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Promotion and the doctorate degree diploma

Based on the proposal of the member faculty where a doctoral candidate completed all requirements set out in the study programme and successfully defended their doctoral dissertation, the Rector shall promote a doctor of science.

That promotion shall be a public ceremony. The promotion procedure shall be set out in a special protocol that shall be defined by the Rector and prepared in accordance with the tradition of promotions at the UL.

The Rector shall carry out the ceremonial promotion of new doctors of science and award their doctoral degrees.

The ceremonial promotion shall be attended by doctoral candidates, the deans of the member faculties at which the doctoral candidates defended their doctoral dissertations, mentors and co-mentors, and invited guests.