Frequently asked questions about online promotion

Below you will find answers to frequently asked questions about promoting online:

  • Physical presence of:

    • Candidate
    • 2 paranymphs
    • Partner of candidate
    • Parents of candidate (max 2)
    • Children of candidate above the age of 6
    • Beadle
    • Chair committee
    • Max 4 committee members
    • Necessary supporting staff

    Other committee members and audience online

  • That is still possible, but in an adapted form. We call it a hybrid promotion. With a hybrid promotion, the candidate is present and a part of the Doctorate Committee as well. The non-present members ask their questions online via Zoom. 

  • Nobody is physically present for a digital promotion, except for the chairman (deputy rector). The promotion is fully realized via Zoom. With a hybrid promotion, the candidate is present and a part of the committee as well. The non-present members ask their questions via Zoom. It is also possible that the candidate is not present, but a part of the Doctorate Committee is. 

  • The reception can take place in consultation with the caterer (Vitam for Woudestein and Kade80 for Erasmus MC). This part does not fall under the promotion and therefore does not fall under the responsibility of the Beadle's Office.

  • A link will be provided to the candidate to the live stream of his/her defence a few days before the defence ceremony. He/she can forward the link to family, friends, colleagues, etc.