The Institute of Geography has six doctoral supervisors who coordinate 61 Ph.D. students as follow:
Prof. DAN BÃLTEANU, member of the Romanian Academy (9);
Dr. LUCIAN BADEA (3);
Prof. OCTAVIA BOGDAN (12);
Prof. PETRE GÂŞTESCU (17);
Prof. ION IORDAN (6);
Prof. ION ZÃVOIANU (14).
The main themes of the Ph.D. thesis are geomorphology, natural and anthropic hazards, environmental quality, climatology, hydrology, regional development, human and economic geography.