The Doctoral School in Mathematics and Computer Science Programme Profile
Educational Program  The Doctoral School in Mathematics and Computer Science 
Degree Awarded  Ph.D. in Mathematics; Ph.D. in Computer Science 
Standard Length of Studies (Number of ECTS Credits) 
3 years – 6 semesters 180 credits 
Type of Study  FullTime, PartTime 
Higher Education Institution  BabeşBolyai University ClujNapoca, Romania 
Faculty / Department  Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science 
Contact Person  Professor Gabriela Czibula, Ph.D. 
Phone  +40 264 430500 
Fax  +40 264 591906 
gabis@cs.ubbcluj.ro  
Website  www.cs.ubbcluj.ro 
Profile of the Degree Program  Mathematics/Computer Science 
Target Group / Addressees  Master degree students in Mathematics, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Economics, Natural Sciences 
Entrance Conditions  A Bachelor and a Master degree in Mathematics, Computer Science or related fields is required. Candidates should pass a written test knowledge in Mathematics or Computer Science, as well as an oral examination. 
Further Education Possibilities  The Ph.D. programme in Mathematics/Computer Science involves the students in the most important and recent research projects of the faculty, including international cooperation with academic and industrial partners. 
Description of Study  The Ph.D. programme in Mathematics/Computer Science take place under the guidance of 25 doctoral supervisors in the field of Mathematics and 6 doctoral supervisors in the field of Computer Science.
Core courses: General Research Methods and the Methodology of Writing Scientific Works Mathematics Techniques for Function Approximation, Algebraic Topology, Homologic Algebra, Qualitative Theory of Ordinary Differential Equations, Rings and Modules, Category Theory, Game Theory, Uni and MultiDimensional Complex Analysis, Geometric Theory of Functions of Several Complex Variables, Mathematical Methods in Fluid Mechanics, Potential Theory and Elliptic Boundary Value Problems, Group Theory and Applications, Nonlinear Applied Analysis, Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations, Topological Degree Theory, Morse Theory with Applications Computer Science Data Mining, Java Technologies and Platforms for Distributed Applications, Web Services and Middleware Technologies, Machine Learning, Multiagent systems, Programming Paradigms, Software Design, Advanced Data Analysis Methods, Computational intelligence applications in Software Engineering 
Purposes of the program  The main purpose of the programme is to produce valuable and internationally visible scientific activity: research papers, methods and algorithms 
Specialization / Area of Expertise  Mathematics/Computer Science 
Extra Peculiarities  
Practical Training  
Final Examinations  The Ph.D. thesis is defended in an oral examination. The student should prove fundamental and relevant research in the field of Mathematics or Computer Science. 
Gained Abilities and Skills 

Job Placement, Potential Field of Professional Activity  The holder of a Ph.D. diploma in Mathematics and Computer Science may activate, on the condition of graduating the pedagogical module, as teacher in the Mathematics or Computer Science specialization in any public or private educational institution at any level. The holder of a Ph.D. diploma may activate in any academic or research institution, as well as in industrial or administrative fields. 
Collaborations  The Doctoral School in Mathematics and Computer Science collaborates with the Research Centers and Groups accredited by the BabeşBolyai University in accordance with http://www.cs.ubbcluj.ro/evaluaregrupuricercetare/. 