Doctoral education

Doctoral researchers at the University of Helsinki conduct research under the supervision of top researchers and as part of an international research community. In addition to research, the doctoral degree always includes scientific postgraduate studies that support the doctoral researchers’ competence in their research area as well as their future career prospects.
Are doctoral studies for me?

The completion of a doctoral degree is a long-term, yet rewarding process. Doctoral graduates from the University of Helsinki are scientific experts with a diverse education who can work in demanding academic research and teaching positions as well as specialist positions in the information society that require academic expertise. If you decide to apply here, start preparing in good time before the next application round and don’t forget to acquaint yourself with the different options for funding your doctoral studies.