SITE DO PPGEL
More information on PPGEL is available at the Program’s website www.uel.br/pos/ppgel. Forms used by the CCH Graduate Office are available at Forms.
CLASS TIME AND PROGRAMME
Class timetable and programs are available at Student Space (Program's website).
CCH GRADUATE SCHOOL SECRETARY’S OFFICE WORKING HOURS
Open to the public from Monday to Friday, from 1 to 5:30 pm. (Secretary: Rosely)
CONTACT BETWEEN THE SECRETARY AND THE GRADUATE STUDENT
The contact between the CCH Graduate School Secretary’s Office and students is done mainly by e-mail. Therefore, the student is responsible for updating his records with the Office. Information on events, meetings, academic activities and other types of information should be sent by e-mail. In addition, PPGEL offers other forms of contact and news dissemination.
GRADUATE STUDENT CONTACT WITH THE ADVISOR
Contact with the advisor is the student’s responsibility. E-mails of each teacher is available at Teaching Staff.
The periodical updating of the Lattes Curriculum by the student is mandatory for registration purposes at the CAPES data bank (Sucupira Platform) . This periodical updating of the Lattes Curriculum is of extreme importance for the Program since the student’s academic performance is part of the CAPES evaluation.
Any document should be requested at PROPPG (Office of the Dean for Research and Graduate Studies) since the CCH Graduate Studies Secretary Office is not allowed to issue documents related to the academic status of the student.
Currently, the Program offers CAPES/DS (Social Demand), CAPES/PDSE (PhD Sandwich program abroad) , CAPES/PNPD (Post-Doctoral National Program) ) and Fundação Araucária scholarships. To become apply, the student must meet all the requirements included in the funding/granting agencies distribution criteria (CAPES and FUNDAÇÃO ARAUCÁRIA), as well as the Program’s criteria. More information at Scholarships.
MASTER’S DEGREE CREDIT VALIDATION
Students entering the PhD Program already holding a Master’s Degree can request the validation of the Master’s Degree disciplines ( including Proficiency in a Foreign Language) via the UEL Postgraduate Student Portal, including all the necessary comprobatory documents ( when not issued by UEL). The validation of the proficiency in a Foreign Language is done by the Coordination.
DISCIPLINES VALIDATION AND/OR CREDIT TRANSFER
Regular students registered in disciplines as a Program Special student may request the validation and/or credit transfer of such disciplines via the UEL Postgraduate Student Portal, according to the current resolution. Students may also request validation and or credit transfer of disciplines taken in other nationally recognized Graduation Programs.
FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR PAPER PRESENTATION IN A SCIENTIFIC EVENT
Graduate students, except scholarship holders, can apply for financial assistance at the CCH Graduate Studies Secretary Office for the presentation of papers at a scientific event with at least 20 ( twenty) days prior to the realization of the event by presenting a copy of the work’s abstract, letter of acceptance of the work and event folder. The Coordination Committee will then define the amount to be granted to the student, according to the Program’s financial budget. In the beginning of the school year, the student must inform his/her advisor of his interest in participating in some events.
STUDENTS’ PRODUCTION REPORT
At the end of each school year, students must, mandatorily, write a report on all the activities developed during the year, to be included in the CAPES Report for program evaluation purposes. The report is available at Forms.
Activities offered to regular PPGEL students for the fulfillment of their course credit hours (to meet the requirements mentioned in the student’s resolution), with the presence of guest teachers. Students must, preferably in the first year, participate in Advanced Studies to fulfil the credit hours required by the Resolution. To validate these credits, students must, in the period informed by the CCH Graduate Students Secretary Office, go to the Program’s Secretary Office to request the inclusion of the activity in his/her transcript. In case of cancellation of an already registered activity, the student will have to go to the Secretary’s Office during the period pre-established by the Sticto Sensu calendar.
SEDATA – In Process Dissertations and Thesis Seminar, is a mandatory activity offered annually. During the seminar, students present their dissertations/theses. More information at Events.
After the conclusion of the credits required by the Program, the student, with the approval of his/her advisor must file an application for the Qualifying Exam at PROPPG (Office of the Dean for Research and Graduate Studies). However, the Qualifying Exam can only take place after the CCH Graduate Studies Secretary’s Office receives the application with the confirmation that the student is eligible for it. The advisor then will be notified and asked to appoint the members of the Defense Committee, using a specific form. The student will have to submit to the Secretary’s Office the necessary number of spiral bound copies of his/her Qualifying text (04 copies for the Master’s Degree and 05 copies for the PhD Degree. Between the dates for the text submission and for the qualifying exam, the Secretary needs a period of at least 45 days.
The already qualified student must submit to the CCH Graduate Studies Secretary’s Office the requested copies of his/her dissertation/thesis until the date set for that purpose (date for the course conclusion): 05 spiral bound copies for the Master’s Degree and 07 copies for the PhD Degree. Between the submission of the dissertation/thesis and the defense date, the Secretary needs 45 days minimum. All dissertation/thesis defenses are posted in the PPGEL website and made available to the general public. After the defense the student has 30 (thirty) days to submit the final hard cover copy of his/her dissertation/thesis, according to instruction given at the day of the defense.
CONCLUSION DEADLINE EXTENSION
The student who fails to conclude his/her dissertation/thesis in due time can ask for a one school year extension for the Master’s program and a two school year extension for the PhD program, with the approval of the advisor and Program Coordination. The following must be included in the request: justification, status of the dissertation/thesis and deadline set for the qualifying exam and/or public defense. This request must be submitted to PROPPG (Office of the dean for Research and Graduate Studies) until the date established for the conclusion of the course.