The purpose of this form is to plan and describe your research activities and courses which should comply with requirements so that it will help to write the PhD thesis and defend within 4 years.
PhD THESIS REQUIREMENTS:
Module 1: General Doctoral Courses (18 ECTS credits)
Module 2: Advanced Major-Field Courses (12 ECTS credits)
Module 3: Pedagogical experience (3 ECTS credits)
Module 4: Thesis Research & Development (201 ECTS credits)
Module 5: Thesis Defense (6 ECTS credits)
for your PhD Program.
At least two papers with Skoltech affiliation in WoS (Scopus). Requirement may vary within different PhD programs and is available for each program
on the web-site
Two conference presentations with Skoltech affiliation at the International reputable conferences.
You should discuss all details of the Individual Plan with your Supervisor. Once the plan is completed, you could submit it as:
– you will receive an email with a summary of responses and a link where you may change your responses; or as
a final version
– in this case the final version of the Individual Plan will be automatically sent for approval to your Supervisor, then to your PhD program Chairman and, finally, to the Associate Provost, Dean of education.
See "Status of this Submission" question in the end of the form.
You need to submit the final version of Individual Plan no later than January 17, 2021.
PhD student submission
17 January, 2021
31 January, 2021
PhD Program Chairman approval
14 February, 2021
Associate Provost, Dean of education approval
28 February, 2021
You will report at the end of academic year your progress based on the approved Plan at Annual Progress Review. You will need to update your Individual Plan only if the Doctoral Program Committee recommends you as the result of Annual Progress Review.
In exceptional cases, you can change the PhD program or/and the Supervisor. You should contact Educational office via online Skoltech Help Center.
The form is split in the following sections: