Doctoral study programme includes lectures and research component. The research component is primary, while lectures are intended to prepare student and help them with their research, and to provide them with wider view on their field. Lectures are mostly limited to the first year of the programme.
Student chooses one of the eight study modules:
- Elementary particle physics
- Nuclear physics
- Atomic, molecular and optical physics
- Condensed matter physics
- Medical physics
Research component starts at the very beginning of the programme and includes original research, writing and publication of scientific papers, and writing and defence of doctoral dissertation.
After enrolment, a counselor is assigned to the student. Counselor helps him and supervises student's progress until the assignment of the thesis mentor.