The doctoral students have representatives in all doctoral programs and schools. The representatives are elected for a period of two years at a time. Here you can find more information about what they do and who they are.
The tasks of steering committees
Steering committees develop the operations of a doctoral school/programme under the leadership of the director.
The steering committee of a doctoral school: 1) develops doctoral education in the field as well as the recruitment and application procedures of the school; 2) makes a proposal to the rector concerning the allocation of finances and other resources for the programmes in the doctoral school; 3) assures the quality of the programmes, and monitors their work, 4) works on other tasks related to the operations of the doctoral school.
The steering committee of a doctoral programme: 1) deals with the applications of those who have applied for the right to pursue a degree in the programme, organises a qualifying examination as well as an interview for the applicants, and makes a justified proposal to the faculty concerning the selected applicants; 2) plans the education in the programme, and develops it; 3) makes decisions concerning the principles of cooperation in the programme’s network; and 4) works on other tasks related to the operations of the programme.