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Study Requirements for PhD Degrees

PhD degrees are offered in most academic departments.

PhD degrees are not offered in: MBA, Landscape Architecture, Systems Engineering, Design and manufacturing Engineering, and Real Estate.

PhD candidates who intend to study as external students (not as full time-scholarship recipients), are required to submit a detailed letter guaranteeing to dedicate at least three days towards their research (on Technion campus or outside it). The letter is to be supported by their employer and approved by the departmental Graduate Committee.

Tracks of study and academic requirements for a PhD

Tracks of study for a PhD Course study Duration of studies in semesters Scientific writing in English Submission date of a research topic (research proposal) Candidacy examination Seminar lecture / submission of work / final examination
Ordinary track 5-12 advanced credits 12 Within three semesters from the beginning of the course of study Within 11 months from the beginning of the course of study Within one month after the submission of a research proposal V
Direct track Addition of at least five advanced credits for the master’s degree requirements Addition of eight semesters Within three semesters from the conversion to a PhD Within 5 months from the approval of the candidate to the track Within one month after the submission of a research proposal V
Special track 25 advanced credits for graduates of a four year degree, 36 advanced credits for graduates of a three year degree 12 Within three semesters from the beginning of the course of study Within 18 months from the beginning of the course of study Within one month after the submission of a research proposal V
Studies towards a Dual PhD