On agreement between you and your supervisor, you may proceed to register for your doctoral examination as follows:
1. Organization of chairperson, date, time , location and reports
- Chairperson (one month before the examination takes place)
Agree on a professor from D-MTEC to act as chairperson for the examination (must be a D-MTEC professor) with your supervisor and inform the D-MTEC doctoral administration at least one month before the examination takes place by e-mail. The D-MTEC doctoral administration will inform the Head and the Doctoral Committee of the Department (“Doktoratsausschuss”) about the nominated chairperson.
- Date, time and location (at least 12 days before the examination takes place)
Agree on a date, time and room with your supervisor, co-examiner/s and chairperson and inform the doctoral administration of the department using the completed form: “Details for the doctoral examination” at least 12 days before the examination takes place.
The doctoral administration of MTEC informs your supervisor and the co-examiner(s) 4 weeks before the examination takes place about the deadline to hand in the reports.
The reports from your supervisor and the co-examiner(s) concerning your thesis have to be provided directly to the doctoral administration of the department in pdf and original format 2 weeks before the doctoral examination date.
Assignments of examiners and co-examiners (PDF, 40 KB)
Note: The supervisor and at least one co-examiner have to attend the doctoral examination in person. The second and third co-examiners may connect via videoconferencing.
See further information on the website of the Academic Services (ETHZ Login) about Information about how to set up a doctoral examination as a videoconference (PDF, 87 KB) and the Directive regarding physical presence of the examination committee (PDF, 29 KB)
2. Registration at the Doctoral Administration of the Academic Services
You register for the examination at the doctoral administration of the Academic Services with the registration form.
--> Note the information on registering for the examination on the web pages of the Academic Services and download the form.
On the registration form, the doctoral administration of the department must confirm that you have obtained the required credit points.
Bring the completed and signed registration form, together with the required documents, to the doctoral administration of the Academic Services to register for the examination at least 12 days before the examination takes place.
Invitations and Examination
The doctoral administration of the department will issue and distribute invitations to the examination to all members of D-MTEC by e-mail at least 10 days before the examination takes place.