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Supervisor’s rights and obligations:

- Participation in an admission interview with the candidate during the regular schedule of such interviews, eventually at a specially set date.

- Consent to the subject of the PhD thesis and joint work with the student on the thesis summary and research plan.

- In collaboration with the student, a supervisor prepares an individual plan of studies or prepares it him- or herself. Jointly with the subject of PhD thesis, this plan must be presented at the latest 2 months after the beginning of the academic year to the Field Board for its consent and specified according to Article 26, paragraph 2 of Charles University’s Code of Studies and Examinations.

- A supervisor regularly follows the PhD student’s progress and evaluates it according to Article 10, paragraph 10 of the Code of Studies and Examinations of the Charles University.

- In case a PhD student fails to meet his or her study obligations as defined in the individual study plan, the student’s supervisor informs the Field Board that developments corresponding to Article 10, paragraph 8, letter c) of the Code of Studies and Examinations have taken place.

- Supervisor proposes changes in the subject of the PhD thesis. Any change is presented to the head of the Field Board and the dean for their consent.

- Supervisor proposes the appointment of consultants from the ranks of academic employees of the faculty, eventually experts from allied institutes or other institutions who are in virtue of their special expertise and/or methodological and technical background capable of leading a PhD student either during a specific section of the PhD project or part of PhD student’s studies. A consultant must be appointed by the supervisor at the 1st Faculty of Medicine for a particular study programme.

- Supervisors of PhD students who had successfully graduated receive a remuneration according to conditions set in the Rector’s Directives No. 20/2018.

Further information intended for supervisors of PhD students is published at the Charles University website.


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