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PhDEducational Sciences

Tuition fee FREE
Application fee €80 one-time
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Objectives of the Programme:

  • creating conditions for achieving professionalism in the field of Educational Sciences and
  • conducting independent research on an internationally recognized level;
    supporting doctoral students in becoming highly qualified university teachers, scientists, and experts in the field of education.

The graduate:

  • is able to ground the solutions to problems in educational sciences from the broader point of view of social sciences;
  • is familiar with the modern approaches to the methodology of research;
  • is able to plan a study and use research methods and data analysis methods;
  • is able to effectively work with scientific texts and to create these themselves;
  • is ready for scientific communication and cooperation with other researchers

In 2018/2019 Tallinn University is offering research topics for PhD candidates whose studies will be funded by the programme Dora Plus. Please find information about the Dora Plus Grants here:

Apply now! Fall semester 2019/20
Application period has ended
Studies commence
Sep 1, 2019
Apply now! Spring semester 2019/20
Application period has ended
Studies commence
Jan 27, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States