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Organization and management

PhD board members and task, information about doctoral programs

Organization and Management

Organization and management

PhD board members and task, information about doctoral programs

The aim of the Doctoral School is to develop the Faculty's PhD studies, including further development of existing PhD studies as well as the development of new Doctoral programmes, and to ensure their quality. The Doctoral School continually reviews individual research studies, performs general evaluations and develops strategies with a view to setting up and maintaining a framework of resources necessary for the Faculty's research programmes.

Through the Doctoral School, the Faculty of Engineering and Science ensures that the following general aims of its research programmes are attained:

A high international level in the education of researchers.

Integration of the individual PhD student and the individual Doctoral Programme into active research environments with international communication and exchange of scientific knowledge.

Prioritization of the scientific research project of a Doctoral Programme and the preparation of a scientific thesis.
A detailed description of the doctoral programs can be found below:

Doctoral Programs

The PhD Board

The PhD Board consists of four scientific members and two PhD students. The PhD Study Director also participates in the PhD Board meetings. The PhD Board has among its tasks the following:

Continuous development of internal guidelines for the Doctoral School
Help evaluating the quality of the PhD programme and supervision in co-operation with the PhD Study Director
Recommend PhD assessment committees to the Dean
Approve PhD courses (initiate general courses)
Develop strategy for the Doctoral School in collaboration with the PhD Study Director