Faculty Administration for PhD

Guidelines and regulations:

First enrollment of PhD

Modification of PhD

Doctoral examination and defence

  • Fill in form
  • Composition of examination board see art 94, process of doctoral examination see art 95 (OER)
  • Hand in one week before Faculty Board meeting at the Faculty Student Administration Office.
  • Send a PDF version of doctoral dissertation to the Faculty Student Administration Office (fsa.psw@ugent.be) no later than the day of the Faculty Board meeting before noon (12:00 AM), including an abstract in Dutch and English.
  • Provide a copy for the members of the Examination Board to the secretariat office of the department no later than two working days after the Faculty Board meeting.
  • The printed copies must be identical to the digital version that the members of the Faculty Board will have received.
  • Upload digital version of doctoral dissertation in UGent biblio within a week after the public defence. You don't need to hand in a hardcopy for the University Library.

Dates of Faculty Council meetings