Thesis defences and licentiate seminars
Public defences of doctoral thesis and licentiate seminars are open to the public and are subject to Government restrictions such as public gatherings*.
Digital thesis defences and licentiate seminars are encouraged partly for quality reasons (due to the opportunities for broader international participation in the grading committee and as an opponent) and partly for sustainability reasons (reduced travel).
All thesis defences and licentiate seminars on campus shall be made available to spectators digitally.
*From 1 June 2021 the limit for public gatherings is changed. If there are assigned seatings indoors, the limit is raised to 50 participants (for indoor events without designated seats, the limit remains eight participants). It is everyone's responsibility to ensure that the recommendations of the Public health Agency of Sweden will be followed. Depending on the size and design of the venue or location, this may mean that fewer than 50 participants may participate. One way to keep track of the expected physical number of participants is to use a registration procedure.