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The Department of Geological Sciences has three research education programs. This education ends with a degree as Licentiate of Philosophy and/or Doctor of Philosophy in one of the three following programs:

Geochemistry (PhD program) (637 Kb)
Geology (PhD program) (659 Kb)
Marine Geology (PhD program) (637 Kb)

Professors in charge of the three research education programs are:
Magnus Mörth – telephone: +46 (0)8 16 47 31, e-mail: magnus.morth[at]
Alasdair Skelton – telephone: +46 (0)8 16 47 50, e-mail: alasdair.skelton[at]
Martin Jakobsson – telephone: +46 (0)8 16 47 19, e-mail: martin.jakobsson[at]

Please do not hesitate to contact other researchers at the department. Brief presentations of Academic Faculty and PhD students activities can be viewed at staff

Questions about applications etc., should be directed to the Director of Studies:
Malin Kylander

phone +46 (0)8 674 78 98,
e-mail: malin.kylander[at]

Download PhD handbook (the file is being updated, sorry for the inconvenience)

Admission to the PhD program is only possible by applying to an announced PhD position. Carefully follow the instructions for making your application as indicated in the announcement, and submit your documents before the deadline.

The deadlines for applications for PhD positions at the Department of Geological Sciences are:
January 15 and September 15: Available positions are announced
February 15 and October 15: Deadline for applications