Structure of Higher Education System
Higher education is provided by universities, university colleges and specialized institutions. They are under the responsibility of the Ministry of Education. There are also Junior colleges and colleges offering diploma programmes that are under the responsibility of regional governments and private providers
Stages of studies
University level first stage
The first stage of university level education leads to the Bachelor’s degree after three to four years’ study. Examinations are organized at the end of each semester. In medicine and veterinary medicine, the professional qualification of Doctor is conferred after five years’ study.
University level second stage
Master’s degree; Specialization
The second stage leads to a Master’s degree after a minimum of two years’ further study. In medicine and veterinary medicine the specialization degree is obtained after a minimum of three years’ further study beyond the MD and...