Submission of documents: from August 1 to September 30.
Entrance examinations: from October 1 to 30.
Postgraduate PhD course is the first stage of post-graduate education, the purpose of which is to prepare a thesis for the PhD degree. After graduating the student is awarded a scientific qualification «Researcher». The term of study depends on the form of training: full-time - 3 years, by correspondence – 4-5 years.
Doctoral course is the second stage of post-graduate education, the purpose of which is to prepare a thesis for the degree of Doctor of Science. The term of study is 3 years for full-time and 5 years for correspondence course.
Post-graduate education includes over 40 specialties of medical and biological profile. More than 20 PhD degrees and 3-5 degrees of Doctor of Science are awarded annually.
For those entering the Graduate school by correspondence and for PhD degree-seeking external applicants 2-year work experience in the positions requiring higher education is mandatory.