The PhD Council represents the interests of all LUCAS PhDs, internal, external, and otherwise contracted. It consists of five members who are appointed by the Academic Director for a period of two years.
The Council meet every two months with the LUCAS Management Team to discuss matters concerning the admission, training, and supervision of PhDs in the institute. It holds a general meeting for all LUCAS PhDs yearly and can be approached at any time for issues and questions.
The Council’s chair is part of the Advisory Board, and the council as a whole meets regularly with the other PhD councils of the Faculty of the Humanities. It keeps in contact with PhDoc, the PhD representation in the University Council.
The Council also organizes social activities, such as the monthly PhD lunches and the yearly PhD dinner, and it is in close contact with the LUCAS Management Team about the Graduate Program.