PREPARATION OF FINAL THESIS
Final thesis is prepared according with those documents:
Regulations for the preparation, defense and storage of research papers of students studying at Vilnius University
Recommendations for the clearance of works, citation and presentation of literature and other sources
Student prepares the final work honestly and independently. The principles of academic honesty in scientific activities and signs of plagiarism are presented in items 18 and 19 of the Vilnius University Code of Academic Ethics.
LOADING OF THESES TO VUSIS AND WARRANTY
Submission of final thesis and their metadata to VUSIS takes place according the procedure of administration of written works placed in the study information system of Vilnius University.
If there are appendices in the final work, they must be combined with the main part of the work. Only one document in PDF format is uploaded to VUSIS.
Only by uploading the work to VUSIS is possible to complete the warranty. By completing the warranty, the student confirms that the work is prepared independently and honestly. Application or embargo period required for the final theses is provided in warranty. Necessity and duration of embargo period (may not exceed 60 months), need to be consulted with supervisor
The works must be uploaded to VUSIS not later than 7 working days before the day of the final work defense.
Printed work and warranty are not provided to the department.
AUTHORIZATION OF SUPERVISOR TO DEFEND THE THESIS
The final thesis can be defended only if the supervisor of the final thesis decides that the final thesis is properly prepared, written in the correct language and meets other requirements for the final thesis.
After the student uploads the final work to VUSIS, the supervisor performs a computer check of the independence of the final work using EPDS (Electronic plagiarism detection subsystem). After verification, a final work revise report is formed, which indicates the amount of overlap of the electronic document of the final work with other electronic documents in percentage terms, and if any overlaps are identified, comments are provided.
The decision of the thesis supervisor to allow the defense of the final thesis is confirmed by VUSIS (marking the mark allowed / not allowed to defend) not later than 6 working days before the date of the defense of the final thesis.
REVIEW OF THESES
The administrator of the department / program sends the final theses together with the reviewer's evaluation form to the reviewer no later than 5 working days before the day of the defense.
The reviewer sends the completed reviewer's evaluation form and feedback on the final thesis to the department / program administrator and the student in the e-mail box provided by VU not later than 24 hours before the beginning of the meeting of the final thesis defense commission.
Administrator of the program pharmaceutical chemistry – Gintarė Rimkutė, .
The final theses defense for students of the Institute of Geosciences: 1–8 June, 2023
The final theses defense for students of the Institute of Chemistry: 1–11 June, 2023
The final work may be defended in a closed meeting of the commission if the results of final work are not made public. The institution requesting closed defense shall apply in written form by e-mail not later than 1 (one) month before the beginning of the defense of the final theses provided in the respective study program.