|Registration into doctoral programmes for holders of Belgian university 2nd cycle degrees||Tweeter|
The 3rd cycle is the highest level of university studies.
It includes :
Admission to 3rd cycle studies is reserved for students who are holders of a Master's (300 credits/ECTS).
At the same time, students who have received a 2nd cycle diploma in four years, under regulations in force prior to
the "Bologna" decree, can also be admitted to 3rd cycle studies.
To see an explanation of all conditions for admission to doctoral study, click here.
We also invite you to consult the the General Rules for Doctorates.
The college in which the student wishes to pursue doctoral study will accept his application, provided that the doctoral project
is sufficiently well-defined and has been approved in writing by a faculty sponsor. The precise forms of communicating with
the college may vary from one faculty to another.
To begin registration,
◊ must furnish the Registrar with written authorization from the college or department that offers the doctoral programme
the student wants to enter (pre-qualification model). They can either request a new registration form and return it by mail, or apply for reinstatement through the Portal. In both cases, the authorization of the college must be deposited by mail. Students may also come in person to the the Registration Service office.
◊ must come personally to the Registration Service, bringing with them :
◊ must come in person to the Registration Service, bringing with them :
Doctoral candidates must complete their registrations and pay their registration fees before October 31 (written exceptions only).
A doctorate is a long-term study project that should take at least three years. Therefore, students should investigate means of financing their education. For information concerning paying for school programmes, contact the Research Administration office.
Contact(s) : Admissions Office