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Application requirements in Autumn 2017

Applying

From September 1, 2017 to September 20, 2017 the KEVEKO and OPPI Doctoral Programmes invite applications for:

a)  the right to study for a doctoral degree at the Faculty of Education, University of Turku
b)   fixed-term Doctoral Candidate positions
c)    both of the above (a and b)

For more information, please see the Call for Applications.

The right to study for a doctoral degree and/or fixed-term Doctoral Candidate position are applied by filling in an electronic application form and attaching the required application documents (see below) into the electronic application form.

The 'Apply here' banner (on the right) is a link to the electronic application system. The application form opens September 1, 2017 and closes September 20, 2017 at 23:59 (GMT +2).

The required application documents

a) Applying for a right to study for a doctoral degree at the Faculty of Education, University of Turku

IN ADDITION to the electronic form, the application documents 1-6 (+ 7) must be
submitted.

b) Applying for a fixed-term Doctoral Candidate position 
IN ADDITION to the electronic form, the documents 1-3 must be submitted. 
c)  Applying both of the above, i.e. a right to study for a doctoral degree and a Doctoral Candidate position
IN ADDITION to the electronic form, the documents 1-6 (+ 7) must be submitted.

Description of the application documents

1. Research plan

Please see the instructions of the Doctoral Programmes for writing a research plan (on the right).

The OPPI Doctoral Programme has recently revised their instructions. The given instructions have to be followed!

2.     Curriculum vitae (in Finnish or in English)
Please see the instructions of Academy of Finland for writing a CV.

CV includes a list of the publications.

3.     Motivation letter

Motivation letter is one page long freeform document, which includes the reasons for
applying for the doctoral studies and/or Doctoral Candidate position in the Faculty of Education, University of Turku.

4.     A copy of the degree certificates and the transcript of study records 

A. If the applicant has completed the former degree(s) which make him/her eligible for doctoral studies at a University in Finland, the degree certificates, the transcripts of study records and other educational documents which may influence in the student selection must be attached in the electronic application form.

B. If the applicant has completed the former degree(s) which make him/her eligible for doctoral studies at a University abroad (i.e. outside Finland), the degree certificates, the transcripts of study records and other educational documents, which may influence in the student selection must be attached in the electronic application form. If the original degree certificates and other educational documents are not written in English, Finnish or Swedish, official translations to one of these languages are required. Translations of the educational documents must be issued by the awarding institution, officially certified copy of a translation issued by the awarding institution, translated by an official translator or an officially certified copy of a translation made by an official translator.

Those applicants who have been granted the right to study and who have completed their studies at a University abroad have to submit officially certified copies of the degree certificates, other educational documents and the official translations of the documents to the University of Turku according to the instructions given in the admission notification. The right to study for a doctoral degree is conditional until this is done.

5.     Certification of the language skills

Please see the language requirements.  No other language tests or statements of the applicant's language skills will be accepted.

6.     An evaluation on the research plan and the applicant’s ability to carry out the doctoral degree filled in by the first supervisor

The supervisor delivers the evaluation directly to the Faculty of Education

7.     Those carrying out postgraduate studies elsewhere must present a reason for transferring to the Faculty of Education, University of Turku. In addition, a written consent from a previous supervisor is required

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