PhD defence procedure
In order to be admitted to the PhD defence procedure, a number of forms (1 through 3) must be completed in stages and submitted to the Beadle’s Office. This administrative procedure takes place through Hora Est, the online registration system of the Beadle’s Office. The forms must be accompanied by the required signatures and enclosures: a certified copy of the qualification (if obtained elsewhere than the EUR), proof of ID and – if relevant – an application for exemption stating the reasons.
The candidate must have at least two supervisors. Append the following documents to Form 1: photocopy of passport, certified copy of Master’s degree certificate (if not issued by EUR). If the candidate holds a foreign degree: confirmation letter issued by Admissions Office.
Append the following documents to Form 2: manuscript + title pages, summaries in Dutch and English, CV, portfolio, reference check report and propositions.
Discuss intended date of PhD defence with the Beadle.
The scheduling of the provisional date is contingent on Form 2 and all the requested appendices having been submitted to the Beadle’s Office.
Append the following documents to Form 3: Opinions issued by all committee members
Submit request to Doctoral Degree Board
Submission of copies of thesis to Beadle’s Office, among other parties.
5 weeksbefore the intended PhD defence date
See Thesis Submission overview