1. degree in music education, musicology,
2. passing the entrance examination,
3. the capacity for scientific work, backed up with proof of research, active presentation at conferences, publications etc.
The education is provided in the form of courses, lectures, seminars and individual consultations. The individual study plan contains: the title of the dissertation thesis, the list of obligatory disciplines and restricted elective disciplines in which students have to pass the examinations (usually during the 1st and 2nd year of study) and terms of their examinations, the term of planned state doctoral examination, the term of Ph.D. thesis defence, lists of publications, active presentations at conferences, reviews and other academic activities concerning education.