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OATD.org aims to be the best possible resource for finding open access graduate theses and dissertations published around the world. Metadata (information about the theses) comes from over 1100 colleges, universities, and research institutions. OATD currently indexes 5,153,410 theses and dissertations.
The dissertation is the capstone piece of the PhD education. It represents an independent and original piece of scholarship and demonstrates the doctoral candidate’s mastery of both content material and the research process. Doctoral candidates complete their dissertation after finishing coursework, passing their comprehensive exams and receiving approval for their thesis proposal from their dissertation committee.
Students work closely with their PhD supervisor and committee while conducting their PhD research and in writing the dissertation. The final product typically consists of three article-length chapters, an introduction and a conclusion.
The PhD dissertation is submitted in PDF format by e-mail. Before submitting the PhD dissertation, the PhD student has to complete and close the PhD plan.
On these pages you will find all the relevant information about the submission of a PhD dissertation and the defence.
Dissertations from Dutch universities are held in high regard
PhD candidates of Utrecht University are required to offer a digital version of their thesis to the university library. The thesis will then be incorporated in the Utrecht University Repository (formerly known as the Igitur Archive). This is the digital scientific archive of the university. This provision is part of the Doctoral Degree Regulations.
CGS is leading the graduate community in discussions about the future of the PhD dissertation, and we invite you to join us.
Broadening notions of PhD career paths; team science; big data: so much about doctoral education is changing. Should dissertations change too? If so, how?
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A candidate must present a dissertation demonstrating original and independent investigation and achievement. A dissertation should reflect not only a mastery of research techniques, but also ability to select an important problem for investigation, and to deal with it competently.
For information about submitting a dissertation, please see Thesis/Dissertation.
It is an educational experience which demonstrates the candidate’s mastery of research methods and tools of the specialized field;
It demonstrates the student’s ability to address a major intellectual problem and arrive at a successful conclusion; and,
- Typically a PhD dissertation contains six chapters: one chapter with a general introduction, four chapters with results of original research and one chapter with a general discussion, conclusions and perspectives
- Generally, a minimum of two research papers should have been published in an international peer-reviewed scientific journal or been accepted for publication
- The PhD candidate is the sole first author of the majority of the publications
- Typically, the publications have been published not longer than five years ago
- The PhD dissertation is presented in book form and written in English
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The doctoral thesis proves that the candidate has acquired the ability to plan and perform research independently and interpret the results competenly and that the candidate is capable of solving essential problems in their respective scientific field with success.
At least one paper with the candidate as first author must have been published or accepted for publication in a high-ranking peer-reviewed journal.