Twente Graduate School


Doctoral regulations

You can find the doctoral regulations of the UT (Dutch version also available) on the website of the Academic Ceremonies.

Questions about the doctoral regulations are answered in the FAQ section.


The PhD charter (English and Dutch) applies to all doctoral candidates at the University of Twente and is downloadable in English and Dutch.

If you have questions about the PhD charter, have a look at the FAQ section regarding the charter.

PhD policy

In 2014 the PhD policy at the University of Twente has changed. The rector explains about these changes in the video.

Forms doctoral candidates

Presently we are in the stage of implementation of the new PhD Charter. While this process is ongoing, the pre-existing procedure, including forms Annual Interview, Appraisal form for PhD-students, and Training and Supervision Plan for doctoral candidates may be used by employed researchers that started their PhD trajectory before 1 January 2014.

All doctoral candidates who started in 2014 or later have to maintain their ProDoc account including the T&SP, together with their supervisor. Standard forms are available for the Qualifier report, Assessment interview form for employee, Evaluation form for employees 2+year, and the Progress interview for non-employee. These forms can be uploaded in ProDoc.