Anja Nygren, Professor
GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT STUDIES
University of Helsinki Doctoral School, Doctoral Programmes in Humanities and Social Sciences
(general information on doctoral education):
Doctoral Student Services for the Faculty of Social Sciences
(questions related to applying for doctoral study rights, and the examination of doctoral theses):
In the below listing of steering committee members, each person’s name is a link to their profile in the university’s People finder.
Finding supervisors willing to guide you through your thesis project is one of the most important steps when preparing your application. But it’s not always an easy feat. Here are a few tips on how to go about it:
Available below is a listing of current supervisors in the doctoral programme. The list is by no means definitive, and is only there to help you get started. The name of each supervisor has been linked to their individual research profile in the University of Helsinki Research Portal to help you find out more about their research interests.
From the research portal, you can also look up people for example using keywords related to your research. Keep in mind that the research portal lists all researchers affiliated with the University of Helsinki – including current doctoral students, who should not be considered as prospective supervisors. If the person is employed, you will see their job title on their profile page.
Supervisors at the Faculty of Social Sciences: