Info for doctoral candidates and supervisors

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Are you already a doc­toral stu­dent?

The Instructions for Students website, aimed at current and old doctoral students, offers advice related to funding your studies, doing doctoral-level research and all the other information you need to complete a doctoral degree at the University of Helsinki. The instructions are grouped into themes, which you can find at the bottom of the front page. You can also search for instructions and bulletins with specific terms. Make sure that you have selected your degree programme.

Information on registering your studies or study modules is available in Instructions for students (log in with your University credential or choose Doctoral Programme in Drug Research from the drop-down menu).

THESSA  is an online tool used for planning and following up PhD studies. More information in the Instructions for students website. 

Information about travel grants and other funding opportunities for doctoral candidates can be found Instructions for students.

Remember to log in or choose the right doctoral programme on the top of page so that you see all relevant information.

Are you already a doc­toral stu­dent?

The Instructions for Students website, aimed at current and old doctoral students, offers advice related to funding your studies, doing doctoral-level research and all the other information you need to complete a doctoral degree at the University of Helsinki. The instructions are grouped into themes, which you can find at the bottom of the front page. You can also search for instructions and bulletins with specific terms. Make sure that you have selected your degree programme.

The procedure of thesis pre-examination depends on your faculty. You can find faculty-specific instructions in Instructions for students website.

For registration of individual study units as well as study modules (30 cr and 10 cr): see Instructions for students website.