Specialized academic councils

In accordance with the Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine dated 06.03.2019 No. 167  until June 30, 2021, the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine is conducting an experiment to award the degree of Ph.D. The main essence of the experiment is the creation of an institute of one-time specialized scientific councils, which are formed by the Ministry of Education and Science with the right to accept for consideration and conduct a one-time defense of a dissertation in order to award the applicant a scientific degree. More details can be found in the text of the resolution here.

In addition, applicants for scientific degrees of a candidate or doctor of science will be able to defend their work and receive the corresponding diplomas until May 15, 2021. The corresponding order is posted on the website of the Ministry of Education and Science. The Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine, by its order, extended the validity period of all available specialized scientific councils, which operate and accept for consideration dissertations on the old codes of specialties. The corresponding decision was preceded by amendments to the Law of Ukraine “On Higher Education”, adopted on June 4, 2020. The list of specialized academic councils that operate in NURE is given on the official website of the university.

Also, it is important that since July 15, 2020, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has allowed specialized academic councils to hold meetings via video communication in connection with quarantine restrictions due to the spread of coronavirus infection.

Department staff who are permanent members or are invited to one-time specialized academic councils from among the full-time teachers of the department:

  • prof. Kovalenko A.
  • prof. Olizarenko S.
  • prof. Mikhal O.