At least two supervisors shall be appointed for each doctoral student. One of them shall be nominated as the principal supervisor. Doctoral students are entitled to supervision during their studies unless the vice-chancellor has decided otherwise by virtue of Section 30. A doctoral student who so requests shall be allowed to change supervisor. Ordinance. Higher Education Ordinance 6:28 (2010:1064).
The Head of Department shall appoint at least two supervisors for each doctoral student, by delegation from the Vice-Chancellor. One of them shall be appointed as principal supervisor, the others as co-supervisors. An even gender distribution must be taken into account when appointing supervisors. The doctoral student’s individual study plan shall state what roles the principal supervisor and co-supervisors have and how responsibility is divided between them. The individual study plan is signed by the doctoral student and the supervisors to confirm agreement on the contents and execution of the doctoral student’s programme.