The maximum duration for a doctorate is 6 years.
Requests for co-examiners who have not been approved yet must now be submitted.
On the doctoral examination registration form, the department must confirm that you have obtained the required credit points. Fill in the form and ask the responsible persons for approval of your credit points, presenting all relevant documents:
- Food Science: Dr. Jeannette Nuessli Guth, Studienkoordinatorin
- Health Sciences and Technology: Dr. Roland Müller, Studienkoordinator
With your supervisor and co-supervisors, agree on a date and time for your doctoral examination, and inform the doctoral administration of the department accordingly.
Check if all co-examiners have been approved, and if not, urgently hand in a request for approval.
Register for the examination at the doctoral administration, Academic Services department, min. 12 working days before your examination date.
The doctoral administration of the department (Department Secretariat) receives the copy of the thesis handed in at the Academic Services department upon registration.
The doctoral administration of the department will issue and distribute invitations to the examination.
They will also ask the supervisor and the co-supervisors for reports on the thesis.
As a rule, doctoral examinations are open to the public. Professors of D-HEST will recieve an invitation, and the examination will be published on the website of the department.
Doctoral examinations at D-HEST last at least 1 hour. As a rule, they are open to the public.
The Department Conference (DK) following next to the doctoral examination will be asked to approve the thesis.
Once the thesis has been approved by the Department Conference, the title and content may no longer be changed.
After approval by the Department Conference, the final confirmation is given at the official doctoral graduation date. After the doctoral graduation date you will automatically be de-matriculated. From that moment on the examination will officially be considered as passed, and the department Academic Services will issue a provisional confirmation.
The deposit copies of the thesis have to be handed in within 6 months after the doctoral graduation date.
Detailed information is available on the student portal.