For supervisors and PhD students at the LTV faculty

Last changed: 29 May 2017
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Page for PhD students, supervisors and course leaders for PhD courses at the LTV faculty. Links to rules, procedures and forms are collected on this page.

PhD student

On the staff web there is a portal for PhD students with useful information for PhD students.

Forms are available on the university form's page. In addition to the SLU joint guidelines at PhD level, the LTV Faculty has five general study plans for the faculty's doctoral education subjects.

If you are a PhD student, it may be good to know your rights and responsibilities. The PhD Student Council can help you find answers to some of your questions and it is a part of ASK, which is the students´ union.

Supervisor

On the staff web there is a portal for supervisors with information for supervisors. There you will find the university guidelines for SLU for students admitted before and after the 1st of January 2013 and the revised for students admitted after the 1st of July 2015

Forms are available on the university form's page. In addition to the SLU joint guidelines at PhD level the LTV Faculty has five general study plans for the faculty´s research subjects for doctoral education.

If you are a supervisor it may be good to know the supervisor´s responsibilities and requirements.

Course leader

If you are or wish to become course leader of a PhD course at the LTV faculty, a short guide on how to go about the application for funds from the PhD Education Committee (Forskarutbildningsnämnden FUN) to debriefing after completing the course will soon be available.

Basic courses at the LTV faculty

Basic courses in the PhD education

Following basic courses for PhD students are organized by the LTV Faculty but open also for students from other faculties. For further information on each course see Search for PhD courses . For upcoming changes of timetable, contact the assigned course leader, or Cecilia Alsved at the education centre.

PLG0032 How to write and publish a scientific paper, 3.0 credits. In spring every year. Contact: Åsa Lankinen 

PLG0039 Introductory course for PhD students, 1.5 credits. September- October every year. Contact: Åsa Lankinen 

PLG0045 Ethics and philosophy of science, 4.5 credits. In autumn every year. Contact: Georg Carlsson 

PLG0028 Popular Scientific Writing, 3.0 credits. In spring every other year: 2017, 2019 etc. Contact: Åsa Lankinen 

PLG0041 Research Design for PhD-students, 3.0 credits. November to December every year. Contact: Christina Kolstrup

PLG0044 Treatment of data in qualitative inquiry, 4.5 credits. February to April every year. Contact: Fredrika Mårtensson

PLG0042 Treatment of data - quantitative material, 4.5 credits. January to February every year. Contact: Jan-Eric Englund

Organized by the Library:

POG0071 Information retrieval and Methods for Scientific Communication, online course, 2.0 credits

February to March every year

Contact: Camilla Söderquist with application to: bibund@slu.se

 Schedule revised Nov 2016 BS

Doctoral education subjects

Doctoral education subjects at the LTV Faculty for PhD students admitted after Jan 1, 2016 (decided by the LTV Faculty Board 2015-11-04, 2015-12-16 and 2017-08-30)

1. Agricultural Science with the possibility of one of the following specializations: Work Science, Building Technology, Business Administration, Product Quality, Plant Breeding, Crop Production, Plant Protection Biology.

2. Horticulture Science with the possibility of one of the following specializations: Work Science, Business Administration, Product Quality, Plant Breeding, Crop Production, Plant Protection Biology.

3. Landscape Architecture with the possibility of one of the following specializations: Landscape Analysis, Landscape Planning, Environmental Psychology, Vegetation and Management

4. Biology with the possibility of one of the following specializations: Chemical Ecology, Plant Biotechnology, Plant Breeding, Plant Protection Biology.

5. Technology with the possibility of one of the following specializations: Work Science, Building Technology, Crop Production

Read more about doctoral education subjects at SLU.


Contact

Chair person of the doctoral education committee (FUN-LTV): Helena Persson Hovmalm (vice dean for doctoral education) Phone: 040-415521. 

Faculty directors of doctoral education:
Helene Larsson Jönsson, Department of Biosystems and Technology,  Phone: 040-415370. Responsible for doctoral education subjects in Science and Technology.

Åsa Klintborg Ahlklo, Department of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management. Phone: 040-415421. Responsible for doctoral education subjects in the Humanities and Social Sciences.

Administrator at the faculty office: Cecilia Alsved, LTV faculty office, Box 52, 23053 Alnarp, phone: 040-41 50 25 Secretary of the doctoral education committee (FUN-LTV).

Kristine Kilså, Coordinating Director of Studies, phone 040-41 50 31

Page editor: boel.sandskar@slu.se