Beginning to end

This page contains information for each stage in a standard PhD track. If you want to know more about the rights and obligations of all parties involved, please consult the GSG quality assurance plan "Towards a successful PhD journey".

The beginning

When starting a PhD, you must register in MyPhD and submit a Training and Supervision Agreement (TSA).  This should be done in collaboration with your supervisory team. Your supervisory team consists of two to four supervisors: one or two promotors and zero to two co-promotors.

The middle

During your PhD programme there are several activities and responsibilities to keep in mind. 

The end

At the end of your programme, your PhD thesis will have to be approved and you will have to defend it in order to obtain your degree.

Practical information

There are some things you need to know as a PhD candidate of Utrecht University.