Summary of PhD studies

  PhD Project Courses Retreat
Year 1

Practical work, preparation of research plan

Assembly of thesis committee

Introductory Course in Neuroscience Parts I & II (Mandatory / Exam)

2-day retreat

(mandatory participation at least once during the thesis period, ideally in the first year but may be attended later)

1st Thesis committee meeting

-> Submission of Thesis Proposal after max. 12 months

   
Year 2 Practical work, teaching, publications Elective research related courses / Transferable skills courses (2-day retreat)

2nd Thesis committee meeting

-> Submission of 1st Progress Report

   

Year 3 

Year 4

Practical work, teaching, publications, attendance of meetings and congresses

Elective research related and methods courses / Transferable skills courses (2-day retreat)

3rd / 4th Thesis committee meeting

-> Submission of 2nd  / 3rd Progress Report
   
Submission of thesis & thesis defence Mandatory courses and min. 12 ECTS in total completed Mandatory retreat attended at least once
->PhD Title awarded by Faculty / Department
->ZNZ Certificate awarded by PhD Program