Conditions for progression in the programme

1. The completion of 40 ECTS in organised forms of study required for progression to the 2nd year of study.
2. The completion of 10 ECTS in organised forms of study and a positive assessment of the doctoral thesis topic and its approval by the University of Ljubljana are required for enrolment in the 3rd year of study.
3. The third year is devoted to individual research work and preparation of the doctoral thesis.

PhD Thesis Proposal

To progress to the third year of the doctoral programme a student must fulfil the obligations for all compulsory subjects to a level of 90 credit points.

Student time-to-completion

The duration of the doctoral programme at the Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, is 3 years. From 2006 to 2016, 58 students enrolled in the programme (out of these 58 students 9 students were from abroad), and 14 students successfully defended their PhD theses in the field of Translation Studies. On average they needed 5.3 years to finish their studies.