To document in-depth knowledge of the doctoral candidate’s research field and to discuss progress in the candidate’s own project. Specifically, to (1) test the candidate’s knowledge of the research field, (2) evaluate the candidate’s capacity to succeed with a PhD, (3) discuss and evaluate the progress of the research project and its feasibility for publication in a peer-reviewed journal, and, (4) define the goals for the remaining period of doctoral studies.
Two years (24 months) after starting the GCB PhD program as determined by your application date (April 15, August, 15, December 15)
GCB Promotion Regulations (unofficial English translation)
Art. 7 4 After two years at the latest, the doctoral candidate presents the research data gathered up to this point to the Thesis Committee in the form of a presentation/seminar (mid-term evaluation). The Thesis Committee evaluates the performance with a grade according to Article 9 paragraph 3. [Version dated 10.10.2019/12.12.2018/24.6.2019]
The candidate is expected to organize the talk and schedule a date in agreement with the thesis committee.
Prepare your presentation/talk.
Download the Mid-term Evaluation protocol form (see bottom of this webpage for the download)
Type in the information already known, e.g.,