How to apply

On the next application periods for doctoral studies at the Faculty of Science and Engineering you can apply for the right to pursue a doctoral degree at the University of Turku and funded doctoral candidate position. The application time is
  • September 3-21, 2018
  • You can find application calls from the www-pages of each doctoral programme.

The second application time will be March 1-20, 2019. Then you can apply for the right to pursue a doctoral degree.

At the Faculty of Science and Engineering you can apply for the following doctoral programmes: 

In addition, you can also apply to the Doctoral Study Right at the Faculty of Science and Engineering and pursue your doctoral degree in the doctoral programmes coordinated by the Faculty of Medicine:
Please visit the www pages of the programmes for more information on how to apply.

How to apply and application documents

The application period begins on September 3, 2018 (00:00 Finnish time) and ends on September 21, 2018 (23:59:59 Finnish time). The application form is electronic (each  doctoral programme has its own application form). Applications arrived after the closing date for applications are not processed. 

The detailed application instructions and the link to the electronic application form will be published on the www-pages of each programme. Please also visit our www pages for updates. Before applying, please read the detailed application instructions carefully!

The application consists of an electronic application form and the required attachments (see the list of the required attachments from the application instructions of the doctoral programme you are applying to).

The decisions and the admission procedure

The applications are assessed by the doctoral programme and the Department in question after the closing date for applications. The decisions are made on basis of these assessments by the Dean of the faculty. The applicants are personally notified of the decisions. 

In the case of admitted applicants whose previous degree was obtained at an institution other than the University of Turku, the applicant has to deliver the original degree certificate documents to the faculty office as instructed in the acceptance letter. Acceptance will be conditional until the faculty has verified the authenticity of the documents.

Applicants not satisfied with the decisions can make a written request for correction from the Faculty of Science and Engineering within 14 days after being notified about the decision. Well justified requests must be delivered to:
Faculty of Science and Engineering, Sanna Ranto, Maaherran makasiinin, Henrikinkatu 10, FI-20014 Turun yliopisto.

More information 

If any questions regarding the application, please contact Chief Academic Officer of the postgraduate studies at the Faculty of Science and Engineering: sanna.ranto(at), tel. +358 50 325 4448.



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