Doctor Europaeus

The University participates in the international programme concerning the recognition of the “European Doctorate” by conferring the special “Doctor Europæus certificate”, in addition to the doctorate degree.

The Doctor Europæus certificate is awarded on condition that:

  • The doctorate candidate hasv obtained a positive evaluation of the dissertation on the part of at least two professors who are not part of the teaching staff but belong to two universities of two EU member nations other than the one in which the dissertation is defended;
  • At least one member of the examining commission comes from a university of a EU member nation other than the one in which the dissertation is defended;
  • The defense of the dissertation is carried out, at least partially, in one of the official EU languages, but not in the official language of the country in which the dissertation is defended;
  • While preparing the doctorate dissertation, the candidate spends a research period of at least six months in another EU member nation.