The Postgraduate and Doctoral Studies Department

General Information

The Postgraduate and Doctoral Studies Department (P&DSD) is a structural subdivision of the Odesa I. I. Mechnikov National University (ONU).

Conducting scientific research, preparation of dissertation papers, passing the procedure of defence of PhD and Doctoral theses, adoption and implementation of the obtained results in science, education and various spheres of activities make it possible to characterize the process of highly-qualified scientific/academic personnel preparation as one that is to provide support for the effective development of scientific, technological and innovative priorities of the national economy, its most important industries.

Preparation of scientific staff in postgraduate and doctoral studies is considered to be a strategic task and one of the main sources of constant replenishment and updating of intellectual potential of ONU as well as the country, her scientific elite as a whole.

Since 2016, Odesa I.I. Mechnikov National University provides training for Candidates taking a Postgraduate/Doctoral course and pursuing PhD, Doctoral Degree in accordance with the Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine dated March 23, 2016, No. 261, ‘The Procedure of Training Seekers pursuing Doctor of Philosophy (PhD and Doctoral Degree (DD) in Higher Educational Institutions (Scientific Establishments)’ ; the training is carried out in conformity with Academic Curriculum and Syllabi approved by the ONU Academic Board for each speciality.

The normative training term for Doctor of Philosophy degree within the framework of PhD Curriculum is four years.

ONU provides daylight- and evening-hours studies for PhD students, invites applicants for PhD Degree within the limits of the obtained licenses for 21 specialties.

  • List of the Specialties that are presented at Postgraduate and Doctoral Studies Department

    # Code and Title of Speciality Licence Volume
    1 011 Education 5
    2 032 History and Archaeology 15
    3 033 Philosophy 12
    4 035 Philology 38
    5 051 Econimics 14
    6 052 Political Science 8
    7 053 Phychology 20
    8 054 Sociology 15
    9 061 Journalism 5
    10 073 Мanagement 14
    11 081 Law 24
    12 091 Biology 25
    13 102 Chemistry 15
    14 103 Earth Science 15
    15 104 Physics and Astronomy 19
    16 106 Geography 8
    17 111 Маthematics 7
    18 113 Applied Маthematics 10
    19 122 Computer Science 13
    20 162 Biotechnology and Bioenginery 20
    21 292 International Economic Relations 9
  • Certificates of Accreditation

    Certificate’s NumberCode and Title of Programme Subject AreaEducational ProgrammeDate of Certificate’s IssueCertificate’s Validity
    1 2400 032 History and Archaeology History and Archaeology 04/10/2021 01/07/2027
    2 2402 033 Philosophy Philosophy 04/10/2021 01/07/2027
    3 2401 035 Philology Philology 04/10/2021 01/07/2027
    4 2384 052 Political Science Political Science 04/10/2021 01/07/2027
    5 2160 053 Phychology Phychology 28/08/2021 01/07/2027
    6 2362 073 Мanagement Мanagement 04/10/2021 01/07/2027
    7 2180 091 Biology Biology 28/08/2021 01/07/2027
    8 2170 102 Chemistry Chemistry 28/08/2021 01/07/2027
    9 2169 104 Physics and Astronomy Physics and Astronomy 28/08/2021 01/07/2027
    10 2220 292 International Economic Relations International Economic Relations 04/10/2021 01/07/2027

The language of instruction in all the areas of studies except English Academic Writing course (within the framework of English for Academic Purposes Syllabus) is Ukrainian.

The normative training term for Doctoral degree within the framework of Doctorate Curriculum is two years.

Admission to the Postgraduate studies at ONU is held twice a year: in March (at the expense of individuals and legal entities) and in August when the admission in accordance with the government order is envisaged.

PhD Entry Requirements

PhD/DD Entry Requirements in Odesa I.I. Mechnikov National University in 2021 ……

Contact information for Ukrainian:

Olga Ruzhytska – Head of Postgraduate and Doctoral Studies Department

2, Dvorianska Str., r. 78, ONU, Odesa, 65082,Ukraine

e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., tel: (38-048) 723 8409;

Contact information for International Citizens:

Institute of International Education ONU, 7, Maiakovskyi lane, Odesa, 65082, Ukraine: e-mail : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., tel.: (38-048) 723 8477.

Institute of International Education

 

Adress

Dvoryanskaya str., 2,Odessa, 65082
Reception: (38-048)723-52-54
Phone/fax: (38-048)723-35-15
Email: rector@onu.edu.ua

 

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