Courses and programmes
On this page you will find information on how to apply for our course The Viking Age in Northern Europe and along the Eastern Routes 7,5 hp and how ta apply for a PhD position at our department.
At the moment we only offer one first level course in English: The Viking Age in Northern Europe and along the Eastern Routes 7,5 hp.
We have several PhD-students from different countries and if you are English speaking, you can apply for a PhD position at the department. The Faculty of Humanities announces new PhD positions twice every year.
The Viking Age in Northern Europe and along the Eastern Routes, 7.5 hp
The Viking Age in Northern Europe and along the Eastern Routes, 7.5 hp. This is a freestanding evening course given during the spring semester.
PhD studies at Stockholm University
The purpose of PhD studies is to train doctoral students in the disciplinary and academic tradition, but above all to develop independent and critically minded researchers. This page contains documents and guidelines for PhD studies at Stockholm University and the Faculty of Humanities.
Admission to PhD studies
The Faculty of Humanities announces new PhD positions twice every year. The last day for submitting your application is October 15th or April 15th.
If possible the department will announce PhD positions in Archaeology. Employment takes place in the form of a PhD position for 4 years.
PhD studies at the Department of Archaeology and Classical Studies
Individual study plan
The PhD student and their supervisor will after consultation set up an individual study plan. The plan is to be followed up and updated once a year.
The individual study plan contains a schedule for the duration of the PhD studies, information about the form of supervision, a summary of the commitments by both the PhD student and the Faculty Board, as well as other information necessary to carry out the education in an efficient way. (HF 6 36 §)
PhD students use the template provided by the Faculty for Humanities: Individual study plan (187 Kb)
When your dissertation is nearing completion, you should discuss with your advisors whether it is ready for the defence. You will also need to take care of a number of practical details which involve different parts of the university administration. This page provides key information about your Ph.D. defence.
1. Book a date and time for your public defence
2. ISBN & ISSN
3. Formatting the title page (aka spikblad)
4. Printing the doctoral thesis
5. Distrubuting the thesis before the defence
6. Notifying the public of the defence (aka nailing the thesis)
PhD Counsel at the Department for Archaeology and Classical Studies
The PhD counsel for Archaeology and Classical Antiquity is watching over the interests of the PhD students at the department.
The board consists of the following members:
Maiken Hemme Bro-Jörgensen
David de Lorenzi Turner
Templets and Visual Identity for Dissertations at Stockholm University
Stockholm University has rules about the visual identity of dissertations. Our preferred procured printing agency and all others that you are permitted to partner with follow our InDesign template for dissertation covers. Through the library, you can also acquire the title sheet template. In the manual for visual identity (site in Swedish) you can read more about this.
If you need help with the layout, to typeset your text in InDesign, translation or proofreading, the university has tendered these services (site in Swedish).
Inauguration of new professors and conferment of doctoral degrees
Among the common academic traditions at universities and higher education institutions in Sweden, the most important are the professorial installation and doctoral conferment, both dating from the Middle Ages.