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Info about PhD Defences

On this website you can find information about docToral Defences at the University of Twente

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Doctorate Board

The Doctorate Board is the right place for questions and regulations concerning your Doctoral Defence and is part of Eenheid Secretaris. The Board contains the deans of the five faculties and is presided by the Rector Magnificus and is supported by the secretariat.


The library can help with the publication of your doctoral thesis. 

  • Info desk tel +31 53 489 2777

Public Defences

Public defences are held on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at 12:45, 14:45 and 16:45

Secretariat of the Doctorate Board:
Astrid ScholtensMariska Buurman 
Phone: +31 53 489  4242
Gebouw: Ravelijn room 4266