To do:

The dean may grant the ius promovendi to an associate professor, on the recommendation of a substantiated request by the head of department (check document below). Requests to grant the ius promovendi, need to be addressed to the dean, by sending an email to the Office of Doctorate Affairs

If the dean has granted the ius promovendi to the associate professor they can be the first or second supervisor (see document below). This admission as supervisor only counts for the applicable PhD trajectory. Next time a new request has to be submitted

At the time of the third approval, the associate professor must join the Superb Supervision Course at the dean’s request

Necessary documents:


The UHD with ius promovendi, is only allowed wearing a toga during the ceremony of the concerned PhD candidate