Half-time review

  • The supervisor makes the assessment as to whether a doctoral student is ready for a half-time review seminar.
  • All mandatory courses are to have been completed.
  • The supervisor selects appropriate persons for the examining committee. Names of the proposed members of the examining committee are passed to the Head of Department, who formally appoints them.
  • A summary of the Ph.D. student's work is sent to the members of the examining committee and to other interested parties.
  • The half-time review is announced at the Department and, if relevant, at the clinic where the doctoral student is active.
  • The chairperson of the examining committee is responsible for the minuting of the half-time review. The form may be downloaded from MedFarm's homepage.
  • The examining committee provides advice for the Ph.D. student verbally and in the form of a written summary.
  • Finally, the examining committee approves or to rejects the work presented at the half-time review as a basis for a future Ph.D. thesis.
  • The minutes are given to Eva-Lena Wahlberg for registration in Uppdok. If you have any questions please contact Eva-Lena Wahlberg.


Director of post-graduate studies, Clinical units:
Lars Hillered, 018-611 42 42, Uppsala University Hospital

Director of post-graduate studies, Pre-clinical units:
Helgi Schiöth, 018-471 4622, BMC

Ph.D. student administrator:
Eva-Lena Wahlberg

Student representative in the Departmental Board:

Hedvig Zetterberg, PhD student Physioterapy

PM Admission seminar

Admission seminar aims to improve the quality of postgraduate studies through support of the proposed PhD-student and principal supervisor for planning the studies. Click here to read all informationProtocol - Admission seminar

When problems arise..

There may be times during your post-graduate studies in which you encounter problems or experience uncertainty. In addition to your supervisor, you can also seek assistance from the directors of post-graduate studies and the Ph.D. student representatives on the Board of the Department: please feel free to contact them!

Winner of PhD student Best poster relay at Neuroscience Day 2016

Andreas Tolf, Ph D student in Neurology, won the Ph D student Best poster relay with his poster/presentation. Congratulations! 

To read the motivation behind the decision please follow the link to the webpage.