- The PhD examination consists of the course work, the PhD thesis and
- A doctoral candidate may apply for an examination if he/she has
finished his/her course work, has achieved the obligatory publications and
has completed his/her PhD thesis.
- A doctoral candidate applies for an examination by submitting
his/her certificates obtained for the modules of course work, bibliographic
references for his/her publications and his/her PhD thesis simultaneously to
his/her selected universities (see Section 3.7). He/she
also selects the partner university at which the defense of his/her PhD thesis shall take
place. This partner university must be one of his/her selected universities.
- The partner university selected by a doctoral candidate for defending his/her PhD
thesis appoints a joint examination commission consisting of members from the
partner universities at which the doctoral candidate has studied and at least two examiners
who will report on the PhD thesis.