Degree certificates are issued by the LTH Faculty Office on application by the doctoral student. Applications must be made on a special form.
If the degree requirements have been fulfilled at the time of application, it should take no more than 30 working days to issue a certificate.
The application is to include confirmation that all components required for the degree have been completed.
For a PhD, the doctoral student must have passed the courses included in the programme and have passed a doctoral thesis. The thesis must have been defended orally at a public seminar. A PhD comprises 240 credits.
For a licentiate, the student must have passed the courses included in the programme and have passed a licentiate thesis. The thesis must have been presented and reviewed at a public seminar. A licentiate comprises 120 credits.