Should it be the case that a PhD student is unable to find a course on a specific topic - it is possible to create a study circle regarding the topic at hand. The study circle must be organized by a PhD supervisor (Associate Professor as a minimum). The material included in the study circle must be at a PhD level. If a master course is deemed to be highly relevant for a PhD study, a study circle revolving around the master course can be created. However, material must be addeded so that it is raised to a PhD level.
Prior to commencing a study circle, the head of the corresponding PhD programme must approve it.
ECTS allocated to the study circle (28 hours of workload PR ECTS) cannot exceed 3 ECTS and will be regarded as part of the 6 ECTS that can be obatined from conferences and the like.