The stipend for the best Doctoral students is awarded to the Doctoral students with the highest scores.
The stipend for the best Doctoral students may be awarded to the first-year students who received a very good score in the recruitment phase (i.e. received not less than 75% of the maximum score). The stipend may also be awarded to the second and higher year students who fulfilled all of the following criteria: 1) received very good or good exam results from their doctoral studies (i.e. grade point average not lower than 4.0; 2) showed progress in their doctoral work and dissertation preparation, i.e. published scientific papers or delivered a paper at a conference and received a non-zero grade for their dissertation preparation; 3) showed high engagement in the didactic work.