Contact information

Are you interested in applying for PhD studies? Due to the large volume of inquiries, we cannot answer to individual email queries on applying for doctoral studies. Instead, we ask you to fill in the a background query for those interested in doctoral studies at the Faculty of Arts. We will answers questions submitted using the background query form as soon as possible, but within a month at the latest (sooner during and near application periods).

Postgraduate Student Services
Faculty of Arts and Faculty of Theology
P.O. Box 24

Visiting address: Metsätalo (Unioninkatu 40), C-wing, 3rd floor, room C322.

Office hours: Monday 10.00–12.00, Thursday 13.00–15.00, at other times by appointment. N.B No office hours from June 14th to August 2nd, 2018.

E-mail: hum-postgrad(at)

Tel: +358 (0)2941 22351, +358 (0)2941 21610

  • study counselling for postgraduate students
  • the examination process of doctoral dissertations / Licentiate theses and graduation

Tel: +358 (0)2941 23350:

  • the application process for salaried doctoral candidate positions
  • Chancellor's travel grants