Conferral of PhD degrees
The Graduate School Secretariat issues the PhD diplomas, which are both in Danish and English. The diploma is signed by the Dean, and the 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
The University of Southern Denmark hosts once a year in the month of June an event for all Faculties at Campus Odense to celebrate the 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.
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 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.