This Regulation provides general provisions for doctoral program admission, doctoral program provision and doctorate awarding. This Regulation provides the basis for training institutions to formulate and promulgate specific regulations on doctoral program admission, doctoral program provision and doctorate awarding applicable to their institutions.
This Regulation is not applicable to admission to and provision of doctoral programs whose degrees are awarded by foreign educational institutions (including programs provided in cooperation with other countries according to regulations on foreign cooperation and investment in education).
This Circular comes into force from August 15, 2021 and supersedes Circular No. 08/2017/TT-BGDDT dated April 04, 2017.