Dissertation defence at FyFa
FyFa follows the general rules for dissertation defence at Karolinska Institutet.
General information about thesis defence
Time to defend your thesis (link to internwebben)
FyFa timeframe for public defence application
Send your completed public defence application to the Head of Department at FyFa at least one week before the last submission date of the application to the Dissertation Committee at KI. Prior to this, your application and attached documents need to be reviewed and signed by the applicable Director of Doctoral Studies at the department.
Transcript of public defence
The completed and signed transcription of your public defence should be handed to the FyFa educational administrator for doctoral studies, who sends it to the Dissertation Committee together with a LADOK extract (UT90).
|Phone:||+46-(0)8-524 872 29|
|Visiting address:||Course service desk |
von Eulers väg 4a, floor 3.
Opening hours: Mon-Thur 09:30-11:00, and 13:30-14.30. Fri 09:30-12:00 (closed for summer and winter holidays)
Opponent's fee and reimbursement
After the dissertation defence, your opponent is entitled to receive an opponent's fee of SEK 10 000 (minus taxes). Opponents are also reimbursed for expenses they have had in connection to the dissertation defence.
Ask your opponent for the following information:
- Full name
- Birth data
- A photo copy of his/her passport detail page
- Bank account number (for foreign bank accounts, please include the IBAN and SWIFT numbers)
- Tax registration number (TIN) in his/her country of origin (foreign opponents only)
- Receipts in original (flight tickets, taxi ...)
Submit the information to FyFa HR administrator Sofia Schilken:
Announcement of your thesis defence
Your thesis defence will be announced in the KI calendar when the electronic version of your thesis has been uploaded to the KI Open Archive database.