National minimum standards for the award of the doctoral degree

The following minimum standards must be met in order to be awarded a doctorate:

publication of a minimum of two papers, of which at least one in journals or conference publications indexed in Web of Science (WOS) and at least one published in other international databases (BDI);
the doctoral candidate must be first author on at least one scientific article;
the international databases (BDI) considered for articles published in journals and volumes of scientific events are: Scopus, IEEE Xplore, Elsevier Science Direct, Engineering Village, Compendex, INSPEC, Springerlink, Cabi, EBSCO, CSA ILLUMINA/PROQUEST, Index Copernicus, Urlich's and INIS (International Nuclear Information System).

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