The applicants for postgraduate studies should use the online application form which is open during the application period (link coming soon). Please note that you need a supporting statement from your supervisor(s) and supervising professor for the application form so the first step in the application process is choosing the right doctoral programme and finding a supervisor.
The following information is needed for the application:
- research proposal
- study plan
- supporting statement from a supervisor(s) and a supervising professor
- title and summary of your Master's thesis (or equivalent)
- officially certified copies of your Master's diploma (or equivalent) and a detailed transcript of studies included in the degree (if your previous degree is from the University of Helsinki a normal copy is enough)
- verification of language skills
The research plan can (and should) be made by using the University of Helsinki research template. Study plan should be made according the degree requirements of the doctoral school you are applying to. The degree requirements can be found in Weboodi course catalogue service. General information about the structure of the degree and doctoral thesis can be found here.
Please read carefully all the information and instruction about submitting officially certified copies of your educational documents here if your Master's degree (or equivalent) is not from the University of Helsinki.
Research proposal, study plan and summary of Master's thesis will be included in the electronical application form. Additional appendices must be attached to the electronical application form. If your research proposal includes for example pictures, you can complete your application by attaching the research proposal as an appendix. Scanned copies of your educational documents should be attached to the electronical application form.
Officially certified copies of diplomas and transcript of studies must be sent by mail to the following address:
Admission Services, P.O. Box 3, FIN-00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
Notice that all the required documents must be sent to the Admission Services by the application deadline.