Graduate Programme

Doctor of Philosophy – PhD

Outstanding Academics essential doctoral experience

Alzette University (AU) PhD Programme provides a coherent and integrated curriculum in scholarly and doctoral education for excellent PhD candidates. This Postgraduate programme aims to support the development of scholarly knowledge, personal generic competences and prospective professional development for future academic and non-academic career paths.

At Alzette University, the PhD Programme consists of:

PhD by Research
The programme aims to ensure an optimal development of all PhD candidates, and in such a way that they may: on the one hand, complete their PhD programme and thesis within 4 years and, on the other hand, become more attractive to future employers.

Regarding the research path, Alzette University degree of Doctor (PhD) primarily focuses on recognition of breadth of scholarship, depth of research, and the power to investigate problems independently and efficiently, rather than on the completion of definite courses of study in a stated period of residence. The work on the degree must consist of research and the preparation of a thesis describing this research, and of systematic studies of an advanced character, primarily in science or engineering. The PhD candidates who successfully defend their dissertation will obtain a doctorate from Alzette University

Regarding AU, the structure of a PhD programme includes:

– An educational component (provided by the graduate school, and connected national research schools or other (inter)national networks);
– A number of broadening subjects such as ethics, innovation and entrepreneurship, project management, science and communication;
– A research project resulting in a doctoral degree.
– The programme consists of 45 (ECTS) credits, indicating the scope of the specific educational aspect of the PhD programme.

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In keeping up with technological advancements as well as the recent pandemic concerns, we at Alzette University are proud to introduce a platform for our students and faculty to combine classroom and online syllabuses. With an extensive reach into three regions, we are proud to be able to share this experience through our many study centres scattered across Europe, Australia and Asia.

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