The thesis must be published in both printed and electronic form. The thesis must be designed in accordance with the University's thesis templates:
Printing costs and any other thesis production costs are paid by the school where the doctoral student has completed his/her PhD studies.
The thesis must be printed in at least 70 copies, normally a maximum of 150 copies.
Prior to the production and printing of the thesis, the doctoral student must contact the Marketing and Communications Office (AMK) no later than six months before the defence date so that a schedule can be established.
The PhD student is responsible for distributing the thesis, at the time of the announcement, to:
- University Library (2 copies + electronic version)
- University's registrar (1 copy)
- Opponent (1 copy)
- Doctoral: Grading committee, deputy and chairman (5 copies) / Licentiate: Examiner (1 copy)
- Supervisors (1 copy each)
- Faculty Board (1 copy)
- Participants and audience at the licentiate seminar (approx. 25 copies)
Other copies are freely available to the doctoral student.
The printed thesis must be available at the University's library at least three semester weeks before the public defence or licentiate seminar.
Delivery of duty copies according to the Act (1993: 1392) on duty copies of documents is handled by the printing company. The university library does not belong to the compulsory copy libraries.
The electronic version of the thesis must be published in the University's publication database DiVA (Digitala Vetenskapliga Arkivet) no later than three semester weeks before the public defence or licentiate seminar.
For the electronic version of a compilation thesis, only the summarising chapter (kappa) is published in its entirety and for the thesis papers, the bibliographic information is registered. If possible, thesis papers are linked to full text by the publisher or parallel publication is used where possible. The author takes care of this (including checking agreements for the right to publish partial works).