Doctoral Programme in Molecular Life Sciences (4 yrs)

​The Doctoral Programme in Molecular Life Sciences (DPMLS) offers high-quality doctoral training that is based on internationally recognized research. DPMLS trains internationally oriented specialists with a wide knowledge on molecular biosciences and a special know-how on one of the main research areas. DPMLS offers doctoral education both in natural and technical sciences.

Application calls for a right to study at the doctoral programme in Molecular Life Sciences and the Faculty of Technology are annually open 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 Molecular Life Sciences you can study for Doctor of Philosophy degree in:

  • Biochemistry
  • Food Chemistry
  • Molecular Biotechnology and Diagnostics
  • Molecular Plant Biology

Doctor of Science (PhD Tech.) degree can be completed in:

  • Biotechnology
  • Food Development
  • Sustainable Bioenergy

Contact Information


Tohtoriohjelman johtaja:
Professori Eevi Rintamäki

Tohtoriohjelman koordinaattori:
Koordinaattori Sari Järvi