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Head of the Department of Postgraduate and Doctoral Training

The Department of Postgraduate and Doctoral Training has been a part of the National University "Odessa Law Academy" since its foundation. It is a framework for the instruction of highly qualified academic and pedagogical personnel.

The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) is an educational and at the same time the first scientific degree obtained at the third level of higher education on the basis of specialist's (master's) degree.

The Ph.D. Degree can be acquired at the cocnlusion of postgraduate studies and public dissertation defense.

The educational and scientific program and curriculum of the postgraduate course consist of educational and academic components.

The educational component includes four elements:
- in-depth knowledge in the chosen specialty;
- general scientific (philosophical) competencies;
- universal research and pedagogical skills;
- language competencies at the C1 level of CEFR.

The academic component lays upon own scientific research under the guidance of one or two scientific advisers, which results into the dissertation.

The Postgraduate Department of the University is licensed to conduct educational activities in the following fields: 081 - Law; 293 – International Law; 052 – Political Science

Speciality 081 – "Law” has four modules: "Fundamental Jurisprudence", "Public Law", "Private Law and Entrepreneurship" and "Criminal Justice".