Regulations for Doctoral Studies and Study Regulations

II.5.2. Progress review committee

The vice dean for research approves the composition of the progress review committee at least eight working days before the progress review.

67. The progress review committee consists of at least three members who hold a doctoral degree or equivalent qualification. If the curriculum or the specialisation of the doctoral programme is managed by an institute, at least one member of the committee must be from outside the institute.

68. The progress review committee has the quorum if at least three of its members with the right to vote attend the meeting. The member of the progress review committee is obliged to participate in voting except in the case specified in clause 69. The member of the committee cannot abstain from voting. A decision is adopted if more than a half of the members of the committee with the right to vote have voted in favour.

69. If a member of the progress review committee is the supervisor or a connected person for the purposes of the Anti-corruption Act to the reviewed person, the member withdraws from taking the progress review decision regarding this particular person and the number of participants in decision-making is reduced by one.