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Study at the PhD programme

The PhD programme leads to a PhD corresponding to 240 credits.

The programme is composed of coursework, and research leading to a dissertation.

Eligibility criteria are stated in current announcements of vacancies. 

Postgraduate positions are financed by the department, research projects or by external authorities and organisations.

Completion of the PhD programme usually takes four years of full-time studies.

The Department of Psychology has approximately 20 active PhD students.


Instructions for application to the Doctoral Programme in Psychology (PDF)


Åse Innes-Ker
Director of Doctoral Studies
Ase [dot] Innes-Ker [at] psy [dot] lu [dot] se (Ase[dot]Innes-Ker[at]psy[dot]lu[dot]se)

Anita Lennerstedt
+46 46 222 91 21
anita [dot] lennerstedt [at] psy [dot] lu [dot] se (anita[dot]lennerstedt[at]psy[dot]lu[dot]se)