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After the PhD defense
After the defense, The Graduate School issues the PhD diploma - both in Danish and English.
The diploma is signed by the Dean, and a statement from the Head of the Graduate School is enclosed. The diploma is sent out as soon as possible after the degree has been conferred
Publication of the dissertation
After the defence, the printed thesis is made publicly available as the author submits one copy to the Graduate School.
This copy is forwarded to the University Library of Southern Denmark. The thesis is the author's property and cannot be made subject of loans or dissemination without the author's written consent. This can be issued by the author on a form which the Graduate School Secretariat send to the University Library along with the thesis.
Each year in June, SDU hosts a ceremony for all new PhDs.
The University invites an external guest lecturer, and there are musical contributions by students from Carl Nielsen Academy of Music, Odense. The event is concluded by a reception. You will be invited to the event, when you have been awarded your degree.
Printed copy to SDU Library
After the defense, one printed issue of the thesis must be send to the Graduate School at the following adress:
J. B. Winsløws Vej 19, 3. sal
5000 Odense C.
The printed PhD thesis is made publicly available after the defence. One copy is given to the Gradate School – for forwarding to the SDU Library. The PhD thesis is the author's property and cannot be loaned or disseminated without the author's written consent. This can be given by the author on a 'Permussion to lend'-form that is sent to the SDU Library, along with the PhD thesis.