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Present PhD Time Line (during enrolment)
- a typical 5+3 study structure

For more information on the previous phases, the Potential PhD Time Line (before enrolment) - a typical 5+3 study structure, please read more here.

Phase 3: Study start phase
Keywords: Planning of PhD project. The PhD plan is written. Research is started.

For more information, please read the Faculty's General Rules and Guidelines for the PhD Programme, section 3.

Most applications go through the PhD administrative system PhD Planner.

Months from study start date Activity Section in Faculty PhD Rules Application
0 Study start
3 Final PhD plan 2.8 PhD Planner
3 Start-up seminar

 

 


Phase 4: Study period phase
Keywords: More research, publishing, change of scientific environment.

Months from study start date Activity Section in Faculty PhD Rules Application
1-36 PhD courses 3.2

UCPH course: apply via Frontplanner


Other course provider, apply via 

PhD Planner

3-5 reports over the 3-5 years of study

Progress Assessment Report (PAR)

Read more about deadlines etc.

4 + 4.1

PhD Planner

6-36 Teaching and knowledge dissemination activities 3.3

PhD Planner

6-30

Change of scientific environment, preferably abroad


Read 'Tips for study tours abroad'

3.4

PhD Planner

24 Status seminar

PhD Planner


Phase 5: Final phase
Keywords: Manuscripts and thesis are finalized. The defence is planned.

Months from study start date Activity Section in Faculty PhD Rules Application
No later than 36 Principal supervisor’s final report 4.3 PhD Planner
No later than 36 Suggestion of members for assessment committee 5.2 PhD Planner
36 Handing in of PhD thesis 5 + 5.1 + 5.10 PhD Planner
38 Preliminary assessment of the PhD thesis by the assessment committee 5.3 Go to form on KUnet
No later than 36-39 PhD student makes a publication agreement with supervisor(s) and/or research group Go to form on KUnet
38-39 PhD defence 5.4 + 5.5 + 5.6 3I. Censor Honorarium for Examination of PhD (staff)
38-39 Final assessment of the PhD thesis by the assessment committee Go to form on KUnet
Awarding of the PhD degree Chairman of academic council awards the PhD degree 5.7
After PhD degrees has been awarded PhD receives an electronic evaluation survey and is offered membership of UCPH alumni (KUBULUS) 7