During the first year doctoral students select a tutor. The tutor is nominated by the Programme Committee and has the following tasks:
- To assist integration of the doctoral student regarding the research of the School;
- To assist in the proposal and outline of each student’s individual study plan;
- To assist the students intending to carry out a mission abroad;
- To supervise the use of the personal funding assigned to the student by the Programme Committee;
- To assist the student in choosing a supervisor and a co-supervisor for their thesis.
To assist the student in all practical matters regarding activities in the School as well as relationships with supervisors and the Programme Committee.
Once the thesis proposal is defined, students are assigned a supervisor by the programme committee. The Supervisor should be a teacher in the Programme or a member of the Programme Committee.
Upon request of the Supervisor a co-Supervisor may be nominated.
The tasks of supervisors are as follows:
- To assist the doctoral student in his/her choice of the thesis topic and subsequent research work.
- To supervise the use of the personal funding assigned to the student by the Programme Committee.
- To supervise students’ intending to carry out a mission abroad.
- To express an assessment or recommendation as required by the Doctoral School Regulations regarding the advancement of the student doctoral track and admission to the final examination