Deadlines in the thesis process

Below you will find an overview of the different deadlines you need to be aware of in your Master's thesis process.

  • The deadlines for applying for a supervisor and initiating supervision processes may vary from one degree programme to the next.
  • The deadline for submitting the master's thesis is common to all students at the faculty of Arts.

If a deadline falls on a weekend or a public holiday

The deadlines in the lists below are general deadlines - same date every year. If - one year - a deadline falls on a Saturday, Sunday or a public holiday, the deadline is the following weekday.

If af deadline has been changed because it fell on a Saturday, Sunday or a public holiday the deadline for submission of the second/third attempt is counted from the changed deadline.

If for example 1 June is a saturday:

  • The submission date will be the following weekday: 3 June
  • The submission date for the second attempt - 3 months counted from 3 June - will be 3 September 2020.

Application for thesis supervisor and submission of plan for thesis supervision

Thesis in the spring semester

Students at the School of Education
Deadline

Application for a thesis supervisor

1 November
(3rd semester)
Annoucement of supervisor allocated

1 December
(3rd semester)

Submission of supervision plan

15 January
(3rd semester)

Students at the School of Communication and Culture
and the School of Culture and Society
Deadline

Application for a thesis supervisor*

1 May
(2nd semester)
Annoucement of supervisor allocated*

1 June
(2nd semester)

Offer for introductory supervision meeting1 June - 31 August (2nd semester
Submission of supervision plan

15 December
(3rd semester)

*Students at Anthropology and Human Security are assigned a thesis supervisor at the first semester.

Thesis in the autumn semester

Students at the School of Education
Deadline
Application for a thesis supervisor 1 April
Annoucement of supervisor allocated

1 May

Submission of supervision plan

15 June

Students at the School of Communication and Culture
and the School of Culture and Society
Deadline
Application for a thesis supervisor*1 November
Annoucement of supervisor allocated*1 December
Offer for introductory supervision meeting*1 December - 31 January
Submission of supervision plan 15 June

*Students at Anthropology and Human Security are assigned a thesis supervisor at the first semester.

Submission of the Master's thesis

Thesis in the spring semester

To doDeadline
Submission of the "Thesis submission statement" 20 April
Submission of thesis 1 June
Assessment 30 June

Thesis in the autumn semester

To doDeadline
Submission of the "Thesis submission statement" 20 November
Submission of thesis 2 January
Assessment 31 January