About PhD

The PhD research is mainly funded by external projects and doctoral schools.

Most PhD’s include full-time salary or grants from foundations. All PhD candidates participate in undergraduate teaching and different university tasks.

In the unit the doctoral thesis supervision include that:

  • PhD students are integrated to a research network in Oulu.
  • Study plans are developed in early stage in research and they are followed up regularly.
  • Research leads to scientific publications.
  • The research is directly related to current environmental issues.

Information on PhD education in Oulu

All students are part of UniOGS, for general admission requirements please visit the UniOGS pages.

If you already have a Master's degree, it may be possible to continue your studies to a Ph.D. degree in Oulu. The University of Oulu Graduate School, UniOGS, heads all the doctoral studies. However, if interested in this kind of work, please contact first the professor Bjørn Kløve or professor Kauko Kujala.

Last updated: 25.8.2016