The number of Moldovan people seeking doctorate has decreased, according to National Statistics Office. There were over 1500 doctoral students last year, a decrease compared to 2017.
Over 800 female doctoral students were recorded. Half of students did doctorate on social sciences and economics while about 17% on medical studies.
There were 8% of doctoral students majored in agricultural domains.
Doctoral study was carried out in 46 doctoral schools organized in 19 higher education institutions in the country.