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Procedure for deposit Ph.D. Computer Sc. Thesis

Here is the procedure if you want to deposit P.h.D. Computer Sc. Thesis to the Department of Computer Science and Operations Research. For more information, here is the presentation guide to master's theses and Ph.D. dissertations (in French).
Several forms must be submitted to DIRO’s secretary before submitting your M.Sc. Thesis:
« Avis de dépôt et Rédiger son mémoire ou thèse par article » :

  • Must provide the « Avis de dépôt de thèse » form  by sending it to the TGDE by mail in pdf format 2 months before deposit of the version for evaluation of your Thesis. See the form to be completed on the website of ESP.
  • If necessary, complete the « Rédiger sa thèse par article » form to request the writing your Thesis by article and send it to the TGDE by mail in pdf format. See the form to be completed on the website of DIRO.
  • The link for the Latex template can be found on the website of DIRO, "Important forms" section.
  • Write your Thesis according to the formatting of page 21 of the ESP’s « Guide de présentation de mémoire et thèse ». See the page on the website of DIRO in "Important forms" section.
  • IMPORTANT: The page 2 - Identification des membres du jury need to be included. See the template in the important forms section: Identification des membres du jury - Template.
  • With the approval of your supervisor, you must send the version for evaluation of your Thesis in PDF form by email to your TGDE
  • Following receipt of your Thesis:

    • The TGDE will send you the form "Receipt of Submission (Reçu de dépôt)" which you should electronically sign and promptly return to TGDE.
    • Upon receipt of this signed "Receipt of Submission" form, the TGDE will forward your Thesis to the jury members for the evaluation.

    IMPORTANT: The Thesis will not be sent until the signed "Receipt of submission" form is returned to the TGDE.

    • For the Thesis, the members of the jury must wait to receive the evaluation of the external examiner with his comments (1 month).

      1. On receipt of these comments, the other members of the jury meet and decide to recommend the defense of this Thesis.
      2. Following the defense, the student must take the corrections requested by the jury.
      3. The DIRO’s secretary will receive the form « rapport définitif » signed by all members of the jury and she will send an email to the student with the explanations for deposit his/her Thesis in Papyrus.
      4. The confirmation of the deposit in Papyrus will be sent to the DIRO’s secretary who will do the processing for the graduation. As long as the deposit in Papyrus is not done, the student will be registered each term with the status correction-evaluation.
      5. The student may apply for a « attestation de fin d’études » from :
        (The student must provide his name, matricule and number of his program of study) he / she must complete a form for a « attestation particulière” with the Registrar’s Office:

      6. The student must have paid all his tuition fees, check his address at home in his Student Center – Synchro. In order to receive his diploma within 6 to 9 months after the end the processing for the graduation, either by mail or at the graduation of his program, by the end of May of each year. See the “Collation des grades de l’Université de Montréal” website.