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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.

Next application period will be in the beginning om 2020. 


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

Page Manager:


Magnus Lindgren
Director of Doctoral Studies

+46 46 222 30 62

Magnus [dot] Lindgren [at] psy [dot] lu [dot] se

Anita Lennerstedt

+46 46 222 91 21

anita [dot] lennerstedt [at] psy [dot] lu [dot] se

Department of Psychology
Box 213
SE-221 00 Lund

Phone: +46 46-222 00 00 (operator)

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