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Thesis, evaluation and public defence - PhD

Thesis requirements

  • What are the thesis requirements?
  • Presentation of scientific results
  • Publicising the thesis

Submission and printing

  • Where should the thesis be submitted?
  • How do you submit your thesis?
  • Which attachements should be enclosed?
  • When should the thesis be printed?


  • What happens after submission?
  • How long will the evaluation take?
  • Recommendation.

Trial lecture and public defence

The disputation is the public defence of the thesis. Prior to the public defence you must hold a trial lecture.

Dates for the PhD examination  cannot be set before the thesis is found worthy of public defence. See deadlines in connection with holidays.