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Doctoral education

On these pages you will find information for doctoral students or staff working with doctoral education. 

Find a doctoral course

Search among the doctoral courses organised by SLU.

The ISP portal

The digital ISP portal is used to create and manage the doctoral students' individual study plans (ISPs).

New to doctoral education?

Information for newly admitted doctoral students or new supervisors.

Research schools at SLU

The research schools at SLU organizes courses and seminars.

Professional development and future career for doctoral students

For doctoral students, there are many different ways to develop their skills and many different career paths. It may be wise to discuss plans for future careers with the supervisor group, so that courses and education can be planned with the career plans in mind.

Need to talk to someone?

If you feel a need to talk to someone, a counsellor or psychologist, you can contact either the Occupational healthcare (företagshälsovården) or your local health centre (vårdcentral). You are also welcome to contact the University Chaplaincy (universitetskyrkan), they are open for everyone regardless of religious or spiritual beliefs. The Doctoral student ombudsman/counsellor at SLU is also available for advice and support. 

Travel grants for doctoral students

Doctoral students at SLU have different opportunities available when it comes to applying for travel grants.

A Swedish national PhD Handbook

The Swedish National SFS Doctoral Committee´s PhD Handbook – a comprehensive guide for doctoral studies in Sweden.

Published: 12 May 2023 - Page editor: lotta.jaderlund@slu.se