Regulations for Doctoral Studies and Study Regulations

II.1.1. Doctoral student

A doctoral student is a student matriculated to the university to follow a doctoral programme. Doctoral students are divided into junior research fellows and doctoral students without an employment contract. A junior research fellow is a doctoral student with whom the university has concluded an employment contract to complete a doctoral programme.

7. An international doctoral student is a doctoral student who does not have Estonian citizenship, long-term residence permit or permanent right of residence.

8. A doctoral student is matriculated by a directive of the vice rector for research. The directive indicates the time given to complete the doctoral programme. A person may be matriculated to one curriculum or doctoral programme at a time.