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Rules and regulations

PhD education is regulated in a number of laws and ordinances as well as rules regulated at a university- and faculty level

The Higher Education Act
The Higher Education Ordinance

Rules established by University of Gothenburg

Rules and regulations for third-cycle studies at the University of Gothenburg

For more policies, rules and plans for first-, second-, and third-cycle programmes visit the University of Gothenburg website

Rules established by Sahlgrenska academy

Rules established by the Sahlgrenska Academy's Board(revised 21 September 2016)

Rules and regulations for postgraduate studies at Sahlgrenska academy(revised 19 December 2013)

Defending a thesis - practical instructions for doctoral candidates at Sahlgrenska Academy(revised January 2015)

Sahlgrenska Academy's permanent examination board, 2017

(revised 2 November 2016)

Sahlgrenska Academy's permanent examination board, 2018

(revised 24 August 2017)

Rules and procedures if enrolled before 2007

The current rules and procedures for credit transfer, documenation and approval of courses were introduced on January 1 2007. Please see the transitional rules in the menu on the left.


Conflicts of interest

Disqualification regulations applied at Sahlgrenska Academy

Read more about rules regarding conflicts of interest and clarifications on regulations in the handbook "Assessing a doctoral thesis"

Page Manager: Patrik Karlsson|Last update: 11/10/2017

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