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Doctoral Programme Committee aims to develop the doctoral education and research of the Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture. It nominates supervisors, thesis advisors, pre-examiners and opponents for doctoral dissertations, and evaluates dissertations. It also evaluates applications to doctoral studies.

Items to be put on the agenda should be submitted to the secretary of the Commitee well in advance. Contact information for further details (Into).


 Meetings and deadlines 2019
 Deadline for proposalsMeetings on Tuesday at 12 noon
Mon 7.1.2019Tue 15.1.2019
Fri 1.2.2019Tue 12.2.2019
Fri 1.3.2019Tue 12.3.2019
Fri 29.3.2019Tue 9.4.2019
only admission issuesTue 7.5.2019
Fri 17.5.2019Tue 28.5.2019
Fri 7.6.2019Tue 18.6.2019
Fri 16.8.2019Tue 27.8.2019
Fri 13.9.2019Tue 24.9.2019
changed: Fri 18.10.2019changed: Tue 29.10.2019
Fri 15.11.2019Tue 26.11.2019
Mon 9.12.2019 12 noonTue 17.12.2019
 Meetings and deadlines 2020
 Deadline for proposalsMeetings on Tuesday at 12 noon
Fri 10.1.2020Tue 21.1.2020
Fri 31.1.2020Tue 11.2.2020
Fri 28.2.2020Tue 10.3.2020
Fri 27.3.2020Tue 7.4.2020
only admission issuesTue 5.5.2020
Fri 15.5.2020Tue 26.5.2020
Fri 5.6.2020Tue 16.6.2020
Fri 14.8.2020Tue 25.8.2020
Fri 18.9.2020Tue 29.9.2020
Fri 9.10.2020Tue 20.10.2020
Fri 30.10.2020Tue 10.11.2020
Fri 4.12.2020Tue 15.12.2020
 Tasks of the Committee

The doctoral programme committee shall

  1. develop the content of the doctoral programmes and the joint studies offered by the school;
  2. put forth proposals to the school academic committee on the fields of research in doc-toral programmes;
  3. prepare proposals for the dean on admission of doctoral students;
  4. appoint the preliminary examiners of dissertations and decide on the permission for pub-lic defence of dissertation;
  5. appoint the opponents for doctoral dissertations;
  6. evaluate the dissertations;
  7. appoint the examiners of licentiate theses;
  8. evaluate licentiate theses; and
  9. perform other duties assigned to it by the dean or in the degree regulations.

In addition, the doctoral programme committee shall, unless it has assigned the chair to decide on any of the matters:

  1. appoint a supervising professor and advisor(s) for the doctoral student;
  2. decide on the degree language of the doctoral student and on the topic and language of the licentiate or doctoral degree;
  3. confirm the study plans of doctoral students;
  4. decide on the time and language of the of public examination of the doctoral dissertation and appoint the custos for it.
 Members of the Doctoral Programme Committee

The doctoral programme committee comprises a chair and 4 – 6 professorial members merited in doctoral education and representing the central fields of research of the school. One of the professorial members may be from another school within Aalto University. In addition, the committee has a doctoral candidate member representing the fields of research of the school. The committee elects a vice chair from among its members. The committee may have deputy members.

The term of the Doctoral Programme Committee is four calendar years. The term of the current committee continues until 30 September 2019.

Chairperson, Vice Dean Turkka Keinonen

 Members

  Deputy members

Prof. Kimmo Lapintie 
Dept. of Architecture

Prof. Juanjo Galan
Dept. of Architecture

Prof. Susanna Helke
Dept. of Film, Television and Scenography

Prof. Liisa Ikonen
Dept. of Film, Television and Scenography

Prof. Lily Diaz-Kommonen 
Dept. of Media

Prof. Teemu Leinonen
Dept. of Media

Prof. Guy Julier
Dept. of Design

Prof. Kirsi Niinimäki
Dept. of Design

prof. Helena Sederholm
Dept. of Art

Prof. Paula Hohti
Dept. of Art

doctoral candidate Hanna Timonen
doctoral candidate Jari Aaltonen