The glossary below includes the English terms employed in the context of the LINK EDU-RES project. These terms are also used in the context of comparative report Analysing National and Institutional Doctoral Regulation. The terms are used to describe for concepts commonly used in the context of doctoral education as provided across the universities part of the YERUN Network and the countries in which they are located. The definition therefore indicates how a particular term is understood in the context of the report and the project.

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There are currently 2 terms in this directory beginning with the letter S.

Member of academic staff responsible for supervising the doctoral candidate. Usually a professor or in any case a member of academic staff with a doctoral degree.

Supervisory Committee
Committee consisting of the doctoral candidate's (co-)supervisors and possible other members of academic staff overseeing the progress of the doctoral research and training.