This section provides information about defending your PhD thesis at Erasmus University Rotterdam.
PhD Defence Procedure
In order to be admitted to the PhD defence procedure, a number of forms (1 through 3) must be completed in stages and submitted to the Beadle’s Office. This administrative procedure takes place through Hora Est, the online registration system of the Beadle’s Office. The forms must be accompanied by the required signatures and enclosures: a certified copy of the qualification (if obtained elsewhere than the EUR), proof of ID and – if relevant – an application for exemption stating the reasons.
Learn more about:
- Setting a defence date
- The PhD defence time schedule
- EUR PhD thesis requirements
- Preparing your PhD defence ceremony
- The day of the defence
If you have any questions about the EUR PhD defence ceremonies, you can contact the Registrar’s Office.
Location: Woudestein - room A1-01 (near the Senaatszaal)
Visiting times: Monday through Friday between 9.30 hrs and 13.00 hrs (or by appointment)
T +31 10 4081006