21. In a doctoral programme, is there a minimum period of time to defend the thesis from the time of enrolment?

Yes, a minimum period of two years will be required from the date of the enrolment. In any case, the commitment Document, the Research plan and the Activities document shall be completed as a preliminary step to the defence of the doctoral thesis. These documents shall have the approval of the tutor and of the director. Furthermore, students must have spent at least one evaluation of the academic committee.