120 new doctors graduate every year from the University of Tampere. The Doctoral degree takes approximately 4 years and is worth 240 ECTS credits. Doctoral studies require independent research and a Doctoral dissertation, which is defended in public.
Doctoral training in our University takes place in the University’s Doctoral School consisting of the doctoral programmes of respective academic Faculties. All doctoral students of the University are members of a doctoral programme and of the University Doctoral School. Doctoral training and doctoral degree consist of individual scientific or artistic work, subject spesific studies and other studies. Special attention is paid to internationality and methodological, working life and researcher skills.
These web pages include information on applying for doctoral studies, our doctoral programmes, supervision and planning of studies, joint doctoral courses, available funding opportunities and the organisation of doctoral training at the University of Tampere.
Upcoming Doctoral Defenses