PhD Degree

Note: all links provided below are for the Ukrainian applicants only

More detailed information for foreign applicants can be found at the corresponding section of the Igor Sikorsky KPI Center for International Education website.

At the Faculty of Biomedical Engineering, we understand that graduate school is a time for your research, discoveries, and personal scientific growth. We strive to create optimal conditions for you to achieve your scientific potential.

Here you will find resources to help you on your research journey, from support for scientific conferences and workshops to access to advanced research laboratories and the library. We are proud of our scientific achievements and research community, and we believe that together we will do even more.

Feel free to contact us with any questions or ideas. We are always open for cooperation and ready to support your scientific efforts.

Together we are building the future of science. We look forward to your contribution!

1. Educational programs by specialty for PhD students at FBME

2. Main scientific areas of the faculty:

  • Medical engineering component of health care (Biomedical Engineering)
  • IT component of biology and medicine (Biomedical Informatics)
  • Engineering aspects of life sciences (Life Science)
  • Sports Engineering (Sport Science)
  • Rehabilitation Engineering (Rehabilitation Engineering)
  • Regenerative Bioengineering (Regenerative Bioengineering)
  • Biosafety and Biosecurity Engineering

3. Support for researchers: At FBMI, the educational and scientific laboratories of the departments provide training and conducting scientific research. Research laboratories have specially equipped premises for research. These rooms can be equipped with specialized equipment that is required for specific studies. These can be devices, apparatus, computers, software and other specialized equipment.

4. Conferences and seminars: Seminars and scientific conferences are held annually at the FBMI in the areas of work of the departments, where postgraduate students can present their research. More information can be found on the Conferences and seminars page.

5. Mentoring and consulting: The total number of professors and teachers of the Faculty of Biomedical Engineering: 136 people, of which 14 are doctors of science, 47 are candidates of science, the vast majority of whom can be supervisors of graduate students, available for consulting and mentoring

6. Internship and cooperation: Postgraduate students have wide opportunities for internships in partner organizations or universities, opportunities for cooperation with other scientific groups both in Ukraine and abroad.

7. Funding and grants: The standard period of training for a doctor of philosophy in postgraduate studies is four years. The size of the scholarship for a full-time graduate student is UAH 7,264 per month for applicants from Ukraine. For foreign graduate students, more information can be found on the Postgraduate course page of Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute. Grant funds can also be used for conducting scientific research. Grant funds can come from a variety of sources, such as government agencies, non-profit organizations, private companies, and international foundations.

8. Career opportunities: After the defense of the thesis, you have various opportunities for further career. It all depends on your research direction, personal goals and plans.

Contact Information

Regarding admission to postgraduate studies, the Department of Postgraduate and Doctoral Studies of KPI named after Igor Sikorsky

To contact the representative of the faculty who is responsible for issues of graduate students:
Olena Golembiovska, deputy dean for scientific work, associate professor of the department of translational medical bioengineering of KPI named after Igor Sikorskyi, Doctor of Pharm.D.

  • Telephone +38(067) 234-22-48

Regarding issues of defense of dissertations, creation of one-time academic councils, etc. – Academic Council of Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute:

  • Scientific secretary: Valery Kholyavko
  • Address: Kyiv, 37 Peremogy Avenue, KPI named after Igor Sikorskyi, building #1, room 158
  • Telephone (+38044) 204-82-62, 204-93-85
  • Email:

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