University-funded doctoral researcher positions

The University of Helsinki Doctoral School (UHDS) provides annual funding for doctoral researcher positions in doctoral programmes. These doctoral researcher positions are designated as full-time work. The aim is that the university-funded doctoral researchers will pursue a post-graduate doctoral degree, which should be completed within four years.
Application periods and instructions

There is one application period each year for University-funded doctoral researcher positions for all of the University's doctoral programmes.

The next application period for salaried positions will be on 27.8.-9.9.2024.  

More detailed instructions can be found on the Instructions for students website.


Specific instructions and more information

Specific application instructions are published in June 2024 in the ’Instructions for students’ webpage, Please read carefully both the general and the doctoral programme specific instructions. 

General questions regarding the application can be addressed to

If you would like to know more about different doctoral programmes, research plans or supervisors, please contact the doctoral programme directly. Contact details can be found from the webpages of each doctoral programme.