7 – Final seminar

The final seminar

The final seminar is to be conducted when the work on the PhD thesis is approaching completion. The purpose is to receive input on the final work on the thesis and on preparing for the trial lecture/ public defence.

  1. The PhD candidate presents the results of the project and the content of the thesis.
  2. Input is given to the final work as well as practical tips and advice on the trial lecture and public defence.

All seminars


  • The supervisory team
  • Staff and PhD candidates at the department and any relevant research groups
  • Other PhD candidates and their supervisors


  • The faculty is responsible for ensuring that the seminars are conducted.
  • The main supervisor is responsible for announcing the seminar.
  • The whole supervisory team should be present at each seminar and during the ensuing discussion. At least one supervisor must be present.
  • The PhD candidate is responsible for the presentation at each seminar.

Time must be set aside for audience response.

Published 13. September 2021 - 11:27 - Updated 28. March 2022 - 9:53