Regulations for Doctoral Studies and Study Regulations

IV. Implementing provisions

The Regulations for Doctoral Studies established by the Senate of the University of Tartu Regulation no. 4 of 28 May 2021 is repealed.

179. A student matriculated before the 2018/2019 academic year may be simultaneously matriculated to several curricula of different levels of higher education.

180. The provisions of the regulations referring to doctoral programmes also apply to doctoral curricula opened before the 2022/2023 academic year, unless specified otherwise.

181. Programme directors of doctoral curricula opened before the 2022/2023 academic year have the rights and duties given to the heads of the specialisation of the doctoral programme.

182. The progress reviews in the 2021/2022 academic year take place according to the provisions of the Regulations for Doctoral Studies in force until the entry into force of these regulations.

183. Doctoral students matriculated to doctoral programmes opened from the 2022/2023 academic year are not eligible to take academic leave or get the extension of the standard period of study due to studies at a foreign higher education institution or intensive study of Estonian as stipulated in the Study Regulations.

183¹. The faculty council establishes the additional conditions for awarding doctoral degrees, specified in clause 98, by 1 September 2024. Until the additional conditions for awarding doctoral degrees are established, the provisions of the council’s procedure rules concerning the requirements for the submission of documents, including the number of copies of the doctoral thesis to be submitted, the procedure for organising the defence and voting at the defence, the publication of the third research article specified in clause 108.2 and the additional conditions for the research publication with ETIS publication category 3.2 specified in clause 116.2, apply.

184. The regulations take effect on 1 August 2022.