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PhD & postdoctoral studies

Admission to full time learning (4 years)

Doctoral studies

(Places financed from the state budget, and places requiring a tuition fee)

Candidates for doctoral studies in communication sciences have to participate to an admission colloquium (see below). They should have completed a long-term university program - i.e. they should have a bachelor's (BA) and a master's (MA/MS) degree diploma / advanced studies, with a cumulated 300 ECTS. Candidates who have studied abroad will present at registration a certified translation of the diploma obtained, and the documents certifying it issued by the National Council for Attesting Titles, Diplomas, and Certificates of the Ministry of Education.

Conditions of registration

All information about current conditions of registration could be retrived from the SNSPA Doctoral School webpage: Application Process – Școala Doctorală SNSPA

The admission exam

The admission exam at doctoral studies in communication sciences consists of:

- examination of linguistic proficiency in English;

- colloquium based on the research project proposed by the candidate.


Research topics specific to each supervisor can be viewed at: Coordinators-and-topics_Communication.pdf (

Applicants are encouraged to contact a doctoral supervisor prior to applying in order to develop their research projects.

More information about the Doctoral School of SNSPA: Welcome – Școala Doctorală SNSPA