Rules and regulations

Education and Examination Code

Faculty Regulations

For certain students, certain groups of students or certain doctoral titles, the doctoral training programme, or part thereof, may be imposed by the Faculty on a compulsory basis, on the understanding that the doctoral student shall be required to demonstrate she has successfully passed this part of the doctoral training programme by way of a supplementary requirement to be admitted to the second part of the doctoral exam (public defense).

Other regulations

    • Regulations concerning Assisterend Academisch Personeel ('assistants'): Dutch
    • Regulations concerning UGent PhD scholarship recipients ('doctoraatsbursalen'): Dutch - English
    • Regulations concerning the PhD completion bonus ('doctoraatstoelage'): Dutch - English
    • Charter for doctoral candidates and supervisors: Dutch - English
      Drafted on the initiative of the Doctoral School Steering Group, the charter is based on good practice guidelines derived from a broad stakeholder consultation at Ghent University. It is in line with the prevailing Ghent University regulations and policy plans, and observes the principles included in the European Charter for Researchers (European Commission, 2005)
    • No show policy

Ghent University Doctoral Training Programme