Doctoral Training

For those who are interested to start doctoral training in a Biocenter Oulu project:

First you need to establish a contact with a potential supervisor. Please see the BCO research project pages and contact the corresponding Principal Investigator for the available options in the project of your interest. Most of the UniOGS doctoral students affiliated with Biocenter Oulu research projects are registered in the Health and Biosciences Doctoral Programme (HBS-DP).

Contact for inquiries concerning doctoral training in Biocenter Oulu research projects: Ritva Saastamoinen, coordinator, Health and Biosciences Doctoral Programme; tel. +358-(0)294 486102, e-mail: ritva.saastamoinen(at)

All information concerning the doctoral training at the University of Oulu in is found in the University of Oulu Graduate School UniOGS webpages. All doctoral candidates who have study rights in UniOGS are also registered in one of the four UniOGS Doctoral Programmes and the associated Doctoral Training Committee (DTC). Doctoral Programmes provide multidisciplinary field-specific doctoral training supporting the timely completion of the doctoral degree.

More information in the web pages of each doctoral programme:

Last updated: 11.10.2018