Become a researcher

Doctoral studies leads to a degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) which comprises 240 credit in all, estimated as four years of full-time studies.

Student in the library.
Student in the library. Photo: Niklas Björling

Our PhD studies in Sociology and Sociological Demography are characterized as profound studies within specific fields and aims at bringing the doctoral student the academic traditions as well as making the doctoral student develop into an independent and scrutinizing researcher.

Read more about doctoral studies, application, requirements and our courses for doctoral students on our education pages

Read more about the Doctoral Student Council here

Here you find support for researchers and doctoral students including funding, dissertation support and funding calls

Support for researchers





Assistant Director of Studies, first and second level and PhD level
Director of Studies Graduate Level
Study Counsellor
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