Department of Information Technology

PhD Studies

Get your PhD at the Department of Information Technology

All our PhD students are paid employees. This means that to become a PhD student, you should first apply for an open PhD position and then apply for admission to PhD studies.

PhD positions are advertised when funding is available, at both and A PhD position is limited to five or four years of full time, depending on whether teaching duties are included or not. The PhD education itself covers 240 credits, which corresponds to four years of full-time coursework and research.

PhD Studies at the Department of Information Technology

Applying PhD students: Read faculty-level information on becoming a PhD student, especially funding PhD studies, and forms for PhD admission and study plan.

Existing PhD students: Find PhD courses, department-level PhD manual (internal) and current PhD matters in LäsIT newsletter

In 2017, there was a national evaluation of PhD education in the subject of Computer Science (the other PhD subjects at our department are listed in the white box to the right): our submitted self-evaluation (in Swedish) and on-site interviews led to the best possible grade of high quality (in Swedish).

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Subject curriculum

Computer Science
with specialisation in database technology
with specialisation in computer science education research
with specialisation in computer communication
with specialisation in human-computer interaction (Swedish only)
with specialisation in embedded systems

Computerised Image Processing

Electrical Engineering
with specialisation in automatic control
with specialisation in signal processing
with specialisation in systems analysis

Scientific Computing
with specialisation in numerical analysis

Curricula for all these subjects.

Updated  2018-08-09 11:04:40 by Peter Waites.