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Doctoral studies

A third level education will give you a deeper knowledge of your subject and the tools to independently formulate problems and critically judge the results.

A third level education involves four years of study. The training usually includes a certain amount of teaching, which often makes the real time five years.

Entrance requirements

To meet the general requirements for admission to third-cycle education, applicants must have:

  • been awarded a second-cycle degree, or
  • completed course requirements for at least 240 credits, including 60 credits awarded in the second cycle, or
  • acquired substantially equivalent knowledge in some other way in Sweden or abroad.

You must also:

  • meet the specific entrance requirements for the position.

Admission

Admission to third-cycle studies is decided by the Faculty Board.

Announcement

The announcement of a postgraduate position is posted on the University website. Positions are published when they are available. Entrance requirements and the last date for application are specified in the announcement.

 

Contact us

For questions regarding the Department's third level education, please contact:

Martin Billeter, Professor
martin.billeter@gu.se
Phone: +46 31 7863925
Visiting Address:
Medicinaregatan 9C
Room number: 1136

Research

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