PhD Programs

Alina Kumachova
Alina Kumachova Head of the PhD Programs

The ability to tackle current challenges requires competencies that fit for career growth as a highly qualified expert and an independent researcher. Such specialists embody the scientific potential of our country, and DSUM confers the educational programmes at the PhD level to train professionals of that calibre.

The corresponding four-year PhD  programs for the degree-seeking students of Doctor of Philosophy at DSUM envisage:

  • combination of modern theoretical-conceptual and methodological approaches to learning;

  • an interdisciplinary approach towards teaching and learning;

  • focus on developing skills of comprehensive critical analysis of contemporary global issues;

  • compliance with the individual educational trajectory and research interests of each student;

  • reputable University scientific schools * and invited scientific and pedagogical staff and practitioners in order to ensure high-quality scientific research;

  • wide involvement of the University partners in the implementation of educational and scientific programs;

  • opportunity to participate in international academic mobility programs;

  • access to infrastructural, technical and other University resources for conducting qualitative research;

  • optimized balance between learning  and research activities;

  • continuous professional development due to the quality of educational services.

Since the establishment of the PhD  Program at DSUM in 1994, more than 1,400 students have completed doctoral programs.
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