At KTH, dissertations and licentiate seminars can take place during the periods January 7 – June 15 and August 15 – December 20. All the times listed below must occur within those periods.
> 10 weeks
Advance reviewer are appointed (form). Submitted to the postgraduate education office (in original).
Principle supervisor (HHL) suggests and DA decides by delegation from FA.
The advance reviewer receives a complete licentiate essay / doctoral thesis which has been carefully checked by the supervisors.
Varies depending on doctoral program, HHL or DA leaves the dissertation to the examiner.
Review completed. The form ”Summary of quality review” is completed by HHL and signed by HHL and the examiner / DA.
Application of licentiate seminar / doctoral thesis defence. Summary of advance review, distribution list and CV of members of the grade committee who are not docents or professors are submitted to the Third Cycle Education Office (in original). Please do not send anything by e-mail.
After a decision on the examination has been received by e-mail, the essay / thesis is printed (in a minimum of 30 copies).
The doctoral education at the ITM school is led by the Directors of Third-Cycle Education (FA) in consultation with the Third-Cycle Education Committee (FU). FU consists of all Program Director's of third-cycle Education, administrators and doctoral student representatives.
In addition, many people are involved in the doctoral education. Supervisors are responsible for guiding the students through their studies and the postgraduate Education Office helps with practical questions.