1. Only those who hold a Research Masters’ degree or an equivalent diploma, and who show an appreciable academic level* may apply for admission and register for the admission test, whose date is fixed by the University’s academic calendar. Any applicant whose GPA in the Masters’ degree is equal to or greater than 85/100, according to the American grading system (equal to or greater than 15/20 according to the French grading system), may also apply for admission.

      2. The applicant shall also:
      • show proof of all the academic years previously completed;
      • submit two recommendation letters issued by teacher-researchers;
      • submit a duly completed application enclosing all the required supporting documents;
      • submit a brief proposal of the expected research areas and the prospective topic;
      • have at least a GPA of 85/100 in the Masters’ program;
      • pass the admission exam. The USEK graduates should also pass this test. Only applicants who are authors of two articles published in an indexed journal with a signature ranking of the said articles among the three top positions, are exempted of this test.

      3. Applicants to doctoral studies may not apply for admission on the basis of a transfer file.

    (*) The equivalent degree shall be obtained from the Commission of Equivalences in the Ministry of Education and Higher Education.

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