The activities of the Doctoral Program are planned by the
Council and directed by the Committee. The Secretary takes care of the accounting and
registers the students achievements.
The Council is composed of two faculty members and
one PhD student (plus a substitute) from each
university participating in the
Doctoral Program. The Director of the Ecole doctoral de l'EPFL
is a permanent invitee in the Council.
The responsibilities of the Council are as follows:
- To plan activities of the Doctoral Program and to
coordinate the activities with other graduate schools. The program of
activities is prepared and announced for each academic year.
- To elect the Committee among its members.
Council can delegate part of its responsibilities to the Committee
who runs the activities of the Doctoral Program in the periods
between the meetings of the Council.
The Committee is composed of a Director, a Vice Director, and
a PhD student. The Directors are faculty members.
The responsibilities of the Committee are as follows:
- To distribute the budget of the Doctoral Program between different
- To approve applications of graduate students for
entering the Doctoral Program and for participation in various
- To assign credits to graduate students
for successful participation in the activities
of the Doctoral Program or in other activities in mathematics
at the graduate level.
Faculty members of participating institutions are entitled and invited
to submit proposals
to the Doctoral Program Committee.