Science&Research

Doctoral schools and programmes

The University of Helsinki has a doctoral education system consisting of four doctoral schools and 32 doctoral programmes encompassing all University┬┤s research fields and doctoral students. The research fields of the four schools are based on cooperation in research and doctoral education.

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Doctoral schools and programmes

Doctoral school in humanities and social sciences

Doctoral programme in theology
Doctoral programme in law
Doctoral programme in philosophy, arts and society
Doctoral programme in history and cultural heritage
Doctoral programme in language studies
Doctoral programme in gender, culture and society
Doctoral programme in school, education, society and culture
Doctoral programme in psychology, learning and communication
Doctoral programme in social sciences
Doctoral programme in political, societal and regional changes
Doctoral programme in economics

Doctoral school in natural sciences

Doctoral programme in particle physics and universe sciences
Doctoral programme in geosciences
Doctoral programme in atmospheric sciences
Doctoral programme in chemistry and molecular research
Doctoral programme in mathematics and statistics
Doctoral programme in materials research and nanoscience
Doctoral programme in computer science

Doctoral school in health sciences

Doctoral programme in biomedicine
Doctoral programme in clinical research
Doctoral programme in population health
Doctoral programme in oral sciences
Doctoral programme in drug research
Doctoral programme in integrative life science
Doctoral programme in brain & mind
Doctoral programme in clinical veterinary medicine

Doctoral school in environmental, food and biological sciences

Doctoral programme in wildlife biology
Doctoral programme in plant sciences
Doctoral programme in interdisciplinary environmental sciences
Doctoral programme in the sustainable use of renewable natural resources
Doctoral programme in microbiology and biotechnology
Doctoral Programme in food chain and health