Doctor of Philosophy Programme

Westminster International University in Tashkent (WIUT) launched PhD and DSc programmes (including Independent researcher scheme) in two disciplines: 

Management (08.00.13)

Econometrics & Statistics (08.00.06).

Admission and study at the graduate school will be based on the Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan dated May 22, 2017 No. 304 “On Measures of Further Improvement of Postgraduate Education.

Researchers pursuing an advanced degree can register for PhD or DSc programmes for full time or part time modes including Independent researcher scheme.

WIUT will offer graduate courses such as:

- Government or University funded PhD

- Self-sponsored PhD

Registration for both programmes is open from 15th September until 15th October of each year. Note that candidates may enroll for an Independent researcher scheme quarterly based on Resolution of Cabinet Ministers №304 (22.05.2017).

All documents are accepted through and platforms.

For more information about the requirements, please refer to the Resolutions of the Cabinet of Ministers №304 (dated on 22.05.2017) and №606 (dated on 19.07.2019) and Supreme Attestation Commission policies.

For inquiries about the WIUT graduate programmes please contact Nilufar Rashitova at or call at +998712387415.    

Requirements and study process

Requirements for candidates

For PhD:

  • Master’s degree or equivalent diploma of higher education (according to specialty programmes);
  • Research achievements, including at least one scientific article (journal paper) published in a scientific journal, and at least two abstracts in scientific conference proceedings in the relevant fields, which can form the basis of the PhD dissertation.
  • Scientific and pedagogical work experience of at least two years or the presence of certain scientific achievements (patents for inventions or copyright certificates) is additional to the above documents for Independent researcher applicants.

Requirements for completing studies at postgraduate educational institutions. PhD candidate for the three years of study should:

In the first year of study:
  • compile and approve an individual plan on the dissertation topic;
  • compile and approve the theoretical and methodological programme in the area of specialization;
  • publish at least 1 (one) scientific article on the topic of the dissertation in specialized scientific journals indicated in the list of the Supreme Attestation Commission;
  • participate with a report on the topic of the dissertation in a scientific conference;
  • make a report at a seminar at the university on the results of an analytical review on the dissertation topic (together with the supervisor);