Courses and events


The studies in the DoCS programme consists of a doctoral thesis, scientific studies, and studies in transferrable skills (see details under Degree structure in the DoCS programme).  

The DoCS programme does not provide any regular courses, but it can organise intensive courses, seminars and guest lectures that are typically held by international guests. The DoCS programme organises for its doctoral students an annual PhD seminar that is a compulsory part of the studies.

More information on the PhD seminar and all the courses organised by the different education programmes and the Doctoral School in Natural Sciences for each academic year you can find from the WebOodi Course Catalogue Service or the My Studies pages.


The DoCS programme organises annually different kinds of events for its doctoral students and their supervisors. These include, for example, meetings of the DoCS supervisors and pizza seminars of the DoCS students.

The DoCS programme also takes part in arrangements of different workshops and summer schools together with its co-operation networks and other actors in the area of interest.