The Structure of the Study Programme

Name and the Goals of the Study Programme

The study program Mathematics is a Ph.D. program in mathematical sciences carried out by the Department of Mathematics and Informatics of the Faculty of Science, University of Novi Sad.

Professional Title, Academic, or Scientific Title

Upon completion of the program, the students receive the title of a doctor of mathematical sciences.

Admission Conditions

Applicants for admission must previously acquire at least 300 ECTS points on academic bachelor and master studies in mathematics or closely related fields. In accordance to our strategic guidelines oriented towards a dynamic development of young researchers, the basic principle of the program is the free choice of courses comprising the curriculum. Upon admittance, an advisor is assigned to each student.

The Time Allotted for the Realization of Particular Study Forms

Its duration is 3 academic years (6 semesters).

Credit Values of Particular Courses

Total credit value of 180 ECTS. The student and her/his advisor define an individual curriculum and work out its details, bearing in mind student’s research interests. This comprises a total of 8 courses which should be completed in the first 4 semesters, along with defending 4 seminar papers which are meant to contribute to further development of research skills. Each course and seminar paper are worth 10 ECTS points, a total of 120 ECTS during the first two academic years.

Diploma Work

The third year is entirely devoted to writing the Ph.D. thesis, the value of which is the remaining 60 ECTS.

The Curriculum

A Distribution of the Courses into Semesters and Academic Years

Elective courses in the Study Program