Programme of ActivitiesThe responsibilities of a doctoral board include primarily the following:
a) Approving doctoral thesis topics,
b) Assessing individual students’ study plans in terms of compliance with programme content,
c) Providing the dean with recommendations regarding admission committee members and chairpersons and specifying entrance examination requirements,
d) Providing the dean with recommendations regarding the appointment or dismissal of supervisors,
e) Assigning supervisors to students while observing the student’s right to choose both a supervisor and doctoral thesis topic in accordance with section 62, subsection 1, letters c) and f) of the Act,
f) Initiating, discussing and coordinating the programming of lectures, seminars and other study-related matters,
g) Discussing and assessing – at least once a year – each student’s course of studies along with the supervisor, providing a transcript of the matter and filing the transcript among the required documentation in the IS MU; if so requested by the doctoral board, the supervisor shall presents a student’s progress report in written form,
h) Providing the Rector or dean with recommendations regarding the appointment or dismissal of state examination committee members and chairperson,
i) Providing the Rector or dean with recommendations regarding the appointment or dismissal of a thesis reader, chairperson and committee members for a doctoral thesis defence.
j) Providing the dean with recommendations regarding dates and deadlines for doctoral state examinations and doctoral thesis defences.
k) Providing recommendations regarding doctoral committee establishment and membership.