Doctorate programs are the main branches of qualified employees’ preparation in scientific and educational areas.

In Ukraine doctorate programs are available at the educational establishments of the third or the fourth levels of accreditation or equivalent establishments of continuing education, scientific establishments, which employ qualified specialist in the areas of education and research and provide modern scientific, technical, experimental and material basis.

A person, who has been awarded PhD degree, shows exceptional scientific achievements and has published papers in the area of research, is eligible to take the doctorate program.