Chapter 2. Duties and authorities
Article 2.1. The Doctorate Board
- The duties and authorities of the Doctorate Board follow from the WHW and are described therein.
- Insofar as decisions have been taken on the basis of these regulations by:
a. the chair of the Doctorate Board;
b. the secretary of the Doctorate Board, and;
c. the dean;
these decisions are made on behalf of the Doctorate Board.
- Contrary to the provisions of paragraph 2 sub c, decisions, insofar as they would be taken by the dean on the basis of paragraph 2, are taken at the Radboud Graduate School of Education (RDA) by the chair of the RDA Executive Board.
Article 2.2. The PhD supervisor
- The PhD supervisor is responsible for the training and supervision of the PhD candidate during the PhD track.
- In the performance of his or her task, the PhD supervisor is assisted by a supervision team as referred to in Article 3.9.
Article 2.3. The Manuscript Committee
- The Manuscript Committee is the body which, with due observance of the provisions of Article 3.16, decides in an objective and expert manner whether the PhD candidate has provided proof of competence to conduct independent academic research with his or her manuscript.
- In addition to the task referred to in paragraph 1, the Manuscript Committee advises the dean, with due observance of the provisions of Article 3.17, whether or not to establish a Cum Laude Committee.
Article 2.4. The Cum Laude Committee
The Cum Laude Committee is the body which, with due observance of the provisions of Article 3.21, decides objectively and expertly whether the thesis approved by the Manuscript Committee is of exceptional scientific quality.
Article 2.5. The Doctoral Examination Board
The Doctoral Examination Board is the body which, with due observance of the provisions of Article 3.33, decides whether the doctorate and, where appropriate, whether the 'cum laude' distinction can be awarded.