Ph.D program

Ph.D program is one of the highest levels of higher education in which graduates are granted degrees. It is a combination of research and educational activities. It aims to: 

- Train students to improve their knowledge in the relevant subject areas;

- Teach advanced research methods;

- Provides research and training updates;

- Enable students to innovate in research and scientific areas, to meet scientific requirements in Iran, to

  extend knowledge borders, to be effective in their academic program and to have access to updates in the

  world.

The Ph.D program is presented in two phases of training and research:

 

Training phase starts with admission in National Examination and ends with comprehensive examination; 

Research phase starts after training phase and admission in comprehensive examination and ends with Ph.D thesis compilation and defense.

Note: Ph.D students are allowed to starts the initial researches of their research phase in training phase. However, enrollment in research phase and thesis compilation is subject to admission in comprehensive examination.