Doctoral Programme in Biology, Geography and Geology (4 yrs)

Doctoral Programme in Biology, Geography and Geology (BGG) offers high-quality and interdisciplinary doctoral training in natural science research. Traditionally strong areas in BGG are ecology, evolutionary biology, biodiversity, environmental science, physiology, genetics, physical geography, human geography and geology.

Application calls for a right to study are open annually in March and in September. In September call it is also possible to apply a fixed-term funded doctoral candidate position.

Next call for a right to study will be open March 1 - March 19, 2021. For more information, please click the purple box "Admission criteria and instructions for applicants".

At the Doctoral Programme in Biology, Geography and Geology you can study for Doctor of Philosophy degree in:

  • Biology (including Biodiversity)
  • Environmental Science
  • Geography
    • Physical geography
    • Human geography
    • Geoinformatics
    • Economic geography
  • Geology
    • Geology and mineralogy
    • Quaternary geology

Contact information

Email: sci-docstudies@utu.fi

BGG Director:
Associate professor Jon Brommer

BGG Coordinator:
Coordinator Sari Järvi