General criteria: Evaluation of the applicant’s dossier should take into account the
aims of the ID-TS, the tangible possibility of attaining them with the institutional members accepted into the network, and the indicators formulated (on the basis of the information presented in the application dossier) to gauge the network’s progress and to help guide programs that decide to reapply or renew membership.

Evaluation could seek to ascertain whether or not the admission requirements, program
objectives and learning outcomes, available resources (human, physical, academic, financial, technical) and activities are all appropriately aligned for successful student performance and completion of the doctoral thesis.