Information for doctoral students and supervisors

Last changed: 07 September 2021

This doctoral education portal lists links to webpages with information for doctoral students, supervisors or other staff working with doctoral education at SLU. The information is collected partly from different parts of the SLU staff web, but also to other webpages.

Guidelines and objectives

Doctoral education at SLU is regulated by Swedish law, and also by guidelines decided by the SLU Vice-Chancellor. SLU guidelines, degree outcomes, and forms connected to doctoral education. 

Admission of a new doctoral student

Introduction of new doctoral student

Illness and healthcare

After the degree

Advice and support

Information from the faculties

Joint and double degrees

Preparing and planning educational cooperation intended to result in a joint degree is a complex process that often takes a long time.

Educational cooperation aiming at a joint degree must be regulated by a written agreement. Both the Higher Education Ordinance and SLU's own guidelines stipulate special requirements that must be fulfilled.

About joint degrees

Guidelines for joint and double degrees - policy and rules that apply when two or more universities wish to set up a doctoral programme aiming at a joint degree.

About double degrees

Educational cooperation may also lead to a double degree. 

Information on travel grants for international cooperation is available from the Grants office.