The Doctoral school Automatic Control and Computers within the University Politehnica of Bucharest (UPB) organises annually examinations for Ph.D. admission in the domains ”System Engineering” (SE) and ”Computers and Information Technology” (CIT) for Romanian and foreign candidates, according to a methodology which is annually revised by the UPB Senate.
In the period 2012-2016 there have been admitted for doctoral studies 174 candidates, from which 159 Romanian and 15 foreign students. 99 candidates have been admitted in the doctorate domain CIT and 75 candidates in the doctorate domain SE. For 158 Ph.D. students the funding is from the budget of the Ministry of National Education, whereas 16 candidates have been admitted with fee payment.
For the academic year 2016-2017 there have been admitted 52 candidates in the two examination sessions (July and September 2016), 48 of them of Romanian nationality and 4 from foreign countries. 30 Ph.D. students have been inscribed in the CIT doctorate domain and 22 candidates in the SE doctorate domain. For 43 candidates the funding of their doctorate study is covered from the budget of the Ministry of National Education, whereas 9 Ph.D. students pay fees.
For the academic year 2017-2018 there have been admitted 44 Romanian candidates in the two examination sessions (July and September 2016), and 2 foreign candidates from non-UE countries (Tunis and Nigeria) according to the specific SD_AC methodology. In total, there have been admitted 19 Ph.D. students in the System Engineering domain, and 29 Ph.D. students in the Computers and Information Technology domain.