Deadlines

The deadlines for PhD students for the various PhD cycles are the following:

XXX Cycle (third year PhD students)

Thesis

  • Format: Two research papers and a short introduction.
  • November 30, 2017: Submit thesis to two external examiners.
  • January 30, 2018,: First judgement on thesis from external examiners.
  • March – June, 2018: Thesis defense in the case of positive judgement.
  • June 30, 2018: Second thesis submission in case integrations are requested by examiners.
  • September 1, 2018: Second judgement on thesis from external examiners in case integrations are requested.
  • September – December, 2018: Thesis defense in case integrations are requested.

XXXI Cycle (second year PhD students)

Third Academic Year

  • December 15, 2017: Study plan due (find it here).
  • October – December, 2017: Schedule a seminar on research progresses.
  • April – June, 2018: Schedule a seminar on research progresses.

Thesis

  • Format: Two research papers and a short introduction.
  • November 30, 2018: Submit thesis to two external examiners.
  • January 30, 2019: First judgement on thesis from external examiners.
  • March – June, 2019: Thesis defense in the case of positive judgement.
  • June 30, 2019: Second thesis submission in case integrations are requested by examiners.
  • September 1, 2019: Second judgement on thesis from external examiners in case integrations are requested.
  • September – December, 2019: Thesis defense in case integrations are requested.

XXXII Cycle (first year PhD students)

Second Academic Year

  • December 15, 2017: Study plan due to Coordinator and Doctoral Office (find it here).
  • March 31, 2018: Second year paper due to Coordinator and Doctoral Office.
  • Second Semester: Schedule a seminar on the preliminary results of the thesis.

Third Academic Year

  • December 15, 2018: Study plan due to Coordinator and Doctoral Office (find it here).
  • Schedule a seminar on the preliminary results of the thesis during the academic year.

Fourth Academic Year

  • December 15, 2019: Study plan due to Coordinator and Doctoral Office (find it here).
  • Schedule a seminar on the preliminary results of the thesis during the academic year.

Thesis

  • Format: Three research papers and a short introduction.
  • October 2020: The Academic Board nominates the examiners of the doctoral students for the evaluation of the thesis.
  • November 30, 2020: Submit thesis to Doctoral Office, which sends it to the two examiners..
  • January 30, 2020: First evaluation on thesis from examiners.
  • March – June, 2020: Thesis defense in case of positive judgement.
  • June 30, 2020: Second thesis submission in case integrations are requested by examiners.
  • August 30, 2020: Second evaluation on thesis from examiners in case integrations are requested..
  • September – December, 2020: Thesis defense in case integrations are requested.