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Deadlines and important dates - the Dissertation Committee

The Dissertation Committee has a meeting every other week, except for the summer period. The dates below are set to give you enough time for all stages of the dissertation process. You may only defend your thesis and have your constituent papers pre-reviewed within the defence dates.

Spring Semester 2020

Meeting Deadline Earliest possible date of defence
2020-01-07 2019-12-09 2020-03-13
2020-01-21 2020-01-07 2020-03-27
2020-02-03 2020-01-20 2020-04-09
2020-02-17 2020-02-03 2020-04-24
2020-03-03 2020-02-17 2020-05-08
2020-03-17 2020-03-03 2020-05-20
2020-03-30 2020-03-16 2020-06-05
2020-04-14 2020-03-26 2020-06-17
2020-04-28 2020-04-14 2020-08-14
2020-05-11 2020-04-23 2020-08-28
2020-05-26 2020-05-11 2020-09-11
2020-06-08 2020-05-25 2020-09-30

Fall Semester 2020

Meeting Deadline Earliest possible date of defence
2020-08-18 2020-08-04 2020-10-23
2020-08-31 2020-08-17 2020-11-06
2020-09-14 2020-08-31 2020-11-20
2020-09-29 2020-09-15 2020-12-04
2020-10-13 2020-09-29 2020-12-16
2020-10-26 2020-10-12 2021-01-22
2020-11-09 2020-10-26 2021-02-05
2020-11-24 2020-11-10 2021-02-19
2020-12-08 2020-11-24 2021-03-05

Defense dates

Spring Semester 2020: 7 January - 17 June

Fall Semester 2020: 10 August - 18 December

Spring Semester 2021: 7 January -23 June

Fall Semester 2021: 9 August -21 December

The Dissertation Committee is appointed by the Committee for Doctoral Education to oversee compliance with the examination rules and to ensure the highest possible quality of theses published by Karolinska Institutet. The Dissertation Committee has meetings both in Solna and in Huddinge.

Dissertation Committee Members

Chairmen

Mia von Euler

Lena Palmberg

Other members

Susanna Brighenti

Dagmar Galter

Cecilia Götherström

Sigridur Kalman

Karin Loré

Per-Arne Lönnqvist

Herwig Schüler

André Stark

Mattias Svensson

Cilla Söderhäll

Eva Wikström-Jonsson

Charlotte Ytterberg

Agneta Åkesson

Student representatives

Benedek Bozoky

Yujiao Wu

Contact

The Dissertation Committee

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