The academic doctoral studies, in short, PhD, represent the third study cycle of academic studies organized in our university and allow the awarding of the PhD title and the granting of an 8 level qualification in accordance with the European Qualifications Framework (EQF) and with the National Qualification Framework(CNC).
The University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca (USAMV CN) is a university committed to the advanced research and education mission, the development of the PhD studies representing an important component of this strategy.
The PhD studies taking place within USAMV CN are focused on the learning through research process, the purpose of which being the development of efficient human resource in the field of research-development and innovation; the PhD represents a requirement for the professional career in the field of higher education and research.
The USAMV CN is accredited as an Academic Doctoral Studies Organizing Institution (IOSUD) with a Doctoral School, thus being entitled to organize and develop academic doctoral courses. The PhD fields at USAMV CN are as follows: Agronomy, Horticulture, Animal Science, Biotechnologies and Veterinary Medicine. The PhD studies are full time courses only. Regarding this form of education, there is an admission contest organized on an annual basis, according to the legislation in force. The admission contest concerns both the budget places, as well as those for which the PhD student has to pay a tuition fee, or with other financing sources. .
IOSUD is managed by the Council for Academic Doctoral Studies (CSUD).
The position of the CSUD director is assimilated to the Vice rector position.