Obtaining a PhD

First steps


NEW: doctoral titles have changed.

From the academic year 2019-2020 onwards, the title Doctor in Applied Biological Sciences is replaced by the title Doctor in Bioscience Engineering.
Choose the correct title when you apply.

  1. Your supervisor will register you as a new PhD candidate via oasis.ugent.be. You will be informed what to do next to complete your application.
  2. Once completed, your application will be dealt on the faculty Doctoral Commission and Faculty Board.
  3. PhdAdmission will notify you whether you are accepted at the faculty as a PhD candidate or not and how to enroll as a Phd student in the oasis application.

During your PhD track

Best practices

Finishing your PhD