Final stages of doctoral thesis - timetables for summer 2023

Please note the effect of the holiday season on the schedules of the final stages of the thesis!

Proposal of the pre-examiners must be submitted in eForms-service at latest on June 19th, if the pre-examination is to be started in July. Note! Please submit the proposals by June 18th! Eforms system is out of use on June 19th.

If you defend your doctoral thesis earlier than August 14th, please submit the information about your dissertation by July 3 at the latest through the online form.

Doctoral candidates whose public defence is scheduled for July-August must submit the materials to Acta’s editorial office at the latest on June 1st. See announcement here.

Permissions to defend and acceptance of doctoral theses are processed in the meetings of doctoral programme committees in June and August (see meeting timetables here). See the doctoral degree graduation days here.

There will be a longer delay on forwarding the pre-examination statements and replying to messages at the Graduate School’s service desk (uniogs(at) during July.

Please find instructions for the final stages of the doctoral degree from here!

Last updated: 16.6.2023