Doctoral education

Doctoral programme committee (School of Business)

The Doctoral programme committee of the School decides about developing the content of the doctoral programme, prepares the curriculum and admission criteria and makes various decisions related to the evaluation process of the doctoral theses of individual students, among other things. The doctoral degree committee comprises a chair and 4 – 6 professorial members merited in doctoral education and representing the central fields of research of the school. In addition, the committee has a doctoral student member representing the fields of research of the school.

Members of the Doctoral Programme Committee

The doctoral programme committee comprises a chair and 4 – 6 professorial members merited in doctoral education and representing the central fields of research of the school. One of the professorial members may be from another school within Aalto University. In addition, the committee has a doctoral student member representing the fields of research of the school. The committee elects a vice chair from among its members. The committee may have deputy members.

The term of the Doctoral Programme Committee is four calendar years. The term of the current committee continues until 31.12.2023. Student representatives are appointed for one calendar year at a time, by the proposal of the Student Union AYY.

Chairperson: Johanna Moisander

 Members Deputy members

Prof. Pauli Murto
Dept. of Economics
(Vice chairperson of the committee)

Prof. Matti Liski
Dept. of Economics
Prof. Matthjis Lof
Dept. of Finance
Prof. Juha Joenväärä
Dept. of Finance
prof. Lasse NIemi
Dept. of Accounting
Prof. Vikash Sinha
Dept. of Accounting
Prof. Alexei Gloukhovtsev
Dept. of Marketing
Prof. Kushagra Bhatnagar
Dept. of Marketing
Prof. Matti Rossi
Dept. of Information and Service Management
Prof. Markku Kuula
Dept. of Information and Service Management
Prof. Samula Patala
Dept. of Management Studies
Prof. Ewald Kibler
Dept. of Management Studies
doctoral student Tom Railio 2022 doctoral student Iaroslav Kriuchkov 2022

Secretary: Planning officer Hanne Lehtinen

Meetings and deadlines 2022 and 2023

Doctoral students will be informed of the decisions concerning them after the meeting.

Deadlines for proposals Meetings
11.11.2022 21.11.2022
13.12.2022 23.12.2022
Spring 2023  
16.1.2023 26.1.2023
7.2.2023 17.2.2023
13.3.2023 23.3.2023
11.4.2023 20.4.2023
15.5.2023 25.5.2023
9.6.2023 20.6.2023
NO DECISION WILL BE MADE BETWEEN: 21.6.-23.8.2023  
Autumn 2023  
14.8.2023 24.8.2023
15.9.2023 25.9.2023
16.10.2023 26.10.2023
6.11.2023 16.11.2023
7.12.2023 18.12.2023

Tasks of the Committee

The doctoral programme committee shall

  1. appoint the examiners of licentiate theses and decide on the approval or rejection of theses,

  2. appoint the preliminary examiners of dissertations at the proposal of the professor representing the department,

  3. grant permissions to defend dissertations;

  4. appoint the custos and opponent for the public defense and

  5. decide on the approval or rejection of dissertation and

  6. give statements concerning doctoral education.

Bylaws of the Aalto University School of Business 1.9.2016

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