Timeline

Tentative schedule for the application and selection process:

 

  1. Call for candidates (18th July – 31st August 2016);
  2. Rank applicants. Select top 24 candidates (1st  - 15th September 2016);
  3. Interview of 24 top-ranked candidates (20th - 21st October 2016);
  4. Ranking of candidates. Admission of 12 candidates (top 9 – scholarship recipients) (24th - 31st October 2016);
  5. Match the candidates to projects/supervisors (1st - 13th November 2016);
  6. Preparation of the doctoral project by candidate/supervisor (14th - 30th November 2016);
  7. Submission proposals for approval by the PDB and the institutional governing body (1st - 12th December 2016);
  8. Registration at the institution conferring the doctoral degree and start of activities. (2nd January 2017 – Onwards).