Doctoral Academic Committee

Doctoral Academic Committee

The Doctoral Academic Committee was set up to:

  • evaluate and present for Senate’s approval doctoral programmes recommended by Faculties/Institutes/Schools boards, including applications, requests to transfer from M.Phil. to Ph.D., including the composition of boards assigned to assess submitted work, and thesis examination
  • evaluate and present for Senate’s approval requests to formally restrict open access of specific doctoral theses
  • participate in the process of evaluating the quality of doctoral programmes, and
  • manage other academic matters related to the delivery of doctoral studies that are not assigned to other offices. 

Composition of the Committee

Professor Joseph Cacciottolo


Professor Simon Fabri
Professor Dominic Fenech
Professor Valerie Sollars
Professor Nicholas Vella
Professor Saviour Zammit
Academic Registrar (also as secretary)

Information for the Doctoral Academic Committee members [Intranet]