April 2020 (hereinafter: Criteria UP).
Doctoral students who are interested in co-funding of tuition fees of PhD programmes and are meeting the requirements from Criteria UP will have to complete the Statement on the fulfilment of the conditions for co-funding tuition fees in doctoral studies for students of the University of Primorska and submit it upon the invitation to enrol the Doctoral degree programmes at the University of Primorska. Faculties conducting doctoral study programmes will publish the Statement on their web sites upon enrollment.
The co-financing share will be the same for all doctoral students and will depend on the number of enrolled students meeting the Criteria and the funds received from the Ministry of Education, Science and Sport.
Students will be informed about the share of co-founded tuition fee after the Call for enrollment into the Doctoral degree programmes ends, by the end of November.
Tuition fees for co-funding of doctoral studies may be granted to students meeting the following requirements:
- they are enrolled in the 1st, 2nd or 3rd year of doctoral studies and regularly advance to the 2nd and 3rd year of doctoral studies;
- they have not yet obtained the level of education matching the level of education obtained under third-cycle doctoral study programmes;
- their studies under doctoral degree programmes to obtain a PhD, regardless of whether they have been completed, are not or have not been co-funded from public funds.
and criteria for the selection:
a.) Doctoral students that have received co-funding fees following the Call for enrolment in the academic years 2019/2020 and 2020/2021 that have regularly advanced to the 2nd or 3rd year of doctoral studies are, with the signature of the Statement on the fulfilment of the conditions for co-funding tuition fees in doctoral studies, automatically entitled to the co-funding tuition fees in the current academic year.
b.) Doctoral students applying for the first time to the Call for enrolment into the Doctoral degree programmes will be co-funded with the signature of the Statement on the fulfilment of the conditions for co-funding tuition fees in doctoral studies if the average grade of exams at the previous level of study is 8 or if they have a scientific publication. The relevance of the publication has to be approved by the Commission for Scientific Research and Development of the UP.
For specific information about co-financing of doctoral studies please contact: Laura Šušteršič Zorn: email@example.com