Application and appointment as docent at the LTV faculty

Last changed: 30 January 2024

Being appointed docent at SLU is a step in the academic career and proof that the person has developed their academic expertise after being awarded their doctoral degree and that these skills are of a quality required to act as principal supervisor.

Since 1 January 2019, all four faculties at SLU have common guidelines for the appointment of docents. Read the guidelines here

You apply to be appointed docent in one of the Doctoral Education Subjects available at the faculty, and this subject must be stated in the application. Read more about Doctoral Education Subjects at the LTV faculty here

Instructions for application

At any given time, you have the possibility to see what the application form for docent looks like as you can find instructions and application template below. Instructions and template for the docent application at the LTV faculty


Click here for the application

The application for appointment as a docent is processed on two occasions per year, with application deadlines of 1 March and 15 September. The application period opens one month before each application deadline.