Research Education

Postgraduate programmes - Here you'll find all the information you need about postgraduate programmes in the Medicine and Pharmacy disciplinary domain at Uppsala University.

For postgraduate students - Here you can find read about rules and regulations, forms, courses, tutoring, annual follow-up, half-time review, preparing a licentiate seminar/thesis defense and qualifications portfolio.

Supervising at doctoral level - The supervisor training course is a one-day course, mandatory for all main supervisors, offered twice a year, by the disciplinary domain of medicine and pharmacy. The course is held in English.

Education - The programme must comprise at least 240 credit points for a doctoral degree and at least 120 credit points for a licentiate degree. The programme is made up of a number of courses and a thesis.

Before the licentiate seminar and the public defence of a doctoral thesis - Find out more about Scheduling the public defence of a doctoral thesis, Applicate for public defence of a doctoral thesis and Applicate for licentiate seminar.

Doctoral students - The time as a PhD student can be one of the most exciting and rewarding periods of your life. However, the studies can also be demanding and impose unmanageable expectations. It is important to know the requirements that apply to you and where to turn if problems arise.

Doctoral studentships - Read more about employment terms and salary ladder for doctoral students.

Forms of study funding - There are several ways that doctoral students can fund their studies, which affect their work and employment conditions in different ways.

Application for Degree Certificate - Degrees and certificates are issued by the Graduation Office upon request.  All courses completed at Uppsala university that are intended to be included in the degree must be registered in Ladok before your application can be considered.

Doctoral Degree Conferment Ceremony
Twice a year the nine faculties at Uppsala University come together to celebrate the conferment of new doctoral degrees. One may participate in a Conferment Ceremony within three years of one’s doctoral disputation.

Research Education at the Medical Faculty

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