The Dissertation Committee

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The Dissertation Committee is appointed by the Board of Doctoral Education to oversee compliance with the examination rules and to ensure the highest possible quality of theses published by Karolinska Institutet.

Applications to defend a thesis or hold a licentiate seminar are to be submitted to the Dissertation Committee as instructed on this website or the various forms. 

Meeting dates

The defence is to be held within the specified dates. Please note that the earliest possible date is stated strictly without margins either way. We recommend that you add a week or two to allow for unforeseen eventualities.

Autumn Semester 2017

Meeting Deadline Earliest possible date of defence
2017-08-21 2017-08-07 2017-10-27
2017-09-05 2017-08-22 2017-11-10
2017-09-18 2017-09-04 2017-11-24
2017-10-03 2017-09-18 2017-12-08
2017-10-16 2017-10-02 2017-12-20
2017-10-31 2017-10-16 2018-01-19
2017-11-13 2017-10-30 2018-02-02
2017-11-28 2017-11-13  2018-02-16
2017-12-11 2017-11-27 2018-03-02

Spring Semester 2018

Meeting Deadline Earliest possible date of defence
2018-01-09 2017-12-11 2018-03-16
2018-01-22 2018-01-08 2018-03-29
2018-02-06  2018-01-23  2018-04-13
2018-02-19  2018-02-05  2018-04-27
2018-03-06  2018-02-20  2018-05-11
2018-03-19  2018-03-05  2018-05-25
2018-04-10  2018-03-22  2018-06-15
2018-04-23  2018-04-09  2018-08-17
2018-05-07 2018-04-19 2018-08-31
2018-05-21 2018-05-03 2018-09-14
2018-06-05 2018-05-22 2018-09-28

Defence dates

  • Spring Semester 2017: 9 January - 22 June
  • Autumn Semester 2017: 14 August - 20 December

​​Dissertation Committee members

Chairperson

  • Erik Sundström
  • Lena Palmberg

Other members

  • Andrej Weintraub
  • Mia von Euler
  • Dagmar Galter
  • Claes Frostell
  • Ulrika Ådén
  • Per-Arne Lönnqvist
  • Adnane Achour
  • Maria Eriksson
  • Lena Wettergren
  • Claudia Lampic
  • Margaret Sällberg Chen

Student representatives

  • Simone Setterberg
  • Iuliia Savchuk

Contact

Administrative officer

Eva Bjur

Phone: +46-(0)8-524 865 52
Organizational unit: Grants Office
E-mail: eva.bjur@ki.se

Administrative officer

Catherine Bollö

Phone: +46-(0)8-524 863 62
Organizational unit: Studieadministrativa enheten
E-mail: catherine.bollo@ki.se

Administrative officer

Gunilla Hovén Malinowski

Phone: +46-(0)8-524 860 22
Organizational unit: Studieadministrativa enheten
E-mail: Gunilla.Hoven-Malinowski@ki.se

Administration