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Thesis Examination

General Information

  • A Master’s thesis must be evaluated by a single examiner
  • A Doctoral thesis must be evaluated by two examiners - one internal and one external
  • Supervisors may not serve as examiners of their own Master’s or Doctoral students
  • For Doctoral theses, following the successful (written) examination, there is an oral defence


Please read the other pages in this section for detailed information on:



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