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What is a Joint Educational Placement?
A Joint Educational Placement (JEP) is an opportunity for individual students to pursue their doctoral degree program under the joint supervision of faculty from U of T and a collaborating Canadian or international university.
two main ingredients: (1) an existing or emerging collaboration between a supervisor at the University of Toronto and a faculty member at another institution
and (2) a full-time doctoral student whose research interests are shared with the two supervisors.
If successful, the student will be awarded a
single doctoral degree from the lead institution. The University of Toronto will issue a parchment and transcript indicating that the degree has been "awarded as a single degree under a Joint Placement arrangement with (the other institution)." This other institution may also issue a parchment.
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