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Research Plan


In collaboration with the supervisor, doctoral student draws up a research plan, stating both the goals and type of work as well as the doctoral candidates’ responsibilities.


The structure of the research plan in D-MAVT is as follows (no template available):

  1. cover sheet with working title of the thesis and the current date, and  with the name and signature of the doctoral candidate, the supervisor, and, if possible, of the co-examiners; 
  2. abstract, max. ½ page;
  3. scope of the project, research tasks;
  4. relevance and relation to current work carried out at the institute/department;
  5. literature review;
  6. capacity for additional research;
  7. time schedule;
  8. planned publications;
  9. teaching tasks;
  10. additional duties of the doctoral candidate.


The research plan must be submitted to the Student Administration Office within 12 months of receiving provisional admission to doctoral study, along with the form “Approval of the research plan” signed by the supervisor.


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