The portfolio, like the individual study plan, is based on 12 categories:

  1. Research process
  2. Research methodology
  3. Subject expertise
  4. Publication
  5. Teacher training and experience
  6. Conferences and seminars
  7. National and international cooperation with the research community
  8. Cooperation with wider society
  9. Ethical issues
  10. Career development
  11. Supervision/Supervisor(s)
  12. Administration, organisation and leadership).