The Institute offers Doctoral programs (PhD) for the following specialities:
- 09.00.03 – Social Philosophy and Philosophy of History
- 09.00.10 – Philosophy of Education
- 13.00.04 – Theory and Methodology of Professional Education
- 13.00.06 - Theory and Methodology of Educational Management
Researches of doctoral students is defined by main directions of research activity in the Institute of Higher Education of the NAES of Ukraine.