Regulations for Doctoral Studies and Study Regulations

III.4.1. General requirements for doctoral thesis

A doctoral thesis is an independent research paper that presents a well-argued original solution to a specific scientific problem and the results of which are published in international professional literature.

105. A doctoral thesis may be written as an integrated collection of research publications or as a monograph.

106. A doctoral thesis is published in the university’s publication series “Dissertationes … Universitatis Tartuensis”.