Applying a right to pursue a doctoral degree at the University of Helsinki and applying funding for doctoral training are separate processes. The right is always applied from a faculty whereas funding can be applied from various sources. The deadlines for applications vary in the faculties affiliated to the doctoral school:
- In the Faculty of Science an application can be submitted continuously.
- In the Faculty of Arts there are two application deadlines each year.
- In the Faculties of Agriculture and Forestry, Biological and Environmental Sciences, and Pharmacy there are four application deadlines each year.
Please notice that as of autumn 2017 the University of Helsinki will have common admission periods for doctoral candidates. During the academic year 2017-2018 the admission periods are as follows:
1-14 September 2017
1-14 November 2017
1-14 February 2018
3-16 April 2018
In DONASCI doctoral programmes all admission periods are available. Further information about the admissions are available here.