Who can act as a supervising professor or a thesis advisor?

Supervision of doctoral candidates

If the supervising professor or thesis advisor of the doctoral candidate changes

If the candidate’s supervising professor or thesis advisor changes (e.g. if the topic of the dissertation changes, or the supervising professor retires), the new supervising professor or thesis advisor has to be confirmed officially by the Chair of the Doctoral Programme Committee.


Examination and evaluation of licentiate theses

  • The supervising professor submits the manuscript of the licentiate thesis to the examiner and requests its examination, and a statement of it. The Doctoral Programme Committee shall evaluate the licentiate thesis based on the examiner’s statement.

Pre-examination of doctoral dissertations

The public defence

Evaluation of the final dissertation