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PhD is the abbreviation for Doctor of Philosophy, and is usually awarded after completing extensive research in a specified field of study. This research must significantly contribute to the current knowledge base, and must be completed with a dissertation or thesis. Often the dissertation or thesis must be defended in front of a panel of experts in the field and only after successful defense, the degree of PhD is conferred. A PhD degree usually takes a minimum of 4 years to complete, but sometimes longer depending on the student, university, and program.

There are many universities and programs that offer top PhD programs internationally. Students wishing to continue their education have a wide range of top PhD programs options, which include doctoral programs in health professions, psychology, engineering, education, biological sciences, and biomedical sciences. There are top PhD programs in each country, so students considering a PhD have a number of countries to choose from.

Have a look at some of the top PhD programs listed below - you might find the top PhD program you are searching for!

Newly Added Programs

CENTRUM PUCP Business School
2019-10-13
Peru, Santiago de Surco
“1 Decembrie 1918” University of Alba Iulia
2019-07-31
Romania, Alba Iulia
Business Science Institute
2019-06-14
Luxembourg, Luxembourg City
Universidad de Sonora
2019-05-04
Mexico, Hermosillo
Pontificia Universidad Javeriana
2019-03-09
Colombia, Bogotá + 1 More
University of Puerto Rico - Río Piedras
2018-11-30
Puerto Rico, San Juan
Kazakh British Technical University (KBTU)
2018-11-18
Kazakhstan, Almaty
Atlântica
2018-09-19
Portugal, Barcarena
Universidad de San Martín de Porres
2018-07-29
Peru, Santa Anita
Instituto Para La Calidad De La Educacion
2018-04-24
Peru, Lima
Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro
2018-04-13
Portugal, Vila Real
Universidade Europeia
2018-03-30
Portugal, Lisbon + 2 More

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