In order to encourage collaboration and contact between students and researchers at Technion and students and researchers in universities in Israel and abroad, Technion will operate, together with these universities, programs for granting a dual PhD to students who have studied for such a degree (hereinafter: the “Student”).
This procedure provides the mutual principles and guidelines on the basis of which Technion will engage with other universities (that are certified to grant a PhD in the same field) in an agreement to grant a dual PhD (hereinafter: the “Agreement to Grant a dual PhD”).
The Dean of the Graduate School of Technion will be responsible to manage the programs, adjust the programs to the guidelines below and the rules customary at the other universities, and for the admission of students.
At least two advisors will be appointed, at least one from each institution, for the student.
Duration of the studies
In special cases, with the recommendation of the advisors, the Dean of Technion’s Graduate School and the suitable entity of the other university may shorten or extend the duration of studies.
Candidacy examination, and final examination
Short description of the research proposal and the Dissertation
Granting the degree
A student who completes all of the academic requirements for the receipt of a dual PhD and meets all the student’s obligations towards both institutions will receive, in accordance with the Agreement for Granting a Dual PhD, a PhD from each of the institutions. The dilpoma will state that the research and the paper were performed in both institutions. Alternatively, the student will receive a PhD from the “parent university” and an accompanying document from the “host university”, all in accordance with the Agreement for Granting a dual PhD.
The rights to the knowledge developed during the course of the research undwer the Dual PhD will be equally owned by the “Parent University” and the “Host University”, unless otherwise agreed upon in advance by the “Parent University”, the “Host University”, the advisors and the student. The research results may be published only upon the consent of the advisors and the student. Publication of the results must acknowledge the fact that the reasearch was carried out as part of a Dual PhD Program at Technion Jacobs Graduate School and the other institute.
The Dean of the Graduate School will adapt these rules from time to timeso that they will adhere with the customary practice at the Technion and the other institute.
A. A student will receive, based on the student’s eligibility, scholarships and/or aid from the “parent university” for the duration of the student’s studies (including the student’s stay in the “host university”), as customary in the “parent university”, Or
B. A student will receive, based on the student’s eligibility, scholarships and/or aid from the “parent university” during the time in which the student is there, and scholarships and/or aid from the “host university” while staying there, based on the customary practice in each place regarding PhD students.
Technion has an Agreement for Granting a Dual PhD with the following Universities
- Politecnico di Milano, Doctoral School
- Technische Universitaet Berlin
- The Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) – Stockholm
- The University of Granada
- Leibniz Universitaet Hannover (LUH)
- National Tsing Hua University (NTHU) – Taiwan
- Sapienza University of Roma
- Technische Universitaet Darmstadt
- Paris Sciences & Letrres (PSL)