Program Councils

Full Council

The Full Council establishes the Program’s General Guidelines; approves and makes changes to the bylaws and the curriculum; establishes the criteria for accreditation and dismissal of faculty members; determines the number of places to be offered in the programs; defines the lines of research; manages the program’s financial aspects, distributes scholarships and supervises general academic activities. The council consists of the Program coordinator, all PPGECT faculty members, two student representatives from the Master’s program and two from the Doctoral program, as well as the Head of the Department that has the majority of the faculty members accredited in PPGECT.

Executive Council

The Executive Council monitors and executes the financial planning, creates commissions, approves changes of supervisor, as well as the calls for applicants, examining committees, student activity reports and general academic activities. The Executive Council proposes changes to the bylaws, the Scholarship Commission, the areas of concentration and lines of research, and handles the most frequent administrative tasks. The council consists of the current and preceding Program coordinators, two representatives from each Academic School connected to the PPGECT, two elected faculty representatives and two student representatives (one from the Master’s and one from the Doctoral program).