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 Full-Time, Part-Time
Higher Education Institution Babeş-Bolyai University Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Faculty / Department Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Contact Person Professor Gabriela Czibula, Ph.D.
Phone +40 264 430500
Fax +40 264 591906
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.
Description of Study The Ph.D. programme in Mathematics/Computer Science take place under the guidance of 24 doctoral supervisors in the field of Mathematics and 8 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 Multi-Dimensional 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, Non-linear Applied Analysis, Non-linear 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
  • Mathematics
  • Computer Science
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, as well.
Collaborations The Doctoral School in Mathematics and Computer Science collaborates with the Research Centers and Groups accredited by the Babeş-Bolyai University in accordance with