Induction conversation

The mandatory induction conversation between a new PhD candidate and the main supervisor aims at clarifying the expectations between the two parties.


Facilitate a conversation on topics like:

  • aim of the doctoral education
  • supervision (frequence of meetings etc.)
  • research (degree of independence etc.)
  • educational component/mandatory teaching
  • working hours
  • and more


icon of conversation


The completed forms shall not be collected or archived. 

Each department has its own adapted version of the induction conversation tool. 


Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics

Department of Biosciences

Department of Pharmacy

Department of Physics

Department of Geosciences

Department of Informatics

Department of Chemistry

Department of Mathematics

Department of Technology Systems

Natural History Museum