All doctoral students must have a supervision commitment document. In it, the PhD student, tutor, supervisor(s) and the EsDUVa undertake to:
- To be familiar with and comply with the regulations governing doctoral studies.
- Respect the rights and duties of doctoral students, tutors and thesis supervisors established in the Regulations of the Doctoral School of the UVa, as well as in the Code of good practice in research and the Guide to good practice for the tutoring of doctoral students and the direction of doctoral theses.
This document must be signed by everyone within three months of registration.