3.12 Curriculum

(1)
The curriculum is structured into modules of course work, the PhD thesis and its defense.

(2)
The course work comprises 36 ECTS credits (abbreviated crs) and consists of the modules basic training camp, PhD colloquia, PhD workshop, across borders workshop, soft skills, and language and communication.

(3)
Within the PhD thesis a doctoral candidate shall demonstrate that he/she can solve an open research problem within the area of Computational Logic by his/her own. The PhD thesis has to contain new scientific results and the applied methods and techniques as well as the representation of the results must be according to scientific standards. 114 crs will be awarded upon the acceptance of the PhD thesis.

(4)
In the defense of his/her PhD thesis a doctoral candidate shall demonstrate that he/she is able to present, to discuss and to defend the results of his/her PhD thesis in a scientific colloquium. 30 crs will be awarded upon the successful defense of the PhD thesis.