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Thesis, evaluation and public defence - PhD

Thesis: requirements and guidelines

  • PhD Regulations
  • Guidelines
  • Information on resources and library services
  • Scope, length, language
  • Article-based theses
  • Co-authors
  • Time use
  • Requirements and duties in relation to supervision

Submission and printing of the thesis

  • Before submission
  • Where do you submit the thesis?
  • What is the submission format?
  • Template for submission
  • Printing
  • Rejected thesis – resubmission
  • What happens after you submit?


  • Who performs the adjudication?
  • How long does it take?
  • When does the adjudication take place?
  • The recommendation
  • How and in what format do you receive the result?
  • How do you appeal?

Trial lecture and public defence

  • Preparations for trial lecture and public defence
  • Trial lecture and information about adjudication
  • Public defence and information about adjudication

Doctoral dinner and conferral of the PhD degree

  • Tips on holding a PhD dinner
  • Conferral and PhD diploma

Information for the chair of the defence and for the evaluation committee