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Doctoral education

A programme consisting of four years' full-time study and 240 credits, which leads to a doctorate. A licentiate degree consists of 120 credits and two years' full-time study. In order to be accepted for doctoral studies, you must have completed basic university education, with at least one year at second-cycle level. A doctoral student gains a deeper insight into their subject in their doctoral studies. A doctoral thesis constitutes at least 120 credits of doctoral studies (80 for a licentiate degree).

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Popular Science Communicating Forest Research

Increasingly the scientific community is recognizing the important role of ‘storytelling’ through popular science. Popular science outputs vary on the level of ‘creativity’. On one end of the

Seminarieserie "Utanför den akademiska världen": #1 Vetenskap och juridik

Seminar series "Outside of Academia": #1 Science & Law anne.honsel@slu.se Seminar series organised by PhD students from Umeå Plant Science Centre   Do you want to know which career paths are

Dissertation Meysam Nazari

Chemical and physical incorporation of bio-molecules into wood materials for energy storage charlotta.bergstrom@slu.se Meysam Nazari defends his thesis "Chemical and physical incorporation of

Diss Gesa Hoffmann

Stress & Granules Regulation of Cauliflower mosaic virus disease in Arabidopsis thaliana charlotta.eriksson@slu.se Gesa Hoffmann defends her thesis "Stress & Granules Regulation of Cauliflower

Diss Topi Haataja

Structure function studies of GH7 cellulases, key enzymes in the global carbon cycle charlotta.eriksson@slu.se Topi Haataja defends his thesis "Structure function studies of GH7 cellulases, key

Resebidrag för internationalisering av forskarutbildningen

If you, as a doctoral student, want to travel abroad within the framework of your education, there is now again the possibility to apply for a travel grant for the internationalisation of the

Diss Mathilde Brunel

Metabolites in fish and humans as a response to different food ingredients charlotta.eriksson@slu.se Mathilde Brunel defends her thesis "Metabolites in fish and humans as a response to different

Diss Viktor Thunell

Fish life histories in a warming climate: a mechanistic basis of change and a community context charlotta.eriksson@slu.se Viktor Thunell defends his thesis "Fish life histories in a warming


Advances in life cycle assessment, 5 HP/ECTS agnes.soto@slu.se This course gives an in-depth orientation of LCA. It includes a broad range of LCA-related topics: the methodology, its application,

Diss Jacob Dalgaard Christensen

Risk, reproducibility, and reproduction: Essays on scholar’s analytic decisions and consumers’ product purchases charlotta.eriksson@slu.se Jacob Dalgaard Christensen defends his thesis "Risk,

Ph.D course: Considering Uncertainty in Forest Management Planning

Ph.D course: Considering Uncertainty in Forest Management Planning dimitris.athanassiadis@slu.se Considering uncertainty in forest planning is crucial, allowing for the assessment and mitigation of

Forestry and Sustainable Development

PhD course: Forestry and Sustainable Development dimitris.athanassiadis@slu.se Forest resources, play a key role in achieving national and EU energy policy objectives. Sweden has committed to a net