Advanced PhD studies aim to educate students in various areas of criminology and empirical science. Our students develop depth and breadth of expertise in criminology. Candidates for the Ph.D. program have 3 tracks open: (a) A regular Ph.D. program, for students who have completed their M.A. with a minimal grade of 86% in their masters thesis. (b) A direct doctorate track suitable for outstanding students showing research potential, to be commenced immediately on completing the B.A.; (c) A combined M.A.-Ph.D. program, suitable for outstanding students showing research potential in their first year of study at the M.A level, who can move over to the Ph.D.